Luisa D'oliveira is a Canadian actress who is known for her portrayal of Detective Poppy Wisnefsky on 2013's crime drama Cracked. You might also know her as Emori from CW's show The 100. She became popular by appearing in numerous TV series and films, including the popular comedy-drama 50/50 and the fantasy film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, which was directed by Chris Columbus. Let's have a look at Luisa's early, professional, and personal life.
Luisa's Life before Fame
Luisa was born in Vancouver, Canada, on October 6, 1986. Luisa started acting in theatres when she was merely six years old. She kept performing throughout high school until she started her university to study science. Luisa attended Capilano University after completing high school. However, her love for acting never extinguished, and she eventually returned to the world of lights-camera-action. Luisa said that coming back to acting was not that hard. She justified it by saying that science was just not creative enough for her. Thereafter, the young actor began her quest for creativity in the glitters and glimmers of the acting industry. Although Luisa grew up in Canada, she is of Irish, Portuguese, Chinese, French, and Scottish descent.
Luisa's Life on the Reels
Luisa made her first-ever appearance on the screen as Elizabeth in 2007's short film The Vent. The following year, she appeared in the American television series Supernatural and The Guard. In 2009, she starred in the Canadian comedy The break-Up List. Some of her popular films include 2009's Fragile, 2010's Percy Jackson & the Olympian: The Lightning Thief, and 2011's 50/50. She appeared as Tessa in 2011'S Alvin and the Chipmunks. We also had a glimpse of her in 2012's The Package, 2013's What Doesn't Kill You, and 2015's Into the Grizzly Maze.
Other than films, she also appeared in numerous Television series, including Supernatural, Super Girl, The Twilight Zone, and countless others. In 2013, she was cast as Detective Poppy Wisnefsky in the American police crime drama Cracked. She even got nominated for UBCP Award in the category of best actress for her performance in Cracked. In 2016, she appeared in a lead role in American horror anthology series called Channel Zero, Candle Cove. Luisa appeared in many television series in guest roles and made her way to lead roles in popular films and TV series.
Luisa's behind-the-curtains life
Luisa never shared anything about her family and managed to keep her family's names a secret. However, she did reveal her brother Nate's name when she posted a picture with him. Luisa always had an inclination towards the charms of the acting world, but her parents initially wished her to study science. However, after her parents saw her talent for acting, they backed up her decision and supported her to join the acting industry. Luisa keeps no secrets regarding her love life. She is currently dating her long-term boyfriend Jez Bonham, who is a musician.
Vancouver, British Colombia, USA
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