|Born||in Madrid, Spain|
|Height||5' 9" (1.75 m)|
Mini Bio (2)
Marta Milans is a Spanish actress born and raised in Madrid. Milans fulfilled her dream of living in New York and studying theater, when she graduated from NYU with a double major in Acting and Art History. Since then, she has been fighting to make room for herself in Hollywood, slowly but steadily. She started working Off-Broadway in New York City and eventually landed roles in TV shows like Law and Order SVU and films such as The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby and Shame, with Michael Fassbender.
Most recently she starred in the indie movie Devoured for which she received two Best Actress Awards both in Molins International Film Festival, in Barcelona and also in the New York Horror Film Festival.
In October 2013, Milans became one of the leads in the TV show Killer Women, which will air in early 2014 on ABC. (Produced by Martin Campbell, Disney Studios, Ben Silverman and Sofia Vergara. It also stars Tricia Helfer, Michael Trucco, Marc Blucas and Alex Fernandez).
She has developed her career in her native Spain as well, being featured in lead roles for both feature films and television , such as The Blue Skin, directed by internationally renowned Gonzalo Lopez Gallego and a series lead for the TV series The Brave Ones (Valientes).
Milans is a multilingual actress (she is fluent in almost 7 languages ; she's trying to learn Russian). In addition to acting, Milans has been busy establishing the sales of her family's Organic Goat Cheese from Spain in the United States. Santa Gadea Organic Goat Cheese just launched at Wholefoods this fall. Milans serves as spokesperson and Vice President of the company.
Milans is also actively involved with Art of Elysium a non-profit organization that focuses on bringing art to sick & developmentally challenged children both in Los Angeles and New York City. She is an accomplished yogi, lover of sports and travel, and of course theater and film.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: J. Wiley
A charismatic and multi-lingual actress, Marta Milans has appeared across all genres in television, film and theater. Milans currently stars in the Spanish TV Series "The Pier" from the internationally acclaimed and Emmy award winner producer Álex Pina (creator of the smash hit series Money Heist on Netflix). The series premiered at MipCom in Cannes and will air on HBO in Europe. Milans will next co-star in the highly anticipated Warner Bros/DC film "Shazam!," which will be released in April 2019. She will portray Rosa Vasquez, the foster mother of Billy/Shazam and his friends.
In film, Milans has starred opposite Ron Perlman in the thriller "Asher" and in Steve McQueen's "Shame" alongside Michael Fassbender. She also starred in the short film "Strangers," for which she won the "Drama Award" at the Santa Monica Film Festival. She has also appeared in "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" and "Devoured," where she won the Best Actress Award at the New York City Horror Film Festival.
Milans may be best known for co-starring in the ABC series "Killer Women," in which she played the lead character of Becca Parker. The drama was executive produced by Sofia Vergara. Her additional television credits include HBO's "Wizard of Lies," "High Maintenance," The CW's "No Tomorrow," NBC's "The Mysteries of Laura" and "Law & Order: SVU."
On stage, Milans starred in Tanya Saracho's Mala Hierba at Second Stage Theatre, earning rave reviews. A graduate of NYU, Milans spends her time across Spain, New York and Los Angeles.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: JFPR