Kinsley Marie Funari was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and currently resides in North Royalton, Ohio.
Kinsley knew from a young age that she loved entertaining and making people smile. She began acting in grade school, through local theaters, then made the transition to film 4 years ago after taking a film acting class at The Cleveland Playhouse. Since then she has appeared in about 10 local independent film projects as well as some extra roles in the major motion pictures Fun Size (2012) and The Avengers (2012). Also this year Kinsley participated in the 48 Hour Film Project where she played the starring role of Eve for her teams film Broken Connections (2011) which earned them a nomination for Best Use of Props.
In one of her most recent project, Kinsley plays the role of Amy, in the upcoming web series Shutter; which will launch on its website ShutterTheSeries.com in Spring/Summer 2012.
Kinsley credits her inspiration to actors like Kate Winslet, Anne Hathaway and her biggest inspiration, Marilyn Monroe. She admires their versatility, passion for their character, and refusal to fit the mold in Hollywood.
Outside of acting Kinsley works full time as an Interior Designer and in her free time she loves outdoor activities, like camping and skiing, and photography.
Film (short) by Joe Marco Woman in Alley
Work in Progress
Film (short) by Annika Traner Chloe
The Meaning of Life
Film (short) by Pink Tie Productions Heather
Film (short) by Two Sixteen Films Eve
Film by Paramount Pictures Extra
The Android Rapist
Film (short) by Seth Kopchu Chelsea
Film (short) by Nate Miller Jody