Mia Frye (2009)
Nina Elisabeth Arvesen
12 February 1965
New York City, United States
|Occupation||Film, television actor, Model, Dancer and choreographer|
Frye was born in New York City, and she departed for France with her model mother Radiah Frye at the age of 12 after her mother divorced and met photographer Jean-Paul Goude. She enrolled in a dance school in the Marais district of Paris, and became an instructor three years later. She started appearing in television entertainment shows produced by Gésip Légitimus in the late 1970s and in Les Enfants du rock. At 17, after being introduced to Luc Besson, the latter proposed she appear in choreography for a clip by Serge Gainsbourg called "Mon légionnaire".
Frye came to prominence after she choreographed and appeared in the music video for Los del Río's hit song "Macarena". Frye said that her primary goal when she created the dance "was to remove anything that was too fast ... I wanted to be sure that even a child with no sense of rhythm could dance The Macarena." She appears in and choreographed the dance routine for the Wes Madiko music video for his song "Alane". She was the main choreographer for a comeback show by French pop singer Sheila in 1998, at the Olympia, Paris.
In 2004, she took part in La Ferme Célébrités, another reality television show with the task of collecting funds for a charitable association. She returned to French Popstars in 2007, the program's 4th season, as official choreographer mentor for the show.
In 2012, she was a part of the jury in Encore une chance (subtitle: Les plus belles voix de la télé réalité) broadcast on NRJ 12. Other jury members included Richard Cross, Stéphane Joffre-Roméas and Morgan Serrano.
- 1984: "I'm The One – All The Girls and Boys", single WEA/Alpha
|1990||Nikita||The woman pressed||Luc Besson|
|1997||The Fifth Element||Miss Gemini Crocket||Luc Besson||Uncredited|
|2000||The Dancer||India Rey||Frédéric Garson|
|2002||Les filles du calendrier||Lolita||Philippe Venault, Jean-Pierre Vergne||TV Movie|
|2004||Podium||a Bernadette||Yann Moix|
|Les filles du calendrier sur scène||Lolita||Jean-Pierre Vergne (2)||TV Movie|
|2006||Sous le soleil||Sabrina||Sylvie Ayme||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|The Black Dahlia||Laverne Bartender||Brian De Palma|
|2008||Miss Green||Herself||Eric Delmotte||TV Series (1 Episode)|
- "Mya Frye page". PurePeople. Retrieved 19 November 2013.
- Crouse, Richard (2012). Who Wrote The Book of Love?. Random House. ISBN 0385674422. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
- "J'ai permis à tout le monde de danser "La Macarena"". Le Parisien.
- Mia Frye : Happy face !. linternaute.com. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
- Mia Frye : Happy face !. encore-une-chance.programme-tv.net. Archived from the original on 15 January 2012. Retrieved 9 November 2013.