Nina Arianda

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  • Birth Name: Nina Arianda Matijcio
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Is bilingual in English and Ukrainian due to her parents' Ukrainian heritage.
  • Became interested in performing at the age of 3 when she participated in a poetry recital.
  • Studied at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.
  • Made her Broadway debut as Billie Dawn in a stage production of Born Yesterday opposite Jim Belushi.
  • Played Vanda in a 2011 Broadway production of David Ives' Venus in Fur, a role that led to her first Tony award.
  • Named Stage Star of the Year by New York Magazine in 2011.
  • Featured in Forbes' 2011 list of Top 30 Under 30 in entertainment.

Awards

  • 2011, Tony — Actress (Play): Nominee
  • 2012, Tony — Actress (Play): Winner

Relationships

  • Lesia Matijcio — Mother
  • Peter Matijcio — Father

College

  • The New School, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, New York, New York, United States (BA in Liberal Arts, 2006); New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, New York, United States (MFA in Acting, 2009)

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  • Birth Name: Nina Arianda Matijcio
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor