The Daily Quarterly: Who was your favorite actress growing up?
Kaleina Cordova: I grew up in the 90s and one of my favorite shows was “The Amanda Show” on Nickelodeon. So I would have to say Amanda Bynes.
TDQ: What was your favorite A&E Network cop show growing up?
KC: Actually I’m only now just beginning to watch cop shows and crime dramas. I was more of a comedy enthusiast growing up!
TDQ: What made you want to be in show business?
KC: I used to visit my dad on set as a kid, and after a while of observing and soaking it all in, I realized I wanted to be in front of the camera. I had my first role in a movie when I was 10, and I’ve had the acting bug ever since.
TDQ: What’s the best advice you’ve ever gotten?
KC: To not be afraid of responsibility but only accept what you can handle. Sometimes when great things come your way, you believe you can handle them all. But you always need to step back and put things into perspective.
TDQ: What’s the worst advice you’ve ever gotten?
KC: “Let’s just take a shortcut!” We were hiking and my friend decided he knew of a better way down… It was an hour of sliding on my butt down a narrow steep hill, clinging to branches and shrubs. Bottom line, never take a “shortcut.” Continue reading