|Born||(1981-06-21) June 21, 1981|
|Known for||Shadowhunters, The Strain, Degrassi: The Next Generation|
Nicola Correia-Damude is an award-winning Toronto-based actress and singer.
Television and film
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–present||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|
|2018||The Holiday Calendar||Mayor Martinez|
Awards and nominations
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.[16