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Who Plays Nadja In What We Do In The Shadows? Meet Natasia Demetriou

Nadja, a 500-year-old vampire, hails from a Greek and Roman background. Born in Greece during the 15th century, she came from a humble family. The circumstances of Nadja’s transformation into a vampire are somewhat murky as her account differs significantly from that of her husband, Laszlo (Matt Berry). According to Natasia, who plays Nadja in What We Do In The Shadows, she performed as a throat singer for the island’s snakes when she was bitten and transformed by a female vampire. And if you’re interested in the actress, check out some facts about her below!

Meet Natasia Demetriou As Nadja In What We Do In The Shadows

Natasia Demetriou As Nadja
Source: What We Do In The Shadows, FX Networks

Natasia Charlotte Demetriou is an esteemed English comedian, actress, and screenwriter. She was born on January 15, 1984, in London to an English mother and a Greek Cypriot father and grew up in North London. Natasia’s younger brother Jamie Demetriou, a comedian and actor, frequently collaborates with her.


Natasia pursued acting at the University of Leeds. Before making it big as a comedian, she honed her skills as a makeup artist and even worked on music videos for Boy Better Know.

Personal Life

Natasia prefers to keep things private. As such, there isn’t much information available about her current relationship status.

Career, Movies, And TV Shows

Natasia began carving out a place for herself in the entertainment industry in early 2013 with various comedic shows and promotions while still working as a makeup artist. Her breakthrough came in 2014 with the film “You’ll Never Have All of Me,” which catapulted her to success and led to her receiving the prestigious Edinburgh Festival Fringe Slim Debutant Award.  Natasia’s talent extended beyond acting as she started writing for comedy sketches like “The Midnight Beast” and “Anna and Katy.”

In 2015, Natasia joined forces with her brother Jamie and Ellie White for the pilot episode of “People Time.” Notable comedians such as Alistair Roberts, Daran Johnson, and Claudia O’Doherty also appeared. In the same year, Natasia also appeared in cameo roles in shows like Funeral and Top Coppers, where she was featured in two episodes. Natasia Demetriou received numerous offers for television shows, movies, and comedy films.

In 2018, Natasia starred in Stath Lets Flats, a sitcom aired on Channel 4. She collaborated once again with her brother Jamie. Who served as the writer and director of the series. In 2019. Natasia took on the roles of writer and actress for the BBC Three show Ellie and Natasia.

However, the show consisted of only three episodes. It garnered significant popularity and critical acclaim. Natasia was joined by her talented colleague Ellie White, with whom she had previously worked in response to high demand from fans. Natasia Demetriou is also known for the role of Nadja in FX’s TV series, “What We Do In The Shadows,” which is in its 5th season.