Christina Ochoa

Christina Ochoa is the grandniece of 1959 Nobel Prize-winner Severo Ochoa and the daughter of acclaimed Spanish sculptor Victor Ochoa. Having spent her childhood between Madrid, Barcelona and Miami, she ultimately graduated from Santa Isabel La Asuncion (Madrid). Prior to acting, Ochoa went on to study Oceanographic Engineering at Las Palmas University and Advanced Marine Biology at James Cook University.

Having turned to acting as a hobby, Ochoa starred in theatrical plays in Washington, D.C. at the Little Theatre of Alexandria. As time passed, she ultimately decided to pursue a career in the performing arts and moved to Madrid, where she attended the Cristina Rota Conservatory and Film Institute.  

Ochoa's television credits include recurring roles on Matador and Animal Kingdom, as well as guest roles on I Hate My Teenage Daughter, Modern Family, The Neighbors, and Spain’s La Que se Avecina. Her film credits include Cats Dancing on Jupiter. Ochoa is also the founder and owner of QE (Quantum Entanglement) Productions, responsible for the 2011 award-winning short film Stay with Me.

Ochoa's special skills include: scuba diving, dance, fight and stunt driving. She is fluent in English and Spanish and currently resides in Los Angeles.

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