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“Stunningly beautiful, multilingual, Dominican Republic-born actress Katherine Castro is making waves with her diverse background, talent, and passion for her career. After her feature on NBC Latino’s Top 10 Standout Latinos at Sundance, Castro received the Hollywood FAME award for ‘International Breakthrough Artist of the Year’ and an award from the Women in Film Association in the Dominican Republic. Castro’s empowering journey from TV host and actress to producer has made her Hollywood’s next most lovable Latina. Castro stars in the highly anticipated new romantic-drama, SOMEDAY, opposite Chris Santos (“The Girlfriend Experience”). Growing up in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Castro always proved she was a performer. She took ballet, tap, and jazz lessons as a child to improve balance and quickly became one of the school’s most outstanding dancers. Her passion for dance and determination led her to win various dance competitions. At age 17, Castro’s natural on-camera talent landed her a spot on ‘El Sotano,” a daily national variety show. In addition, Katherine hosted ‘Musica en ¼ de Hora for Show Del Mediodia’ and ‘A MIL” where she worked opposite one of the most beloved Dominican TV personalities, the late Freddy Beras Goico. Past film roles include ‘El Gallo’ filmed in Santo Domingo and directed by the highly acclaimed actor Juan Fernandez de Alarcon (‘The Collector’, ’A Man Apart’),’Silent Cry’ filmed in San Francisco and Paris, the sci-fi thriller ‘Subject 7’ and the crime thriller ‘Pulse of the Indigo.’ Castro produced and played a female sniper assassin in “The Social Contract,” landed a supporting role in the television pilot “Kidnap Radio,” and starred as ‘Isabel’ in the 2016 film “American Violence.”
I am not big on New Year’s resolutions. I’m more of a taking action kind of person on a day to day basis. I don’t know if I’ll be here tomorrow. Right now is all we have! So I guess for me it’s more about staying true to myself. To continue to follow my intuition and if something just doesn’t feel in alignment with me, say “No” without having to explain myself or feel bad about it. I want to be more compassionate and kind with myself and others. To just be a better human being.
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