Isa Briones

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Isabelle Camille Briones
Isa Briones by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born (1999-01-17) January 17, 1999 (age 21)
London, England
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActress
Parent(s)Jon Jon Briones

Isabella Camille Briones (born January 17, 1999) is a British-born American actress.

Early life[edit]

Briones was born in London to Jon Jon and Megan Briones (nee Johnson), and she has a younger brother Teo. All three are actors, and Megan is also a singer.[1] Isa is of Filipino, Irish and Swedish descent.[2][3]

Briones first worked as a model in New York City, at the age of three. In 2006, her family moved to Los Angeles. Briones attended Millikan Middle School and the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, and graduated from the latter in March 2017.[4]

Career[edit]

Since 2008, Briones has worked as an actress. That year, she played a supporting role in the short film Persuasion, and the feature film Brown Soup Thing. She has also acted on stage, and received an Ovation Award from the Los Angeles Stage Alliance in 2018 for her performance as Natalie in the East West Players production of Next to Normal.[5] She was cast in the musical "Hamilton" in 2018.[6]

As of 2020, Briones stars in Star Trek: Picard as Dahj and Soji Asha.

She is a member of SAG-AFTRA.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Brown Soup Thing Cousin Isa
2010 Takers Sunday
2013 Lonely Boy (2013 film) Mia
2018 The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story Elena Cunanan Also starring Jon Jon Briones, her father.
2020 Star Trek: Picard Dahj Asha / Soji Asha

References[edit]

  1. ^ Megan. In: brionestalent.com. Retrieved January 20, 2020.
  2. ^ "Fil-Am actress Isa Briones plays key role in new TV series Star Trek Picard". www.msn.com. Retrieved January 23, 2020.
  3. ^ "'Star Trek: Picard' Actress on Show's "Progressive" Asian-American Representation". The Hollywood Reporter.
  4. ^ a b "Resume | Isa Briones". isabriones. Retrieved January 23, 2020.
  5. ^ Walter Ang: Fil-Am actresses reap Ovation Awards in Los Angeles. In: inquirer.net. February 9, 2018. Retrieved January 20, 2020.
  6. ^ Ang, Walter (2018-04-19). "Fil-Am Isa Briones is youngest actor in 'Hamilton' nat'l tour". INQUIRER.net USA. Retrieved 2020-02-09.