Ines is an actress based in Hong Kong, fluent in Mandarin, she works internationally in film, commercial, and TV.
Ines was raised in Chicago with immigrant parents. Her mother is Russian, her father is Latvian, her first language growing up was Latvian. A classically trained dancer, lead to modelling and then to theater while at Northwestern University. She has always been in front of the camera or on stage, most comfortable there creating characters and telling stories.
Ines speaks Mandarin fluently and can read as well. She spent two years in Taipei learning the language and then two years at Hong Kong University obtaining a certificate in Mandarin proficiency, reading, writing, and speaking. She has worked with many mainland China actors including Li Yifeng, Wang Chuanjun, Li Tingting, George Hu, and Aarif Lee (Li Zhiting)
She has been very fortunate to have worked with some talented actors and directors in the industry including Joe Pytka, Xu Jing Lei, Miguel Ferrer, Tiger Chen, Keanu Reeves, and Sidse Babett Knudsen. Mostly recently she has worked with director Lulu Wang and actors Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, and Diana Lin in "The Farewell" and for a second time with Emily Ting in her film "Go Back to China".