Date of Birth:
14 July 1986
Denise Moreno was born in Madrid, Spain, to a renowned Spanish classical music producer and an American translator who had made Madrid her home. Denise grew up feeling equally comfortable both in European and North American cultures and considers both Spanish and English to be her "first languages".
While studying piano and ballet as a child, Denise discovered early on that she had a passion for acting and at age 12 began to attend acting classes.
At age 16, she was discovered by the top modeling agency in Spain, Traffic, and quickly signed by other international agencies including Ford in NYC. She became to appear in International fashion magazines, such as Vogue, Glamour, Marie Claire and Jalouse.
In 2005, during her first summer working in Paris, Dior representatives taken by the singular beauty of her face offered her a contract for the DIOR cosmetics campaign of Spring/Summer 2006. Denise continues to model under the name Denise Sommers.
Her first break came through a role in Manolete (2008) the film starring Oscar nominated Penelope Cruz and Oscar winner Adrien Brody. The intimate scene with the two awarding winning actors served as Denise's entry into the world of celluloid.
Denise studied Acting at ESAD,(Academy of Dramatic Arts) in Madrid, and Drama and Theatre Studies at Trinity College Dublin.
While still engaged in international film productions, Denise is currently based in London working in theatre and film.
In Spring 2012 she performed in "The Oresteia" by Aeschylus directed by Anastasia Revi (TheatreLab Company) at Riverside Studios, London, where she caught the attention of several theatre critics.
Spanish model and actress. Denise models under the name of Denise Sommers.
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