Maria Canals-Barrera

Maria Canals-Barrera

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1966-09-28 · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Miami, Florida, USA

24 Movies · 22 TV shows

Also Known As: Maria Canals Barrera · Maria Canals

Biography

Maria Pilar Canals-Barrera (née Canals; born September 28, 1966) is an American actress. Over the course of her acting career, Canals-Barrera co-starred in a number of short-lived sitcoms and has appeared in several films.She is best known for her role as Theresa Russo in the Disney Channel family sitcom Wizards of Waverly Place (2007–2013). She also played the role of Connie Torres in Camp Rock (2008) and Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010), and co-starred as Lala Pinedo in Larry Crowne (2011). From 2014–15, Canals-Barrera starred as Daniela in the ABC comedy series Cristela.She is known as the voice of Shayera Hol/Hawkgirl in Justice League and Justice League Unlimited. She also voiced Sunset Boulevardez in the Disney Channel show The Proud Family and Paulina in the Nickelodeon show Danny Phantom.

Personal Life

Barrera has been married to actor David Barrera since 1999, with whom she has two daughters.

Early Life

Canals-Barrera was born and raised in Miami, Florida, to Cuban parents of Catalan descent. Canals-Barrera also speaks Spanish and took drama classes in junior high.

Movies & TV shows

2019.

1 Movie
Sweet Inspirations

Sweet Inspirations

2019
A group of determined ladies form a bakery in hopes of raising money before it is too late after learning that an abused women's shelter is losing funding.

2018.

1 Movie
The Wedding Do Over

The Wedding Do Over

2018
When she is forced to work with her ex-fiancé, she begins to question whether their relationship was the disaster that she remembers.

2017.

1 Movie
Vixen: The Movie

Vixen: The Movie

2017
Mari was an orphan after her parents were killed. Mari is going to keep going. Mari has access to the powers of animals, from the strength of a gorilla to the speed of a cheetah. She protects the worl...

2016.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
God's Not Dead 2

God's Not Dead 2

5.57
2016
When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her reasoned response lands her in deep trouble and could cause God to leave the public square once and for all.
TV
Fuller House

Fuller House

7
2016
D.J. She is a mother of three. She asked her sister and best friend for help.

2015.

1 Movie
Members Only

Members Only

2015
A look at life at an elite private country club as seen by its members and employees.

2014.

1 TV show
TV
Cristela

Cristela

3.5
2014
In her sixth year of law school, Cristela is finally on the brink of landing her first big (unpaid) internship at a prestigious law firm. The only problem is that her pursuit of success is more ambiti...

2013.

3 Movies
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

7
2013
Batman has not been seen in a decade. Bruce Wayne is forced back into the cape and cowl by a new breed of criminal, but does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2

5.54
2013
Batman has stopped the reign of terror that The Mutants had cast upon the city. The government wants The Man of Steel to stop Batman and an old foe wants a reunion.
The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex

The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex

5.91
2013
The family and friends are going to Tuscany, Italy, to meet their long lost relatives. Alex inadvertently conjures a spell that creates a good Alex and an evil Alex when she tries to prove she's more ...

2012.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Baby Daddy

Baby Daddy

2012
Baby Daddy follows Ben, a young man in his early 20s living the life of a bachelor in New York City with his buddy, Tucker, and his brother, Danny. Their lives are turned upside down when they come ho...
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1

5.07
2012
Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime i...

2011.

1 Movie
Larry Crowne

Larry Crowne

2011
When Larry finds himself without a job, he enrolls in a college. As he becomes part of an eclectic community of students, he develops a crush on his teacher.

2010.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Generator Rex

Generator Rex

2010
Generator Rex is an American science fiction "nanopunk" action animated television series created by Man of Action for Cartoon Network. John Fang of Cartoon Network Studios serves as supervising direc...
Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam

Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam

5.92
2010
She's going to go back to Camp Rock and make new music with her friends. Camp Star, a slick new camp across the lake, has drummed up some serious competition by featuring newcomers. With Camp Rock's f...

2009.

2 Movies
Wizards On Deck with Hannah Montana

Wizards On Deck with Hannah Montana

2009
The race is called the S.S. There is a chance to meet London and a Teen Cruise to Hawaii. As well as trying to win the affection of the heiress, both Max and Justin are trying to win concert tickets f...
Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie

Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie

6.32
2009
Alex cast a magic that caused trouble. In order to save their family, the kids have to go on an adventure.

2008.

2 Movies
Wizards of Waverly Place: Wizard School

Wizards of Waverly Place: Wizard School

2008
Alex was forced to go to wizard school when she was caught using magic to clean her room. Max and Jerry are outside on the terrace.
Camp Rock

Camp Rock

7.18
2008
She learns how important it is to be yourself when she goes to Camp Rock.

2007.

2 TV shows
TV
The Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang Theory

6.96
2007
The sitcom is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard...
TV
Wizards of Waverly Place

Wizards of Waverly Place

7.67
2007
While their parents run the Waverly Sub Station, the siblings struggle to balance their ordinary lives with their extraordinary powers.

2006.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The Loop

The Loop

2006
The Loop is an American sitcom that ran from March 15, 2006 to July 1, 2007 on Fox. The show starred Bret Harrison as Sam Sullivan, a young professional trying to balance the needs of his social life ...
Danny Phantom: Reality Trip

Danny Phantom: Reality Trip

2006
Danny, Tucker, and Sam are getting ready for summer vacation, but when Freakshow arrives and kidnaps their parents, they must find the Reality Gems for the Reality Gauntlet in order to save them! And ...

2005.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The Boondocks

The Boondocks

5.67
2005
When he became legal guardian of his two grandsons, Robert "Granddad" Freeman moved from the south side of Chicago to the Woodcrest neighborhood. He can enjoy his golden years in safety. suburbia is a...

2004.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Danny Phantom

Danny Phantom

6.02
2004
Danny Phantom became a ghost-hunting superhero after blowing up his parents' laboratory. Danny's half-ghost, but only his sister, Jazz, and best friends,Samantha and Tucker, know his secret. Danny hid...
Justice League - Starcrossed

Justice League - Starcrossed

6
2004
The Thanagarians came to protect Earth from another alien race. The final three episodes of the show's second season are included in the feature.

2003.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Miss Match

Miss Match

2003
Miss Match is a 2003 American television series created by Jeff Rake and Darren Star and produced by Twentieth Century Fox, Darren Star Productions and Imagine Entertainment. It aired in the U.S. on N...
Scooby-Doo! and the Monster of Mexico

Scooby-Doo! and the Monster of Mexico

7.33
2003
Alejo Otero is a friend of Fred. There is a monster in the town.
Imagining Argentina

Imagining Argentina

2003
The film is based on the disappearances of Carlos Rueda and his wife Cecilia during the dictatorship of the 1970s. After writing an editorial questioning the abductions, Cecilia was taken into police ...

2002.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Master of Disguise

The Master of Disguise

2002
A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. The leader of the Disguisey ...
TV
George Lopez

George Lopez

4.5
2002
George Lopez is a comedian. The show was on ABC from March 27 to May 8.

2001.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
Justice League: Secret Origins

Justice League: Secret Origins

2001
The World's greatest Super Heroes are called to join the Justice League when global catastrophe strikes. A dangerous array of invaders and world conquering megalomaniacs are overcome by the Justice Le...
TV
Justice League

Justice League

6.09
2001
The greatest superhero team of all time are Batman, Superman, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Hawkgirl, Green Lantern and Martian Manhunter.
TV
The Proud Family

The Proud Family

3.86
2001
"The Proud Family" follows the adventures and misadventures ofPenny, a 14-year-old African American girl who's doing her best to navigate through the early years of teen-dom. Every encounter is bigger...
America's Sweethearts

America's Sweethearts

8
2001
In the midst of a nasty public breakdown of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the situation as the couple's latest film has found it's only print kidnapped by the direc...

2000.

2 TV shows
TV
Curb Your Enthusiasm

Curb Your Enthusiasm

6.07
2000
The comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and neither can anyone else, is off the hook.
TV
Static Shock

Static Shock

8
2000
A person is fighting crime.

1999.

1 TV show
TV
Popular

Popular

8
1999
The editor of the school paper and the popular cheerleader at the school are both polar opposites. Brooke and Sam have to deal with their new situation on top of their regular teenage girl problems wh...

1997.

1 TV show
TV
The Tony Danza Show

The Tony Danza Show

1997
The Tony Danza Show was a sitcom that aired on NBC in 1997. The series aired 5 episodes before being canceled.

1995.

2 TV shows
TV
Almost Perfect

Almost Perfect

1995
Almost Perfect is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS television network from September 17, 1995 until October 30, 1996. The series focused on the professional life of the female execut...
TV
Caroline in the City

Caroline in the City

6
1995
Caroline in the City is an American situation comedy that ran on the NBC television network. It stars Lea Thompson as cartoonist Caroline Duffy, who lives in Manhattan in New York City. The series pre...

1994.

1 TV show
TV
Viper

Viper

1994
In the fictional city of Metro City, California, a special task force set up by the federal government to fight crime is constantly under siege from one crime wave after another. The weapon used by th...

1987.

1 TV show
TV
21 Jump Street

21 Jump Street

8
1987
21 Jump Street is about a group of young cops who use their youthful appearance to go undercover and solve crimes involving teenagers and young adults.

1984.

1 TV show
TV
Murder, She Wrote

Murder, She Wrote

7
1984
An unassuming mystery writer turned sleuth uses her professional insight to help solve real-life homicide cases.

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
#FBF

#FBF

Annie took her mother's computer to visit her father. She pretended to be her mother because of the laptop. She wants her parents to be together again.
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