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Francia Raisa

Full / Real Name: Francia Raisa Almendárez
Born: 26 July 1988 (34 years old)
Gender: Female

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Francia Raisa is an American actress best known for her roles as Leti, a tough cheerleader, in the 2006 feature film Bring it On: All or Nothing; and as majorette Adrian Lee in the teen drama television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager, from 2008-2013.

Francia was born and raised in Southern California, where her dad, Maximo Renan Almendarez Coello, is the No. 1 DJ in L.A. (He's known as "El Cucuy" on 97.9 FM, La Raza.)

As a junior in high school, Francia started modeling for print ads, starring in commercials, and even dabbling in the world of sitcoms.

After shooting Bring It On: All or Nothing opposite Hayden Panettiere of NBC's Heroes, Francia starred in the Nickelodeon film Shredderman Rules.

In 2008, she shot a lead role in Spanish horror film ASD: A Soul Disowned (formerly called Underground and not rated) and was the female lead in ABC Family's original movie The Cutting Edge 3: Chasing the Dream.

You may also have seen her on the big screen as Marly in Fired Up! or on TV as a guest on In Plain Sight.









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