Nona Sobo makes her screen debut this month with the release of Netflix show Wrong Side Of The Tracks and it looks as though she’s set for stardom.
The Spanish drama follows Tirso Abantos (Jose Coronado), a war veteran who is growing tired of his neighbourhood being taking over by drug dealers. To stop his teenage granddaughter Irene (played by Nona Sobo) falling victim to their crimes, Tirso decides to take matters into his own hands.
Who is Nona Sobo?
Nona Sobo is a 22-year-old Spanish-Thai actress. Her real name is Mariona Soley Bosch but she goes by Nona as her stage first name – it was how she tried to pronounce her name as a child. Her stage surname, Sobo, relates to the first syllables of each of her real surnames: Soley Bosch.
Nona was born in Thailand, although she is now based in Spain. She speaks Spanish as her primary language.
Although Wrong Side Of The Tracks is Nona Sobo’s first acting role in TV or film, she has been performing for a long time. Lecturas reports Nona Sobo first started working in small roles in adverts, later starring in music videos.
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Meet Nona Sobo on Instagram
If you want to truly get to know a celebrity, the best place to look is on social media. For stars who engage with social media, you can tell a lot about their personality and interests from what they share online. Fortunately for fans of Nona Sobo, she has an active online presence.
Nona Sobo currently has more than 86,000 followers on Instagram as of publication date. You can find her account under the Instagram handle @nonasobo.
On Nona’s Instagram account she shares plenty of behind-the-scenes snaps from her work as an actress. She also shares pictures of her chihuahua as well as party pics from festivals and clubs.
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Exploring Nona’s role in Wrong Side Of The Tracks
Nona Sobo takes on the role of Irene in Wrong Side Of The Tracks or Entrevías as the show is also known.
Although Nona Sobo is of Thai heritage, her character plays a Vietnamese teenager who has been adopted by the rich Abantos family. Feeling out of place, Irene finds solace in Entrevías, the village where her adopted grandfather lives. Here she meets and falls for Nelson Gutierrez (Felipe Londoño), who is part of a drug gang.
Without saying too much, there is plenty of drama to come for Nelson, Irene and her grandfather throughout the 16 episodes of Wrong Side Of The Tracks.
Wrong Side Of The Tracks is available to stream on Netflix now.