Mariana Renata

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Mariana Renata
Born Mariana Renata Dantec
31 December 1983
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Alma mater University of Paris
University of New South Wales
Occupation actress, model
Years active 2005-present

Mariana Renata (born Mariana Renata Dantec; 31 December 1983, Paris) is a French-Indonesian actress.

Born to a French father of Jewish descent,[1] Andre Dantec, and an Indo mother of Javanese-Chinese-Italian descent,[2] Anita Kirana, Mariana modeled on the catwalks of Paris, Jakarta, Singapore, and Vietnam before she became one of Indonesia's model for Lux's soap brand.

She obtained an undergraduate degree in English Literature from the University of Paris (Sorbonne) and is working on master's degree at the University of New South Wales in business and commerce.[3]

In 2005, she took a supporting role in the Indonesian film Janji Joni, or Joni's Promise, directed by Joko Anwar.[4]

She won Most Favorite Supporting Actress at the MTV Indonesia Movie Awards for the role in December 2005.[5]

Among other appearance, she was featured in the made-for-Indonesian-market version of Josh Groban's music video, She's Out of My Life, appeared in the Indonesian version of Rivermaya's song Balisong (Filipino band), and appeared in the Indonesian TV Series Dunia Tanpa Koma (DTK), in a cameo role.[4]

She is one of the Indonesian icons for the beauty soap product, Lux. She and the other three Lux stars, Tamara Blezynski, Dian Sastrowardoyo, and Luna Maya, have each starred in their own short movies.[citation needed]


  1. Indonesian Jews Bible Discovered, April 26, 2009
  2. About Mariana Renata, February 25, 2011
  3. (16 April 2010). Mariana Renata Ingin Santai Dulu, Tempo magazine (Indonesia); retrieved 7 December 2010.
  4. 4.0 4.1 (18 October 2005). Dapat Peran Kecil, Mariana Renata Tak Kecewa, (in Indonesian); retrieved 7 December 2010.
  5. (9 August 2005). Mariana Renata Berjaya di Kancah Perfilman Nasional, (in Indonesian); retrieved 7 December 2010.

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