KARLA SOUZA - Clara Barron
In the last five years, Karla Souza has performed in Mexico's three
highest-grossing films of all time. Stateside, she can be seen starring in ABC's
hit drama "How to Get Away with Murder."
Souza will next appear on the big screen in Everybody Loves Somebody, written
and directed by Catalina Aguilar Mastretta. Souza produced and stars in the
comedy opposite Ben O'Toole and Jose Maria Yazpik. The film will premiere at the
Palm Springs International Film Festival followed by its release on February
Souza recently wrapped production on Jacob's Ladder alongside Jesse Williams and
Michael Ealy. Directed by David M. Rosenthal, the film will be a re-imagining of
the 1990 thriller. She will also soon be seen in Alfonso Pineda Ulloa's The
Jesuit, opposite Shannyn Sossamon, Ron Perlman, and Tim Roth.
Earlier this year she starred in Que Cupla Tiene el Nino?, which opened at #1
in her native Mexico and marked her producing debut. She has had leading roles
in numerous box office hits including indie film El Efecto Tequila in 2010 and
Suave Patria, which was one of the highest grossing films in 2012. In 2013,
Souza starred in Me Late Chocolate, followed by her critically acclaimed
performance in Warner Brothers' Nosotros Los Nobles, the highest grossing film
in Mexican film history. Souza also appeared in the Pantelion comedy
Instructions Not Included, which is the highest grossing Spanish-language film
in history to open in the US.
Prior television credits include "Persons Unknown," and "Heroes del Norte," as
well as Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna's "Nino Santo." Souza has appeared
on-stage in Avenue Q, The Sound of Music, and John Kolvenbach's Love Song.
Souza is currently the face of L'Oreal Mexico.