Actress, singer and comedienne Stephanie Gerard was born in Mexico City. Her mother is from Monterrey, Mexico and her father, from Cannes, France. Stephanie’s parents moved to the small town of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada when Stephanie was 6 months old. At age 5 Stephanie started singing, playing the piano and the guitar. She lived in Canada for 7 years before returning to Mexico where she lived for six additional years before moving several times. Later on her parents enrolled her in regular school where she took acting, ballet, and hip hop classes. Stephanie speaks five languages: Spanish, English, French, German, and Italian and has lived in France, Germany, Switzerland and currently in Los Angeles, California.
Stephanie’s love for music developed as a baby listening to The Beatles. As a child, she sang in the church choir. Singing and performing on big stages became her main focus. Stephanie pursued her musical training in every country she lived in by attending music schools and receiving private lessons. Her training in song includes teachers such as Enrique Del Olmo, Alfredo Algarín, Erick Guecha, and the amazing vocal coach Roger Love in Los Angeles. For piano, guitar, and upright bass training, she attended the Fermatta School in Mexico City and trained with Jorge Guerra, Sadoc García, and Gary Nestruk.
Professional training in theater includes working with Virginia Fabregas as well as a year in France at Cours Florent as well as 3 years of Dramatic Arts at the Educational Center of Arts (CEA-Televisa) in Mexico City. She is also trained to do trapeze, aerial silks, and contortion.
While living in Mexico she reached a limit to where her abilities could take her in that country. By that time she had already toured all over Mexico and Latin America, recorded 9 albums including a Beatles tribute where she received congratulations from Sir Paul McCartney.
Television credits include: La Madrastra, Derbez en Cuando opposite Eugenio Derbez.
Film credits include: Sinverguenzas, Pecado Mortal, directed by Alvaro Curiel (Mujeres Asesinas) where she played the lead with singer Julio Reyes, Assassin X. (Sony Pictures), In Da Cut (NBC UNIVERSAL) and latest movie Plan V, (Videocine/Pantelion Films) to be released in 2018.
An avid environmentalist and animal lover, Stephanie supports the ASPCA, the Humane Society, the World Animal Protection, PETA, California Community Foundation, World Wild Life Fund, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, the NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council), and Greenpeace. During her free time she loves to travel, do yoga, horseback riding, snowmobiling, cooking and baking, and spending time with her dogs.