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Name: Camila Mendes

Birth date: 29 of June 1994 (23 y.o.)

Place of birth: Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.

Height: 159 cm Weight: 54 kg

Birth Sign: Cancer

Chinese zodiac: Dog

Occupation: actress

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Camila Mendes Biography

Camila Mendes is an American actress of the Brazilian origin. She became famous thanks to the role of Veronica Lodge in the TV series «Riverdale».
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Childhood and family

Camila Carraro Mendes was born on 29 June 1994, in the small town of Charlottesville in Virginia. Camila's parents Victor and Giselle Mendez are Brazilians. She also has an older sister Vivian.
Camila Mendes in her childhoodCamila Mendes in her childhood
After Camila's birth, her family moved at least 16 times. Her father had been getting promotions one after another, but then her parents divorced, and Camila's mom and sister have been looking for a town where they could build a cozy family nest. When Camilla was 10 years old, she lived at her mother’s homeland in Brazil. {Camila Mendes with her sister in the childhood} Finally, the family settled in Florida, where Mendes has spent most of her childhood.
Basically, her tattoo «to build a home» under the breast is actually connected with such an unstable state that she faced being a child. Because of their frequent relocations, Camilla realized that the only possible way to stability is to find the peace and harmony inside of her own soul instead of looking for that in the outside world. She said that her life goal is to build such a «home» inside of her.
Camilla attended American Heritage School which is a private boarding school in Plantation town. In May, 2016 Mendes graduated from Tisch School of the Arts at NYU with a degree of Bachelor of Arts. Such famous actors and directors as Woody Allen, Whoopi Goldberg, Anne Hathaway and Alec Baldwin are the alumni of this famous school. While studying in Tisch Camila also enrolled for two semesters at one of the most prestigious theater school – The Stonestreet Studios Conservatory of Screen Acting and Production in New York.
Tattoo of Camila MendesTattoo of Camila Mendes

Acting career

Her first acting job was the role in a commercial for IKEA.
Camila Mendes in IKEA commercial
In 2016, Camila made the best choice in her career with starring in the series Riverdale based on the Archie comics. Drama series and its heroes immediately won the love of a teenage audience. Camila’s character is the eloquent high school student Veronica Lodge, who is one of the central figures in the story: she appears in every episode of every season. Brunette Camila admitted that she had to dye her hair even darker shade for this role.
–The two scenes they had me audition with were the closet scene with Archie, which is an intimate, nice, sweet moment, and the takedown of Cheryl in the pilot. It was fun and it felt amazing participating in that scenes. I had never felt so good about something in my life.
This series is about a high school student Archie and his friends who decided to explore the small town of Riverdale and get to know all dark secrets of this mysterious place. That’s a peculiar fact, that Cole Sprouse from the series was also studying at New York University at one time with Camila, but young people had never seen each other. In Riverdale also starred such aspiring actors as K.J. Apa (Archie), Lili Reinhart and Madelaine Petsch.
For the role in Riverdale, Camila had to dye her hair in darker shadeFor the role in Riverdale, Camila had to dye her hair in darker shade
In 2017, Mendes received The Teen Choice Award for «Choice Scene Stealer» for this role.

The private life of Camila Mendes

In September 2013, Camila began dating a young director and photographer Ian Wallace, who is almost unknown in showbiz. Fans just can see touching love posts dedicated to the man in Camila’s Instagram. On the third anniversary of their relationship, she admitted that she is grateful to Ian for the endless inspiration and shared her happiness to be with such an extraordinary man.
Ian Wallace is the ex-boyfriend of Camila MendesIan Wallace is the ex-boyfriend of Camila Mendes
However, in December 2017, the couple broke up and Camila removed all posts which were dedicated to her ex-boyfriend.
Now Camila Mendes' heart is openNow Camila Mendes' heart is open
The height of the actress is 5' 2".
Camila Mendes is an American actress of Brazilian decentCamila Mendes is an American actress of Brazilian decent
As a half-Brazilian, Camila speaks fluently Portuguese. The actress has a Persian cat named Carrie that lives at her home.

Camila Mendes now

In 2018, Camila Mendes has been working on a comedy melodrama by Carly Ann Stone «The New Romantic», which tells the story of the girl who has nothing but troubles. In addition to the star of Riverdale, there was also starring Jessica Barden who is an actress of another popular series The End of the F***ing World.
In 2018, Camila Mendes starred in the film «The New Romantic»In 2018, Camila Mendes starred in the film «The New Romantic»
Also, in 2018 the young actress can be seen in Chris Nelson’s debut comedy «The Stand-In». According to the plot, a young man whose name is Brooks needs to save money for college and to do that he creates an unusual application for dating where girls are getting attracted to his different looks. The leading role of Brooks is played by Noah Centineo.