|Alison Fernandez Quick Info|
|Height||4 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||July 20, 2005|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Alison Fernandez is an American actress who started her acting career at the age of 5. Her big break came with her role in popular TV series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. The next big role was in the Netflix show, Orange Is the New Black. She has also done endorsement work for numerous brands like Macy’s, Toys ‘R’ Us, and Target.
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Alison Fernandez got enrolled at the A Class Act N.Y. to polish up her acting skills. She also studied singing and choreography at the institute.
Actress, Model, Cheerleader, Gymnast
- Father – Manuel Fernandez
- Siblings – Sabrina Fernandez (Older Sister) (Actress)
Alison Fernandez is represented by her father, Manuel Fernandez.
4 ft 10 in or 147.5 cm
40 kg or 88 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Hispanic, Latino, and White)
She has Dominican ancestry on her mother’s side, while, on her father’s side, she has Italian, Brazilian, and Puerto Rican ancestry.
Alison Fernandez has been cast in the TV commercials for the following brands –
- Toys ‘R’ Us – Ladybug/Strawberry Shortcake
- Oikos Triple Zero Strawberry Nonfat Greek Yogurt
She has also used her social media activity to promote products and brands such as –
- Roots Canada
Best Known For
- Having played the role of Zara Amaro on the legal crime drama TV series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit from 2011 to 2015
- Being cast in the role of Lucy on the ABC fantasy drama TV series, Once Upon a Time
- Having made appearances in popular TV and web shows such as Jane the Virgin and Orange Is the New Black
In 2014, she made her theatrical film debut in the superhero movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. However, her appearance in the movie wasn’t credited.
Her first credited theatrical film appearance came in Logan in 2017.
First TV Show
In 2011, Alison Fernandez made her first TV show appearance as Zara Amaro on the Missing Pieces episode of the police procedural TV series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Alison Fernandez Favorite Things
- Princess – Elena of Avalor
- Food – Seafood
- Pastime – Reading and binge-watching TV shows
- YouTuber – Jared Gilmore
Source – Wikia, Teens Wanna Know
Alison Fernandez Facts
- She started her acting career at the age of 5 by working in New York City community theaters.
- She got into acting because of her older sister, Sabrina, who is also an actress. Alison started copying Sabrina by the time she turned 4.
- In her free time, she takes taekwondo training and has managed to earn a Kukkiwon Taekwondo Black Belt 2nd Degree Dan Certification.
- She has also excelled in gymnastics. In fact, at the age of 10, she was crowned as “NYS Regional Champ Level 5”.
- She also enjoys a host of outdoor activities such as horseback riding, running, parkour, swimming, and tennis.
- In 2018, she was awarded a Black Belt in Hapkido.
- Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.
Featured Image by Alison Fernandez / Instagram