|Born||21 June 1981|
|Known for||Shadowhunters, The Strain, Degrassi: The Next Generation|
Nicola Correia-Damude is a Canadian actress and singer based in Toronto.
Television and film
Correia-Damude has had recurring roles on Shadowhunters, Annedroids, The Boys and The Strain. Additional television credits include Haven, Degrassi: The Next Generation, and Stargate SG-1. Film credits include Margarita, Havana 57, and Memory. She also had a recurring role (33 episodes from 2017 to 2019) as the mother in the Canadian children's show, "Dino Dana".
Correia-Damude is a graduate of Etobicoke School of the Arts, Studio 58, and the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre. Her theatre credits include Coriolanus and Much Ado About Nothing at the Stratford Festival, Serious Money and The Women and Albertine in Five Times at the Shaw Festival, as well as premieres of new Canadian works The Madonna Painter (Factory Theatre), Within the Glass (Tarragon Theatre) and Botticelli in the Fire & Sunday in Sodom (Canadian Stage).
An actress of mixed heritage (her mother is from Guyana and her father is Canadian), Correia-Damude is "an advocate of increased cultural diversity in film, television and theatre; expanding roles for women; and improving conditions for mothers and families in the film and television industry." As well as an actress, she is also a singer-songwriter, plays piano and guitar, and has a dance background in modern, classical, jazz, step and tap.
|2005||Young Blades||Café waitress||Episode: "Secrets"|
|Stargate SG-1||Play Vala||Episode: "The Powers That Be"|
|2005–2006||Degrassi: The Next Generation||Diane|
|2011||Air Emergency||Col. Lorilys Ramos||TV series documentary|
|Furstenau Mysteries||Marie||Short film|
|Where are the Dolls?||L||Short film co-starring Megan Follows|
|Havana 57||Carla Leon|
|2014||Republic of Doyle||Renee||Episode: "Frame Job"|
|Remedy||Tess Carter||Episode: "Shadow of Doubt"|
|2014–2015||The Strain||Nikki Taylor|
|2016–2019||Shadowhunters||Maryse Lightwood||Recurring role|
|2017||Hellmington||Samantha Woodhouse||In post-production|
|2017||Private Eyes||Sgt. Pamela Blake||Episode "Now You See Her"|
|2018–2020||Burden of Truth||Diane||Main (seasons 1, 3); Recurring (season 2)|
|2018||The Holiday Calendar||Mayor Martinez|
|2019–present||The Boys||Elena||8 episodes|
|2019–present||Coroner||Kelly Hart||Recurring role|
|2019–2020||Ghostwriter||Amy Reyna||Main role|
|2020||Nurses||Dr. Vanessa Banks||Recurring role|
|2020||October Faction||Sheriff Gina Fernandez||Recurring role|
|2020||Endlings (TV series)||Maria|
|2021||The Republic of Sarah||Alexis Whitmore|
Awards and nominations
Correia-Damude has been nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for her guest performance on Remedy and received the Best Actress in a Feature Film award at the San Diego FilmOut Festival for her work in Margarita.
- Nicola Correia-Damude [@NicolaNCD] (21 June 2016). "It's My Birthday Today! Happy Summer to all!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- Nicola Correia-Damude [@NicolaNCD] (17 June 2018). "I'm 36 yrs old and the happiest I've ever been" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- "Nicola Correia Damude". Principals Talent. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
- Coulbourn, John (30 May 2006). "'Coriolanus' falls short of greatness". Retrieved 4 October 2016.
- "Much Ado About Nothing". Retrieved 3 October 2016.
- Slotkin, Lynn (12 September 2010). "AGE OF AROUSAL and SERIOUS MONEY". Retrieved 4 October 2016.
- Hoile, Christopher (20 July 2009). "Review - Albertine in Five Times". Retrieved 4 October 2016.
- Kaplan, Jon (25 November 2009). "The Madonna Painter". Retrieved 3 October 2016.
- "Season Press Release". Tarragon Theatre. 2015.
- "Canadian Stage Press Release WORLD PREMIERE DOUBLE BILL". Canadian Stage. 2015.
- Nestruck, J. Kelly (May 2016). "Jordan Tannahill on Videofag's closing and two premieres at Canadian Stage".
- "Exclusive Interview With Shadowhunters' Nicola Correia-Damude". 9 February 2016. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
- Nicola Correia-Damude (19 June 2020). "As a young person my journey with Sexual Identity was paved with privilege".
- Nicola Correia-Damude [@NicolaNCD] (14 August 2015). "@laeti_sabatier I did! My husband @LosVigon was in the Movie!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- Nicola Correia-Damude (7 September 2020). "7 years".
- Carlos Gonzalez-Vio (8 April 2019). "my 4-year-old is already a better photographer".
- Nicola CorreiaDamude @NicolaNCD, "So excited to announce that I’ll be joining the cast of Coroner this Season! So honoured to be a part of such an amazing Drama", Twitter, 07/09/2019
- Kennedy, John R. (13 January 2015). "Shaw Media earns dozens of Canadian Screen Awards nominations". Global News. Retrieved 3 October 2016.