Nelida Ponce started her professional acting career in Havana, Cuba in 1952. She left to Venezuela in 1954 where she worked on soap operas, theatre and radio broadcast. In 1958 she was contracted by Televisa and moved to México to work on TV dramas where she had starring roles alongside famous Mexican actors and actresses of the time. She returned to her native Cuba in 1963 working in telenovelas, theatre, and participating in numerous comedic roles.
Ponce moved to the United States in 1993, where she currently resides, and since then has worked on numerous telenovelas for Univision and Venevision such as “Acorralada” (2007). Her acting career spans seven decades and “Wassup en LA?” will be her first English crossover role playing the grandmother.
played by NELIDA PONCE
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