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Mía Maestro is a Actor Argentine born on 19 june 1978 at Buenos Aires (Argentine)

Mía Maestro

Mía Maestro
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Nationality Argentine
Birth 19 june 1978 (41 years) at Buenos Aires (Argentine)

Mía Maestro (born June 19, 1978) is an Argentine actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her role as Nora Martinez in The Strain, Nadia Santos in the television drama Alias, as Christina Kahlo in Frida, and as Carmen in The Twilight Saga.

Biography

Mía Maestro a passé quelques années à Berlin lorsqu'elle avait 18 ans pour étudier le chant classique. Elle y a aussi étudié la technique brechtienne de jeu, ce qui lui servira dans sa carrière d'actrice.

Elle est principalement connue en France pour avoir joué dans la série télévisée Alias le personnage de Nadia Santos dans les saisons 4 et 5.

Avant ce rôle, elle a joué dans plusieurs films parmi lesquels quatre où joue aussi Salma Hayek devenue une amie : Frida (2002), In the Time of the Butterflies (2001, TV), Hotel (2001) et Timecode (2000). En 2003, elle apparaît dans les Carnets de voyage, film réalisé par Walter Salles d'après les livres d'Ernesto « Che » Guevara et d'Alberto Granado.

En 2005, elle joue dans Secuestro Express , où elle joue le rôle d'une victime d'enlèvement au Venezuela. Ce film indépendant est tourné principalement avec des acteurs débutants et illustre la violence des rues de Caracas. Il s'agit du premier film vénézuélien distribué internationalement et le film a réalisé le record de recettes dans son pays d'origine loin devant Titanic, tenant du record jusqu'alors. Le film a été nommé comme meilleur film étranger aux British Independent Film Awards 2005.

En décembre 2005, elle apparaît dans le clip vidéo de la chanson Te Amo Corazon de Prince, réalisé par Salma Hayek.

En 2006, elle joue le rôle d'Elena dans Poséidon, remake de L'Aventure du Poséidon (film) (1972). Le film connait un succès critique et public mitigé mais il place Mia sur la liste des actrices avec lesquelles Hollywood doit compter.

Mía Maestro apparaît dans le clip d'Eduardo Cruz, Cosas que contar, au côté de Penélope Cruz, sœur d'Eduardo.

En 2008, elle joue dans la série télévisée Crusoe ainsi que dans le film Visioneers (Very big Stress) de Jared Drake

Elle obtient le rôle de Carmen Denali dans le film Twilight, Chapitre IV : Révélation - 1 Partie et y interprète un titre de la Bande Originale (Llovera). Elle reprendra le rôle de Carmen dans la seconde partie de Twilight, Chapitre V : Révélation - 2e Partie.

En 2012, elle joue dans les deux premiers épisodes de la saison 4 de FBI : Duo très spécial. Cette même année, Mia Maestro est nommée à l'ALMA Award du meilleur second rôle féminin pour son interprétation dans Savages d'Oliver Stone.

En 2013, elle fait partie du casting de Some Girl(s) et est annoncée dans le biopic franco-argentin retraçant la vie d'Eva Perón.

2014 marque son retour à la télévision dans la série The Strain créée par Guillermo Del Toro et Chuck Hogan, où elle interprète le rôle du docteur Nora Martinez.

Best films

Frida (2002)
(Actress)
The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
(Actress)
Tango (1998)
(Actress)

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Filmography of Mía Maestro (23 films)

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Actress

Some Girl(s), 1h30
Directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Adam Brody, Kristen Bell, Jennifer Morrison, Zoe Kazan, Mía Maestro, Emily Watson
Roles Tyler
Rating45% 2.257992.257992.257992.257992.25799
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Savages
Savages (2012)
, 2h11
Directed by Oliver Stone
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about sexuality
Actors Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively Reynolds, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Travolta, Benicio del Toro, Salma Hayek
Roles Dolores
Rating64% 3.2494053.2494053.2494053.2494053.249405
Best friends Chon (Taylor Kitsch) and Ben (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) are marijuana growers living in Laguna Beach, California. Chon, a former Navy SEAL, smuggled the seeds for the plants out of Afghanistan. They got help in cultivating them from Ben, a graduate of University of California, Berkeley in business and botany. These seeds yielded a particularly potent strain of marijuana that soon developed a wide customer base and made Chon and Ben very wealthy, and Ben began devoting time and money to doing charity work in Africa and Asia. They are both in a relationship with Ophelia Sage (Blake Lively).
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, 1h55
Directed by Bill Condon
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Vampires in film
Actors Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Mackenzie Foy, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser
Roles Carmen Denali
Rating55% 2.760062.760062.760062.760062.76006
Bella awakens from her transformation from human to vampire, aware of her new abilities, but unaware of changes within the coven, such as Jacob having imprinted on her child, Renesmee. It also appears that Bella's father, Charlie, has been attempting to contact the Cullens for updates on Bella's illness. They intend to tell him she didn't survive, which requires that they move out of Forks, Washington to protect their identities. Jacob, desperate not to lose Renesmee, tells Charlie that his daughter is in fact alive and well, and explains that Bella has had to change in order to survive. He morphs into a wolf, revealing his tribe's shape-shifting power, but does not tell Charlie about vampires.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, 1h57
Directed by Bill Condon
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Pregnancy films, Films about magic and magicians, Films about sexuality, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Vampires in film, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, Nikki Reed
Roles Carmen Denali
Rating49% 2.464182.464182.464182.464182.46418
Bella Swan is getting ready for her wedding. During the reception, her best friend, Jacob Black the were-wolf returns after hearing about Bella and Edward's engagement. While dancing with him in the woods, away from everyone else, Bella admits that she and Edward plan to consummate their marriage on their honeymoon while she's still human. Jacob becomes furious, knowing that Edward could easily kill Bella but the other wolves restrain him from hurting Edward.
The Music Never Stopped, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors J. K. Simmons, Julia Ormond, Mía Maestro, Lou Taylor Pucci, Tammy Blanchard, Cara Seymour
Roles Celia
Rating74% 3.747343.747343.747343.747343.74734
Based on Oliver Sacks' essay The Last Hippie, the film tells the father-son relationship between Henry Sawyer (J.K. Simmons) and his son, Gabriel (Lou Taylor Pucci), who suffers from a brain tumor that prevents him from forming new memories. Henry, with his son unable to shed light on their strained relationship, must connect with him through music.
The Speed of Thought
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Actors Nick Stahl, Taryn Manning, Mía Maestro, Wallace Shawn, Blair Brown, Erik Palladino
Roles Anna Manheim
Rating48% 2.4079452.4079452.4079452.4079452.407945
Joshua Lazarus (Nick Stahl) is a telepath who has been raised in an NSA foster home. Lazarus helps the government by using his abilities. He is told by the agency that the telepathy is a side effect of Widmann's Disease, and that he will become insane in time and eventually die from the illness. However, Lazarus meets a woman with similar powers (Mía Maestro) who does not have any sign of the disease, launching Lazarus to confront the lies he has been told.
First Night
Directed by Christopher Menaul
Genres Comedy, Musical, Romance
Actors Richard E. Grant, Mía Maestro, Sarah Brightman, Julian Ovenden, Susannah Fielding, Oliver Dimsdale
Rating52% 2.616392.616392.616392.616392.61639
The Film is about a rich industrialist Adam (Richard E. Grant), who aspires to a more cultured world. Spurred on by playful jibes that he is little more than a city suit living the capitalist's dream, this frustrated amateur opera singer decides to throw an opera in his lavish country retreat. Once his friends see him belting out the notes, he feels sure it will spell the end to their shallow taunts. In fact, it might even help him win the hand of Celia (Sarah Brightman), the female conductor he has been pursuing whom - it just so happens - is the first to be recruited for his showpiece.
Visioneers
Visioneers (2008)
, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Zach Galifianakis, Judy Greer, James LeGros, Mía Maestro, Missi Pyle, D. W. Moffett
Roles Charisma
Rating60% 3.0010453.0010453.0010453.0010453.001045
In a dystopian near-future, the Jeffers Corporation is the "largest, friendliest and most profitable business in the history of Mankind," and is driving out a culture of independent thought and intimacy. The corporation and its leader, Mr. Jeffers, claim success is achieved by its strict philosophy of mindless productivity. Jeffers teaches that productivity equals happiness, and the business logo (a middle finger) is the standard greeting in society.
The Box
The Box (2007)
, 1h27
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Gabrielle Union, Yul Vazquez, Alan John Buckley, Giancarlo Esposito, RZA, Jason George
Roles Sasha Eccles
Rating48% 2.420552.420552.420552.420552.42055
A disgraced former LAPD cop leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The crime goes wrong and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors, a thief and one of the victims.
Poseidon
Poseidon (2006)
, 1h34
Directed by Wolfgang Petersen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes La fin du monde, Seafaring films, Transport films, Disaster films, American disaster films, Films about seafaring accidents or incidents
Actors Josh Lucas, Kurt Russell, Richard Dreyfuss, Emmy Rossum, Jacinda Barrett, Mike Vogel
Roles Elena
Rating56% 2.8006652.8006652.8006652.8006652.800665
On the MS Poseidon, a luxury ocean liner, former New York City Mayor and fireman, Robert Ramsey (Kurt Russell), is traveling with his daughter Jennifer (Emmy Rossum) and her boyfriend Christian (Mike Vogel), soon to be engaged. Also on board is professional gambler Dylan Johns (Josh Lucas), architect Richard Nelson (Richard Dreyfuss), Maggie James (Jacinda Barrett) and her son, Conor (Jimmy Bennett), stowaway Elena (Mía Maestro), and waiter Valentin (Freddy Rodriguez).
The Ten Commandments (TV series), 2h47
Directed by Robert Dornhelm
Origin USA
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about slavery, Films about religion, Films based on the Bible, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Dougray Scott, Naveen Andrews, Claire Bloom, Omar Sharif, Silas Carson, Mía Maestro
Roles Zipporah
Rating52% 2.604872.604872.604872.604872.60487
Moses's mother, Jochebed, saves her baby from the edict of the Pharaoh that all newborn male Hebrew children must die by placing him in a basket on the Nile River. He is found by the Pharaoh's daughter Bithia and adopted into the royal house.
Kept and Dreamless, 1h37
Genres Drama
Actors Mía Maestro
Rating70% 3.535773.535773.535773.535773.53577
Deepwater
Deepwater (2005)
, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Romance
Actors Lucas Black, Peter Coyote, Mía Maestro, Lesley Ann Warren, Xander Berkeley, Jason Cerbone
Roles Iris
Rating54% 2.7017252.7017252.7017252.7017252.701725
Nat Banyon (Lucas Black) is a hitch-hiker whose dream is to open an ostrich farm in Wyoming. Early in the trip, he gets in a fight at a truck-stop bar and in the ruckus, takes his opponent's car keys, stealing his sports car. Continuing the journey, he finds a stranger (Peter Coyote) trapped in an overturned vehicle. He rescues him just as the car is completely destroyed by an incoming truck. Grateful for saving his life, the stranger, Herman Finch, hires Nat as the handyman for his motel. Nat soon learns that Finch runs a criminal network, acting in collusion with the police. Most of the locals are also in league with Finch. And everyone who irritates or opposes him soon turns up missing. They are then found dead.
The Motorcycle Diaries, 2h6
Directed by Walter Salles
Origin Argentine
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Motocyclette, Political films, Road movies
Actors Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo de la Serna, Mercedes Morán, Jean-Pierre Noher, Facundo Espinosa, Mía Maestro
Roles Chichina Ferreyra
Rating77% 3.898383.898383.898383.898383.89838
"The Che of The Motorcycle Diaries is more akin to Jack Kerouac or Neal Cassady than Marx or Lenin."— Paul Webster, executive producer
The Holy Girl, 1h46
Directed by Lucrecia Martel
Origin Argentine
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Mercedes Morán, Mía Maestro, María Alché, Julieta Zylberberg
Roles Inés
Rating66% 3.3480353.3480353.3480353.3480353.348035
The film takes place in the small town of La Ciénaga, at the Hotel Termas, a dilapidated Argentine hotel, during a medical conference. Two young teenage girls, Amalia (María Alché) and her best friend Josefina (Julieta Zylberberg), begin to explore their new sexuality and, at the same time, have Catholic religious passion. Amalia lives with her attractive divorced mother (Mercedes Morán), who owns the hotel, and her uncle Freddy (Alejandro Urdapilleta). During this time, in Amalia's mind, spiritual and sexual impulses are seeming to converge.