Mariana Klaveno

Mariana Klaveno is an American actress best known for her role as Lorena Ball (Krasiki) in HBO's True Blood. She became a credited regular in season 2 and 3, playing the part of the "maker" of the main character Bill Compton. She also starred in the feature film While the Children Sleep (released as The Sitter on DVD) in the role of Abby Read. She's guest starred in TV show episodes of Standoff, ER, the fifth episode of the sixth season of Dexter, acting as "Professor Porter", and others. Klaveno was originally cast as Lily Munster in Mockingbird Lane, NBC's 2012 remake of The Munsters, However, she will be replaced by Portia De Rossi , as Klaveno was not granted release from her contract on Devious Maids. Klaveno grew up with three siblings on a family owned and operated farm in Endicott, Washington. She graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle with a B.A. in Theater, studying there with Jon Jory. Klaveno first appeared in the fifth episode of season one as the vampire Lorena, who turned Bill Compton into a vampire. Her character became a regular with starring credits in the second half of season two.


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