Silvana Arias (Paloma Lopez-Fitzgerald (Past) on Passions)

Current Character: Paloma Lopez-Fitzgerald (Past)

Birthday: 1977-04-07

Birthplace: Born in Lima, Peru

Biography

Born and raised in Lima, Peru, Arias followed in the footsteps of her father, classic theater actor Nelson Arias when she was a teenager by performing in Peru's popular telenovela "Maria Emilia" as Susanita Pena.

When her family relocated to Miami, Florida from Peru, Arias was offered the role of Jimena Arismendi in the telenovela "Gata Salvaje." Her career lifted off from this point, and she landed roles in several other series. She relocated from Miami to Los Angeles to take on the role on Passions.

Arias is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English and has a love of fashion! She graduated from fashion Design College in Peru, and still loves to peruse books on fashion history, design and costuming. Arias also enjoys American films and going to the movies. She has two sisters, Taola and Mariana.

Career Highlights

Passions - Paloma Lopez-Fitzgerald (May 17, 2004 to present)
Amor descarado - Coni Valdez (2003)
Gata salvaje - Jimena Arismendi (2002)
Soledad - Luce'a Reyes (2000)
Pobre diabla - Carmen (2000)
Maria Emilia: Querida - Susanita Pei�a (1999)

Awards & Acclaim

Soap Opera Digest Awards Nominated - Outstanding Female Newcomer (2005)