Adria Arjona

Adria Arjona Torres (born April 25, 1992) is a Puerto Rican actress and model. She is best known for her roles as Emily in season two of the HBO anthology television series True Detective (2015) and as Dani Silva in two episodes of the CBS television series Person of Interest (in 2014 and 2015), and for voicing "Ramirez" in the popular game Fortnite. She starred in the NBC television series Emerald City as Dorothy Gale. Arjona was born in Puerto Rico, and lived in Mexico City until she was twelve. Her mother, Leslie Torres, is Puerto Rican, and her father, Ricardo Arjona, is a Guatemalan-born singer-songwriter in Latin America. As a child, she traveled often. Her father took her along on his tours, allowing her to experience art, music, and a bohemian lifestyle since she was born. At age 12, she moved to Miami and lived there until she was 18, when she moved to New York City on her own. There she worked as a waitress and a hostess while studying acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

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Adria Arjona
Born (1992-04-25) April 25, 1992 (age 26)
OccupationActress, model
Years active2012–present
Parent(s)Ricardo Arjona
Leslie Torres

Adria Arjona Torres (born April 25, 1992) is a Puerto Rican actress and model. She is best known for her roles as Emily in season two of the HBO anthology television series True Detective (2015) and as Dani Silva in two episodes of the CBS television series Person of Interest (in 2014 and 2015), and for voicing "Ramirez" in the popular game Fortnite. She starred in the NBC television series Emerald City as Dorothy Gale.[1][2]

Life and career

Arjona was born in Puerto Rico, and lived in Mexico City until she was twelve. Her mother, Leslie Torres, is Puerto Rican, and her father, Ricardo Arjona, is a Guatemalan-born singer-songwriter in Latin America. As a child, she traveled often. Her father took her along on his tours, allowing her to experience art, music, and a bohemian lifestyle since she was born. At age 12, she moved to Miami and lived there until she was 18, when she moved to New York City on her own.[3] There she worked as a waitress and a hostess while studying acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.[4]

Filmography

Film

Year Film Role Notes
2012 Loss N/A Short film
2015 Wedding in New York Patricia
Eos Woman Short film
2016 The Belko Experiment Leandra Florez
2018 Pacific Rim Uprising Jules Reyes
Life of the Party Amanda
2019 Triple Frontier Yovanna
Six Underground Post-production
2020 Morbius Martine Bandcroft Filming
TBA Wasp Network Filming

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Unforgettable Suzy Houchen Episode: "Cashing Out"
2014–15 Person of Interest Dani Silva 2 episodes
2015 Narcos Helena Episode: "The Sword of Simón Bolivar"
2015 True Detective Emily 6 episodes
2017 Emerald City Dorothy Gale 10 episodes
2019 Good Omens Anathema Device upcoming

Video games

Year Title Role
2017 Fortnite Ramirez

References

  1. Stanhope, Kate. "NBC's 'Emerald City' Casts 'True Detective' Actress as Dorothy". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. Muncy, Julie (December 15, 2018). "Jared Leto's Morbius Might Have Found His Tragic Bride". io9. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. Ortved, John (June 1, 2015). "Adria Arjona". Interview.
  4. Hansen, Lena (March 14, 2018). "Hollywood It Girl Adria Arjona Worked Double Shifts as a Waitress Despite Her Famous Dad". People.com. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
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