Marcella Bragio is a San Francisco based actress with numerous TV and movie credits. After establishing herself as a successful model in national adds with stars such as Steve Young and Jerry Rice, she transitioned to acting into 2015. A member of SAG-AFTRA, she continues to be in demand model and actress. Multi talented, Marcella also plays and teaches piano. She regularly appears on lists of the most beautiful actresses and models of North and South America. Marcella Bragio was was born in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, Brazil. She is of Italian, Portuguese and Brazilian ancestry. At the University of Vicosa, Bragio majored in Business Administration in 2004 followed by a post degree in Business Management in 2006. She has degrees in Piano and Music Theory and received diplomas from the Brazilian Conservatory of Music. She continues to instruct piano, theory and vocal. Bragio is known for her performance in 'Under the Palm Tree'(2017), directed by Bryan Martin and written by Franklyn Cole Jr., Bryan Martin and Ted Franse, in which she costars with Richard Tyson. Marcella is featured in a documentary 'Artists' (2016) for Fashion on Film, written and directed by Dan Heflin. She can also be seen in 'The Great Controversy Ended'(2017), written and directed by Nancy Hamilton, as Cindy, a survivor. She has been in a hand full of TV Shows such as "Chance" (with Hugh Laurie), "13 Reasons Why" (Produced by Selena Gomes), Sense 8 (by the creators of Matrix), Pitch (New Fox Series) and "Wives with Knives"(Discovery Channel). She was also part of a number of other movies still in post-production such as 'Hood Damnation'(2016), written and directed by Alonzo Chism, and 'Crush' as Allison. Marcella had the lead role in 'Lifeline', written and directed by Nabil Bucks, and can be seen as the featured actress in 'Smoke Screen', 'Truman's Last Kiss' as well as a movie by Ken Hardy for the Sacramento International Film Festival 2016. Marcella continues to actively model and do commercials and print jobs as well as runway work. Previous to appearing in movies, Bragio has done commercials and has been a fashion model since 2009. She has worked with Steve Young and Jerry Rice on a Tommy Hilfiger commercial in 2010, with Porcaro Communications on a cell phone commercial for Alaska, NorCal Honda and has been featured on GlamModelz magazine and Dallas Wine Festival. As a model she gained representation with two agencies in California and has done scores of photo shoots, fashion shows, catalogs, print work, Sacramento Fashion Week, and has also been featured on Belazon.com, "the ultimate website for your favorite celebrities" since 2015. She is married to actor William Barbour, known for numerous television and movie projects. The couple have a young son and daughter and live in the San Francisco Bay Area. Marcella gained her US citizenship in 2015. Her work appears in IMDbPro, Belazon, Facebook and Model Mayhem as well as casting agencies in California. She, her husband and their two children are all represented by Models Inc. Talent Agency.
|December 21, 2018