Born in Rio de Janeiro and raised between Rio and Paris in a family of artists, Larissa Vereza is an award-winning actress.
Her musical talents as a drummer brought her early success as a teen in a punk rock band, but it wasn’t long before she switched her performing focus to acting. She studied at the respected Estacio de Sa University in Brazil, where she graduated with a degree in Performing Arts.
Since then, Larissa has built a solid international fan base for her television work. She made her American television debut in 2014, starring opposite Charles S. Dutton and Michael Jai White in SyFy Channel’s “Android Cop.” Previously, she appeared in her home country as a series regular on Rede Globo’s “Amor Eterno Amor” and “Paraiso”; and worked with some of Brazil’s best, including Daniel Filho, director and producer of "Chico Xavier,” one of the most profitable films in the country. And recently, Larissa can be seen at the upcoming TV Series SEAL TEAM, from CBS.
Larissa won the Top of Business Award for Amor Eterno Amor and Best Actress for her adaptation of War of Troy at the Bookmakers Theatre Festival. Her TV pilot Dreaming Around the World, which she created and stars-in based on her 40 day journey through South America, earned her Best Actress at the International Television Festival and represented Brazil at the New York Television Festival. She was also nominated for Best Actress at LABRFF for her work at the film Forever Nevermore.
This multi-talented creative artist also sings, plays several musical instruments and speaks fluent Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.