Mariana Klaveno is an American actress best known for her role as Lorena Ball (Krasiki) in HBO'sTrue Blood. She became a credited regular in season 2 and 3, playing the part of the "maker" of the main character Bill Compton. She also starred in the feature film While the Children Sleep (released asThe Sitter on DVD) in the role of Abby Read. She's guest starred in TV show episodes of Standoff,ER, the fifth episode of the sixth season of Dexter, acting as "Professor Porter", and others. Klaveno grew up with three siblings on a family owned and operated farm in Endicott, Washington. She graduated from the University of Washingtonin Seattle with a B.A. in Theatre. In October 2010 she got engaged to her boyfriend of three years, Luis Patino, UCLA Law Student.