Garcia started gymnastics at the age of 5 and then began dancing by the age of 6.Garcia then began modeling in addition to dance, and finally turned her attention to theatre.
The show was an instant international hit, especially with the introduction of Garcia’s thinking-woman role in the 3rd and 4th seasons.
During the 2007 writer’s strike, Garcia made it through multiple rounds of auditions for the Bond girl, Camille Montes, in MGM and Eon Productions’ “Quantum of Solace.” After being selected to screen test with Daniel Craig, the production company unfortunately couldn’t proceed with hiring her, due to a clause in her Fox contract.
Feeling cut off from her childhood art forms, she began ballet studies at the Debby Allen Dance Academy, while pursuing acting studies with renowned coach, Ivana Chubbuck.
She steadily moved up to Ivana’s Master class, and booked her first U. feature film role playing opposite Marisa Tomei in “Danika.” Garcia moved on to CSI: NY and CSI: Miami roles, a feature film – From Mexico With Love - and then landed her big break as series regular, Sofia Lugo, in the Golden-Globe winning Fox television series, Prison Break.
Danay Garcia is a Cuban actress that is taking the world by storm.
She is currently starring in the hit AMC show, Fear the Walking Dead, and just wrapped the first film that she has ever produced alongside Lou Diamond Phillips and Danny Trejo.After “Prison Break,” she landed the principal guest role of Anna, in A&E’s “The Cleaner” series, and followed that with a dark, conflicted character in the feature film, “Rehab.” Garcia teamed up with others too, as both a cowriter and co-creator, for TV and film projects.Garcia was next cast as Coqui in the Fina Torres’ helmed drama, “Liz en Septiembre,” which shot on location in the Caribbean Islands of Venezuela.I know he had a good time because we kept smiling, you can feel it when it’s the right fit for collaboration.He’s as excited and invested as I am, even though I just walked in. She is last seen with Lincoln, years later, holding hands and kissing.