Daniel Sofia Korn Ruah began her career in Portuguese soap operas as a teenage actress. Ruah did her first stint in acting at the age of 16, as Sara, in the soap opera Jardins Proibidos (“Forbidden Gardens”). Two years later, she flew to London and enrolled in the Performing Arts School at London Metropolitan University.
Kensi Blye, Ruah’s character, appeared on the first season of NCIS in 2011, as a crossover guest appearance from another crime drama series, Hawaii Five-0. The Special Agent had a rough time growing up as a kid after her father got murdered, and had to survive on the streets for a significant portion of her life. Amidst her troubled past, though, Kensi manages to keep a professional attitude while on the job.
Pauley Perrette Then
Pauley Perrette started her acting career working in commercials, voice-over projects, music videos, and short films. The American actress finally got that long-awaited break when she moved to Los Angeles, where she made a number of guest appearances in TV shows, playing a waitress at Cafe Nervosa, in the sitcom Frasier, and on the hit thriller series, 24, during its first season. Perrette has also appeared in a number of films, such as The Ring and Almost Famous.
Nevertheless, Pauley Perrette’s career highlight is with her portrayal of Abby Sciuto on NCIS. Abby was one of the most beloved characters on the show, and also an integral member of the NCIS team. The character is popular for displaying an assortment of unique styles, such as pigtails, Goth outfits, and choker necklaces. Pauley Perrete as Abby Sciuto has appeared in both NCIS: Los Angeles and NCIS: New Orleans.
Pauley Perrette Now
On October 4, 2017, the TV Guide revealed that Pauley Perrette would be making her final performance on NCIS at the end of the 15th season – The American actress announced the move on Twitter with the post, “…it was a decision made last year. I hope everyone will love and enjoy EVERYTHING ABBY not only for the rest of this season but for everything she has given all of us for 16 years. All the love, all the laughter, all the inspiration…I love her as much as you do.”
Pauley Perrette currently holds the best Q Score among female TV actresses, with a score of 44. Q Score, also widely known as Q-Rating, is used to measure the level of familiarity and attractiveness of a brand, personality, business or entertainment product (e.g., music video) in the US. The NCIS star also was featured as a judge on the sixth episode in season four of RuPaul's Drag Race. Her most recent TV appearance was on the miniseries When We Rise.
Daniela Sofia Korn Ruah in real life
Daniel Sofia Korn Ruah got engaged to David Paul Olsen, the older brother and stunt double of another NCIS: Los Angeles star, Eric Christian Olsen. Ruah currently attends to her son and daughter’s needs, but this didn’t prevent her from turning into a fashion icon in magazines and enjoying a successful modeling career.
The TV star and fashion model also has an intriguing story regarding her eyes. Ruah possesses a unique birthmark in her right eye, called the nevus of Ota. This means that her right eye is nearly completely black, while her left one is light brown!
Liza Lapira Then
Liza Lapira enjoyed her first significant role in the Showtime TV series, Huff, where she depicted a staple character. The American actress also starred as neuroscientist 'Ivy', in two seasons of Dollhouse, by Joss Whedon. Aside from those two TV series, she also made regular appearances on Dexter, ER, Monk, Grey's Anatomy, Law & Order: SVU, The Parkers as Shaquan, Sex and the City, and The Sopranos.
In NCIS, Liza Lapira plays Michelle, who is introduced on the series as both an NCIS Special Agent and a legal assistant. Eventually, though, it was revealed that Michelle was, in fact, a spy who leaked classified information to a secret source. The revelation soon puts her in a difficult spot. Liza played the role perfectly and was exceptional in rocking the mysterious look!