Who is Xochitl Gomez? Meet The New Star Of ‘Doctor Strange 2’ – Hollywood Life

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Xochitl Gomez makes a grand entrance Doctor strange in the multiverse of madness. The actress plays America Chavez, a Marvel character who could have a big impact on the MCU. Xochitl stands her ground among Marvel heavyweights as benedict cumberbatch Y elizabeth olsen.

So, who is Xóchitl Gómez? He’s only 16 years old, but he’s already taking Hollywood by storm. hollywoodlife has put together everything you need to know about Xóchitl.

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Xochitl Gomez in ‘Doctor Strange 2’ with Benedict Cumberbatch and Rachel McAdams. (Walt Disney Studios/Marvel Studios/Everett Collection)

1. Xochitl makes her MCU debut in ‘Doctor Strange 2’.

Xóchitl plays América Chávez in Doctor strange in the multiverse of madness. America is a young girl who has the ability to jump between the Multiverse. In pursuit of her by reuniting with her children, Wanda/Scarlet Witch attempts to take over the powers that be in America. Doctor Strange goes to great lengths to prevent that from happening. America is a queer Latina who was raised by two mothers. America is the first Latino LGBTQ+ character in the MCU.

2. Xochitl rose to fame in ‘The Baby-Sitters Club.’

Xochitl played Dawn Schafer in the first season of Netflix the babysitters club. She had to leave the show before its second season after landing her role in Doctor strange in the multiverse of madness. “It was sad that he could only do one season of the babysitters club since he obviously wanted to do the second season, but both the show and doctor strange They were filming at the same time. It was during [peak] COVID so I couldn’t fly from England to Canada. I was really bummed out,” Xóchitl said. seventeen. Before Doctor Strange, Xochitl appeared in the house of the raven, You are the worstY gentified.

3. Xóchitl has a background in martial arts.

Xóchitl is a fan of martial arts, which she started before the babysitters club. While she auditioned for doctor strangerevealed the actress to seventeen who did “kickboxing and stunts every other day for a couple of hours. It was intense, but I felt it was necessary because if he got to the next stage, I didn’t want to do a bit and be nervous.”

3. Xóchitl has dyslexia.

The actress revealed that she is dyslexic in an interview about how she prepared for her role in doctor strange 2. “It’s like the same preparation I do for all my auditions. I get the slides and go through them over and over again because I have dyslexia, so in order not to grope, I have to really know the material,” she said. people girl.

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Xóchitl Gómez at the premiere of ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’. (Rob Latour/Shutterstock)

5. Xochitl is bilingual.

Xóchitl’s father is from Mexico, and she told him people girl that she “grew up with a lot of Mexican influences because all the kids I played with and my nanny were from Mexico. My parents speak Spanish at home, so I feel like I’ve lived in both worlds and that has shaped who I am as a person.”

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