Natalija Ugrina is a model and actress from Split, Croatia. She started her modeling career at the early age of 16 and two years later, she moved to Rome, Italy where she did numerous runways, editorials, commercials etc. She also graduated with a Master’s Degree in International Economics from University Sapienza of Rome.
Even if everyone perceived her as a model; being 6 feet tall, with long legs and a slender figure; she was always dreaming of big screen. After finishing her University, she decided to move to Los Angeles, to pursue her dreams. Natalija was always amazed by performances of Method Actors Marlon Brando and Al Pacino, so she decided to study at the best place – The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute. She studied with one of the best acting teachers. She also studied at the UCLA Extension, graduating this year.
Natalija is currently working as a part of Alvarado Rey Talent Agency. She starred in a feature “Caravaggio and My Mother the Pope” and as a lead in short movies “Blue Sand”, “Crazy Minds” and “Sanguinary Love”.
Natalija likes travelling and she was playing tennis professionally for 8 years. She speaks fluently English, Croatian, Italian, Spanish, Serbian and she studied Latin and Ancient Greek.