‘Why Women Kill’s’ Veronica Falcon on Beating the Odds as a Foreign Actor on American TV

Veronica Falcon has had quite the 2021 — and we’re only halfway through it.

This year alone the actress has created eye-catching characters in the Paramount+ series “Why Women Kill” and HBO’s “Perry Mason,” as well as made a very brief appearance in Disney’s “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.” But while Falcon is getting audiences’ attention now, fans of hers have already been supportive, whether that’s for her numerous respected performances in her native Mexico or as the villainous mother/drug queenpin Camila Vargas on “Queen of the South.”Falcon is a unique presence in this industry, and her journey is reflective of that.

Falcon and her family were drawn to classic film stars like Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, and Liza Minnelli.

It was Minnelli who Falcon was especially struck by, but because the actress didn’t see herself as a strong dancer or singer, Falcon initially turned to choreographing.

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