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Daniela Sofia Korn Ruah (born December 2, 1983 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.) is a Portuguese-American actress.

Born in Boston Ruah and her family moved back to Portugal when she was 5. She started acting in Portuguese soap operas when she was 16, when she played Sara on the Telenovela Jardins Proibidos ("Forbidden Gardens").

She continued to act in many Portuguese soap operas until 2009 whe she landed the role she's best known for the NCIS Special Agent Kensi Blye in the CBS Police Procedural NCIS: Los Angeles.

She's has two children with her husband, stunt performer David Paul Olsen.

Selected Filmography

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  • Jardins Proibidos (2000 — 2001) as Sara
  • Filha do Mar (2001) as Constança Valadas
  • Elsa, Uma Mulher Assim (2001) as Mónica
  • Inspector Max (2004) as Verónica Botelho
  • Dei-te Quase Tudo (2005 — 2006) as Rita Cruz
  • Dança Comigo (2006) as Herself / Contestant
  • Tu e Eu (2006 — 2007) as Daniela Pinto
  • Casos da Vida (2008) as Rita
  • Guiding Light (2009) as Gigi
  • NCIS (2009) as Kensi Blye
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (2009 — Present) as Kensi Blye
  • Hawaii Five-0 (2011) as Kensi Blye
  • Eurovision Song Contest (2018) as Herself / Hostess

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