In the ever-evolving world of Hollywood, every so often, a fresh face emerges, captivating audiences and leaving an indelible mark on the silver screen. One such rising starlet is Ava Capri, who, with her undeniable talent and magnetic presence, has quickly become a name to watch.
While you may recognize her from her recent roles, there’s a depth to Ava that many aren’t privy to. Dive in with us as we unveil ten things you didn’t know about actress Ava Capri, and get ready to be pleasantly surprised by the layers of this budding icon.
1. Ava’s full name is Ava Capri Palazzolo
She was born on November 10, 1995, in Los Angeles, California. She enjoyed acting as a child but her parents didn’t want her to become a child actor so she only did some commercials. She feels like she only discovered acting when was much older, once she took an acting class and got to learn about creating a character and emotion.
2. Ava attended an all-girls Catholic school
Ava’s high school experience was unique, having attended an all-girls Catholic institution where she wore polo shirts with pleated skirts and blazers. While the uniform might sound strict, Ava recalls her time there fondly and cherishes the friendships she made.
3. Ava’s personal style is a blend of vintage and thrifted pieces.
Ava’s sense of style is deeply intertwined with her queer identity. After coming out, she felt a newfound freedom in her clothing choices, allowing her to express herself more authentically. Her go-to outfit includes a trucker hat, a casual t-shirt, jeans, and classic white Reeboks. Her love for vintage finds is evident in her frequent visits to LA’s flea markets, her favorite to visit is The Los Feliz Flea.
4. Ava’s first acting credit was a brief role in “Parks and Recreation”
She had the opportunity to work with her idol, Amy Poehler. This role opened the door for bigger and more influential roles. She says about her big break: “Getting that role was at the height of my obsession with Parks and Rec. I remember I was taking UCB classes at the time and was obsessed with Amy Poehler and the whole SNL women scene. It was a single line that I yelled to Amy’s character in a town hall meeting.”
5. Apart from acting, Ava has also ventured into modeling.
She’s had the opportunity to wear designs from renowned brands like Thom Browne and Gucci, giving her a newfound appreciation for the art of fashion. Ava believes that queer individuals have always been trendsetters in the fashion world, challenging norms and setting new standards.
6. Ava starred in a FLETCHER’s music video
She has also appeared in music videos, including FLETCHER’s “Better version” (featuring Kelsea Ballerini) video starring alongside Gavin Leatherwood. She also took part in Wallow’s “Are You Bored Yet?” official music video.
7. Ava’s filmography is diverse, showcasing her ability to take on a range of roles.
From playing Keaton Carmichael in the sports movie “Embattled” starring Stephen Dorff and Elizabeth Reaser, to Lucy in the Hulu series “Love, Victor”. In the movie “Do Revenge” she worked alongside Camila Mendes and Maya Hawke. She praises their talent and the bond they shared on set, making the filming process a memorable one.
8. Ava is a strong advocate for genuine queer representation in media.
She believes in showcasing three-dimensional queer characters that resonate with audiences, breaking away from traditional stereotypes. She hopes her character in “Love, Victor” serves as inspiration for people: “I hope Lucy can offer representation for people who are still figuring it all out. You don’t have to have it all together; romance and sexuality are complex and also ever-evolving. Having a boyfriend and crushing on girls is my very real-life experience, and I hope people can see their messy and ever-evolving selves reflected back in Lucy’s journey.”.
9. Ava is in a loving relationship with actor-writer-director Alexis G. Zall
They have been together for over 5 years and their bond is evident in the way they converse, understand, and support each other, both personally and professionally. For years they were very cautious in protecting their relationship from the public eye, but they have become comfortable not hiding it anymore.
10. Ava’s favorite movie is “Dead Poet’s Society”
“Dead Poets Society” holds a special place in Ava’s heart, not just for its impactful narrative but also because of her deep admiration for Robin Williams. The film left a lasting impression on her during her younger years.