Maiara Walsh

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Maiara Walsh
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Walsh on March 3, 2010
Born Maiara Kylior Walsh
(1988-02-18) February 18, 1988 (age 30)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Citizenship United States
Brazil
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 2005–present
Website www.maiarawalsh.com

Maiara Kylior Walsh (born February 18, 1988)[1] is a Brazilian American actress and singer. She played Ana Solis on the sixth season of the ABC show Desperate Housewives, Meena Paroom on the Disney Channel sitcom Cory in the House and Simone Sinclair on the ABC Family series Switched at Birth.

Personal life[edit]

Walsh was born in Seattle, Washington,[1] to a Brazilian mother and an American father of Irish, German, and Swedish descent.[2] Walsh and her family moved to São Paulo, Brazil when she was two years old.[3] At 11, she moved to Simi Valley, California to pursue her acting career.[4]

Career[edit]

In the fall of 2010, she guest-starred on CW's The Vampire Diaries as Sarah. In Atlanta, Walsh then filmed Mean Girls 2 as Mandi Weatherly, an A-list clique girl. Walsh was also on the Dr. Phil Show.

Walsh was the female lead in the television series Zombieland as Wichita, taking over the role from Emma Stone.[5] After the pilot episode, the series was not picked up.

Walsh had a recurring part starting in 2013 as Simone Sinclair, a former friend of Bay Kennish, a one-night stand with Emmett Bledsoe, friend / ex-girlfriend of Toby Kennish, and ex-girlfriend of Wilkie, in Switched at Birth.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Unfabulous Girl Cousin Episode: "The Bar Mitzvah"
2007–2008 Cory in the House Meena Paroom 32 episodes
2009–2010 Desperate Housewives Ana Solis 12 episodes
2009 Revolution Emily Television film
2010 The Secret Life of the American Teenager Girl in Light Blue Pajamas Episode: "Lady Liberty"
2010 The Vampire Diaries Sarah 2 episodes
2011 Mean Girls 2 Mandi Weatherly Television film
2012–2013,
2017
Switched at Birth Simone Sinclair 18 episodes
2013 Zombieland Wichita Unsold television pilot
2014 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Callie Hannigan Episode: "Seeds"
2016 Hopeless, Romantic Summer Television film
2016 Notorious Willow 2 episodes
2018 The Last Ship Mia Valdez

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Lullabye Before I Wake Megan
2010 The Prankster Sage Ryan
2011 Empty Sky Samantha McDonnell Short film
2012 General Education Katie
2012 Last Hours of Suburbia Jennifer
2013 Chocolate Milk Lucy Short film
2013 The Starving Games Kantmiss Evershot
2014 The Armadillo Molly Gardner Short film
2014 The Jazz Funeral Emily
2015 Vanish Emma
2015 Glitch Sophie
2015 Summer Camp Michelle

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Walsh - Biography". MaiaraWalsh.com. Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  2. ^ "Maiara Walsh Caliente & Cool". Vivaatl. Archived from the original on 2011-02-07. Retrieved 2010-08-20. 
  3. ^ Maiara Walsh on the Zapping Zone. May 2008
  4. ^ Naomi Kirsten. "The Amazing Maiara Walsh". Discovery Girls. Archived from the original on 2007-12-21. Retrieved 2008-08-14. 
  5. ^ "'Switched at Birth' Alum Books Female Lead in Amazon's 'Zombieland' (Exclusive)". Retrieved 13 February 2017. 
  6. ^ "Maiara Walsh". Retrieved 13 February 2017. 

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