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Maria Canals-Barrera Poster

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Overview (3)

Born in Miami, Florida, USA
Birth NameMaria Pilar Canals
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Maria Canals-Barrera was born on September 28, 1966 in Miami, Florida, USA as Maria Pilar Canals. She is an actress, known for Wizards of Waverly Place (2007), Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009) and The Master of Disguise (2002). She has been married to David Barrera since January 16, 1999. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

David Barrera (16 January 1999 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (4)

When casting the Hawkgirl character on Justice League (2001), the casting department looked for an actress with an accent, in order to make Hawkgirl sound more unique since she was an alien. Therefore Maria was chosen in part for her Hispanic accent.
Is of Cuban descent.
Her nephew, Ricky Canals, attended Dade Christian School in Unincorporated Miami Lakes, Florida, but now attends Barbara Goleman Senior High.
Has 2 daughters with her husband David Barrera - Bridget Barrera (b.2003) and Madeleine Barrera (b.2005).

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