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Natasha Alexandra Rastapkavicius Arrondo
June 25, 1975
Víctor Gómez (m. 2000–2001)
Marcelo Greco (m. 2003–2013)
Daniel Garay (m. 2013)
Natasha Alexandra Rastapkavicius Arrondo (Russian: Наташа Александра Растапкавичюс Аррондо; born 25 June 1975), professionally known as Natasha Klauss, is a Colombian actress of Colombian and Lithuanian descent, best known for her roles in Telemundo telenovelas La Venganza, Pasión de Gavilanes, El Zorro, la espada y la rosa and La Tormenta.
Natasha Klauss was born in Cali, Colombia and raised in Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia to a Uruguayan father of Lithuanian–Russian descent and a Uruguayan mother. She has an older sister, Tatiana. Klauss originally aspired to be a ballerina dancer after taking lessons, dreaming of performing in the Bolshoi Theatre. One year before her graduation, however, she injured her knee in a car accident, ending her career in dance. Natasha then decided to study acting instead of dancing.
Klauss began her acting career in television series and plays, portraying small roles mostly. In 2002 Klauss portrayed a lesbian Sandra Guzmán in the Telemundo telenovela La Venganza, co–starring Gabriela Španić and Catherine Siachoque; she won prestigious awards such as Premios Mara de Venezuela and TVyNovelas Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal. Klauss then starred alongside Michel Brown, Danna García, Paola Rey, Mario Cimarro and Juan Alfonso Baptista in hit telenovela Pasión de Gavilanes, which brought her numerous awards — including ACE Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2004 she once again starred with Paola Rey and Juan Alfonso Baptista in telenovela La Mujer en el Espejo.
In 2005 Klass won a Premio TVyNovelas for Best Antagonist for her role in La Tormenta, with Natalia Streignard and Christian Meier, and began acting in 2005–07 series Decisiones. She appeared in 2007 telenovela Zorro: La Espada y la Rosa, starring Christian Meier and Marlene Favela, and produced by Telemundo and RTI. The following year Klauss appeared in series Novia para Dos.
Klauss has been married twice. During 2000-2001, she was married to television producer Víctor Gómez. Their daughter, Isabel (born April 2000). In 2003, Klauss then married Marcelo Greco. and with him, she had her second daughter, Paloma, who was born in April 2009. In mid 2013, she began a relationship with the entrepreneur, Daniel Garay.
|1996||Señora Bonita||Girl||Cameo Appearance|
|1997||Prisioneros del Amor||Girl||Cameo Appearance|
|2002–2003||La Venganza||Sandra Guzmán||Premio Mara de Venezuela for Best Supporting Actress|
Premio TVyNovelas for Best Supporting Actress
|2003–2004||Pasión de Gavilanes||Sara "Sarita" Elizondo Acevedo de Reyes||Premio ACE for Best Supporting Actress|
Orquidea de Oro for Best Actress
Premio Dos de Oro for Best International Actress
|2004–2005||La Mujer en el Espejo||Luzmila Arrebatos|
|2005||La Tormenta||Isabela Montilla||Premio TVyNovelas for Best Antagonist|
|2007||Zorro: La Espada y la Rosa||Sor Suplicios|
|2008||Novia para Dos||Tania Toquica Murillo|
|2010–2011||Los Herederos Del Monte||Berta Soto|
|2011||Confidencial - De vuelta a la vida||Angela Guarin|
|2011-2012||Corazón de fuego||Alejandra Vivanco (Lucia Vasquez)|
|2013||El Control (Colombian movie)||Lucia|
|2013-2014||Mentiras perfectas||Alicia María Rivera|
|2014||Hermanos y hermanas||Sarah Walker|
|2016||La esclava blanca||Ana de Granados|
|2017||Alias J.J||Ana María Solozábal|
Awards and nominations
|2003||Premio Mara de Venezuela||Best Supporting Actress||La Venganza||Won|
|2004||Premio TVyNovelas||Best Supporting Actress||Won|
|Best Supporting Actress||Pasión de Gavilanes||Nominated|
|Premios ACE||Best Supporting Actress||Won|
|Orquidea de Oro||Best Actress||Won|
|Premios Dos de Oro||Best International Actress||Won|
|2006||Premio TVyNovelas||Best Antagonist||La Tormenta||Won|
|Best Supporting Actress||La mujer en el espejo||Nominated|