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Ana De Armas

Full Name

Ana Celia de Armas Caso is her full name.1)

Birth And Job

Her birthday is April 30th, 1988. She is a Spanish and Cuban actress.2)


Her career began in Cuba. She played the lead in the romance drama Una Rosa de Francia there (2006).,3)

Moving To Spain

She relocated to Madrid, Spain, when she was 18 years old. From 2007 to 2010, she appeared in the famous adolescent drama El Internado for six seasons.4)

Moving To Los Angeles And Her Next Roles In English

After relocating to Los Angeles, de Armas appeared in the English-language films Knock Knock (2015) and War Dogs (2015). She appeared in the sports biopic Hands of Stone as a supporting actress (2016).5)

Famous Role

Her breakthrough performance was as a holographic AI projection in the science fiction picture Blade Runner 2049. (2017).6)

Awards For Knives Out

She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical for her role as nurse Marta Cabrera in the mystery thriller Knives Out (2019). She received the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance.7)

Bond Girl

She later appeared as Bond girl Paloma in the James Bond film No Time to Die (2021).8)

Marilyn Monroe

She received global acclaim for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in the film Blonde (2022).9)

Santa Cruz del Norte

She grew up in Santa Cruz del Norte, a tiny town in northern Mexico. Her maternal grandparents came to Cuba from Spain.10)


Ramón, her father, worked as a bank manager, teacher, school administrator, and deputy mayor of a town. He studied philosophy in a Soviet university prior.11)


Ana, her mother, worked in the Ministry of Education's human resources department.12)

Brother Javier

De Armas has one elder brother, Javier, a New York-based photographer who was detained by Cuban authorities in 2020 owing to his criticism of Decree 349 and connections to artists under government monitoring.13)

Growing Up In Cuba

Despite growing up during Cuba's Special Period with food rationing, gasoline shortages, and power outages, de Armas has described her upbringing as pleasant.14)

No Internet Access

De Armas had no internet access as a teenager and had little awareness of popular culture outside of Cuba.15)


She was permitted to watch “20 minutes of Saturday cartoons and the Sunday movie matinée”.16)

No Video Or DVD Player

Her family did not own a “video or DVD player,” so she viewed Hollywood movies in the apartment of a neighbor.17)

Monologues In Front Of The Mirror

In front of the mirror, she memorized and practiced speeches.18)

Decision About Acting

When she was 12, she realized she wanted to be an actor.19)

National Theatre of Cuba

She auditioned for the National Theatre of Cuba in Havana in 2002, at the age of 14.20)

Rigorous Course

She would occasionally hitchhike to the “rigorous” course.21)

Leaving The Course

She dropped out of the four-year theatre program months before presenting her final thesis because Cuban graduates are not allowed to leave the nation until they complete three years of community service.22)

Moving To Madrid

She came to Madrid at the age of 18 to pursue an acting career after obtaining Spanish citizenship through her maternal grandparents.23)

Marc Clotet

In mid-2010, De Armas began dating Spanish actor Marc Clotet. In July 2011, they married in Costa Brava. They separated in early 2013.24)

Franklin Latt

She was once engaged to American talent agent Franklin Latt from early 2015 till late 2016.25)

Ben Affleck

De Armas dated American actor Ben Affleck from March 2020 to January 2021 after meeting on the filming of Deep Water in late 2019.26)

Los Angeles To New York

She moved to Los Angeles when she was 26 and will be in New York City in 2022.27)

Didn't Know English

Ana went to Los Angeles knowing no English and had to memorize her lines phonetically for her first two films.28)

Demián Bichir

Demián Bichir of Grand Hotel fame is another prominent star with whom she has collaborated. Ana appeared alongside Demián in the 2018 film Corazon.29)


She enjoys traveling, having returned to Cuba as well as Brazil, Thailand, and Jordan in recent years.30)

ana_de_armas.txt · Last modified: 2022/10/06 23:37 by eziothekilla34