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Nailea Norvind Poster

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 16 February 1970Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Height 5' 6¼" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ariel Award Nominated for Best Supporting Actress for La otra familia in 2011; Nailea is an actress who has built a career in film, TV, and theatre in Mexico. Performing since she was six years old. She made her stage debut in Ibsen's "A Doll House" directed by Dimitrios Sarras in Mexico City. This profound experience proved to her what would be her vocation in life. She then made her film debut at age 7 in (1978) "El Triangulo Diabolico de las Bermudas" opposite John Huston; and at the age of nine she relocated to New York with her mother, Eva Norvind, who was attending Film school at New York University. There she continued to pursue her career in acting studying at Carnegie Hall and working Off Broadway in "Those Darn Kids" by Robert Dahdah and "Genesis One" by Robert Goldberg. Nailea returned to Mexico at the age of 12 years where she continued her pursuit of the arts. Televisa discovered her and put her under contract to star over the next several years in many highly acclaimed Telenovelas and establishing her as one of Mexico's most respected young actresses. Quinceanera, Cuando llega el Amor, Amor Gitano, Abrazame muy Fuerte, Amigas y Rivales and Rebelde are amongst some of her more notable telenovelas. In 1988, Nailea became Televisa's Cultural Ambassador to promote Mexican television in China. As a theatre actress Nailea has performed in musicals such as "Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat "," Kuman", "Jesus Christ Superstar", and " Robin Hood" where she played princess Marianne. She has starred in "Butterflies are Free", "Honour", "Muerte Subita" by Sabina Berman; "Opcion Multiple" by Luis Mario Moncada, and in 2006, "Electra or The Fall of the Masks" by Marguerite Yourcenar. In 2008 she will perform in "Terror and Misery of the Third Reich" By Bertolt Brecht. Her Film credits include: "Gaby a True Story" opposite Liv Ullman and Norma Aleandro. She was the Spanish Voice of Princess Kida in Disney's "Atlantis" and she appears in (1997) "Didn't do it for Love", a documentary film about her mother by Monica Treut. She is starring in (2007) "Reflejos" written and directed by Salvador Garcini in Mexico City. Nailea has a Master's degree in Art History; she is a certified yoga instructor, and an accomplished Argentinean tango dancer.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: canthony

Spouse (1)

Fernando Gonzalez Parra (1988 - 1997) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (4)

Daughter of Eva Norvind
Two daughters: Naian and Tessa.
She is 1/4 Norwegian and 1/4 Russian on her mother's side and appeared along with her mother on Dutch television in search of her unknown Dutch father on the program 'Spoorloos' on February 2nd, 2004.
Her daughter Tessa Norvind is an actress.

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