Veronika Bellova is of Czech, Slovak and Russian heritage, born in Prague.
She graduated from the Prague Conservatory with a major in singing in 1999. During her studies she took time to live in New York to take acting classes and explore the life of a New Yorker.
After graduation she continued to visit New York and besides pursuing her acting and singing career she worked as an English teacher in companies, at a language school in Prague and as an assistant at the Miro art gallery in Prague.
After her son was born in 2003 she stopped teaching English and devoted herself to her family while selectively accepting and pursuing offers for interesting acting or singing projects most of them in English speaking films and plays.
Due to a partial vocal cord paralysis in 2010 she withdrew from singing and acting until her full recovery in 2012. She published her book of spiritual poetry and photographs with photographer Miya Spackova called Kubusota and began her studies with Resonance Academy.
After a full recovery of her voice she returned to singing and acting to play one of the leading roles in the musical "Sweeney Todd" with the English-speaking theater Prague Playhouse. She followed with roles of the Ghost of Christmas Past and Charwoman in "A Christmas Carol", participation in Fringe Festival with "False Friends" and Festival of Iranian Films in the role of Shiva in "A Moment of Silence", among others.
Highlights of her film roles include performances in the award-winning Czech film "Kanarek" and in the film "Expulsion from Paradise" by internationally acclaimed director, Vera Chytilová. International projects include: the mentally ill woman, Mugge, in the film "Rene Hjerter" by Danish director Kenneth Kainz, the role of the Woman Captive in "Hannibal Rising", directed by Peter Weber, Kazi – a key supporting role – in the American film "The Pagan Queen", directed by Constantin Werner.
On US television Veronika has appeared in the American mini-series "The Children of Dune" and the series "Revelations" and on Italian Television in "Zodiaco -Libro Perduto", to name a few.
Her advertising experience includes the lead in a popular TV and billboard campaign for a major telecommunications company in the Czech Republic and online video presentations for HSBC Bank that played regularly on their website.
Veronika's singing voice is soprano. She participated in performing and recording various projects for commercials, film and TV postproductions, English educative programs, Czech and Slovak traditional songs, pop and relaxation music and musicals.
She continues taking acting, singing and dance lessons and classes in various countries. She is a linguaphile honing her ability to speak fluent Russian, German, Italian and French. Her native tongue is Czech while she speaks fluent English with a soft American accent.