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Naya Rivera

Child Actress / Actress / Model (person) / Television Actress / Film Actress | * 01/12/1987 († 33, 07/08/2020) | Valencia, California (United States of America (USA))
Naya Marie Rivera (January 12, 1987 – July 8, 2020) was an American actress, singer, and model. She began her career as a child actress and model, first appearing in national television commercials. At the age of four, she landed the role of Hillary Winston on the short-lived CBS sitcom The Royal Family (1991–1992), earning a nomination for a Young Artist Award at age five. After a series of recurring television roles and then guest spots as a teenager, she got her breakthrough role in 2009 as lesbian cheerleader Santana Lopez on the Fox television series Glee (2009–2015). For the role, she received critical acclaim and various awards, including a SAG Award and ALMA Award, as well as earning nominations for two Grammy Awards and one Brit Award. She was signed to Columbia Records as a solo musical artist in 2011 and – despite never releasing a studio album – released a single, "Sorry", in 2013. She won two ALMA Awards as a music artist. On the big screen, Rivera made her debut in the horror film At the Devil's Door (2014) before playin... ()
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Naya Rivera (January 12, 1987 – July 8, 2020) was an American actress, model, and singer.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Animation

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Movies with Naya Rivera as Actress(9)

as Selina Kyle / Catwoman (voice)2021 Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One
as Selina Kyle / Catwoman (voice)2021 Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two
as herself2017 And the Winner Isn't
as Felipa2017 Mad Families
as Sparkle2013 The Naughty List
as Santana Lopez2011 Glee: The Concert Movie
as Captain America Kid2002 The Master of Disguise

TV Shows/Series with Naya Rivera as Actress(15)

as Collette Jones2018 Step Up: High Water
as herself2011 The Glee Project
as Santana Lopez2009 Glee
as Herself - Guest Judge2009 RuPaul's Drag Race
as Hillary Winston1991 The Royal Family

Movies with Naya Rivera as Crew(1)

Additional Information

Full Name: Naya Marie White
Born: Monday, 01/12 1987 (January) in Valencia, California (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 07/08 2020 (July) in Lake Piru (aged: 33)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN, native language), Spanish (ES)
Educated at: Valencia High School
Record Label: Columbia Records
Net worth estimate: 5,000,000 USD
Spouses (current/former): Ryan Dorsey
Siblings: Mychal Rivera
Other names for Naya Rivera (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Naya Marie Rivera"
"Naya Maria Rivera"
"The Cast of Glee"
"Nay Nay" (Nickname)
"Nay Nay Rivers" (Nickname)
"N'Nay" (Nickname)
"Bee" (Nickname)
"Snixx" (Nickname)
Naya Rivera frequently works together with these people:
Khary Payton (7x, Actor)
Beverly Jackson (7x, Actress)
Paget Brewster (6x, Actress)
Chris Parnell (6x, Actor)
Gayle Abrams (6x, Crew)
Jeff Pollack (6x, Crew)
Eddie Gorodetsky (6x, Crew)
David Zuckerman (6x, Crew)
Alan Tudyk (5x, Actor)
Tom Kenny (5x, Actor)
Kelly Ann Foley (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:50731, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 01/06/2022