Ivana De Maria
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Ivana de Maria (born Ivana Maria Moreno-Valle Diez-Barroso), daughter of Gina Diez-Barroso Azcárraga and Javier Moreno-Valle Suarez, is a Mexican-American actress, producer, writer and entrepreneur.
Born in San Diego, California, raised in Mexico City and educated in Switzerland. After spending three years at Institut Le Rosey in Switzerland she moved to New York where she began working at Merrill Lynch Private Banking while also attending Stella Adler Acting School. In January 2011 she moved to Boston, MA where she completed a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Law at Boston University.
Since becoming a Los Angeles resident in August 2014, she joined three different acting schools and launched a multipurpose company called THE VANOOSH GROUP. Under the production branch of the company she wrote, produced and starred in films like SWITCH HITTER (2015) and SOLILOQUY (2016).
In May 2016 her film, SOLILOQUY, won the "Best Short Film" award at the International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema in Nice, France.
As a fan of the arts and always eager to learn about different cultures, Ivana is now fluent in Spanish, English, French, Italian, and is on her way to learn Russian.
She has specialized in Acting for Film and Television, has starred in a number of independent projects and is currently writing, producing and starring in multiple new projects, many in partnership with Two Hands Productions and Lemon Films.
Ivana carries a blonde streak birthmark in her brown hair, which she inherited from her great grandfather Emilio Azcárraga Milmo, also known as "El Tigre".