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Francia Raisa

Biography

Starred as the cheerleader Leti in the 2006 feature TAKE IT On: All or Nothing at all. She earned a Gracie Allen Prize for Outstanding Feminine Rising Star on her behalf role in THE TRICK Life from the American Teen. She has been acknowledged as Francia Almendarez. She debuted in the tv screen show American Family members: Trip of Dreams in 2004. She centered on jazz and touch dance when she was youthful, and in addition pursued athletic interests like glaciers skating and karate. Her young sisters are Italia and Irlanda. She made an appearance as Tamy in Lil’ Romeo’s music video “My Partner.”

Quick Facts


Full Name Francia Raisa
Date Of Birth July 26, 1988
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, CA
Height 1.6 m
Weight 115 pounds
Profession Movie Actress
Education Bishop Alemany High School
Nationality American
Parents Renán Almendárez Coello, Virginia Almendarez
Siblings Irlanda Almendarez, Italia Almendarez, Cynthia Hernandez
Nominations Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Female Scene Stealer, ALMA Award for Favorite TV Actress - Drama
Movies Bring It On: All or Nothing, Shredderman Rules, The Cutting Edge: Chasing the Dream, Fired Up!, The Cutting Edge: Fire and Ice, Chastity Bites, Christmas Bounty, The Guilty Innocent, Beyond Paradise, The Secrets of Emily Blair, Tiny House of Terror, Black Car, A Snow Globe Christmas
TV Shows The Secret Life of the American Teenager
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1 She gets frequently confused with Kim Kardashian West.
2 Working on The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008). [September 2008]
3 Sister of Irlanda Almendarez and Italia Almendarez.
4 Nominated for a 2009 ALMA Award for Best Actress.
5 She is of Honduran and Mexican descent.
6 She is the daughter of L.A. radio announcer, Renán Almendariz Coello, also known as El Cucuy.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tiny House of Terror 2017 TV Movie post-production Sam
Holly's Girl 2016 Short completed Girl
Rosewood 2017 TV Series Lena Price
The Secrets of Emily Blair 2016 Tara
Dirty Lies 2016 Officer Ramirez
Hit the Floor 2016 TV Series Rennae
The Wrong Car 2016 TV Movie Gretchen
Beyond Paradise 2016 Shahrzad
A Snow Globe Christmas 2013 TV Movie Penny
Christmas Bounty 2013 TV Movie Tory Bell
Chastity Bites 2013 Katharine
The Secret Life of the American Teenager 2008-2013 TV Series Adrian Lee
The Mindy Project 2013 TV Series Katie
Massholes 2013 TV Series Francia Raisa
Company Town 2013 TV Movie Grace
Strain 2012/I Short Julie
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2012 TV Series Erin Vickler
Underground 2010
The Cutting Edge: Fire & Ice 2010 TV Movie Alexandra 'Alex' Delgado
Bulletface 2010 Maria (as Francia Almendarez)
Boo! 2009 Short
In Plain Sight 2009 TV Series Olivia Moreno Olivia Morales
Fired Up! 2009 Marly
The Cutting Edge 3: Chasing the Dream 2008 TV Movie Alejandra 'Alex' Delgado
Shredderman Rules 2007 TV Movie Isabel (as Francia Almendarez)
Bring It On: All or Nothing 2006 Video Leti (as Francia Almendarez)
Over There 2005 TV Series Sawa
Dear White People 2017 TV Series filming Vanessa
Once Upon a Date 2017 TV Movie post-production Izzy Flores

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Christmas Bounty 2013 TV Movie performer: "Wish List"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Halloween Wars 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest Judge
WWE Raw 2013 TV Series Herself
Hollywood Uncensored with Sam Rubin 2012 TV Series Herself - Panelist
The 37th Annual Gracie Awards 2012 TV Special Herself
80th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2011 TV Special Herself
American Latino TV 2011 TV Series Herself
2011 ALMA Awards 2011 TV Special Herself
The 36th Annual Gracie Awards 2011 TV Special Herself
Piper's QUICK Picks 2010 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 36th Annual People's Choice Awards 2010 TV Special Herself
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List 2009 TV Series Herself
Good Morning America 2009 TV Series
Straight from the Horses Mouth 2009 Video Herself
The Tyra Banks Show 2009 TV Series Herself
Making of the Cutting Edge 3: Chasing the Dream 2008 Video documentary short Herself
Good Day L.A. 2008 TV Series Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 LA Femme Filmmaker Award LA Femme International Film Festival Rising Star Award

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Imagen Award Imagen Foundation Awards Best Actress - Feature Film Beyond Paradise (2016)
2012 Imagen Award Imagen Foundation Awards Best Young Actress - Television The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008)
2012 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Female Scene Stealer The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008)
2011 ALMA Award ALMA Awards Outstanding Actress in a Drama Television Series The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008)
2009 ALMA Award ALMA Awards Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008)


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