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Gina Rodriguez Biography

Birth Name:
Virginia Ernestine Rodriguez
Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Began performing at the age of 7 with the dance company Fantasia Juvenil
  • At 16, was accepted into Columbia University NY- Theatrical Collaboration
  • Studied theater at the Atlantic Theatre Company and Experimental Theatre Wing
  • Learned to rap for her role in the indie film Filly Brown (2012)

Awards

  • 2017Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2016Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2015Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical: winner
  • 2015Critics' Choice Television Awards-Best Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated

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