|Birth Name||Maritza Graciela Brikisak Asenjo|
Mini Bio (1)
Maritza Brikisak was born in Santiago, Chile. Her mother was a school teacher at the time, her dad had an Import Export business that allowed her to travel and visit many countries at a young age. Her father's company was affected when Pinochet came to power and the family moved to Caracas, Venezuela. Always wanting the best for his children, upon graduation, she and her brothers were sent to Canada to study at Queen's University at Kingston where she graduated with a BA in Computing and Information Science.
Her professional acting career began on the Stage with 'Theater 5' under the tutelage of Valerie Robertson, continued in Ottawa with 'Sears & Switzer' and progressed to Toronto with 'The Little Workshop' and Calvin Green who introduced her to the Meisner Technique.
Her husband's work gave her the opportunity to move to London, England, where she trained at Actors Center, with a variety of talented teachers, she accomplished three films while living in London, one of them the pioneering film 'Janus'. The time was 1997, the longest film shown on the Internet was just four minutes, 'Janus' was to be the first ever film to run for half an hour all over the world.
She left England and moved back to America, this time to California, to the San Francisco area. Once again she had the privilege to train with great teachers like Elaine Clark from 'Voice One', Terry McGovern and Ed Hooks. She made the move to Los Angeles, and hasn't stopped working since.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: G.S.
|Greg Sly||(4 July 1996 - present) (1 child)|