Lana Parrilla – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

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Lana Parrilla, born on July 15, 1977 is an actress from the United States. She starred in Boomtown (2002–2003), Windfall (2006), Swingtown (2008), and as Dr. Eva Zambrano in the short-lived medical drama Miami Medical (2010), as well as The Evil Queen / Regina Mills in the ABC fantasy drama series Once Upon a Time (2011–2018).

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Parrilla got a Teen Choice Award for Favourite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress and numerous other honours in 2016. She portrayed Rita Castillo in the second season of Why Women Kill in 2021.

Awards and Achievements

  • She was named the best supporting actress for a television series by the Imagen Foundation.
  • She was also nominated by Alma Award for outstanding actress in a drama television series, the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films for best supporting actress on television.
  • She won the teen Choice Award for favourite television villain and favourite television actress in fantasy series.

Lana Parrilla Body Measurements

Height5 ft 5 in / 164 cm
Weight121 lb / 55 kg
Breast Size36 in / 92 cm
Bra Size40 B (US) / 90 B (EU)
Cup SizeB (US)
Body Measurements36-26-37 in or 92-69-94 cm
Chest Size36 in / 92 cm
Waist Size26 in / 69 cm
Hips Size37 in / 94 cm
Shoe Size8 (US)
Dress Size10 (US) or 40 (EU)
Eyes ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Natural Breasts or ImplantsNatural

Best Known for

  • Lana Parrilla is most recognised for her role in ABC’s iconic fairytale drama Once Upon a Time as Regina Mills, or the Evil Queen. She’s also had recurring appearances in other popular shows, including Kiefer Sutherland’s 24, Michael J. Fox’s Spin City, and some others.

Lana Parrilla Current and Previous Relationship

  • Fred Di Blasio was Lana Parrilla’s first husband, they got engaged while travelling to Israel and tied knot on 2015, July 5. Parrilla stated on Instagram in April 2019 that she was “no longer married” and embarking on a “new life path.”

Lana Parrilla Family and Personal Life

  • Lana Parrilla was born in Brooklyn, New York, on July 15, 1977, to Sam Parrilla, a well-known Puerto Rican big league baseball player, and her mother, an Italian-American banker. Lana has been close to her mother since she was a child, and she credits her as the most significant person in moulding her artistic preferences because she, too, was a painter.

Lana Parrilla Personal Info

Full NameLana Maria Parrilla
NicknameLP
OccupationActress
ReligionChristianity
Date of Birth15 July 1977 (age 44 years)
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, United States
Zodiac SignCancer
Father NameSam Parrilla
Mother NameDolores Dee Azzara
Sibling NamesDeena Parrilla (Older Sister)
SpouseFred Di Blasio (m. 2014–2018)
ChildrenNone

Interesting Facts about Lana Parrilla

  • Her father was a baseball player, for starters. Performing in front of large crowds appears to be in Parrilla’s blood. Not only does she have acting ancestors, but her father was also a professional athlete.
  • Unfortunately, Parrilla’s father was taken from us way too soon. He was shot once in the chest in 1994 and died as a result. A 15-year-old girl was the one who shot him.
  • Although she is well-known for her acting abilities, few people realise how much time she has spent honing her vocal abilities. Parrilla has professional voice instruction for nearly ten years. This was not singing training; it was acting-specific vocal training.
  • While Parrilla has worked with a number of well-known actors, her connection to the most famous Hollywood star is through an acting school. Parrilla studied acting at the famed Beverly Hills Playhouse after arriving in Los Angeles. Years before Parrilla arrived, George Clooney trained at the same institution.
  • The “Spin City” actress spent her early years with her mother, a talented Sicilian painter, after her parents legally ended their marriage four years after her birth.
  • It appears that Burgers are Lana Parrilla’s favourite food.
  • Her height is 5 feet and 5 inches.

Lana Parrilla Most Favorite Things

Favorite ActressGlenn Close
Favorite ColorRed
All-time Favorite Fairy taleDumbo (1941)

More about Lana Parrilla

  • Education: She grew up in Boerum Hill and attended Fort Hamilton High School in Bay Ridge. Lana went to the Beverly Hills Playhouse in Los Angeles to study acting.
  • Speech: Lana Parrilla joined Michelle Obama in leading an enthusiastic voting rally in Las Vegas on September 23rd, 2018, and she tells HollywoodLife why she felt compelled to speak out on voting. On Nov. 6th, she told HollywoodLife.com in an EXCLUSIVE interview, “It’s vital to vote because the entire House of Representatives, one-third of the Senate, and two-thirds of governorships are all up for election.”
  • Tattoo: Lana’s body is covered in a variety of interesting tattoo patterns. Let’s have a look at them and see what they signify.
  • Tattoo of a ‘Bird’: On the back of her neck, she has a bird tattoo. The bird is surrounded by a star, lines, and circles, as well as mathematical motifs. Lana gave the tattoo the name Thunderbird in the Stars. The thunderbird tattooed in the stars symbolises power, protection, and strength.
  • Tattoo ‘Cross’: A tattoo of two crosses is on the inside of her right forearm. The crosses come together in the middle, with one of them bearing the letters “B, K, L, and A” on its ends.
  • Tattoo ‘Feather’: On the inside of her right wrist, she has a feather tattooed. The meaning of the feather tattoo on her arm is that it is a symbol of hope. The tattoo, she said, also serves as a reminder that she is precisely where she needs to be and provides her with strength.
  • Tattoo of a Crown: On the side of her left hand, she has a little crown tattooed.
  • Tattoo with a name: A tattoo of the name “Lola” with a crescent moon and stars is on the left side of her body. Dr Woo also did the tattoo, which he dubbed “Lola in the Stars with the Starman.”
  • Tattoo of ‘Stars’: In yellow ink, she has two stars tattooed on her foot.
  • Brands She Owns: In 2021, Parrilla founded Keep It Regal, an online clothing shop where she sells items inspired by her time on Once Upon a Time.
  • Surgeries: According to rumours, the TV actress may get Botox treatments to reduce wrinkles and fine lines. Given her beautiful facial skin, it’s likely that she receives cosmetic improvements to make her face smoother and wrinkle-free. There have also been allegations that the actress had a nose job, which would explain why her nose is now sharper and more defined. However, these are just speculations with no basis in fact, and the actress has yet to respond to the allegations.

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Lana Parrilla Movies List

  • 2000 – Very Mean Men
  • 2000 – Spiders
  • 2001 – Semper Fi
  • 2003 – Frozen Stars
  • 2005 – One Last Ride
  • 2008 – Mistaken / The Double Life of Eleanor Kendall
  • 2020 – The Tax Collector

Lana Parrilla TV Shows

  • 1999 – Grown Ups
  • 2000 – Rude Awakening
  • 2000,01 – Spin City
  • 2002 – JAG, The Shield
  • 2002,03 – Boomtown2004 – NYPD Blue, Six Feet Under
  • 2005 – 24
  • 2006 – Windfall, Lost
  • 2008 – Swingtown
  • 2010 – Miami Medical, Covert Affairs, Medium, The Defenders
  • 2011 – Chase
  • 2011,18 – Once Upon a Time
  • 2021 – Why Women Kill
  1. What is Lana Parrilla's net worth?

    Lana Parrilla is an actress from the United States with a net worth of $4 million.

  2. What's her source of income?

    Her primary source of income is acting.

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