Gloria Calderón Kellett

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Gloria Calderón Kellett

Gloria Calderón Kellett

Gloria Calderón Kellett

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Birthday: April 11

Gloria Calderón Kellett is an award-winning writer, director and actress. Most recently, she was the executive producer, co-creator, co-showrunner, director and actress on the critically acclaimed sitcom One Day at a Time (​Netflix, PopTV & CBS​).

The proud daughter of Cuban immigrants, Calderón Kellett graduated from Loyola Marymount University and went on to earn a Masters degree in Theatre from the University of London, Goldsmith's College.

Gloria Calderón Kellett is an award-winning writer, director and actress. Most recently, she was the executive producer, co-creator, co-showrunner, director and actress on the critically acclaimed sitcom One Day at a Time (​Netflix, PopTV & CBS​).

The proud daughter of Cuban immigrants, Calderón Kellett graduated from Loyola Marymount University and went on to earn a Masters degree in Theatre from the University of London, Goldsmith's College.

Calderón Kellett spent her early years as a writer/producer on numerous shows including Devious Maids, Rules of Engagement,​ and ​How I Met Your Mother​. Her acting credits include Jane The Virgin, Angie Tribeca, Dead To Me, How I Met Your Mother, One Day at a Time, ​and United We Fall,​ for which she also wrote and directed. One of her proudest moments was appearing as a narrator on ​Drunk History​ (New Orleans). Calderón Kellett has directed episodes of ​One Day at a Time, Mr. Iglesias, Merry Happy Whatever, United We Fall a​nd the ​Mad About You​ revival. She recently sold her first feature film, ​We Were There Too​, which she is co-writing with Natasha Rothwell (Insecure) for HBOMax.

Calderón Kellett strives to create television that is accessible and inclusive. She is an ambassador for the non-profits ReFrame Project for gender parity and the National Women's History Museum. She is also a founding member of the Untitled Latinx Project, an advocacy group of Latina showrunners, who most notably put together a "Dear Hollywood" letter about how to better address the issues of the Latino community. With BuzzFeed/Pero Like, she launched a "Hollywood 101" web series master class for new writers. The series offers free advice to new artists at the beginning of their entertainment careers.

Awards for her work include Television Academy Honors, Mental Health America Media Award, ALMA Award, Imagen Award, Vanguard Award, NHMC Award, Sentinel Award, and The Voice Award. Calderón Kellett is also one of the few creatives to have the distinction of receiving a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes for ​One Day at a Time.​ She has been honored as an industry leader by The Hollywood Reporter in their Top Women in Entertainment issue, the THR100 list issue, their 50 Agents of Change issue and is a consistent figure in the Industry Producer's Impact Report.

She is currently on a new overall deal at Amazon Studios where she is working an exciting new slate of work.

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The Power of TV, Latinx Inclusion
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The Power of TV, Latinx Inclusion
Gloria Calderon Kellett arrives at The Power of TV: A Conversation with Norman Lear and One Day at a Time, presented by the Television Academy Foundation and Netflix in celebration of the Foundation's 20th Anniversary of THE INTERVIEWS: An Oral History Pr
Gloria Calderon Kellett, Justina Machado, and Rita Moreno onstage at The Power of TV: A Conversation with Norman Lear and One Day at a Time, presented by the Television Academy Foundation and Netflix in celebration of the Foundation's 20th Anniversary of
Norman Lear and Gloria Calderon Kellett onstage at The Power of TV: A Conversation with Norman Lear and One Day at a Time, presented by the Television Academy Foundation and Netflix in celebration of the Foundation's 20th Anniversary of THE INTERVIEWS: An
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Gloria Calderon Kellett on the Red Carpet at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

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Gloria Calderón Kellett, Justina Machado, Melissa Barrera, Mishel Prada, and Tanya Saracho attend the panel discussion “The Power of TV: Latinx Inclusion,” on Thursday, August 9, 2018 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Foundation board member Nina Tassler, Justina Machado, Gloria Calderón Kellett, Melissa Barrera, Mishel Prada and Tanya Saracho take part in the panel discussion “The Power of TV: Latinx Inclusion,” on Thursday, August 9, 2018 in North Hollywood, California.

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Justina Machado and Gloria Calderón Kellett take part in the panel discussion “The Power of TV: Latinx Inclusion,” on Thursday, August 9, 2018 in North Hollywood, California.

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Gloria Calderon Kellett arrives at The Power of TV: A Conversation with Norman Lear and One Day at a Time, presented by the Television Academy Foundation and Netflix in celebration of the Foundation's 20th Anniversary of THE INTERVIEWS: An Oral History Pr
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Gloria Calderon Kellett arrives at The Power of TV: A Conversation with Norman Lear and One Day at a Time, presented by the Television Academy Foundation and Netflix in celebration of the Foundation's 20th Anniversary of THE INTERVIEWS: An Oral History Project, on Monday, June 19, 2017 in the Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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Gloria Calderon Kellett, Justina Machado, and Rita Moreno onstage at The Power of TV: A Conversation with Norman Lear and One Day at a Time, presented by the Television Academy Foundation and Netflix in celebration of the Foundation's 20th Anniversary of
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Gloria Calderon Kellett, Justina Machado, and Rita Moreno onstage at The Power of TV: A Conversation with Norman Lear and One Day at a Time, presented by the Television Academy Foundation and Netflix in celebration of the Foundation's 20th Anniversary of THE INTERVIEWS: An Oral History Project, on Monday, June 19, 2017 in the Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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Norman Lear and Gloria Calderon Kellett onstage at The Power of TV: A Conversation with Norman Lear and One Day at a Time, presented by the Television Academy Foundation and Netflix in celebration of the Foundation's 20th Anniversary of THE INTERVIEWS: An
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Norman Lear and Gloria Calderon Kellett onstage at The Power of TV: A Conversation with Norman Lear and One Day at a Time, presented by the Television Academy Foundation and Netflix in celebration of the Foundation's 20th Anniversary of THE INTERVIEWS: An Oral History Project, on Monday, June 19, 2017 in the Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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