Gloria El-Achkar, a Moroccan, born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. At an early age performing dance and theatre were her biggest passions. She spent most of her time at her local theatre company or touring in dance shows. After studying Dramatic Arts, and Media and Film production in high school she traveled the world and dedicated herself to embracing the Asian, French and Spanish cultures and languages.
She has appeared in various short films and features films that have gone to international film festivals, she has received many awards and nominations for her performance in Blind Faith playing a blind woman “Lina”. In Tyler Perry’s All The Queens Men Gloria plays “Lotus”, a Mexican cartel woman recurring in the second season, currently airing on BET Plus. She is also a longtime student of acclaimed acting coach Ivana Chubbuck. In addition to her acting, she is also an executive with her production company, Artist Alignment, which has just wrapped production on short film “Wrecked” with award winning director Claire Chubbuck.
Gloria believes in training all methods of acting. Ivana Chubbuck was and is the most influential in her training with the Stanislavski technique. Today Gloria lives in Los Angeles, wearing many hats including, mother, actress, producer, model and entrepreneur.
Gloria has always believed in pursuing her dreams and life hasn’t stopped since becoming a mother of 4 now, life has only gotten richer.