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


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tiny House of Terror2017TV Movie post-productionSam
Holly's Girl2016Short completedGirl
Rosewood2017TV SeriesLena Price
The Secrets of Emily Blair2016Tara
Dirty Lies2016Officer Ramirez
Hit the Floor2016TV SeriesRennae
The Wrong Car2016TV MovieGretchen
Beyond Paradise2016Shahrzad
A Snow Globe Christmas2013TV MoviePenny
Christmas Bounty2013TV MovieTory Bell
Chastity Bites2013Katharine
The Secret Life of the American Teenager2008-2013TV SeriesAdrian Lee
The Mindy Project2013TV SeriesKatie
Massholes2013TV SeriesFrancia Raisa
Company Town2013TV MovieGrace
Strain2012/IShortJulie
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2012TV SeriesErin Vickler
Underground2010
The Cutting Edge: Fire & Ice2010TV MovieAlexandra 'Alex' Delgado
Bulletface2010Maria (as Francia Almendarez)
Boo!2009Short
In Plain Sight2009TV SeriesOlivia Moreno Olivia Morales
Fired Up!2009Marly
The Cutting Edge 3: Chasing the Dream2008TV MovieAlejandra 'Alex' Delgado
Shredderman Rules2007TV MovieIsabel (as Francia Almendarez)
Bring It On: All or Nothing2006VideoLeti (as Francia Almendarez)
Over There2005TV SeriesSawa
Dear White People2017TV Series filmingVanessa
Once Upon a Date2017TV Movie post-productionIzzy Flores

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Christmas Bounty2013TV Movie performer: "Wish List"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Halloween Wars2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge
WWE Raw2013TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Uncensored with Sam Rubin2012TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
The 37th Annual Gracie Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
80th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2011TV SpecialHerself
American Latino TV2011TV SeriesHerself
2011 ALMA Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
The 36th Annual Gracie Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
Piper's QUICK Picks2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 36th Annual People's Choice Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List2009TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning America2009TV Series
Straight from the Horses Mouth2009VideoHerself
The Tyra Banks Show2009TV SeriesHerself
Making of the Cutting Edge 3: Chasing the Dream2008Video documentary shortHerself
Good Day L.A.2008TV SeriesHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012LA Femme Filmmaker AwardLA Femme International Film FestivalRising Star Award

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Actress - Feature FilmBeyond Paradise (2016)
2012Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Young Actress - TelevisionThe Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008)
2012Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV: Female Scene StealerThe Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008)
2011ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Drama Television SeriesThe Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008)
2009ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Drama SeriesThe Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008)


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