Danay Garcia is an actress, writer, producer and podcast host.
Since arriving in the United States from Cuba, Danay has portrayed a rich array of strong characters in TV and Film including Sofia Lugo in the series Prison Break, and Luciana in AMC’s top-rated series, “Fear the Walking Dead” now it’s 6th Season.
When Danay is not slaying zombies on “Fear the Walking Dead,” she is helping people plant seeds for growth and happiness through her new project, “The Danay Garcia Podcast.”
Danay’s lifelong love of art and storytelling informs the real-world connections she makes through her podcast as well as her work as an actress. “Storytelling is an opportunity to represent different parts of who we are,” she said. She is also thrilled to help deliver diverse stories to every platform, representing all kinds of human experiences.
You will soon see Danay in two features films, “Spiked,” a drama centered on a murder of a migrant worker, and “Baby Money,” a thriller in which she stars as a fugitive gang member. She also starred in the first season of the Quibi streaming series, “50 States of Fright” produced by Sam Raimi.
Currently making its way through the film festival circuit is “La Cura” (“The Cure”). Written, directed, and produced by Danay, the mid-length film is about a small town in Mexico feeling the effects of an unknown disease that forces the local pastor to make ethical decision that will impact the lives of everyone in the village. The film premiered on the opening night at the Baja California International Film Festival. And won for “Best Short Film”.
Other film credits include “Avenge the Crows” (2017), an independent thriller which Garcia also produced co-starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Steven Bauer, Emilio Rivera and Danny Trejo; “Sniper 7,” “Ultimate Kill” (2007), an action film produced by Sony and Mandalay Pictures. “Liz en September” (2014), by acclaimed director Fina Torres; “Eternal Ashes” (2011), which opened to critical acclaim at the Montreal Film Festival; “From Mexico with Love” (2009), and “Danika” (2006), a psychological thriller co-starring Marisa Tomei.