American actress and humanitarian Blanca Blanco wears a yellow dress with no bra to The BAFTA Los Angeles, 01/06/2018.
Born in Watsonville, California, Blanca Blanco came from a hard-working family where she dreamt of becoming an actress ever since she could remember. Growing up with immigrant parents, who worked multiple jobs to support the family, Blanca was instilled with a strong work ethic at a very early age. After moving to Chelan, Washington at the age of 9, Blanca took acting classes, singing lessons and organized theatrical performances all while going to school at the same time. She was an avid performer and enlisted her two brothers and two sisters to re-enact scenes from popular films for the family’s amusement.
After high school, Blanca immediately attended Spokane Falls Community College earning an Associate of Science degree then transferred to Washington State University earning a bachelor degree in psychology, and a master’s degree in Social work from Eastern Washington University. After completing her Master’s degree, she left Washington State to move to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of becoming a successful actress. Upon arriving in LA, Blanca immediately began working with, Gordon Hunt, twice nominated best Director by the Director Guild of America, and she performed with the Gordon Hunt group where she was seen in many stage productions. Blanca landed her first lead role in the feature film “Doomed Inheritance” quickly followed by “Dark Reel” (2005) where she worked with actor Edward Furlong. In 2006 she starred and produced the Independent film “Cruzando Barreras,” which chronicled her life as an aspiring actress. Over the next few years Blanca landed many leading roles including “It’s Patriotic to Pay Taxes,” “Horror Shack,” “Experiment Red,” and “Little Black Dress.” She is now filming the 2013 feature film “Spreading Darkness” co-starring Eric Roberts and John Savage.
Blanca’s passion for helping those experiencing poverty has influenced her many humanitarian efforts becoming an active supporter of many organizations including; the Salvation Army, Autism Speaks, AIDS society, and the American Cancer Society. She is also an expert in End of Life Issues becoming a community leader in education for Death and Dying, Terminal Care.
Blanca Blanco (born January 22, 1981 in Watsonville, CA) is an American actress and humanitarian. She started her acting career in the feature film Doomed Inheritance, followed by Dark Reel. In 2006, she starred and produced the independent film Cruzando Barreras — which told the story of her journey to become an actress. Over the years, she landed a number of roles, including Horror Shack and Little Black Dress. At the Oscars in 2017, Blanca suffered from a wardrobe malfunction when she was wearing no underwear!
Blanca is extremely active in humanitarian efforts. She works with the Salvation Army, Autism Speaks, AIDS society and the American Cancer Society. She completed her Master’s degree in social work at Eastern Washington University.