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Dash and Lily cast: Who is Sofia star Keana Marie?

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Dash and Lily on Netflix is based on the young adult series Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by David Levithan and Rachel Cohn. Austin Abrams and Midori Francis star as Dash and Lily respectively and the series even features a cameo appearance from Nick Jonas and The Jonas Brothers. Express.co.uk has everything you need to know about Keana Marie who stars as Sofia in the series.

Who is Sofia star Keana Marie?

Keana Marie stars as Dash’s Colbumian ex-girlfriend Sofia in Dash and Lily.

Sofia’s father is a politician and as a result of his job, she has travelled all over the US and world.

However, Sofia and her family have returned to New York from Brazil just in time for the festive season, hoping to rekindle her relationship with Dash.

Keana Marie, 25, is an actress director and writer from Nice, Alpes-Maritimes

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She grew up in Miami and currently resides in Los Angeles.

Marie is best is known for her roles in the film Posthumous and the Netflix series Huge in France.

In Posthumous, she starred alongside Brit Marling and Jack Huston.

Marie recently starred in the Netflix comedy series Huge in France as James.

In Huge in France, Marie starred alongside Gad Elmaleh, Matthew Del Negro and Erinn Hayes.

She is also the writer, producer and director for the silent film As the Tide Comes In.

Marie told the Miami New Times her own upbringing influenced how she portrayed Sofia in Dash and Lily.

She said: “Sofia isn’t your stereotypical bad ex-girlfriend that people love to hate.

“I think people are going to love her, and they’re going to relate with her. She’s extremely loving, kind, and empathic.”

“I’m French-Brazilian, but growing up in Miami, I actually speak better Spanish than I do Portuguese.

“[Sofia] is kind of like a combination of a bunch of people I know.”

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Who else is in the cast of Dash and Lily?

Austin Abrams stars as cynical teenager Dash in Dash and Lily.

Abrams is best known playing Ethan Lewis in Euphoria and Ron Anderson in The Walking Dead.

Midori Francis plays 17-year-old Lily who is looking for love.

Francis is best known for her stage career, performing in productions of The Wolves, The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Usual Girls.

She also starred in the web series The Birch as Lanie Bouchard.

Up and coming actors Dante Brown and Troy Iwata star as Boomer and Langston respectively.

Also in the series is Life of Pi’s James Saito as Arthur Mori, Lily’s grandfather.
Sex and the City’s Jodi Long takes on the role of Mrs Lilith St Dubois, Lily’s great aunt.

Also in the cast is Teen Wolf’s Gideon Emery as Adam, Lily and Langston’s father and Elementary’s Jennifer Ikeda as Grace, Lily and Langston’s mother.

Other cast members include Glenn McCuen as Edgar Thibaud, Michael Park as Gordon and The Jonas Brothers as themselves.

Dash and Lily is streaming on Netflix now

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