Sanya Mateyas

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Sanya Mateyas
Born Zagreb, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 1992–2006
Website
http://www.sanyamateyas.com

Sanya Mateyas (Croatian: Sanja Matejaš) is a Croatian–American actress and singer. She moved to the United States in 1999.

She is a leader and a composer for her Los Angeles based hard-rock band "Duda Did It" with an independent album released in 2008.

Other than her appearance in Disney's Holes, she has played in some short subjects and had numerous TV appearances. She was also a singer for a Multi Platinum Grammy awarded US band Trans-Siberian Orchestra.[1]

Biography[edit]

She was born in Zagreb, Croatia. She moved to US in 1999. She is sister of Croatian-American Catholic singer and former pop-star in ex-Yugoslavia Tajči.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Holes Myra Menke
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Days of our Lives Ilsa soap opera
2006 Sleeper Cell Aida Episode Role (School)
2005 The King of Queens Zana Episode Role (Move Doubt)
2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Alexandra Episode Role (Nesting Dolls)

Singing career[edit]

In 2004, Sanya Mateyas was one of the composers and performers in I Thirst: The Crucifixion Story – a live performance recorded to DVD, which was inspired by Jesus' crucifixion. The other artists included her sister.[2]

Sanya Mateyas' own music can be purchased through her official site.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trans-Siberian Orchestra History – Family". trans-siberian.com. Archived from the original on September 28, 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-30. 
  2. ^ "I Thirst – DVD". catholicmusicnetwork.com. Retrieved 2007-09-30. "A stunning live performance"  (includes thumbnail screenshots)

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