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|Born||Sully Emelia Díaz Durán
July 12, 1960
New York City, New York
|Occupation||Actress, Singer, Comedienne|
Sully Diaz (July 12, 1960; New York City) is an American actress and singer born to Christian, Puerto Rican parents. Sully's career started in Puerto Rican television with her first starring role as Coralito in the "novela" called "Coralito". Although this was her first starring role, "Coralito" broke all audience records and made her known as one of the most important actresses on Hispanic television in the United States, Puerto Rico and Latin America. Because of this acclaim, Sully was invited to star in various soap operas in Puerto Rico, Venezuela and Argentina.
Sully later returned to New York to study at the Actors Studio, Hebert Berghoff Studio and Ann Reinken Steps Studio. Immediately, Sully started working on "Off-Broadway" and the prestigious Public Theater, where she received magnificent reviews in the NY Times, NY Post and the Daily News.
Sully has also participated on American televisions series as "Law & Order" (ABC), "Legworks" (CBS).
Her next professional venture was Stand-Up Comedy, and once again, she was very acclaimed and requested. Presenting her live stand-up comedy shows in popular venues, Sully has been seen at the "The Improv" LA, "The Improv" Miami, "Laugh Factory" LA, "The Comedy Store" LA, "Conga Room" LA, Bongos Restaurant - Miami, "Harras" - Las Vegas, amongst others.
In June 2001, Sully broke all records with sold out performances on Off-Broadway with "La Lupe: Mi Vida, Mi Destino - The Musical" by Carmen Rivera. With over 120 live performances, Sully demonstrated once again that she is a multifaceted entertainer by bringing to life the famous, Cuban singer La Lupe. Few actresses have dared to portray La Lupe's wild, energized songs, but Sully received standing ovations and excellent reviews in Hispanic and American newspapers, winning an ACE and HOLA award for best starring actress. She was also nominated for the "Off-Broadway" Award.
In April 2002, Sully returned to Puerto Rico where she starred in "La Reina, La Lupe - El Musical" by Rafael Albertori. Having sold out presentations and the public requesting more, Sully has toured around the United States with this musical, where she sings 14 original Lupe songs. The audience goes crazy singing, dancing, crying, laughing and reliving the legend that was once La Lupe.
In February 2012, in the Spanish-language production of "The Vagina Monologues", a play written by Eve Ensler, an American feminist who fights against gender violence worldwide. It has been translated into 49 languages and performed in over 120 countries. The 2012 cast included Ivy Queen, Eileen Navarro, Lourdes De Jesús, Roxana Laborde, Yasmin Pietri, and sexologist, Carmita Laboy. It was presented in Orlando, Florida.
On the big screen, Sully has been seen in movies like "True Believer" with Robert Downing Jr., "Old Man and the Sea" with Anthony Quinn, "Yellow" with Rosalyn Sanchez, and most recently, "Princess Protection Program" with Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato.
Sully is also a professional chef.
|2009||Princess Protection Program||Queen Sophia Fioré||TV-Movie|
|2005||El cuerpo del delito||unknown||TV-Movie|
|Cuando el universo conspira||Eva||TV-Movie|
|2004||Siempre te amare||Antagonist||TV-Movie|
|1996||Don't Quit Your Day Job||Sari Ghandi||VG|
|1990||The Old Man and the Sea||Maria||TV-Movie|
|1989||True Believer||Maraquilla Esparza|
|1985||La Gran Fiesta||unknown|
|2008||Al borde del deseo||Cecilia||October 29, 2008 – May 2, 2009|
|2004||Amores||Me llamo Eva||as Sully Díaz|
|¡Despierta América!||Herself||dated June 15|
|El show de Cristina||Herself||Archive Footage|
|Cuando despierta el amor||unknown|
|1991||Law & Order||Alicia Rivers||1 episode|
|El árbol azul||unknown|
|1986||Claudia Morán||Claudia Morán|
|1980||El ídolo||Evelyn Romany|
- "La reguetonera Ivy Queen debutará como actriz en "Los monólogos de la vagina"". El Nuevo Diario (in Spanish). 2012-01-17. Retrieved 2012-10-24.
- "Rapper Ivy Queen makes acting debut in "The Vagina Monologues"". Hispanically Speaking News. 2012-01-17. Retrieved 2012-10-24.
- "Puerto Rican rapper Ivy Queen makes acting debut". The Hindustan Times. 2012-01-18. Retrieved 2012-10-24.