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Lydia Darly

Lydia Darly was born and raised in Paris ( France) and is originally from guadeloupe. She was first discovered as an actress at Age 17 when she was invited to audition for Mathieu kassovitz’s film’’Cafe au Lait’’ thus began her journey and passion for theater and films. She was part of several experimental and avant-garde theater companies in Paris as a teenager, before her journey as aspiring actress and model took her to Rome where she continued her passion for acting. She was featured in ‘’The Exorcist the beginning’’ and acted in several TV series in Rome. Lydia love of American Cinema and desire to develop and perfect her craft took her to New York City. She studied at the Lee Strasberg, TVI actors studio, and The black Nexxus Studio where she studied with the actress and Director Jordan Bayne, fostering a working/Mentor relationship with her. Lydia was Jordan’s assistant on the film, The Sea is All I Know, featuring Academy Award Winner, Melissa Leo. The film is currently in festivals circuit run and won many awards. Lydia met the talented Director/writer Billy Gerard Frank around the same time, who loved her enthusiasm as an actress and her commitment to exploring all aspects of film productions. She worked as his associate producer on his film, Absence of Love that is currently in festivals circuit. Lydia is the writer and producer of Scratch, and is also writing a feature screen play that is a coming-of-age story, based on her life as a teenager growing up in a Paris Suburb.

Short film credits


The Way You Love

United States | Feb 2014 | 9:57
Sarah needs to forgive her mother, father and godmother in order to find the courage to live her life freely. Marie needs to let go of her past and fo...
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United States | Apr 2012 | 16:50
Coco, an inspiring actress, and Marco, a real estate broker are an ambitious couple living in New York City. Coco feels guilty about a secret she has ...
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