Actress and singer-songwriter Mía Maestro has accrued a wide array of credits, both on screen and onstage during her career.
Mía was most recently seen as the vampire Carmen in the second installment of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN - PART 2; the first installment of Breaking Dawn featured her single Llovera on the soundtrack. In 2012, she appeared in the season premiere of USA’s series WHITE COLLAR and was featured in Oliver Stone’s SAVAGES opposite Benicio del Toro.
Born in 1978 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Mía began her classical vocal training at an early age and moved to Berlin at the age of eighteen to develop a repertoire that includes the works of Kurt Weill and Hans Eisler. By 1998, she secured the coveted role of ‘Lulu’ in Wedekind’s Pandora’s Box at the San Martin Theater in her hometown, Buenos Aires. Her performance earned her an Ace Award for Best New Artist of the Year.
That same year, Mía made her screen debut in Carlos Saura’s Tango, which received Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for best foreign film. She went on to play the lead role in Jonathan Jakubowicz’s thriller Secuestro Express and a starring role in Miramax’s Frida, directed by Julie Taymor. In 2004, Mía appeared in The Motorcycle Diaries, which was a 2005 Golden Globe nominee for Best Foreign Film. Other film credits to date include TIMECODE (2000), HOTEL (2001), and POSEIDON (2006).
Mía is also known for her recurring role on ABC’s critically acclaimed series ALIAS as Jennifer Garner’s sister, Nadia Santos.
In addition to acting, Mía has continued to pursue her talents as a singer-songwriter. She has performed in Los Angeles, New York, and Buenos Aires, and recently opened for Emiliana Torrini at the Haskolabio Theater in Reykjavik. She also collaborated with the UK band Faithless on their most recent album. Mía recorded and released her first solo album earlier this year.