Yessica Sanchez is a Swiss-Mexican actress and producer. She was born in Cancun, grew up in Switzerland, and moved to Los Angeles in 2017 to attend The American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
She began performing on stage at a local mini playback show for TVCancun when she was three years old. Later on, she continued modeling and taking ballet and vocal classes.
She began her professional acting career by appearing in Swiss short films and commercials. Sanchez made her feature film debut in The Radicalization of Jeff Boyd (2017), for which she won the Fusion Award as Best Lead Actress, the CICFF Award, the CCMA Award, the Gold Award from International Independent Film Awards, an Award of Exceptional Merit from Depth of Field International Film Festival Competition, and an Award of Recognition from the Accolade Competition.
In 2018, she appeared in the Swiss reality TV show Adieu Heimat, for which she gained national recognition in Switzerland.
Her goal is to inspire people by creating strong female roles and writing scripts about subjects that matter.
She just wrapped two feature films, which are scheduled to be released in 2021.
Mind Over Max (post-production) - Feature Film, Supporting - Harold Daniels III, dir.
Stand Up (post-production) - Short Film, Supporting - Seth Blanke, dir.
Harmless (post-production) - Short Film, Lead - Tom Rufer, dir.
Dytlov (post-production) - Short Film, Supporting - Ciril Camen, dir.
Pixie, My Love (2019) - Short Film, Lead - Pascal Schmidlin, dir.
Hier (2018) - Short Film, Lead - Tom Rufer, dir.
Catgirl (2018) - Short Film, Lead - Pascal Schmidlin, dir.
The Radicalization of Jeff Boyd (2017) - Feature Film, Lead
8 Nominations, 8 Wins - Uwe Schwarzwalder, dir.
Alptraum (2016) - Short Film, Lead - Alex Di Biasi, dir.
Project 19 (in production) - TV Series, Lead - AJ Sykes, dir.
Murdered By Morning (2019) - TV Series - Oxygen
Perry Mason (2020) - TV Series, Featured - HBO
Penny Dreadful: City of Angeles - TV Series, Featured - Showtime
Flagged (2019) - Huluween, Featured - Hulu
Adieu Heimat (2018) - Reality TV Show, Lead - 3Plus
A Letter To... - Actor - Excalibur Entertainment LLC
Bedrooms - Riva - AADA
Almost, Maine. - Rhonda - AADA
The Shadow Box - Felicity - AADA
Meditatives Malen mit Helga - Eva - Allerlei Theater
Der Schöne Willy - Linda - Piccola Commedia Dell'Arte
Haley - Haley - Wohlen Theater
Commercials upon request.