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Overview (3)

Born in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Birth NameHolly Elissa Dignard
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Elissa is a Canadian actor, filmmaker and founder of Caleb's Hope and Move Together Foundation. She is an advocate for challenging colonial narratives and tired aid models in African nations. She is a student of Buddhism and yogic traditions, as such devoted to the ten living principles of yoga and a bodhicitta path.

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Trivia (10)

Speaks both English and French.
She mentored children in Vancouver for over 8 years and is an Ambassador for WSPA Canada.
She studied music (classical flute) and was going to pursue a career in that field before switching to acting. She studied theatre at Dalhousie University and graduated from the acting program at Vancouver Film School in 1999.
Earned a black belt in Judo, and is a competitive Muay Thai fighter.
She is founder and director of Canadian charity Caleb's Hope.
She's a supporter of gay rights.
She is fluent in Kiswahili.
She is an avid motorcycle rider and enjoys flying.
The name 'Lamaro' was given to her by the Acholi people she works with in Northern Uganda. The name 'Lamaro' which means loved by humanity and to love humanity, was appointed on March 14th, 2011.
Has Volunteered with elementary students in South Central, LA as a teaching assistant and student buddy in the classroom.

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