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Overview (3)

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Birth NameIrene Margaret Santiago
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Irene Santiago has been cast in notable productions such as High School Musical 1, Iron Man 3, Providence, The Ellen Degeneres Show, and as the Go Beachless Campaign - Virginia Beach Spokeswoman, Maria Harris. Being of Puerto Rican descent, her unique, multicultural look and versatile acting ability have impressed critics and audience members. (Her parents came to Utah from Yabucoa, P.R.) Starting out as a professional dancer/choreographer and singing telegram, she was spotted by a talent agent who saw her telegram act and wanted to represent her. Since then, she has consistently worked in TV, film, multiple commercials, voice-overs, and theatre. Irene enjoys mentoring and teaching acting to at-risk students and adults with disabilities. She is married to Del Baron, with whom she Co-Executive produced the highly awarded Indie film, Adrenaline. They have 2 children. She is always looking forward to the next role that she can sink her teeth into.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Margaret Ann Florence

Irene Santiago has been cast in several well-known award-winning productions such as High School Musical 1, Dear Younger Me, Providence, as well as multiple commercials and voice overs. Her unique, multicultural, chameleon look and versatile acting with comedic ability have impressed directors, critics, and audience members. She is of Puerto Rican descent, her parents are from Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Starting out as a professional dancer/choreographer and singing telegram, she was spotted by a talent agent who saw her act and wanted to represent her. Since then, she has consistently worked in TV, film, multiple commercials, voice-overs, and theatre. Irene enjoys mentoring and teaching acting to at-risk students and adults with disabilities. She is married to Del Baron, with whom she Co-Executive produced the highly awarded Indie film, Adrenaline. They have 2 children. She is always looking forward to the next role that she can sink her teeth into.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Margaret Ann Florence

Spouse (1)

Del Baron (4 June 1993 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (10)

Irene Santiago was actually pregnant whilst performing in the show, "High School Musical".
Irene Santiago was once a magician's assistant and a singing telegram and went under the stage name, "Santiago.".
Did you know that Irene Santiago never broke character while filming Providence? She played a stroke victim and stayed in character between takes.
Irene Santiago was once a Singing Telegram for Eastern Onion. A bartender saw her and got her an appointment with a top agency in SLC, UT who signed her right away.
Irene was 2nd Runner Up in Miss Hispanic 1984.
When she was 18, Irene was part of a High School Drill team that had the opportunity to perform on a cruise line.
Irene Santiago was a cheerleader in 8th and 9th grade when she was attended Kearns Jr. High in Kearns, Utah.
While doing a singing telegram gig, an agent saw her act and signed her up.
Irene Santiago was really pregnant when she was cast in High School Musical 1.
Irene Santiago, co-executive produced the award-winning faith-based film, Adrenaline and she played the race track reporter, Diane Godwin, in the film.

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