Get to Know Chilean-American Actress Cote De Pablo
Mara Jose de Pablo Fernandez, professionally known as Cote de Pablo. She was born in Santiago, Chile and moved to the United States when she was ten. After studying acting in the U.S., she returned to Chile to pursue her dream to become an actress. She is well-known for her roles in movies and television shows. Let’s learn more about this Chilean-American artist.
Born in Chile, Cote de Pablo first made her television debut on the Spanish-language talk show Control. After graduating high school, she worked in a restaurant as a waitress. She then played Melanie Sanchez in the popular movie TOCA Race Driver. In 2000, she had a small role in the movie The Street. A year later, she appeared in NCIS and was a part of an episode.
Cote de Pablo is the sister of her brother Francisco. Both her parents have been divorced. Her father is a DJ and lives in Miami. Her sister lives in New York, and her brother is an actor. Her mother was an actress, so Cote was able to learn the craft while studying at a private school. Despite her young age, she was always fascinated by the arts. She began acting at age ten and graduated in 2000 with a Bachelor’s of Arts.
She left NCIS in the beginning without any plans, but she is now back with the network. As the character Ziva, she will appear on the upcoming season of the NCIS series. According to the actress, she was frustrated by the script and wanted more respect for Ziva. She also stated that she didn’t like the way she was presented. This is what led to her leaving the show. Ziva was not happy with the decision.
Cote de Pablo has appeared in many films, in addition to her television roles. In 2008, she was nominated for the Imagen Award for Favorite TV Actress, as well as for the Alma Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Television Series. She starred in The Last Rites of Ransom Pride in 2009. Although her career is relatively young, she has a long and varied career ahead of her.
Cote de Pablo worked on several projects after her departure from NCIS. She co-hosted the talk show Control with Carlos Ponce, which ran on the Univision network. She appeared on stage in Measure for Measure, a New York City Public Theater production, in 2001. After two years of performing in the theater, she was offered small roles on television. She has starred in episodes of All My Children, Fling, and The $treet.
The actress was born in Chile and studied theater and music at Carnegie Mellon University. After graduating, she decided to pursue acting instead of music. Despite her long list of acting roles, Cote de Pablo has been notoriously private. Fans have been asking her to return to the show and she has not yet responded to their request. It’s hard to know whether she will ever come back. But she has an impressive resume.