Nicola Correia-Damude is a Toronto-based actress and singer.
|Born||June 21, 1981|
|Known for||Shadowhunters, 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. Her theatre credits include Coriolanus and Much Ado About Nothing at the Stratford Festival, Serious Money and The Women and Albertine in Five Times at the Shaw Festival, as well as premieres of new Canadian works The Madonna Painter (Factory Theatre), Within the Glass (Tarragon Theatre) and Botticelli in the Fire & Sunday in Sodom (Canadian Stage).
An actress of mixed heritage (her mother is from Guyana and her father is Canadian), 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." 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.
She is married to actor Carlos Gonzalez-Vio.
|2005||Young Blades||Café waitress||Episode: "Secrets"|
|Stargate SG-1||Play Vala||Episode: "The Powers That Be"|
|2005–2006||Degrassi: The Next Generation||Diane|
|2011||Air Emergency||Col. Lorilys Ramos||TV series documentary|
|Furstenau Mysteries||Marie||Short film|
|Where are the Dolls?||L||Short film co-starring Megan Follows|
|Havana 57||Carla Leon|
|2014||Republic of Doyle||Renee||Episode: "Frame Job"|
|Remedy||Tess Carter||Episode: "Shadow of Doubt"|
|2014–2015||The Strain||Nikki Taylor|
|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||Kelly Hart||Recurring role|
|2020||Nurses||Dr. Vanessa Banks||Recurring role|
|2020||October Faction||Sheriff Gina Fernandez||Recurring role|
Awards and nominationsEdit
Correia-Damude has been nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for her guest performance on Remedy and received the Best Actress in a Feature Film award at the San Diego FilmOut Festival for her work in Margarita.
- Nicola Correia-Damude [@NicolaNCD] (21 June 2016). "It's My Birthday Today! Happy Summer to all!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- Nicola Correia-Damude [@NicolaNCD] (17 June 2018). "I'm 36 yrs old and the happiest I've ever been" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- "Nicola Correia Damude". Principals Talent. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
- Coulbourn, John (30 May 2006). "'Coriolanus' falls short of greatness". Retrieved 4 October 2016.
- "Much Ado About Nothing". Retrieved 3 October 2016.
- Slotkin, Lynn (12 September 2010). "AGE OF AROUSAL and SERIOUS MONEY". Retrieved 4 October 2016.
- Hoile, Christopher (20 July 2009). "Review - Albertine in Five Times". Retrieved 4 October 2016.
- Kaplan, Jon (25 November 2009). "The Madonna Painter". Retrieved 3 October 2016.
- "Season Press Release". Tarragon Theatre. 2015.
- "Canadian Stage Press Release WORLD PREMIERE DOUBLE BILL". Canadian Stage. 2015.
- Nestruck, J. Kelly (May 2016). "Jordan Tannahill on Videofag's closing and two premieres at Canadian Stage".
- "Exclusive Interview With Shadowhunters' Nicola Correia-Damude". 9 February 2016. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
- Nicola Correia-Damude [@NicolaNCD] (14 August 2015). "@laeti_sabatier I did! My husband @LosVigon was in the Movie!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- 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
- Kennedy, John R. (13 January 2015). "Shaw Media earns dozens of Canadian Screen Awards nominations". Global News. Retrieved 3 October 2016.