Majandra Delfino


  1. Mena Suvari, American Beauty, 1998.      The beauteous Venezuelan-Cuban lost out on being Kevin Spacey’s  Lolita. She was called Angela Hayes, a nod  to Humbert Humbert’s Lolita Haze. Also in the loop: Jessica Biel, Kirsten Dunst, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Allyson Hannigan, Katie Holmes, Kate Hudson, Brittany Murphy, Leelee Sobieski, Tiffani Thiessen.   That’s not Suvari on the poster, though; the hand and stomach belong to actress-model Chloe Hunter. 
  2. Shiri Appleby, Roswell, 1999.     For the sf series about the denizens of the infamous New Mexico town, Majandra tested for Liz – and won Maria DeLuca. The Caracas-born Delfino’s next job was a 2003 small town murder mystery in… Reeseville!
  3. Ashley Williams, Keep Calm and Karey On, TV, 2013.       Due to be Penny, sister of top star Kelly Preston’s Karey, black sheep in a family of petty thieves, drug addicts, and narcissists. Delfino left the pilot as the dynamic of the casting and scripts were altered,  She was one of three choices quitting new ABC showsin March 2013 – and within days had been selected to head up the comedic Friends With Better Lives…at CBS.

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