A 2002 Alma Award-winner for her role in the television series “Brothers Garcia,” Maria Canals-Barrera also starred in the Telemundo series “Marielena” and “Corte Tropical” for Univision. Maria Canals-Barrera starred on “The Tony Danza Show,” and guest starred on “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “George Lopez,” “The Loop,” “Popular,” “Veronica’s Closet,” “Caroline in the City” and “Almost Perfect.” Maria Canals-Barrera experienced recurring roles in “Beggars & Choosers” for Showtime and the critically acclaimed PBS series “American Family.” Maria Canals-Barrera is also the voice of “Hawkgirl” in the animated series “The Justice League” and is the voice of Sunset Boulevardez in Disney Channel’s acclaimed animated series “The Proud Family.”
On the massive screen Maria Canals-Barrera appeared in “Master of Disguise” and “My Family/Mi Familia” with Edward James Olmos, Jimmy Smits and Esai Morales.
On action, Maria Canals-Barrera appeared at the Mark Taper Forum in “Changes of Heart” for which she received an Ovation Award nomination. Her other stage operate involves roles in “Chilean Holiday,” “Hedda Gabler,” “A Touch of the Poet,” “Mixed Blessings,” “The House of Blue Leaves” and “The Glass Menagerie.”
Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Maria Canals-Barrera earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Miami. She resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two children. Her birthdate is September 28.
|Day of Birth||28 September 1966|
|Place of Birth||Miami, Florida, USA|