Marabina Jaimes is a powerful presence in all areas of entertainment. This Emmy-Award-Winning Host of the hit PBS show "Storytime!" is also the 2010 Imagen Award nominee on the Internet Talk Show from Latin Heat, "Let's Talk." Blessed with a unique talent, Marabina's (pronounced as Mara-Vina) powerful and sexy voice is in high demand for English and Spanish language voice over. Marabina Jaimes' voice is recognized in Spanish every week as Mary Alice Young on ABC's "Desperate Housewives." Additionally, Marabina Jaimes is heard weekly as voice talent for CBS's Emmy Award winning show "The Good Wife," and the newly premiered ABC show for 2011 "Off The Map." Marabina Jaimes is one of the lovely co-hosts on "Let's Talk" an English speaking talk show with "chatter that matters" featuring strong, dynamic Latinas: Bel Hernandez (Publisher of Latin Heat), Dyana Ortelli (Comedian/Actress), and Red Carpet Diva, Kikey Castillo. Marabina is a singer and songwriter who composed the theme music for "Let's Talk". Self described as a Mexi-Rican, she is always being recognized by adoring fans as "MARA", the Emmy-Award-Winning Host of PBS' "Storytime!" As the first Spanish speaking talking Barbie voice, Marabina is firmly established in pop culture. As a cartoon voice talent, Marabina starred as Carmen de la Antchez with Tony Plana in the first Latin centered cartoon by Klasky-Csupo called "Santo Bugito" on CBS. Other TV Voice Artistry and On Camera includes: Middleman, Raising The Bar, Weeds, Cane, Life, The Nine, CSI Miami, Revelations, Rugrats, Resurrection Boulevard, Law and Order, Beverly Hills 90210, and General Hospital. Films: Singing Siren in "Pirates of the Caribbean", Oscar Winning "Crazy Heart", "Beverly Hills Chihuahua", "Crossing Over", "The Perfect Game" "Choke" "Bordertown", "Shark Tale", "High School High" and "White Oleander." Marabina is on camera as the main subject, along with her other "Desperate Housewives" for a documentary on the trials and tribulations of Latina Actresses in Hollywood titled "And Now En Espanol." Marabina's theater work includes Paquito's Christmas - also an Imagen Award winner - (by Luis Avalos, music by Emilio Kauderer) at Washington's Kennedy Center and the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Bandido! at the Mark Taper (by Luis Valdez, Music by Lalo Shifrin), Two Sisters and a Piano at South Coast Repertory. Marabina Jaimes has won several theater drama awards including the LA Women's Theater Festival Rainbow Award. She has done hundreds of commercials in both Spanish and English, including: IKEA (Spanish announcer), Cingular, Bally's Total Fitness, Office Depot, Payless Shoes, and Sears. In addition to her promo work for Fox Network TV, Marabina Jaimes is the Bilingual Staff Announcer at KCET Los Angeles and VeeMeTV. In 2011, Marabina Jaimes plays the cut throat lady detective on Ruth Livier's YLSE, a hit Internet program that recently won the Imagen Award for Best Internet Show. Marabina is the Host and Segment Producer for YLSE: Behind The Scenes.
Name: Marabina Jaimes
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