My boyfriend is the son of one of the lead singers in the Bee Gees. Is it true that your sister couldn;t say your real name, so you changed it to Majandra? That was embarrasing, but eventually you learn not to be embarrassed by anything. Any chance of Maria speaking or singing in Spanish? She wants to go back to that and sees no redeeming social value in being on Roswell - not even as a vehicle to launch her music career.So it wasn't that exciting, since I see them every day. Question: Do any of the cast members treat you weird because you are the youngest on the show? Question: Who do you hang out with the most off the set? Majandra D: She called me Majandra, so that's what I go by. Majandra: Speaking has been talked about, but the other has been tossed around, and she definitely won't be singing in Spanish. "It could have been a vehicle, but if anything, I see it as kind of like a hindrance," Delfino said. Unfortunately, I play this really peppy, ditzy character," she said. She's self-released a debut six-song EP titled The Sicks on her own Dripfeed Records label.In the show, the teens who attend Roswell High have always rolled their eyes at the weirdoes who show up in their town to pow-wow about aliens--the kids think these groupies are the *real* aliens! We get to just sit there on the beach and see the waves and swim. When you were blonde, did you ever get to play specifically Latin characters? Three months later, I booked the lead in Zeus and Roxanne and then she kind of became supportive after that. I play her and she is sucha a brat, which is really cool! Like for Independence Day, the costume people asked for soldier uniforms and the government said, "Fine, as long as you don't mention Area 51 in the movie." I don't understand why they try to make such a mystery about it. And maybe they come here and see stark land--nothing. What quality about yourself would you like [to] improve? If you could only eat one type of food for the rest of your life what would it be? If you could be any fictional character who would it be? Being amused by throwing a ball back in forth sounds so simple minded. Pray for her or else kindly step off her patio, you're just blocking the sun now... Majandra Delfino: One on One E-online chat The toughest thing for 19-year-old Delfino about becoming famous wasn't catching a big break, it was just getting to Hollywood. Working with such a talented (and beautiful) broad leaves no need for any of the cast's input. Find a good support group and strengthen your self-worth, because it's all pretty much a fight against constant rejection. Three or four days in advance, and that's when I study. Rumour is, but they dont really tell us these things as surprising as it seems, that shes going to go out to look for her dad. She has to find him to sign something that her mother wont sign, which is a record deal. Id love to be possessed by some evil god knows what.But the characters end up experiencing things that are not so easy to laugh off. It's interesting because my character on Roswell was supposed to be Latin and they didn't think I was Latin, so it was a big stretch for them to consider me. I guess producers have a pre-conceived notion of what "Latin" looks like. " [Laughs] When I was little, I had the best time in Venezuela because I was blonde. [Laughs] Does acting ever make it hard to have a normal life in this dimension? Whole milk or Filet Mignon I can't decide which though. Yet when you ask a man how it much be having such basic and vapid thoughts he'll answer you, with a straight face, that it's what comes along with being a genius. If you could write your own epitaph what would it say? Because while the future Roswell star knew she had the chops to make it as an actress, she had a tough time convincing her parents. Q: I've heard a few of your songs online, and I think they're quite brilliant. Q: If you could visit one time period in history, what would it be and why? The peace, the love, the happiness and the Beatles. She basically goes after him and its funny because she has a really hard time narrowing it down as to who could be her dad, because her mam had a lot of fun during those times. Would you like to play your dupe counterpart, and what would they be like? Majandra: [Laughs.] You'll have to ask him yourself.Select either "Ask a Question" or "Send a Comment." Please be aware that it may not be possible to address all items sent to the stage due to time constraints. My name is Deana, and about 3 weeks ago I sent you a letter. Her on and and offscreen love Brendan Fehr plays Michael, an alien being chased by the FBI and evil aliens. I find it so strange to take someones work and then be the director of it and have their view and take it on as your own, its almost unfair. Is it difficult as a Hispanic actress in an industry where diversity is sometimes frowned upon? She doesn't even like the show that's landed her on the cover of Seventeen and gotten her a sexy layout in FHM men's entertainment magazine.Questions or comments not relevant to the event will not be used. AOLive MC1: Are you ready to field some questions from your fans out there? I was just wondering if you get fanmail, and ever write back? Majandra D: My family moved to LA with me, but I visit my grandparents and aunt and uncle in Miami a lot. Majandra D: I try not to look that far ahead in the future, but college sounds nice. Question: Being that Latinos are making a mark in Hollywood (through music and acting) What mark would you like to make as a young latina? Majandra D: I'd just like to be established as a Latin, because a lot of times people want to hide that fact. And now, a new girl, Courtney, has eyes for her guy. Majandra, the nickname given to her by her sister (she won't reveal her real name), was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and moved to Miami as a toddler. Have they been super supportive, or do you see any jealousy forming between you and your siblings? To me its the same thing as being a singer and only singing songs people write for you. And if anybody is a fan of good music, Im kidding, but you should definitely check it out. Do you ever think about what you're gonna do afterward? Majandra: It's only difficult when I try out for Latin roles, because my blond hair and fair skin make casting directors believe I'm not Latin, which seems quite stereotypical. What do you think of the success of the show in other countries? It makes me happy to see that other countries get it. As a matter of fact, she despises the TV program that's brought her fame.He previously dated Roswell co-star Majandra Delfino during filming of the series.Brendan Fehr has maintained friendships with his previous Roswell co-stars Majandra Delfino and Nick Wechsler.
I mean that I find get very bored with something that's all about high school and dating and whether this one and who did this and that. Do you both appreciate and trust each other more, and are you more comfortable with each other because of sex not being an issue? Im afraid because I know that Liz and Kyle, ever since theyve been healed, are kind of like half alien.
You can also look for Majandra as the star of the spoof flick I Know What You Screamed Last Summer. My social life consists of my three best friends and that is always what I like to keep it to, for now. [Laughs] Majandra Delfino Chat Transcript (AOL, December 13, 1999) Online Host: Join us as actress Majandra Delfino, from the TV show "Roswell", appears on AOL Live tonight at 8pm ET! She says, "I had just done a movie where I was treated as an adult - there's this legal thing that if you're six months away from your 18th birthday and it's the summer, you can work as an adult or something." Majandra's deception only came to light when she asked for a studio tutor in her contract. Now, she's got several movies under her belt--and more in the works. Its always fun to do different things but the actual dupe concept didnt go very well with me so Im okay without it. Do you prefer the romantic or science fiction angle of Roswell? I get very tired with too much romance as an individual on TV, it drives me crazy. Whether it's interesting or not - that's up to who is reading it. Majandra, what do you think you have in common with your character? Majandra, have you ever considered going to other parts of the world with your music? Majandra Delfino wants out of Roswell Author: Michael Zitz Date: Feb.
To interact with those onstage, click the "Participate in Event" button. Roswell's Majandra Delfino is out of this world in answering this edition of The WB Questionnaire. While she has overcome real-life obstacles, her Roswell character still hits lots of bumps in the road. I like the idea in sci fi that sometimes everythings tense and theyre running away from god knows what, I like that aspect thrown in with the romance of trying desperately to be with this person whos completely unattainable. Its so funny, actors usually have a directing ambition. With that music kind of mentality, my thing is I would love to write and then Id direct something I wrote. 14, 2002 Majandra Delfino: "Roswell Is Holding Me Back" She isn't Maria. No, she's nothing like the air-headed teen character on Roswell, the UPN show about adolescent aliens.
No, no, I don't know that, it was just in general I think for all of the cast members something started happening there, that high school thing, but she definitely has changed in the sense that I think that all of the characters have acknowledged that she is a little crazy but when it comes to serious moments, she can be serious." "My situation with Michael Guerin, it's just trying to understand this kid. In real life yes, I would love to have special powers.
I mean he's, you know, mind the phrase, it's like, really alien to me. I think my power in real life would be to stop time, therefore being able to sleep more, stuff like that, study, whatever. But for my character, no, because when they have to do their little special power things its more time.