Yadira Guevara-Prip

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Yadira Guevara-Prip
Born (1995-05-22) May 22, 1995 (age 24)[1]
Other namesYadi Prip
OccupationActor
Years active2013–present

Yadira Helena Guevara-Prip (born May 22, 1995) is an American stage and television actor, best known for her work on Star Trek: Discovery, Supernatural, and See.

Career[edit]

Prip began her work as an actor on the stage in New York City, landing roles in many works by Latin American playwrights and theatre companies. During the 2010s Prip performed in productions by the Atlantic Theater Company,[2] Cherry Lane Theatre, [3] and INTAR Theater,[4] among others. In 2016 Prip played the character of Lala in the world premiere of Pia Scala-Zankel;s play Street Children, for which she was praised by The New York Times. [5]

Prip made her television debut in 2016 on the Amazon Prime Video series Mad Dogs[6] In 2017 she landed the role of Kaia Nieves on the Supernatural spin-off Wayward Sisters.[7] Prip went on to reprise the role for Supernatural's 13th, 14th and 15th seasons.[8] In 2018 Prip made her first appearance in the Star Trek franchise portraying the Xahian queen Me Hani Ika Hali Ka Po in the premiere episode of Short Treks on CBS All Access.[9] She reappeared for Star Trek: Discovery's second season, returning as Po for the season's last two episodes.[10]

In 2019 Prip appeared as a core cast member in the first season of the dystopian science fiction[11] series See.[12] The show was one of four inaugural scripted serials to be featured with the launch of Apple Inc.'s streaming service Apple TV+ in November 2019, and Prip starred as Bow Lion, a shadow warrior for a clan of nomadic people living 500 years in the future. Apple renewed the show for a second season shortly after its debut.[13] In December 2019 the website Cinemaholic reported that Prip would return for season 2.[14]

Other work[edit]

In 2018 Prip worked with the Breaking Walls Foundation to bring dozens of teens from around the world to Santiago, Chile for a residency of theatrical and creative writing workshops.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Couden, Matt (2 November 2019). "Yadira Guevara-Prip: Who is the Bow Lion actor on See for Apple TV Plus?". Monsters and Critics. Retrieved 25 November 2019.
  2. ^ Isherwood, Charles (19 February 2017). "Review: 'Tell Hector I Miss Him' Sketches Love and Addiction in Puerto Rico". The New York Times. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  3. ^ Rocco, Claudia La (22 June 2013). "Its Streets Are Paved With Drama". The New York Times. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  4. ^ Soloski, Alexis (3 May 2015). "Review: 'Se Llama Cristina,' a Search for Identity, at the Intar Theater". The New York Times. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  5. ^ Isherwood, Charles (17 December 2016). "Review: Transgender 'Street Children,' Out on a Pier". The New York Times. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  6. ^ Petski, Denise (1 August 2018). "'See': Yadira Guevara-Prip & Nesta Cooper To Co-Star In Apple Drama Series From Steven Knight & Francis Lawrence". Deadline. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  7. ^ Highfill, Samantha (28 September 2017). "'Supernatural' spin-off 'Wayward Sisters' casts Yadira Guevara-Prip as Kaia". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  8. ^ Vance, Rhonda (11 January 2020). "TV guide - Supernatural season 15 Trailer promises 'Nothing ever ends' - Entertainment - Austin 360". Mash Viral. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  9. ^ Bloom, Mike (October 5, 2018). "'Star Trek: Short Treks' Episode 1 Packs a Lot into 15 Minutes". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  10. ^ Silliman, Brian (9 April 2019). "A Short Treks character is making the jump to this week's Star Trek: Discovery episode". SYFY WIRE. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  11. ^ Miller, Liz Shannon (7 November 2019). "See: How the Apple TV+ Dystopian Drama Finds a New Way to Look at Blindness". Paste Magazine. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  12. ^ Weintraub, Steve 'Frosty' (12 November 2019). "Alfre Woodard & Yadira Guevara-Prip Talk Apple TV's Post-Apocalyptic Series 'See'". Collider. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  13. ^ Maas, Jennifer; Maglio, Tony (7 November 2019). "'Dickinson,' 'See' Renewed for Season 2 at Apple TV+". TheWrap. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  14. ^ Dutta, Anisha (7 December 2019). "See Season 2: Release Date, Cast, Apple+, New Season/Cancelled?". The Cinemaholic. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  15. ^ Ingham, Alexandria (June 11, 2018). "Yadira Guevara Prip helps Breaking Walls with beautiful performance". SPN Hunters. Fansided. Retrieved November 18, 2019.

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