Mariana Klaveno
Character(s) Janice Lawrence
Date of Birth October 25, 1979
Origin Endicott, Washington
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Mariana Klaveno (born October 25, 1979) is an American actress, best known for her television roles as Lorena Ball (Krasiki) in HBO series True Blood, as the psychopath Abby in the Lifetime movie While the Children Sleep, and as movie actress Peri Westmore in Lifetime comedy-drama Devious Maids. In 2014, Klaveno is starring as detective Janice Lawrence in the CBS crime drama series, Stalker.

Early LifeEdit

Klaveno grew up with three siblings on a family owned and operated farm in Endicott, Washington. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Washington in Seattle with a B.A. in Theater, studying there with Jon Jory.

Personal LifeEdit

In February 2012, Klaveno married longtime boyfriend, Luis A. Patiño, a graduate of UCLA School of Law.


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Game box 1.0 Michelle Direct-to-video
2004 Good Girls Don't... Mercedes Episode: "The Big O"
2005 Alias Young Woman Episode: "A Clear Conscience"
2006 Laws of Chance Allison Mayner Episode: "Original"
2006 In Justice Carolyn Hunter Episode: "Golden Boy"
2006 Though None Go with Me Carrie TV movie
2006 The Lifestyle Trixie Short film
2006 Standoff Kari Nichols Episode: "Partners in Crime"
2007 First Period Ms. Hendricks Short film
2007 While the Children Sleep Abigail Reed TV movie
2007 Final Approach FBI Agent Harris TV movie
2007 K-Ville Kelly Vert Episode: "Cobb's Webb"
2008 Sidewalk Situations Rose Short film
2008 ER Rebecca Episode: "Under Pressure"
2008-2010, 2012 True Blood Lorena Krasiki Series regular, 13 episodes

Satellite Award for Best Cast – Television Series Nominated - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

2011 The Carrier Amanda Short film
2011 Hawaii Five-0 Julie Adelman Episode: "E Malama"
2011 Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior Veronica Day Episode: "The Time is Now"
2011 Dexter Carissa Porter 2 episodes
2011 Innocent Anna Vostick TV movie
2012 No God, No Master Loise Berger
2013–14 Devious Maids Peri Westmore Series regular (season 1; 10 episodes)

, Recurring (season 2; 2 episodes)

2013 Roar Ellen Warren Short film
2014–present Stalker Detective Janice Lawrence Series regular


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