Jennifer Garner's character in hit American TV show ALIAS is to be joined by her sister - to be played by Mia Maestro.

FRIDA star Maestro will appear in the last three episodes of the spy drama and is expected to return as a regular in the programme's fourth season.

The actress, who has trained in Argentina and Germany, made her silver screen debut on the OSCAR-nominated TANGO.

Since then she has appeared in TIMECODE and Frida - both starring SALMA HAYEK.

26/03/2004 17:38