Natasha is an American actress, singer, comedienne and writer who made her American cinematic debut in 2006 in M. Night Shyamalan’s movie Lady in the Water. She is known for playing the role of Matilda on the HBO show Curb Your Enthusiasm opposing Larry David and now for playing the iconic role of Yolanda Saldivar on the Netflix show Selena, the Series.
As a singer-songwriter, Natasha has placed her songs in different media from TV shows like Amazon’s Sneaky Pete and HBO’s Entourage, to movies like the Argentinian film Cuestión de Principios, and the Venezuelan film La Hora Cero. She has scored plays like Damien Calderon’s Huellas for the Frida Kahlo Theatre and co-created over dozens of jingles for commercials. For the past couple of years, Perez has been exploring a new sound – a mix of comedic indie, jazz- autochthonous textures and pop. She is currently working with producer Rudy La Scala to release a tribute cover track of one Selena’s songs.
Natasha Pérez is also a published writer. She has participated in several comedy festivals with her solo piece Summer Camp, a 10 minute musical show written and performed by her and directed by Rick Najera (CBS Diversity) and Arianne Price (Bridemaids).
The book “Hembravecidas” was launched in Mexico and released in Los Angeles under the title Antología Bi-Nacional (Bi-national Anthology) where she collaborated with several female identity stories. As a journalist, Natasha has written countless of articles in publications like El Metropolitano in Caracas, Hoy Newspaper and La Banda Elástica in LA.
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