dna Posted May 17, 2007 Share Posted May 17, 2007 Daniela RuahDate of Birth2 December 1983, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Birth NameDaniela Sofia Korn Ruah Height5' 9" (1.75 m) Mini BiographyDescending from a family of Portuguese doctors and other medical areas, Daniela was born in Boston, Massachusetts and lived in the USA until she was 5. She attended St. Julian's School in Portugal, where she grew up. Her first acting role came at the age of 16, when she auditioned for a television series "Jardins Proibidos", and cast for the role of the protagonist's best friend. She kept working on diverse projects, as well as finishing her I.B.(International Baccalaureate) diploma and at the age of 18 moved to London, England to do a B.A in Performing Arts at the London Metropolitan University. Having finished with a first class Honor's, Daniela returned to Portugal to pursue more work. She was given principal roles in two television series, a short film, had her first experience in off Broadway theater and was invited to present a weekly show about cinema. Daniela was also the winner of "Dancing with the Stars" in Portugal. In 2007 she will attend the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.IMDb Mini Biography By: Rogério Leitão Trade MarkA birthmark in her eye giving her one hazel eye and one blackTriviaPresenter of the cinema magazine of the Portuguese network TVI "Cinebox". Only daughter of Dr. Moisés Carlos Bentes Ruah, a doctor, former Resident Chief of Otorhinolaryngology of the Boston University Hospital, in Boston, Massachusetts, and his wife Catarina Lia (Katia) Azancot Korn. She is almost entirely of Jewish ancestry, essentially Sephardite and some Ashkenazi, except for one great-great-grandmother who was Spanish. Her father is a second cousin of Dr. Joshua Gabriel Benoliel Ruah, an urologist doctor, Chief of the Jewish Community of Portugal. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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