Daniella Alonso is a former professional fashion model and actress. She has also appeared in some horror films, such as The Hills Have Eyes and Wrong Turn 2: Dead End, as well as on television, such as The Mentalist. Daniella became known in Hollywood by her role as a reporter in the television show 24, and her appearances in other television shows like ER. Daniella Alonso also had a brief stint on Broadway, playing the title role in the musical The Nutcracker. Daniella’s other film credits include the film’s Shades of Blue, The Damned United, and A History of Violence.
Daniella Alonso first gained notice as a dancer with the experimental dance/dancing group called The Fringe. Following the breakup of this group, she signed with the then-unknown imprint known as CIA which distributed several projects with Latin and Caribbean talent. One of these was the salsa song “Te Amo” from the 1980 album Buenos Tardes. As it was originally released on CIA’s “Songs From the New World,” it became a popular salsa hit in Peru, where Daniella Alonso had spent considerable time prior to the recording.
Daniella Alonso has also been nominated for an Academy Award for her portrayal of Rosa Maria in the award-winning film The Help. This film was widely considered to be one of the best films of its time, and was especially notable for casting an all-white lead character (Rosa Maria), which at the time was not common. Daniella Alonso also appeared in another successful Oscar winning role, this time playing the title role in The Social Network. In this film, she plays the role of Avril Lavigne, a teenage girl who is obsessed with her high profile pop persona, but has a secret that can only be revealed at the end of the film…
Daniella Alonso Measurements
|24 in / 61 cm
|34 in / 87 cm
|5 ft 7 in Approx
|52 Kg Approx to 114 Pounds
Daniella’s other notable roles include: Angelica Petracci, in the horror film Insidious; and Catalina Devora, in the fantasy film The Prophecy. She also appeared in the television series Xena: The Originals as the evil sorceress Anwen Chiana. Additionally, Daniella has guest appearances on episodes of Married with Children, Everybody Loves Raymond, Gossip Girl, and several other TV shows. Most recently, Daniella made a guest appearance on the Oprah Winfrey talk show, discussing her experiences in Miami. Daniella discussed her five-year relationship with her former husband, discussing the difficulty of coming to terms with his death, as well as her desire to open up her home to her daughter.
Daniella’s credits also include: herself a contestant on the reality show Survivor, as well as guest appearances on several different seasons of E! The Bachelor, Marriage Boot Camp, and others. Daniella has additionally appeared on the television shows Smallville, Venturers, Bridget Kelly, and others. Daniella’s most notable role to date would be on the critically acclaimed series No Ordinary Family. Daniella played the role of biological mother to Alexi Gomes, a normal young woman whose biological father has passed away. This role would also help her develop into an established and respected character in her own right.
Daniella Alonso has certainly had a prolific career, which has spanned four decades now. However, her greatest claim to fame may perhaps be her long association with the world of late night television. Daniella has guest stars on numerous notable shows, including The Simpsons, Frasier, Friends, and many others. She has also gained a substantial amount of exposure through her popular appearances on celebrity news shows and during her time on the primetime television slots of The View.