María Gabriela de Faría Chacón (born September 11, 1992) is a Venezuelan actress, singer, model, and dancer known for appearing in television series across Latin America. She has starred as Isabela "Isa" Pasquali in Nickelodeon's Isa TKM,[1] as Mia Novoa in Nickelodeon's Grachi, and as Franky Andrade in Nickelodeon's Yo soy Franky.


De Faría began her acting career with the Venezuelan telenovela Ser bonita no basta, the teen drama Túkiti, crecí de una, and the soap opera Toda una dama. In 2007, she was a co-host of the children's program La merienda from RCTV.[citation needed]

Her first major film, El paseo 2, with John Leguizamo, was released in December 2012. Her second film (and first in English), was Crossing Point. In 2012, de Faría participated on an album by P9, which was recorded in the United States. In 2013, she appeared in La virgen de la calle as Juana Pérez, with Juan Pablo Llano as Mauricio Vega.


Year Title Role Notes
2012 El paseo 2 Natalia Calvo Short film
2016 Pacifico Erika
2016 Crossing Point Olivia Durán
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Trapos íntimos María Lobo Andueza Recurring role
2003 La señora de Cárdenas Television film
2005 Ser bonita no basta Andreína Márquez Recurring role
2006 Túkiti, crecí de una Wendy Lead role
2007 Toda una dama Helena Trujillo Laya Co-lead role
2008 Isa TKM Isabella "Isa" Pasquali Lead role
2009 Isa TK+ Isabella "Isa" Pasquali Lead role
2011–2013 Grachi Mia Novoa Co-lead role
2014 La virgen de la calle Juana Pérez Lead role
2015 Yo soy Franky Franky Andrade Lead role


  1. ^ Caramnica, Jon (30 June 2009). "The Gloomy, Cocky and Traditional". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 October 2013. 

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