Marie is a New York based actor performing in theater, television and film. She is originally from the Southern Philippines born with a Filipino mother and an English-Chinese father. She was brought up tri-lingually in four cultures before moving to New York City for conservatory training in both classical and contemporary roles at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Marie left a thriving television career in the Southern Philippines before making her mark in New York City, gracing screens on acclaimed shows such as Around Town, Scene Around Town and Life At The Park.
Marie is equally and exceptionally at home in a light-hearted role requiring an instinctive comedic timing and in an intense, emotionally demanding role. She is a native speaker of three different languages, including English. Marie also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Linguistics and Literature.
When she is not on stage or in front of a camera, Marie is an avid SCUBA diver, pianist and cook.