Adria Arjona: Puerto Rican Actress
Adria Arjona stars as Bix, Cassian Andor’s fearless and loyal longtime companion from Rebel Alliance agent Cassian Andor in Disney+’s hit series Star Wars: Andor. Additionally, she can be seen starring alongside Jared Leto in Morbius and Andy Garcia in a remake of Father of the Bride.
She attended Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute to study acting. Before that, Arjona spent much of her childhood traveling around with his musician father Ricardo Arjona on tour.
Adria Arjona’s Biography
Adria Arjona, an award-winning Puerto Rican American actress with seductive features and a dark complexion, began her acting career with small roles in Person of Interest and True Detective on television before making big screen movies such as Pacific Rim Uprising, Life of the Party and Dorothy Gale in Emerald City. Most recently she has played Anathema Device recurring character from Good Omens; which chronicles demon Crowley and angel Aziraphale fighting to stop Armageddon from happening.
She was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on April 25th 1992. From Mexico City, she moved to Miami at 18 to study acting with Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute while supporting herself by waiting tables at restaurants to pay tuition fees. Eventually, she relocated permanently to New York where she continued her acting studies at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute before eventually leaping to Hollywood at age 30 and studied acting there full-time for three years while earning tuition through waitressing services at local restaurants.
After graduation, she quickly found work. Her first major role came with Jason Momoa as part of Triple Frontier; shortly thereafter she received an offer to star in the Netflix movie 6 Underground as an actress supporting role.
In 2022, she will star alongside Andy Garcia in the Warner Bros. remake of Father of the Bride that explores Cuban-American family dynamics. Additionally, she’ll make appearances in Los Frikis and Zoe Kravitz’s directorial debut Pussy Island.
This actress is widely recognized for her diverse range of performances ranging from seductive sirens to tough gang members, her audience connectivity making her an extremely sought-after choice for roles. Beyond acting, she also practices yoga regularly as well as running to stay grounded in the present moment and believes meditation can aid creativity by connecting her emotions and feelings more fully.
Adria Arjona’s Filmography
Adria Arjona Torres has quickly earned recognition as one of Hollywood’s rising young actresses. A graduate of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, she began her career with small guest roles on popular shows like Person of Interest and True Detective before going on to appear in more substantial film and TV projects like Dorothy Gale in Emerald City (an Oz book adaptation), Anathema Device in Good Omens (a TV show about spiritual warfare) as well as co-starring roles alongside major stars like Ben Affleck and Jason Momoa in movies such as Life of the Party; Pacific Rim: Uprising; 6 Underground and Triple Frontier alongside major actors like Jason Momoa and Ben Affleck!
Her recent film and TV projects include Marvel Comics superhero feature Morbius, the Star Wars franchise streaming series Andor, and Olivier Assayas’ forthcoming remake of Irma Vep starring Alicia Vikander.
Adria Arjona’s Awards & Nominations
Adria Arjona is one of the most talented and beautiful actresses working hard to establish herself. Nominated for multiple awards and her work on movies like Pacific Rim: Uprising and Morbius has received critical acclaim; in addition, Adria has won over fans thanks to her beauty and acting talents; many adorn pictures with Adria wearing black skinnies which draw people towards her.
Adria was born on April 25th, 1992 in San Juan, Puerto Rico to Leslie Torres (housewife) and Ricardo Arjona (renowned Guatemalan singer-songwriter). As a child, she traveled extensively with both parents. When she reached 12, Adria decided to move with both of them to Miami where she studied acting at Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute while working in various restaurants as both waitress and hostess. At 18 she decided to relocate alone to New York City where she studied acting further while working both ways as hostess/waitress/hostess as she also studied acting at Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute while working waitressing/hostess/ hostess positions simultaneously.
She made her television debut as Emily in True Detective (2015) and Dani Silva in two episodes of Person of Interest in 2014 and 2015 respectively. Since then she has also played Dorothy Gale from Emerald City as well as Anathema Device from Good Omens miniseries. More recently in 2019, she appeared as both a minor character (Triple Frontier released March 2019) and lead (Starvation 2019) while in 2021 she made an appearance alongside Jason Momoa in Netflix film Sweet Girl; furthermore, in December 2018 negotiations to play Martine Bancroft in Sony spinoff Morbius was confirmed and was confirmed at end of January 2019.
Disney+ will feature her as Bix Caleen alongside Diego Luna and Alan Tudyk reviving their roles from 2016’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Additionally, she was cast with Andy Garcia in Warner Bros’ remake of Father of the Bride as its lead with 2022’s Los Frikis set release date as scheduled.
Adria Arjona’s Personal Life
Adria Arjona is an esteemed American actress known for appearing in a variety of movies and television series. Since making her acting debut in Loss (2012), she has gone on to appear in several popular series such as Unforgettable (2014), Person of Interest (2014-15), Narcos (2015), and True Detective (2015) among many others. Adria first came into prominence portraying Emily on 6 episodes of True Detective (2015) before also featuring in films The Belko Experiment (2016), Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018) Life of the Party (2018) Triple Frontier 2019 6 Underground 2022 Morbius 2021 and Sweet Girl 2021 among many others.
Arjona was born on April 25, 1992, in San Juan, Puerto Rico to parents of mixed descent; Leslie Torres is Puerto Rican while Ricardo Arjona hails from Guatemala. Arjona maintains strong ties to her Latin heritage by regularly visiting Guatemala with her family. Additionally, she was raised in Mexico City before venturing off on various travel adventures as a child.
At first, she worked as a waitress while pursuing her goal of becoming an actress. To further her studies in acting, she attended Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in New York and graduated. Since then she has become active in both movies and TV productions taking on many roles both big and small.
Alongside her role in the Marvel movie series Morbius, she will also star in the Star Wars series Andor on Disney+. Due to her appearances on series such as Good Omens and True Detective, fans have often asked whether she is single or married.
According to reports, she and Edgardo Canales, an attorney, tied the knot at an extravagant ceremony held earlier this year. Since then they have been living together and seem content in their relationship; although she has yet to announce it publicly.