Daniela Ruah

Daniela Ruah is an Portuguese-American actress who plays Kensi Blye in the CBS series NCIS: Los Angeles.

She started her career in Portugal.

Her first acting role came at the age of 16, when she auditioned for a television series Jardins Proibidos, and cast for the role of Sara.

She kept working on diverse projects, as well as finishing high school. At the age of 18 moved to London, England to do a B.A. in Performing Arts at the London Metropolitan University.

Having finished with a first class Honors, Daniela returned to Portugal to pursue more work. In 2007 she moved to New York to study at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and pursue her career.

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Birth Date:
Boston, Massachusetts

NCIS: Los Angeles Quotes

Kensi: Because once again you're trying to say something without actually saying it. And it's driving me nuts.
Deeks: I think you lost me.
Kensi: No. I don't think I did. I think you know exactly what I'm talking about.
Deeks: Do I?
Kensi: Damn it, Deeks, you asked me out on a date without actually asking me out on a date. Now, if this keeps going this way and we can't communicate, and we've been over this -- you never say what you mean, and if this is the way it's gonna be, then I don't know how we're ever gonna --
Deeks: I don't want to be here with you right now.
Kensi: What?
Deeks: I want to be at my place, right now ... with you.

Go wherever you please Ella -- I will find you once I am finished here.