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Silvana Arias

Telemundo telenovela star Silvana Arias is the newest addition to the cast of Passions. The bi-lingual Arias plays Paloma Lopez-Fitzgerald, the youngest child of Martin and Pilar. Paloma is fiery, stormy and emotional, even more of a spitfire than her older sister Theresa! The character will play out scenes in both English and Spanish.

Arias' hiring marks the first time that talent from a Telemundo telenovela will fill a contract role on an NBC daytime drama.

Born and raised in Lima, Peru, Arias was destined to follow in the footsteps of her father, classic theater actor Nelson Arias. When she was a teenager Arias performed in Peru's popular telenovela Maria Emilia as Susanita Pena. While perusing an acting career Arias also found time for her other love, fashion, and graduated from fashion design college in Peru.

When she was offered the role of Jimena Arismendi in the telenovela Gata Salvaje she and her family left Peru and moved to Miami, Florida. It wasn't long after that Arias' career soared. She landed roles on the popular novelas Pobre Diabla and Soledad and the English language series Karen Sisco before landing the role of Coni on Amor Descardero for Telemundo.

Arias is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English. When she is not acting Arias can be found pouring through books on fashion history, design and costuming, she also enjoys American films and loves to go to the movies. Arias relocated to Los Angeles from Miami for her role on Passions. Her birthday is April

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Silvana Arias Facts

BirthdayApril 7, 1977 (45)
BirthplaceLima, Peru
Height5' 1" (1m55)  How tall is Silvana Arias compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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