Mariela Garriga was born in Habana, Cuba. She has Italian, English, Spanish and France ancestry. 
She began her artistic career as a model at the age of 13, working for the agency "La Maison Fashion House". She also appeared in a series of commercials, intended for the foreign market, collaborating with "Island Film Cuba Production" and "RTV Commercial". She's been working as an actress since then, dividing her time between TV series and movies in Italy and the United States.
While working as a model, she was noticed by Cristy Dominguez, director of the Cuban Television Ballet with which she followed a dance course, becoming in turn a professional dancer and performing in theaters and on Cuban television.  
In 2009, noticed by an Italian talent scout, she moved to Milan , to work as a model for the Fashion Model Management agency and for the Elite Model Management.
The first role in the cinema was that of a dancer in the film Wedding in Paris in 2011, while in 2014 she is part of the cast of Amici come noi , together with the Italian duo Pio and Amedeo and subsequently in Miami Beach and I crimes of the BarLume . In 2017 he played the role of Sally in the film Chi m'ha visto , with Beppe Fiorello and Pierfrancesco Favino, while in 2019 he was in the cast of the film The men of gold . In television he appears in some episodes of series such as The young Montalbano from 2015 and The inspector Coliandro from 2016.
In 2016 she moved to Los Angeles, from that date she appeared in films such as Nightmare Cinema , directed by Ryuhei Kitamura and Bloodline , with Seann William Scott and Dale Dickey. He has also participated in episodes of television series such as Law & Order - Special Victims Unit as Elana Marks and in NCIS: Los Angeles in the role of Pietra Rey in the Forasteira episode.
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