Lorianna Izrailova moved to United States from Russia at the age of thirteen and has lived in Brooklyn, NY since. At a very young age she showed a great enthusiasm for the arts: dancing, singing, gymnastics, performed in local shows and on TV back at home. She attended Edward R. Murrow HS in Brooklyn, NY and went on to get her college degree in Marketing/Advertising at Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York. She excelled in school and took leadership role within her school community.
She was discovered as a model during her late teens and when the opportunity presented itself, she decided to pursue it full time upon college graduation. At the same time, she enrolled in various acting classes and discovered her new passion in life-Acting; after that her world completely changed. Modeling jobs led to Film/TV auditions and shortly after she booked the role on popular TV sitcoms “Ugly Betty” on ABC and “Are We There Yet?” on TBS and became a proud member of SAG-AFTRA. She then enrolled in William Esper Studio in NYC where she studied with renowned acting teachers, Terry Knickerbocker and David Newer, receiving her 2 year acting degree in Meisner Technique.
She just filmed two beautiful short films titled "Lolita" and "DBH" where she plays a lead part in both. The two shorts prior; “Sketch” and “Bayonet”, acclaimed worldwide recognition and won numerous awards in national and international film festival circuits. Her latest recurring guest star role of "Andrea Who Knows Things" in a TV show called "Limitless" on CBS gained her another wide recognition and is currently available on Netflix. Beginning of 2019 she appeared in a comedy sketch with Kenan Thompson from SNL on Fox's New Year's Eve Special with Steve Harvey. Most recent bookings include a co-star role of Natalya on the new detective TV series on NBC called "Lincoln" playing opposite Michael Imperioli from the Sopranos and directed by fantastic Jono Oliver. She had a cameo appearance playing secretary on the new epic movie "Hustlers" currently out in theaters starring Jennifer Lopez directed by a talented woman director Lorene Scafaria.
Lorianna loves to travel and even studied abroad in Italy for a month. She's fluent in Russian, conversational in Farsi and basic in Italian and Spanish. She enjoys cooking, salsa dancing, reading and giving back through continuous charity work. But above all, acting is her passion and she’s so excited about her journey. She says, “I act because I feel alive and related when I am on stage which gives me a great amount of emotional release”.