October 25, 1979 |
|Partner(s)||Luis A. Patiño|
Klaveno grew up with three siblings on a family owned and operated farm in Endicott, Washington. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Washington in Seattle with a B.A. in Theater, studying there with Jon Jory.
Klaveno was cast in HBO's True Blood in the role of Lorena, the vampire "maker" of the main character Bill Compton. She first appeared in the fifth episode of season one and became a regular with starring credits in the second half of season two. Klaveno was nominated with the starring cast for the "Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series" at the 16th Screen Actors Guild Awards in January 2010. She and her costar Stephen Moyer were awarded the "Holy Shit Scene of the Year" award at the Spike 2010 Scream Awards for their scene in season three where Bill turns Lorena's head around 180 degrees while having sex.
Klaveno starred in the feature film While the Children Sleep (released as The Sitter on DVD) in the role of Abby Read. She guest starred in the television series Standoff, ER, and the fifth episode of the sixth season of Dexter as Professor Porter.
Klaveno was originally cast as Lily Munster in Mockingbird Lane, NBC's 2012 remake of The Munsters, but was not granted release from her contract on Devious Maids and was replaced by Portia de Rossi.Lifetime's Devious Maids will premiere in 2013.
Klaveno currently hasn't appeared in a theatrical movie.
|2004||Game box 1.0||Michelle||Direct-to-DVD, as Mariana Kleweno|
|2006||Though None Go with Me||Carrie||TV movie|
|2006||The Lifstyle||Trixie||Short film|
|2007||First Period||Ms. Hendricks||Short film|
|2007||While the Children Sleep||Abigail Reed||TV movie|
|2007||Final Approach||FBI Agent Harris||TV movie|
|2008||Sidewalk Situations||Rose||Short film|
|2008-2010, 2012||True Blood||Lorena Krasiki||13 episodes|
|2011||The Carrier||Amanda||Short film|
|2011||Innocent||Anna Vostick||TV movie|
|2012||No God, No Master||Loise Berger|
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- "Interview with Mariana Klaveno: "I have a feeling that Lorena is pissed off!"". trueblood-news.com. November 6, 2009.
- "The 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards". sagawards.org. Retrieved May 3, 2011.
- spike 2010 holy shit scene award
- Miskowski, S. P. (August 15, 2008). "The Sitter, a.k.a. While the Children Sleep (2007)".
- "WHILE THE CHILDREN SLEEP (LIFETIME)". thefutoncritic.com. Retrieved May 3, 2011.
- "Portia De Rossi Gets Her Spook On With Munsters Re-Boot Bio". perezhilton.com. Retrieved June 13, 2012.
- Finn, Natalie (October 28, 2010). "Another True Blood Engagement!". E! Online.
- Hammel, Sara (October 27, 2010). "True Blood's Mariana Klaveno Is Engaged". people.com.