Maldonado, Norma 1962-

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Maldonado, Norma 1962-


Born August 2, 1962, in New York, NY; sister of John Vargas (an actor); married Dragan Buha, September 6, 1991; children: two. Education: University of Puerto Rico, B.A. psychology; University of Georgia, M.A., journalism.


Actress. IFP/West, member; Find Film Independent, member; provided voice work for Puerto Rican market and documentaries.


Film Appearances:

The Spanish maid, Club Fed, Trans-Atlantic, 1990.

Cop number five, Ted and Venus, Double Helix Films, 1991.

Mrs. Vega, Latin Boys Go to Hell, Strand Releasing, 1997.

Adele and Bunny, A Gun, a Car, a Blonde, Avalanche Home Entertainment, 1997.

(Uncredited) Woman number one, Erin Brockovich, Universal, 2000.

Voice of singer, Under Suspicion (also known as Suspicion), Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Joan, The Employee of the Month (also known as Under the Gun), 2002.

Mrs. Cuervas, Time of Fear, Fries Film Group, 2002.

Narrator, KidSmartz (documentary short), Showtime Entertainment, 2003.

Gloria, For Heaven's Sake, Vanguard Cinema, 2006.

Mrs. Gallo, On the Brink (short), 2006.

Mrs. Mitchell, Elevator (short), 2006.

Sara Morales, Hardly Married (short), Atelier Films, 2007.

Mucama, Hoy no estoy (short), 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Marina Rojas, General Hospital, ABC, 1994-95.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Clerk, Mystery Woman: Game Time, Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Principal, Felicity, The WB, 1998.

(Uncredited) Lieutenant Maria Chavez, The Huntress, USA Network, 2000.

Olivia, American Family (also known as American Family: Journey of Dreams), PBS, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Till Death Do Us Part," Hotel (also known as Arthur Hailey's "Hotel"), ABC, 1988.

Michele, "Love and Sex," thirtysomething, ABC, 1989.

Graciela, "Dr. Wonderful," Mad About You, NBC, 1996.

Nurse number two, 413 Hope Street, Fox, 1997.

Mrs. Iglesias, "Dead Girl Walking," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1999.

Lieutenant Maria Chavez, "The Kid," The Huntress, USA Network, 2000.

Mrs. Grayson, "Chapter Sixteen," Boston Public, Fox, 2001.

Mrs. Vasquez, "But Football Is a Religion," The Brothers Garcia, Nickelodeon, 2001.

Nurse, "5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m.," 24, Fox, 2001.

Corrine Munoz, "Surrender," ER, NBC, 2001.

Corrine Munoz, "Beyond Repair," ER, NBC, 2002.

Kathleen, "Letting Go," 7th Heaven (also known as Seventh Heaven), The WB, 2002.

Francine Terrez, For the People, Lifetime, 2002.

Linda Sanchez, "The Vision Thing," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2004.

Maria Oliveres, "Ahoy Mateys," Veronica Mars, UPN, 2005.

Meredith Galvan, "Shoot to Thrill," Wanted, TNT, 2005.

Carolyn Macelli, "Someone to Watch Over Me," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2006.

Carolyn Macelli, "Save Me," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2006.

Maria Sanchez, "Machismo," Criminal Minds, CBS, 2006.

Maricarmen Reyes, "The ‘F’ Word," Lincoln Heights, ABC Family, 2007.

Michelle, "Now I Know, Don't Be Scared," Desperate Housewives, ABC, 2007.

Also appeared in "La resentida," Mujeres asesinas (also known as Killer Women).