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Muazana 'Ana' Golja is a Canadian actress and singer who portrayed as Zoë Rivas on Degrassi and its fitfh incarnation. Golja is good friends with Aislinn Paul, who portrays Clare Edwards, who wrote a story about her character, whose name is "Zoë" in the thirteenth-season episode ('You Oughta Know"). She is also good friends with Eric Osborne, Andre Kim, Luke Bilyk, Olivia Scriven, Sarah Fisher, Ricardo Hoyos, Lyle Lettau and Sara Waisglass.


  • "Ana" is actually her stage name. Her birth name is Muazana.
  • Golja is an Aquarius.
  • She ships Eclare, BhandallasCamayaFrankston, HaelMatlingsworth and Zoëmund (which herself portrayed a character)
  • Her first kiss was on-screen with Eric Osborne, who portrays Miles.
  • Ana is a fan of One Direction and her favourite member is Harry Styles.
  • "Downton Abbey" is one of her favourite shows.
  • She is a classically trained singer.
  • She also starred as "Ellen" in a webseries called Unlikely Heroes.
  • She has been acting since she was 9 and a half years old.
  • She did her own stunts in Spiderwebs.
  • Due to her Albanian heritage, she speaks two languages.
  • She is also a fan of Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Lopez, Ariana Grande, and Lady Gaga.
  • The first thing she does in the morning is checking her cellphone.
  • She prefers dogs over cats.
  • Her number-one celebrity crush is Leonardo DiCaprio.
  • Her favourite ice cream flavour is tiramisu and she tends to stay away from fruit flavours.
  • She plays piano, clarinet and used to play guitar.
  • Her favourite Instagram filter is Mayfair, but she does use Lo-Fi and X-Pro ll a lot too.
  • She never played a character like Zoë before, and she would never been friends with her.
  • If she was stuck on a deserted island, she would want Imogen to keep her company.
  • One of her New Year's Eve resolutions is to do more volunteer work.
  • She liked the movie "Serendipity".
  • She auditioned for Degrassi on December 18, 2012.
  • She has a pet parrot named Papaguya.
  • Her mother is her role model.
  • She liked five actors: Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, and Colin Firth, but she would be honoured if she gets to work with them one day.
  • She has a fear of clowns.
  • She doesn't have a middle name. 
  • She has auditioned for Imogen and Talia
  • She worked with Dylan Everett and Melinda Shankar in YTV's "How To Be Indie".
  • "Phantom of the Opera" is her favourite musical.
  • She is never a fan of horror films and can't handle anything scary.
  • Her favourite song is "Partition" (Beyoncé).
  • Andre Kim (Winston) took her to his prom.
  • She liked fashion and would never wear anything with spikes.
  • She has released music under her real name.
  • Her favourite Degrassi character is Eli and she ships Eclare.
  • She is best friends with Aislinn Paul.
  • She starred in "Full Out" with Degrassi co-star, Sarah Fisher, and former Degrassi star, Jake Epstein.


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Vacation With Derek Isabella TV film
2014 En Vouge Christmas Amber TV film
2015 Full Out Ariana Berlin TV film
2016 Dumb Luck Taylor Short film
2018 Crazy for the Boys London Film
Year Title Role Notes
2005 1-800-Missing Lucy 1 episode
2008 Flashpoint Penny (10 years old) 1 episode
2009 Franny's Feet Panda (voice) 1 episode
2010 The Staying Guy Little Girl Contestant 1 episode
2011 Little Mosque on the Prairie Betty Sue 2 episodes
2011 How to be Indie Dotty 2 episodes
2010-2011 Connor Undercover Lily 20 episodes (series regular)
2011 Clue Liz 5 episodes (series regular)
2010-2011 What's Up Warthogs! Laney 40 episodes (series regular)
2012 Super Why! Girl/Additional voices 2 episodes
2013 Life with Boys Cassandra 1 episode
2013 Unlikely Heroes Ellen Webseries
2013-2015 Degrassi Zoë Rivas Series regular
2016-2017 Degrassi: Next Class Zoë Rivas Series regular