Of Argentine and South African descent, Maria Jose Bavio graduated from Drama School in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2000.
During her studies she joined an Independent Theatre Company that focused on new writing, physical dance theatre and nights of Cafe Concert at their Theatre Bar called 'Banfield Teatro Ensamble'.
In 2005 she moved to London where she started her screen acting career doing TV commercials, Corporate Videos & Short Films.
She was recently cast as Maria Picasso Lopez along side Antonio Banderas, Alex Rich, Robert Sheehan, Samantha Colley, Aisling Franciosi, T. R. Knight, Sebastian Roché and Seth Gabel in the second season of the critically acclaimed and 2 Emmy winner- National Geographic series Genius: Picasso.
She's been studying at Anthony Meindl's Actors Workshop (AMAW London) for the past 4 years.
She is also co-founder of a Theatre Company called The Chronic Love Dispensary but has recently stepped down as producer to focus on her acting career.
Unique traits: Ex Gymnast, Tango Dancer, Speaks English and Spanish fluently Co-founder of The Chronic Love Dispensary
Dark Clouds of London
Film (Crime) Actress Inspired by a real life British-Italian gangster who redefines Mafia. An unlikely childhood friendship between a shy Michael Vizzini and an adventurous London lad Paul Adams is formed on the harsh streets of 70's London. As the two naive youths look out for one another like brothers they become embroiled in a world of sex, drugs and crime. Hot headed Paul craves excitement and riches. Michael quieter, more naturally gifted, attempts to look out for them both. A criminal enterprise tears their friendship apart and separates them for the next fifteen years. Fifteen years later their two worlds collide over a storm ridden London they must come together once more to battle the same dangerous foe... "fate has two sides to its coin" 'Dark Clouds Of London' tells the epic story of one man's rise and fall as he attempts to redefine Mafia. Written by Virendra Kumar Sahu
Television (Biography, Drama and History) Actress The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.
Film by 104 Films/Aurora Fearnley (Crime, Drama and Short) Lead Actress On the sand dunes of her local beach a female jogger returns to the scene of a crime looking for closure.
The Here and Now
Film by Keith Wilhem Kopp (Drama and Short) Actress Add a Plot »
Film by Chiman Rahimi (Drama, Thriller and Short) Actress Rojin is a maid at a chic hotel in London. When she overhears a hotel guest, memories of her past in Iran, a country she fled long ago, come rushing back. Finding herself In a position to wreak revenge on her torturer, Rojin must consider the ultimate question: Can she forgive if she can never forget? Kurdish women in Iran suffer abuse and a form of double-discrimination, due their ethnicity and their gender. Perpetrators of this abuse are rarely caught and even more rarely punished. Rojin is the latest short film from award-winning production company Poisson Rouge Pictures. Written by Anonymous
L'albero di limone
Film by Miserable Little Farm/Frank Ciatto (Short) Actress In 1945 Sicily, an Italian soldier returns from the second World War. Physically and emotionally scarred, he struggles to adjust to post-war life on his family's lemon orchard. With the help of a compassionate young woman, he is able to conquer his demons and find peace. Written by Anonymous
AMAW Best Female Actor