Actress, a classically-trained dancer, and one of the stars of the TruTV Comedy Series Tacoma FD, Maria Ann Russell, embodies the word diversity.
In this exclusive and revealing conversation, Maria shares her experience of having a Lithuanian Father and Mexican Mother. How has her Father’s Law Enforcement career affected Maria’s approach to playing Law Enforcement characters on Tv and in Movies? What were her Mother’s experiences growing up in Mexico and why does she still make Tamales every week? What lessons did Maria learn from her Parents that have helped her remain an in-demand Actor for the past decade?
Maria also opens up about Racism and Immigration and how living in California and less than 2 hours away from Mexico has impacted her take on both issues.
Maria also officially reveals there will be a Season 3 of the TruTV comedy series Tacoma FD!
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