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Starz 2018

Emma and Lyn, two Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles, couldnโ€™t be more different or distanced from each other. When circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, they are confronted by the past and surprising truth about their motherโ€™s identity.

The Top 10 Actors and Characters of Vida (Ranked Cast in 2024)

Melissa Barrera

#1 - Melissa Barrera (Lyn)

Mexican actress and singer. Her career began with roles in the telenovelas Siempre tuya Acapulco (2013), Tanto amor (2015), and Netflix produced series Club de Cuervos (2017). She gained further recognition for her lead role in the Starz drama series Vida (2018โ€“2020). Barrera earned praise starring as Vanessa in the musical drama film In the Heights (2021) based on the Lin-Manuel Miranda stage musical. She is also starring as Samantha Carpenter in the slasher horror film Scream (2022) and star in the title role of the musical film Carmen as well as Julie Rivers in the supernatural horror film Bed Rest.

Melissa Barrera plays as Lyn in Vida.
Melissa Barrera is the top #1 member of the cast and appears in 22 episodes.

Mishel Prada

#2 - Mishel Prada (Emma)

Mishel Prada plays as Emma in Vida.
Mishel Prada is the top #2 member of the cast and appears in 22 episodes.

Ser Anzoategui

#3 - Ser Anzoategui (Eddy)

Ser Anzoategui plays as Eddy in Vida.
Ser Anzoategui is the top #3 member of the cast and appears in 22 episodes.

Chelsea Rendon

#4 - Chelsea Rendon (Marisol)

Born and raised in Montebello, California, actress Chelsea Rendon has been a working actress since the age of 7, after booking a leading role in the feature film "No Turning Back", which went onto win multiple awards for her portrayal of Cristina. She continued to work on shows such as "E.R.", "The Shield", and "Judging Amyas" a child, and recently worked on Disney's "McFarland, USA", starred in Netflix original hit "Bright", and has recurred on Freeform's "The Fosters". Most recognized for her role as Ruthie in the Oscar-nominated film "A Better Life", Chelsea is taking a page from the same book and channeling a young, "woke" activist by the name of Mari in STARZ' upcoming drama "Vida". Chelsea stars alongside Mishel Prada and Melissa Barrera in the half-hour drama series focusing on two Mexican-American sisters from the east side of Los Angeles. As an actor who is attracted to empowering female roles, Chelsea draws inspiration from the likes of Viola Davis, Mariska Hargitay and Taraji P. Henson, and hopes to one day produce her content and try her hand in directing. Chelsea enjoys practicing karate, eating her way through the city's best tacos, and finding time to catch up on her favorite televi-sion shows.

Chelsea Rendon plays as Marisol in Vida.
Chelsea Rendon is the top #4 member of the cast and appears in 22 episodes.

Carlos Miranda

#5 - Carlos Miranda (Johnny)

Carlos Miranda is a film and television actor.

Carlos Miranda plays as Johnny in Vida.
Carlos Miranda is the top #5 member of the cast and appears in 22 episodes.

Maria-Elena Laas

#6 - Maria-Elena Laas (Cruz)

Maria-Elena Laas is a Puerto Rican actress.

Maria-Elena Laas plays as Cruz in Vida.
Maria-Elena Laas is the top #6 member of the cast and appears in 22 episodes.

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