Brazilian Actress, Writer, Director and Singer
Born in Rio de Janeiro and raised between Rio and Paris in a family of artists, Larissa Vereza is an award-winning Brazilian actress, singer, writer and director who divides her time between Los Angeles and Rio.
Recently, Larissa was a finalist at the Sundance Episodic Lab 2020 (still awaiting the final result) and was one of 10 chosen for NALIP Emergent Content Creators 2019 in Los Angeles.
With training in music and the performing arts, Larissa sings and plays various instruments and has acted in numerous TV series and films, such as Chico Xavier, by Daniel Filho and Paraiso, from Rede Globo.
She made her Hollywood debut in Universal Studios' Android Cop movie, where she starred alongside Charles S. Dutton and Michael Jai White. Then, she starred in the features Forever Nevermore, for which she was nominated as Best Actress at the Boston International Festival, and Maverick: Manhunt Brazil, filmed in Brazil and Los Angeles and distributed by O2 Play. Larissa also recently guest-starred in the CBS TV series, Seal Team and and hosts the tv show Like Hollywood for the NET's Canal Like.
After living 6 years in Los Angeles, Larissa wrote several scripts in English and Portuguese for feature films and TV pilots, currently in development.
She also wrote, directed and starred in the short film Night of Ashes, selected for festivals in Spain, France, Brazil, Los Angeles and shown on Canal Brasil. Right now, she is in post-production of the film Ground Zero, written, directed and starred by her and shot in France and L.A and released her first book "How to Get Your O1 Visa and Move To Hollywood", available in Portuguese at Amazon.
Fluent in English, French, and Spanish, Larissa is also plays drums, ukulele, guitar and is getting ready to release her first album as a singer.