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Full Name: Karla Susana Olivares Souza
Age: 28
Birthdate: December 11, 1985
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Siblings: A twin brother named Jerónimo and a sister named Monica.
Sign: Sagittarius
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Height: 5’4” (1.63)
Book: My Stroke of Insight by Jill Taylor
Movie: Blue Valentine
Favorite Actor: Jeremy Irons
Favorite Actress: Bette Davis
Drink: Dry Martini
City: Prague
Car: Jeep Sahara Wrangler
Song: Flood by Jars of Clay.
Quote: “The gratification comes in the doing, not in the results” James Dean.
Dream Date: Ride a bike to Mexico’s City center and have breakfast, and in the afternoon going to San Juan’s market to eat sea food and wine.

  • Her father was Chilean and her mother is Mexican.
  • She has a niece named Mia.
  • As a girl she liked to give shows to guests at home, dancing like Michael Jackson or toward trapeze. Her only connection to the artistic vein, was her paternal grandfather who was a  mariachi.
  • She moved to Aspen, Colorado when she was young and lived there for six years, then returned to Queretaro for 7 years, and then went to study in France at age 14. She also lived in London, Moscow, Mexico and now in Santa Monica, California.
  • Karla was thoroughly prepared for her profession, she studied four years dancing, singing and acting in the south of France, then she did a BA Honors Acting Degree at London’s Central School of Speech and Drama for 3 years, and then studied a summer in Moscow, an intensive Stanislavski with Anatoli Smilianski.
  • She is fluent in Spanish, English and French.
  • Her stay in London was not easy, had to work handing out flyers on the street, in a catering company providing food, was a waitress while studying acting, also she shaved her head and went gained 15 kilos due depression.
  • She confessed that often she was reject from a character, usually because she is white and shorty, they proposed that she should have bust or nose surgery, however, she decided to love herself.
  • She considers herself an actress by interpretation, her goal is not fame and money, while acknowledging that sometimes comes as a consequence of her work.
  • She likes to make people laugh, that’s why she loves comedies.
  • 2013 was a key year in her career, and she has participated in the 2 highest grossing Mexican films: “Nosotros los Nobles” and “No se aceptan devoluciones.”
  • She likes to read the Bible, and that has served her to stick to what is inside.
  • For her role of Lucy in the “Niño Santo” , Karla learned medical terminology, among other things, to keep her performance more real.
  • Among her skills are acrobatics, tap dance, jazz, ballet, hip hop, snowboarding, skiing and puppets.