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Larissa Gomes
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Larissa Gomes

Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Larissa always knew she wanted to be in the arts. Since the age of six, she can remember rounding up friends to perform in plays and concerts at family parties. Larissa also has a background in music and dance. Her first foray into acting came in high school, while performing in stage plays and musicals.

Now a film and television actress, Larissa has just completed a lead role in the Gemini award nominated series Bliss. Supporting roles in such feature films as Resident Evil 2: Apocalypse starring Mila Jovovich, Phantom of the Megaplex starring Mickey Rooney, Hollywood Bollywood and Zebra Lounge starring Stephen Baldwin. Supporting roles in television movies such as the CBS MOW: The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth about Enron, Rough Air and Blackout.

Major recurring roles on television series such as La Femme Nikita and Leap Years as well as numerous guest star appearances on such shows as 1-800-missing, Odyssey 5, Tracker and more. Larissa has also appeared in many national U.S., Canadian and overseas commercials. Larissa worked for one year as a voice over artist for the Television series Queen of Swords and would one day love to perform voice over characters for animated films and/or series.

Another dimension of performance has found Larissa pursuing ventures in the music industry. A singer/songwriter, Larissa has toured the world from North America to Europe and Asia, She has shared the stage and collaborated with platinum recording artists. One highlight includes performing for Nelson Mandela at the Skydome Stadium in Toronto. As a recording artist, Larissa continues to work on her solo album project. She collaborated with other artists on their album projects as well as a soundtrack. Larissa has a passion for screenwriting as well, having written a few screenplays to date.

She is a graduate from York University, speaks three languages fluently and loves to work with accents.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Larissa Gomes Facts

BirthplaceToronto, Ontario, Canada

Selected Filmography

Not available.