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Idara Victor Biography

Birth Place:
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Both parents are from southern Nigeria
  • Began playing piano and training in dance at the age of 6
  • At the age of 13, entered her first pageant; she eventually won the title of Miss New York Junior Teen
  • Was discovered by an agent at a fashion show and pushed toward the modeling industry, but decided to pursue acting
  • Studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
  • Made her Broadway debut as the understudy for Cosette and a member of the ensemble in Les Misérables
  • In 2009, played the role of Freddie Joplin in the Roundabout Theatre Company's stage production of Tin Pan Alley Rag