Thursday, March 4, 2010

Maria Izadora Ussher Calzado, was born August 12, 1982 in
Quezon City, Philippines.She was named after the legendary dancer, Isadora Duncan. Iza Calzado is a Filipina actress, Model, Actress, TV Host.Her father is choreographer and TV director Lito Calzado and her mother was the late Irish-Spanish-Filipina, Mary Ann Ussher. Her brother, Dash Calzado, is a member of Legit Misfitz, a Pinoy rap group.

In the late 1990s, she finished her high school in Miriam College and then completed her undergraduate education in the University of Santo Tomas with a degree in Fine Arts.Before entering show business, she worked as a dubber for a Mexicanovela. She started out as a guest teen star in the now defunct show, Click, which led to further roles. Her inclusion in the drama Kung Mawawala ka made everyone notice her acting skills thus making GMA decide that she should be given lead roles.

Many believe that she acts like a veteran actress and is lucky enough to do challenging projects. Despite the fact that most of her TV assignments in GMA 7 cater young adults she still impresses entertainment authorities with her dramatic prowess.

When it comes to preferred roles, Iza looks for offbeat ones such as a madwoman or a drug addict. In some of her earlier movies she portrayed a drug user in (Blackout) and a prostitute, (Mona in Singapore).

Calzado was the leading lady of F4 member Ken Zhu in the movie to filmed in the Philippines, "Batanes: Sa Dulo ng Walang Hanggan" of Ignite Media Films, with director, Adolf Alix. Iza just finished Impostora and returned to the country on September 23, 2008.

On January 18, 2008, Iza Calzado won the Model Star Award from the Korea Asia Model Award ha...nice diba...congrats po sayo.Keep up the good work at saka maintain your beauty.And ganda mo ,,,my sister Admire you.


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