Fernanda Andrade

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Fernanda Andrade
Born (1984-03-08) March 8, 1984 (age 35)
OccupationActress, model
Years active2000–present
Spouse(s)
Josh James (m. 2017)

Fernanda Andrade (born March 8, 1984) is a Brazilian-American actress and model. She is best known for the 2012 horror film, The Devil Inside, as well as the 2006 television miniseries, Fallen.[1]

Biography[edit]

Andrade was born in São José dos Campos, São Paulo state, but raised in Campinas.[1] Her mother is of Italian and Spanish descent, while her father's ancestry is Portuguese, Spanish, Swiss, and, possibly, Native Brazilian.[1][2]

Her father was an engineer who traveled frequently.[1] She moved with her family to the U.S. state of Florida when she was 11-years old when her father accepted a permanent engineering position.[1][2] The move to the United States proved difficult at first, as her father was the only family member who spoke English at the time.[1]

Career[edit]

Andrade became interested in acting and film during high school.[1] She was cast in her first professional role when she was 15-years old when was appeared in the 2000 HBO biopic, For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story, which starred Andy García as the Cuban jazz musician, Arturo Sandoval.[1] Andrade played Paloma, Sandoval's daughter-in-law, in the television film.[1]

Andrade moved from Florida to Los Angeles when her agent relocated to Southern California.[1] She appeared in several short films and television series during the 2000s and 2010s, including guest spots on CSI: NY and Law & Order: Los Angeles.[1] In 2006, she starred in the ABC Family miniseries, Fallen.[1]

In 2011, she was cast in a recurring role in season four of Sons of Anarchy.[3]

She remained a relatively unknown actress until the debut of her 2012 horror film, The Devil Inside.[1] The film, which stars Andrade, Simon Quarterman, Evan Helmuth, and Suzan Crowley, was produced on a shoe-string budget, but debuted in January 2012 with $34.5 million to win its opening weekend.[4]

In 2016, she was cast as Christina Santos in the pilot episode of the Marvel's Most Wanted, but the series was not picked up by ABC.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Andrade, who lives in California, is a vegetarian.[2][6]

Andrade married musician Josh James on August, 2017 in a ceremony in Pala, California.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Character Notes
2000 For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story Paloma Television movie
2001 The Suitor Carmencita Television movie
2002 CSI: Miami Elena De Soto Episode: "Wet Foot/Dry Foot"
2003 La americanita Marisol Short
2007 Kill Quincy Wright Abby Short
2007 Fallen Vilma Rodriguez Miniseries
2007 Dicas de um Sedutor Television series
2009 Why Am I Doing This? Marianne
2010 CSI: NY Yvonne Episode: "Tales from the Undercard"
2010 Undercovers Pigtails Episode: "Not Without My Daughter"
2011 Law & Order: Los Angeles Lucia Episode: "Hayden Tract"
2011 The Glades Juliana Amparo Episode: "Swamp Thing"
2011 Sons of Anarchy Elyda Two episode recurring role: "Booster" and "Out"
2011 The Mentalist Sofia Chavez Episode: "Where in the World is Carmine O'Brien?"
2012 The Devil Inside Isabella Rossi movie
2014 Scorpion Rene Munoz Episode: "Once Bitten, Twice Die"
2016 Rizzoli & Isles Jenny Evans Episode: "Bomb Voyage"
2016 Marvel's Most Wanted Christina Santos[5] Unaired pilot episode, series was not ordered by ABC[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Tomazzoni, Marco (2012-02-09). "Para Fernanda Andrade, filme "Filha do Mal" é um "conto de fadas"". Internet Group - Último Segundo. Retrieved 2017-08-08.
  2. ^ a b c "Meet Swirl Girl Icon: Fernanda Andrade". Swirl Girl Army. 2014-06-09. Retrieved 2017-08-08.
  3. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (2011-05-24). "Fernanda Andrade Lands Recurring Role on 'Sons of Anarchy'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2017-08-08.
  4. ^ Smith, Grady (2012-01-08). "Box office report: 'The Devil Inside' summons $34.5 million, lords over 'Mission: Impossible'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2017-08-08.
  5. ^ a b c Petski, Denise (2016-03-25). "Marvel's 'Most Wanted' ABC Pilot Casts Oded Fehr & Fernanda Andrade". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2017-08-08.
  6. ^ Gostin, Nicki (2012-01-05). "'The Devil Inside' Actress Fernanda Andrade Talks Real-Life Exorcisms". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2017-08-08.

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