De Jesus, Wanda 1960–

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De JESUS, Wanda 1960–


Born August 26, 1960.

Addresses: Agent—Abrams Artists, 9200 Sunset Blvd., 11th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90069; Jeff Witjas, Agency for the Performing Arts, 9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Manager—Bob McGowan, McGowan Management, 8733 West Sunset Blvd., Suite 103, West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Career: Actress and voice performer.

Awards, Honors: Bravo Award nomination, National Council of La Raza, outstanding actress in a drama series, 1996, for Live Shot; Imagen Award, Imagen Foundation, best television actress, 2003, for "Almost a Woman," Masterpiece Theatre.


Television Appearances; Series:

Gomez, Another World, NBC, 1986.

Officer Leda Cervantes, Mariah, ABC, 1987.

Mrs. Lopez, Pursuit of Happiness, ABC, 1987–1988.

Santana Andrade, Santa Barbara, NBC, 1991–1992.

Liz Vega (a reporter), Live Shot, UPN, 1995–1996.

Detective Adell Sevilla, a recurring role, CSI: Miami, CBS, 2002–2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Suzita, Lucky/Chances (also known as Jackie Collins' Lucky/Chances), NBC, 1990.

Sanchez, The Detective, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Prime Target, NBC, 1989.

Darlene, Fatal Friendship, NBC, 1991.

Vivian Arzola, Gold Coast (also known as Elmore Leonard's Gold Coast), Showtime, 1997.

Mami, "Almost a Woman" (also known as "Casi una mujer"), Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Ms. Santiago, "The Wizard of Odds," L.A. Law, NBC, 1987.

Voice on the telephone, "Payment Overdue," Tales from the Darkside, syndicated, 1988.

Alana Leon, "The Fighter," Matlock, NBC, 1990.

Mary Garza, "Ours Not to Reason Why Shmy," Singer & Sons, NBC, 1990.

Suzanne Garner, "Opening Farewell," Equal Justice, ABC, 1991.

Linda Rodriguez, "Tape Fear," Civil Wars, ABC, 1992.

Commander Pamela Lopez, "Chains of Command," seaQuest DSV (also known as seaQuest 2032), NBC, 1995.

Sarah, "Hunter, Prey," Babylon 5, syndicated, 1995.

Catherine Evers, "Cruel and Unusual," Profiler, NBC, 1996.

Detective Emma Lopez, "Murder in the Family," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1996.

Detective Martina Escobar, "Girl Talk," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1996.

Sue Cheney, "Jacob's Ladder," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1996.

Voice of Dr. Silvia Lopez, "Sins of the Father, Part 12: The Spot" (also known as "Sins of the Father, Chapter 12: The Spot"), Spider–Man (animated), Fox, 1996.

Agent Janet Reynolds, "Bombshell," Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), CBS, 1997.

Detective Marina Mercado, "A Reverend Runs through It," Brooklyn South, CBS, 1997.

District attorney Rosalie Hanson, "Dishonorable Discharge," Vengeance Unlimited (also known as Mr. Chapel), ABC, 1998.

Nina Charles, "Finale," Promised Land, CBS, 1999.

Alison (Ali), "Poverty Level," Pensacola: Wings of Gold, syndicated, 2000.

Katrina Epstein, "The Green and the Black," Thieves, ABC, 2001.

Katrina Epstein, "Home Is Where the Heist Is," Thieves, ABC, 2001.

Elena Costello (a lawyer), "The Price of Liberty," First Monday, CBS, 2002.

Voice for "The Shoemaker and the Elves," an episode of Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (animated), HBO; appeared in an episode of Lifestories: Families in Crisis, HBO; guest in Sidewalks Entertainment, syndicated; guest in The Test, FX Network.

Film Appearances:

Estevez, Robocop 2, Orion, 1990.

Luisa Diaz, Downtown, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1990.

Carmen Munoz, The Glass Shield (also known as The Johnny Johnson Trial), Miramax, 1995.

Leslie Moore, Captain Nuke and the Bomber Boys (also known as Demolition Day), Concorde–New Horizons, 1995.

Voice of Dr. Silvia Lopez, Spider–Man: Sins of the Fathers (animated), Marvel Enterprises, 1996.

Debra Shelly, Executive Power, Initial Entertainment Group, 1997.

Geologist and FBI woman, The Insider, Buena Vista, 1999.

Karen, Flawless, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1999.

Jackie, Once in the Life, Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Akooshay, Ghosts of Mars (also known as John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars), Screen Gems, 2001.

Graciella Rivers, Blood Work, Warner Bros., 2002.

Narrator, The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in American Cinema (documentary), 2002.

Stage Appearances:

Lourdes, Cuba & His Teddy Bear, New York Shakespeare Festival, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1986.

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