Sanya Mateyas

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Sanya Mateyas (Croatian: Sanja Matejaš) is a Croatian–American actress and singer. She moved to the United States in 1999.

She was a leader and a composer for her Los Angeles–based hard-rock band Duda Did It, with an independent album released in 2008.

Other than her appearance in Disney's Holes, she has played in some short subjects and had numerous TV appearances. She was also a singer for Trans-Siberian Orchestra.[1]


Mateyas was born in Zagreb, Croatia. She moved to the US in 1999. She is the sister of Tajči, a Croatian-American singer and former pop-star in ex-Yugoslavia.


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Holes Myra Menke
Year Title Role Notes
2018 An Accidental Zombie (Named Ted) Linda Feature Film
2007 Days of Our Lives Ilsa soap opera
2006 Sleeper Cell Aida Episode Role (School)
2005 The King of Queens Zana Episode Role (Move Doubt)
2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Alexandra Episode Role (Nesting Dolls)

Singing career[edit]

In 2004, Sanya Mateyas was one of the composers and performers in I Thirst: The Crucifixion Story, a live performance recorded to DVD, which was inspired by Jesus' crucifixion. The other artists included her sister.[2]


  1. ^ "Trans-Siberian Orchestra History – Family". Archived from the original on September 28, 2007. Retrieved September 30, 2007.
  2. ^ "I Thirst – DVD". Retrieved September 30, 2007. Your are in for a special treat this coming Monday. [...] A stunning live performance (includes thumbnail screenshots)

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