|Birth Name||Aprella Zappa-Barbella|
|Height||5' 9" (1.75 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Aprella was born in Alabama, attended college in Alaska and calls New York City her home.
Initially, Aprella studied photography and homicide investigation with plans to become a crime scene photographer. However, the camera had other ideas for their career together and after a agency got hold of a test shoot a friend did of her, Aprella's career as a model, actress and performance artist launched.
Aprella's modeling career has seen her as Jennifer Nicholson's lead girl on the runway in both her Mercedes Benz fashion week show and at Cannes Film Festival. In 2004 GB Magazine awarded her "Model of the year". Aprella is also much sought after in the art world. Both artists Lori Earley and David Stoupakis are among those to be quoted as calling her their muse to paint. From 2007-2010 Aprella took to touring the stages of the world as a member of a glam based rock band. While singing back up vocals she danced her broken doll horror themed ballet. The almost three hour long show was well received. Playing in front of 300 to 1000 fans a night with many nights sold out in advance.
Aprella's training to act while speaking with different accents coupled with her strong Eastern European looks and dance background landed her the staring role opposite the Emmy Award winner Neil Patrick Harris in the movie "Dracula's Daughters Vs The Space Brains". She also received praise for her supporting role in Oren Shai's "Condemned". When asked in a 2011 interview about Aprella, Shai said, "She is truly a natural performer, and the kindest person ever." "Her knowledge of old Hollywood and love of actress Carol Ohmart further sealed the deal that she was a perfect fit." Aprella has also been seen on Project Runway, Gossip Girl, Gene Simmons Family Jewels, How to Make it in America, Style TV, Fashion Network, Sundance's Garo Show and Blue Bloods.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Joshua Alabaster