Adria Arjona

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Adria Arjona
Born (1992-04-25) April 25, 1992 (age 26)
Puerto Rico
Occupation Actress
Years active 2012–present
Parent(s) Ricardo Arjona
Leslie Torres

Adria Arjona Torres (born April 25, 1992) is a Guatemalan and Puerto Rican actress. She is best known for her role as Emily in the HBO television series True Detective (2015) and as Dani Silva in two episodes of the CBS television series Person of Interest (2014, 2015). She starred in the NBC television series Emerald City as Dorothy Gale.

Life and career[edit]

Arjona was born in Puerto Rico, and lived in Mexico City until she was twelve. Her mother, Leslie Torres, is Puerto Rican, and her father, Ricardo Arjona, is a Guatemalan-born singer-songwriter in Latin America. As a child, she traveled often. Her father took her along on his tours allowing her to experience art, music, and a bohemian lifestyle since she was born. At age 12 she moved to Miami and lived there until she was 19, when she moved to New York City on her own.[1] While living in New York, she worked as a waitress and a hostess while studying acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2012 Loss N/A Short film
2015 Wedding in New York Patricia
Eos Woman Short film
2016 The Belko Experiment Leandra Florez
2018 Pacific Rim Uprising Jules Reyes
Life of the Party Amanda
2019 Triple Frontier Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Unforgettable Suzy Houchen Episode: "Cashing Out"
2014–15 Person of Interest Dani Silva 2 episodes
2015 Narcos Helena Episode: "The Sword of Simón Bolivar"
2015 True Detective Emily 6 episodes
2017 Emerald City Dorothy Gale 10 episodes
2018 Good Omens Anathema Device upcoming

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role
2017 Fortnite Ramirez

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adria Arjona". Interview. 
  2. ^ Hansen, Lena (March 14, 2018). "Hollywood It Girl Adria Arjona Worked Double Shifts as a Waitress Despite Her Famous Dad". People.com. Retrieved March 27, 2018. 

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