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Lainnie Felan- Actress
Quirky, Pretty, Funny Girl Extraordinaire
She was born in Corpus Christi, Texas and grew up in nearby town of Robstown, Texas. Lainnie is the youngest of 4 siblings.
This page is dedicated to this quirky, silly and talented actress, her work, life and current and upcoming projects!
Note: Please let me know if you happen to find any errors in credits or photos. I will fix them immediately.
Lainnie Felan - Early Life
Lainnie (pronounced /Lay knee/) was born in Corpus Christi, Texas and raised in the small, nearby town of Robstown.
Lainnie is of Mexican descent and is the youngest of four sisters.
In addition to English, Lainnie also speaks Spanish; however, she has stated that she isn't fluent.
Lainnie began acting during her sophmore year when she joined her high school's drama club.
Lainnie graduated from University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater Arts.
Lainnie Felan as Sophia in "Chow Bella"
In "Chow Bella," Lainnie portrays "Sophia" a regular girl who is looking for love and hoping that her next suitor will be "the one."
See how one guy loses it when he hears the baby crying! Ha ha ha.. This is too cute.
Chow Bella screened at Visionfest 2011 in NYC as well as the Feel Good Film Festival in Los Angeles.
Directed by Maggie Mahrt, written by Tara Stone and Maggie Mahrt
The cast includes: German Santiago (Mario), Roger Rignack (suitor 2), Steve-Michael McLure (suitor 1), Jay Blair (suitor 3), Steve Sirkis (suitor 4).
Lainnie Felan Still - "Chow Bella"
Lainnie in "Suspension"
Lainnie plays a chola and her scene begins at 4:26! She looks a bit scary here. I wouldn't want to picked on by this gal.
Written & Directed by Rhianne Paz Bergado
Cast members include: Maria Yanez, Susan Canone, Lisa Munden, Grant Bardsley, Jason Margos, Matt Mercer
Music by: Longevity Crew, Jason Margos, The Fresas & Dramatical
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Dish (Short Film)
This is a short film directed by Brian Harris Krinsky that depicts a day in the life of a gay, Latino teen in East Los Angeles. Lainnie (credited as Lainnie Contreras) has a small role as the teen's sister.
Dish made its world premiere at the 2009 Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was also in the 2009 Berlin International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany and has many other accolades.
The cast includes: Mathew Monge (Israel), Jeff Martin ( Louie ), Octavio Altamirano (Ricky). Gabriel Romero (Butcher).
Mysterious Woman in "The Shadows"
A group a friends are stranded on a deserted island and face an unknown danger. See Lainnie at 0.43 and 1 minute into the clip, she plays Elena the mysterious woman that pops up out of nowhere.
Directed by Sabrina Mansfield
Written by Paul Collett, Screenplay by Saul Owens
Cast members include: Nalita Murray (Nadia), Alan Collet (Adam), Elizabeth O'Brick (Catherine), Vaz Andreas (Jack), Jennifer Boarini (Rachael), George O'Kreenke (Cobra).
Stills and Photos of Lainnie Felan and CastmatesClick thumbnail to view full-size
Lainnie Felan in "The Pact"
Director: Justin Viar
Writer: Soren Bowie
Starring: Soren Bowie & Lainnie Felan