Nicola Correia-Damude

Nicola Correia-Damude is a Toronto-based actress and singer.

Nicola Correia-Damude
Born (1981-06-21) June 21, 1981 (age 38)[1][2]
  • Actress
  • singer
  • motion-capture performer
Years active2005–present
Known forShadowhunters, The Strain, Degrassi: The Next Generation


Television and filmEdit

Correia-Damude has had recurring roles on Shadowhunters, Annedroids and The Strain. Additional television credits include Haven, Degrassi: The Next Generation, and Stargate SG-1. Film credits include Margarita, Havana 57, and Memory.


Correia-Damude is a graduate of Etobicoke School of the Arts, Studio 58, and the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre.[3] Her theatre credits include Coriolanus[4] and Much Ado About Nothing[5] at the Stratford Festival, Serious Money[6] and The Women and Albertine in Five Times[7] at the Shaw Festival, as well as premieres of new Canadian works The Madonna Painter (Factory Theatre),[8] Within the Glass (Tarragon Theatre)[9] and Botticelli in the Fire & Sunday in Sodom (Canadian Stage).[10][11]

Voice actingEdit

Correia-Damude has supplied voice overs for CBC's The Passionate Eye, Afghanada, The Fifth Estate, Starlink: Battle for Atlas, and David Suzuki Explores.

Personal lifeEdit

An actress of mixed heritage (her mother is from Guyana and her father is Canadian),[12] Correia-Damude is "an advocate of increased cultural diversity in film, television and theatre; expanding roles for women; and improving conditions for mothers and families in the film and television industry."[13] As well as an actress, she is also a singer-songwriter, plays piano and guitar, and has a dance background in modern, classical, jazz, step and tap.[3]

She is married to actor Carlos Gonzalez-Vio.[14]


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Young Blades Café waitress Episode: "Secrets"
Stargate SG-1 Play Vala Episode: "The Powers That Be"
2005–2006 Degrassi: The Next Generation Diane
2006 Memory Nurse
2011 Air Emergency Col. Lorilys Ramos TV series documentary
Furstenau Mysteries Marie Short film
2012 Margarita Margarita
Where are the Dolls? L Short film co-starring Megan Follows
Havana 57 Carla Leon
2013 Haven Rhonda
2014 Republic of Doyle Renee Episode: "Frame Job"
Remedy Tess Carter Episode: "Shadow of Doubt"
2014–2015 The Strain Nikki Taylor
2015–2017 Annedroids Ada Turing
2016 Dino Dana Ava
2016–2019 Shadowhunters Maryse Lightwood Recurring role
2017 Hellmington Samantha Woodhouse In post-production
2017 Private Eyes Sgt. Pamela Blake Episode 2.05 “Now You See Her”
2018- Burden of Truth Diane Main (Season 1,3) Recurring (Season 2)
2018 The Holiday Calendar Mayor Martinez
2019 The Boys Elena 2 episodes
2019- Coroner[15] Kelly Hart Recurring role
2020 Nurses Dr. Vanessa Banks Recurring role
2020 October Faction Sheriff Gina Fernandez Recurring role
2020 Ghostwriter Amy Reyna

Awards and nominationsEdit

Correia-Damude has been nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for her guest performance on Remedy[16] and received the Best Actress in a Feature Film award at the San Diego FilmOut Festival for her work in Margarita.[17]


  1. ^ Nicola Correia-Damude [@NicolaNCD] (21 June 2016). "It's My Birthday Today! Happy Summer to all!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ Nicola Correia-Damude [@NicolaNCD] (17 June 2018). "I'm 36 yrs old and the happiest I've ever been" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  3. ^ a b "Nicola Correia Damude". Principals Talent. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  4. ^ Coulbourn, John (30 May 2006). "'Coriolanus' falls short of greatness". Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Much Ado About Nothing". Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  6. ^ Slotkin, Lynn (12 September 2010). "AGE OF AROUSAL and SERIOUS MONEY". Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  7. ^ Hoile, Christopher (20 July 2009). "Review - Albertine in Five Times". Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  8. ^ Kaplan, Jon (25 November 2009). "The Madonna Painter". Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  9. ^ "Season Press Release". Tarragon Theatre. 2015.
  10. ^ "Canadian Stage Press Release WORLD PREMIERE DOUBLE BILL". Canadian Stage. 2015.
  11. ^ Nestruck, J. Kelly (May 2016). "Jordan Tannahill on Videofag's closing and two premieres at Canadian Stage".
  12. ^ "Exclusive Interview With Shadowhunters' Nicola Correia-Damude". 9 February 2016. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
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  14. ^ Nicola Correia-Damude [@NicolaNCD] (14 August 2015). "@laeti_sabatier I did! My husband @LosVigon was in the Movie!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  15. ^ Nicola CorreiaDamude @NicolaNCD, "So excited to announce that I’ll be joining the cast of Coroner this Season! So honoured to be a part of such an amazing Drama", Twitter, 07/09/2019
  16. ^ Kennedy, John R. (13 January 2015). "Shaw Media earns dozens of Canadian Screen Awards nominations". Global News. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
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