Check our interview with talented young “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” actress Madelyn Miranda.
The feature film will release in theaters in August of 2019. Madelyn’s other film credits include playing Jennifer in the film CLOUDS and Young Bernice in the film BERNICE. She can also be seen on the television series SUPERSTORE. The Los Angeles native began her career when she was only three-years-old. In her free time, Madelyn enjoys gymnastics, urban acrobatic/aerial training and singing.
Hi Madelyn, please tell us a little about you?
I’m 10 years old and have two younger brothers. One is 4 and the other is 8. I have great parents and I love shopping.
Describe yourself in 3 words?
I would describe myself as Adventurous, loyal and a bit bossy.
Name one your strengths?
I think my best strength is that I’m Daring because being daring allows me to try new things.
How’s a typical day in your life?
A typical day is waking up in the morning and getting ready to go to school. After school, if I have an audition I go straight to the audition and do my homework in the car. When I get home, I have dinner and then go to sleep.
Who is your biggest supporter?
My biggest supporter is my mom.
How did you get started in the industry?
I got started in the industry when I was 4 years old. My mom saw that I loved attention when I was little and put me with an agency and I started going to auditions.
What was your first acting role?
My first acting role was an insurance commercial.
Do you have or had acting classes?
Yes I go to acting classes sometimes and also do a lot of private coaching before an addition.
What is the best and worst part of being an actress?
The best part of being an actress is when I book a job and shoot it. The worst part is having to memorize a whole bunch of lines in one or two days.
Best advice ever given?
Best advise ever given is, even if someone is being rude to you, don’t be rude back to them.
How do you prepare for a role?
I prepare for a role by memorize my lines then practice over and over with my mom.
Now tell us about your work in Paramount Pictures film “DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD?”
I play young Dora who loves to play and is adventurous just like the character on the cartoon series.
And about your title character role as Young Dora?
Dora and Diego are very close cousins, then they have to be separated because Diego leaves to the city, which makes Dora a very sad.
What other projects you have been part of?
Other projects I’ve been on are a couple of short films, Clouds and Bernice. Also a TV Show, Superstore.
What kind of roles do you like or would like to play and why?
I would like to play a role in a scary movie because I love horror movies and makeup.
What is next for Madelyn Miranda in 2019?
What’s hopefully next for me is to book some more movies!
Who is your favorite Actor/Actress? And why?
Leonardo DiCaprio is my favorite actor because he is a very good actor. He can play lots of different roles in movies.
What music do you like?
I like hip-hop music because it keeps me going.
Your idea of a perfect Sunday is?
A perfect Sunday is being at a swimming pool with my friends.
Something people don’t know about you?
People don’t know that I love to draw.
What is your own definition of happiness?
My own definition of happiness is being with my family and not having any worries.
If you could meet someone living or dead, who would it be and why?
I would love to meet Millie Bobby Brown because I love her character in Stranger Things.
What do you like to watch on Tv?
I like to watch baking shows on TV, my favorite right now is Nailed It because it’s so funny how the cakes come out.
Do you support any charities?
I don’t support any charities yet but I would like to.
Where we can follow you?
You can follow me on Instagram @madelynmirandaofficial
Quote: Always treat people how you would want to be treated
Holiday Destination: Cabo San Lucas
Song:Bad Guy by Billie Eilish
Sports Team: Dodgers
Movie: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
Photo Credit: Shandon Photography