Laia Manzanares
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Acting is a global profession. Whilst Hollywood is undoubtedly the leading film industry in the world, there are several countries in the world with a thriving film industry, driven by talented actors and actresses. Some of them have even able to achieve global popularity via their projects, like the actors and actresses of the popular show, Money Heist. Another actress making a big splash is Laia Manzanares.

If you are not familiar with Laia Manzanares, you are about to be. She is a Spanish movie star who has been acting as a professional actress since 2015 and in that short time, appeared in over 15 films and television shows. The actress has featured in TV shows like Merli and Heavies tendres. We take a deeper look into her career and her background. Read on to learn more.

Laia Manzanares Biography (Age)

One of the first things to note about Laia Manzanares is that she is part of a young crop of actresses taking over the Spanish acting industry. She was born on the 30th of March, 1994 to parents’ whose identities are at this time unknown. She was born in one of Spain’s largest and more popular cities, Barcelona.

The actress did most of her growing up in the multi-cultural city, getting educated academically and linguistically. She is fluent in multiple languages including English, French, Spanish and Catalan, a quality that is set to help her stand out as an actress across several acting industries, in Spain or America.

How Laia Manzanares came to fall in love with acting is still a mystery to both her fans and the public as a whole but when it comes to her, how she got there hasn’t been as important as to what she has done since she arrived. The actress has starred in films and TV shows that has endeared her to fans across the Latino world, particularly in Brazil where she has developed a great number of fans.

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Laia Manzanares
Laia with her Proyecto Tiempo co-stars

Laia Manzanares is also a good singer and a dancer but it is her work as an actress that has brought her into the limelight. She began her journey into the world of professional acting with the short video, Tame Impala: The Less I Know the Better. It was a minor role in which she played a cheerleader. Regardless, it was the beginning of her life as an actress and it has been the foundation that has led her to many other projects across film and television.

In the following year in 2016, she starred in three projects – two television shows and a short film, titled Cities and Waste. The second television show was Merli, a Spanish show that aired between 2016 and 2018. On the show, Laia Manzanares played the character Okasana and appeared in 27 episodes of the show.

During her time as a cast of Merli, she starred in other projects including her appearance in her first feature-length film, Proyecto Tiempo. The other appearances were in the miniseries, Ray, the short film, Bathed in Light and in El vent es aixo, another full-length film.

In 2018, she also played another of her notable characters, as Clara on Heavies tendres, starring as a voice actor. Other appearances include Killing the Father, What the Future Holds, Villafranca and a couple more.


As far as details about her family and personal life go, Laia Manzanares has kept mum on details. So far, nothing is known to the general public about her family, either nuclear or extended.

As for her immediate personal life either, one would be hard pressed to find Laia Manzanares’ name linked romantically to anyone, either male or female. The young actress at this point in time seems to be focused on building her burgeoning career in the industry.

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Other Facts About Laia Manzanares

1. She has a social media presence on both Twitter and Instagram. On both social media platforms, she tweets via the account, @LaiaManzanares.

2. When Laia is not in front of the camera or reading a script, she enjoys horticulture, Lego building, and leather crafting.

3. Unsurprisingly, as a result of her cultural upbringing, Laia Manzanares is a religious woman. She is a Christian who practices the Roman Catholic faith.

4. The actress has a physical profile with a height of 5 feet 6 inches with light brown hair and an oval face.

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