Ana de Armas made her acting debut in 2006 in the Spanish film Una rosa de Francia. She also starred in the popular Spanish television show El Internado. In 2015 she starred in her first American film Knock Knock (2015) in which she co-starred with Keanu Reeves followed by Exposed, Hands of Stone, War Dogs and Blade Runner 2049.
Born Name Ana Celia de Armas Caso
Occupation Film and TV actress, model
Years active 2006–present
Born: April 30, 1988, 30 years and 10 months, Havana, Cuba
Sun Sign Taurus
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Green
Height 5 ft 6 in or 168 cm
35-25-35 in or 89-63.5-89 cm
Bra size 32C
De Armas studied at the National Theater School, Cuba.
She is signed with Sight Management.
Ana de Armas was born in Santa Cruz del Norte and raised in Havana, Cuba. She decided at age 12 to become an actress, and attended the National Theater School of Cuba.
De Armas made her acting debut in 2006, portraying the role of Marie on Una rosa de Francia, starring with Alex Gonzalez. At the age of 18, she moved to Spain. Her first major television success there was the Spanish TV series El Internado, in which she starred as Carolina Leal, airing on Antena 3 in 2007. She continued her career in the film Mentiras y gordas (2009), the TV series Hispania, la leyenda (2010–2012), and Blind Alley (2011).
Move to Hollywood
In 2014 de Armas moved to Los Angeles. She appeared in the film Por un puñado de besos. In 2015, she starred in Knock Knock, alongside Keanu Reeves, whom she also co-starred with in the 2016 film Exposed. She credits Hands of Stone director Jonathan Jakubowicz as having “discovered her” since he gave her the first international role in his Robert De Niro boxing epic which premiered in Cannes 2016. Staying busy through 2016, in addition to Hands of Stone she had a prominent role in Todd Phillips’ War Dogs, playing the moral wife of Miles Teller’s character who sells weapons to the American government.
She also got fame for her January 2016 thriller release Exposed again with Keanu Reeves.
In 2017 she appeared in Overdrive, a French action-thriller film, in which she played Scott Eastwood’s girlfriend who becomes involved in his plot to steal cars from a ruthless tycoon. While the film received scathing reviews, De Armas’ performance received praise from critics.
The same year she appeared in Blade Runner 2049 by Denis Villeneuve, playing opposite Ryan Gosling in the role of Joi, a holographic computer program which is the main character’s girlfriend. Her performance in the film received high praise and has been characterized as a breakout role.
De Armas was married to Spanish actor Marc Clotet from 2011 to 2013.
Her first film was Una rosa de Francia (2006) in which she played the role of Marie.
First TV Show
Her first TV show was the Spanish TV drama-thriller series El Internado, aired on Antena 3. She played the role as Carolina Leal from 2007 to 2010.
Ana de Armas Facts
She moved to Spain at the age of 19.
Ana is good friends with her The Boarding School (2007) co-star Elena Furiase.
She learned English and got to do over 8 films in just two years after moving to Los Angeles.
She was a cover girl for the FHM Magazine Spanish edition in 2008.
Ana made her debut at the Cannes Film Festival in 2016.
She has a pet dog named Elvis.