Career: Actress and voice performer. South Coast Repertory Theatre, Costa Mesa, CA, member of company and performer at Pacific Playwrights Festival; also worked as a dialect consultant for films.
Awards, Honors: Robby Award nomination (with others), best ensemble performance, 2003, for Anna in the Tropics.
Television Appearances; Series:
Carmen Castillo, Santa Barbara, NBC, 1990–1993.
Dr. Maria Rodriguez, Port Charles (also known as Port Charles: Desire, Port Charles: Fate, Port Charles: The Gift, Port Charles: Miracles, Port Charles: Naked Eyes, Port Charles: Secrets, Port Charles: Superstitions, Port Charles: Surrender, Port Charles: Tainted Love, Port Charles: Tempted, Port Charles: Time in a Bottle, and Port Charles: Torn), ABC, 1999.
Alma, Te amare en silencio (telenovela), Univision, 2002–2003.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
The Blue Knight, NBC, 1973.
Flor Marquez, Centennial, NBC, 1978.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Sergeant Bandani, A Killing Affair (also known as Behind the Badge), CBS, 1977.
Nellie Ramirez, Victims, NBC, 1982.
Marie Ramos, Best Kept Secrets, ABC, 1984.
Alvarado, Seduced, CBS, 1985.
Maria Jahnke, Right to Kill?, ABC, 1985.
Nurse Ramsey, Empty Cradle, ABC, 1993.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Two Brothers, PBS, 1976.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Blanca, "Good Neighbor, Maxine," Good Heavens, ABC, 1976.
Dr. Galavan, "Snapshot," Cannon, CBS, 1976.
Mrs. Mendes, "A Wind from Corsica," Kojak, CBS, 1976.
Nurse Burke, "Meet the New Guy," CHiPs, NBC, 1982.
Elena, "Affirmative Action," Cagney & Lacey, CBS, 1983.
Mrs. Santana, "That's Our Dad," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1986.
"Rohner vs. Gradinger," L.A. Law, NBC, 1987.
Carmen Ortega, "Tape Fear," Civil Wars, ABC, 1992.
Louise number one, "What Ever Happened to Maria Rosa?," Land's End, syndicated, 1995.
"The Birthday Party," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1995.
Mrs. Valentin, "Thick Stu," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1996.
Cora, "Wild Irish Woes," Brooklyn South, CBS, 1997.
Rosa Gomez, "Deliverance," Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), CBS, 1997.
Alma, "Abduction," Air America, syndicated, 1998.
Alma, "High Noon at Costa Perdida," Air America, syndicated, 1998.
Maria, "Murder by Remote," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 2000.
Paco's mother, "Familia," Six Feet Under, HBO, 2001.
"Rich Girl Poor Girl," The Division, Lifetime, 2003.
Appeared as Alma in "Betrayal" and "Safe Passage," both unaired episodes of Air America, syndicated.
Elena Morales, Borderline, Associated Film Distribution, 1980.
Teresa Ramirez, Stir Crazy, Columbia, 1980.
Madam, Revenge (also known as Revenge—A vinganca and Vinganca), Columbia, 1990.
Dolores, Bound by Honor (also known as Blood In, Blood Out and Blood In, Blood Out ... Bound by Honor), Buena Vista, 1993.
Aunt Patricia, Blasphemy the Movie, Mendoza Entertainment, 2001.
Film Automated Dialogue Replacement Voices:
Of Love and Shadows (also known as De amor y de sombras), 1994, dubbed version, Miramax, 1996.
The Road to El Dorado (animated), United International Pictures/DreamWorks, 2000.
Roosters, New Mexico Repertory Theatre, NM, c. 1988–1989.
Once Removed, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1992.
California Scenarios (short plays), South Coast Repertory Theatre, Costa Mesa, CA, 2002.
Ofelia, Anna in the Tropics, Pacific Playwrights Festival, George and Julianne Argyros Stage, South Coast Repertory Theatre, 2003.
Paquita, The Beauty of the Father, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA, 2004.
Also appeared in The Boiler Room, Globe Theatre.
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