Veronica Osorio

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Veronica Osorio
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Osorio in her home studio
Veronica Osorio Videtta

June 6
United States
Alma materUniversidad Católica Andrés Bello
OccupationActress, comedian
Years active2009–present

Veronica Osorio (born as Veronica Osorio Videtta) is a Venezuelan-American actress and comedian best known for such films as Hail, Caesar! [1] and as an improv and sketch performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York City since 2009.[2][3][4][5]

Osorio debuted her first one-woman show, First Woman on the Moon in 2011. In it she portrayed five different American women, all of whom are competing in a Willy Wonka style contest run by NASA to become the first woman to walk on the moon.[2] She played Marisol in Strange Angel.

Osorio and Alice Wetterlund co-host the Star Trek: The Next Generation podcast Treks and the City.


  1. ^ "Actriz Verónica Osorio sobre su papel en la película "Hail, Caesar!"". (in Spanish). Retrieved February 21, 2016.
    - Carly Mallenbaum (February 2, 2016). "'Hail, Caesar!': 5 things we learned at the premiere". USA Today. Veronica Osorio, who plays Carmen Miranda-inspired star Carlotta, 'had to dance with a purse and then catch it behind my back, and hone ... some technical skills,' she explained. The scene ended up being pretty 'easy,' thanks to her circus background and previous ability to juggle.
  2. ^ a b Jamie Frevele (2011-06-17). "Veronica Osorio Shoots for the Moon in Her Solo Show at UCB". The Mary Sue. Retrieved 2019-07-07. That’s why we’re very excited to be featuring Veronica Osorio, a sketch and improv performer at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater in New York City who is debuting her first one-woman show, First Woman on the Moon.
  3. ^ Matthew Dessem (2016-02-08). "The Real-Life Inspirations Behind Hail, Caesar!: A Star-by-Star and Movie-by-Movie Breakdown". Slate magazine. Retrieved 2019-07-07. As for Valdez, her name is lifted from Vertigo, but what little the Coens give us of her background is straight Carmen Miranda, from her dance moves up to her tutti frutti hat.
  4. ^ Lesley Goldberg (2017-09-13). "Latino Drama 'Vida' Ordered to Series at Starz". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2019-07-07.
  5. ^ Nellie Andreeva (2014-12-19). "Veronica Osorio Inks Talent Deal With Fox". Deadline magazine. Retrieved 2019-07-07. Born in Florida and raised in Venezuela, Osorio moved back to the U.S. about 5 years ago to perform sketch and improve comedy. She was a finalist in the 2013 NBC/UCB Diversity Showcase and is currently filming the Coen Bros. feature, Hail, Caesar! She is repped by CAA and 3 Arts Entertainment.

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