Ramirez, Sara 1975-

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Ramirez, Sara 1975-

PERSONAL

Born August 31, 1975, in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico; immigrated to the United States; father, an oceanographer and in technology; mother's name, Luisa Varges (a singer, actress and principal). Education: San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts, graduated; the Juilliard School, New York City, graduated from the drama division.

Addresses:

Agent—Cornerstone Talent Agency, 37 West 20th St., Suite 1108, New York, NY 10011. Publicist—Nancy Seltzer and Associates, 6220 Del Valle Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career:

Actress.

Member:

Screen Actors Guild, Actors' Equity Association.

Awards, Honors:

Outer Critics Circle Award nomination, outstanding actress in a musical, 1999, for The Gershwins' "Fascinating Rhythm"; Antoinette Perry Award, best performance by a featured actress in a musical, Outer Critics Circle Award, outstanding featured actress in a musical, Broadway.com Audience awards, favorite featured actress and favorite breakthrough performance, and Broadway.com Audience Award nomination, favorite diva performance, all 2005, for Monty Python's "Spamalot"; Special Civil Rights Award (with Chris Sieber), Gay Pride awards, 2005; Screen Actors Guild Award (with others), outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series, and ALMA Award nomination, outstanding actress—television series, miniseries, or television movie, American Latin Media Arts awards, both 2007, for Grey's Anatomy.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Dr. Calliope "Callie" Torres, Grey's Anatomy (also known as Complications, Procedure, Surgeons, Under the Knife, and Grey's Anatomy—Die jungen Aerzte), ABC, 2006—.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Dr. Calliope "Callie" Torres, Grey's Anatomy: Complications of the Heart, ABC, 2006.

Dr. Calliope "Callie" Torres, Grey's Anatomy: Straight to the Heart, ABC, 2006.

Dr. Calliope "Callie" Torres, Grey's Anatomy: Under Pressure, ABC, 2006.

Dr. Calliope "Callie" Torres, Grey's Anatomy: Every Moment Counts, ABC, 2007.

Herself, Anatomia Unplugged, Cuatro, 2007.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 55th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 2001.

The 59th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 2005.

Presenter, The 60th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 2006.

Presenter, 2006 ALMA Awards, ABC, 2006.

2007 ALMA Awards, 2007.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Carol, "About Last Night," Spin City (also known as Spin), ABC, 2000.

Gwen Girard, "The Tys That Bind," Third Watch, NBC, 2000.

Linda, "The Crier," Welcome to New York (also known as Gaffigan), CBS, 2000.

Mrs. Barrera, "Baby Killer," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order's Sex Crimes, Law & Order: SVU, and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2000.

Lisa Perez, "Chameleon," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order's Sex Crimes, Law & Order: SVU, and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2002.

Hannah, As the World Turns, CBS, 2003.

Irma, "Who's Your Daddy?," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2004.

Herself, "On Location: Oprah on the Set of Grey's Anatomy," The Oprah Winfrey Show (also known as Oprah), syndicated, 2006.

Guest cohost, The View, ABC, 2006.

Musical guest, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (also known as The Late Late Show), CBS, 2006.

Herself, Entertainment Tonight (also known as Entertainment This Week, E.T., ET Weekend, and This Week in Entertainment), syndicated, multiple episodes in 2006, 2007.

Herself, eTalk Daily (also known as eTalk and e-Talk Daily), CTV (Canada), 2006, 2007.

Dr. Calliope "Callie" Torres, "The Other Side of This Life: Parts 1 & 2," Grey's Anatomy (also known as Complications, Procedure, Surgeons, Under the Knife, and Grey's Anatomy—Die jungen Aerzte), ABC, 2007, broadcast as the pilot for Private Practice (also known as Untitled Grey's Anatomy Spin-Off), ABC.

Herself, Corazon de …, Television Espanola (TVE, Spain), 2007.

Herself, The View, ABC, 2007.

Appeared in other programs, including Talk to Me.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Vena, Star Patrol, Fox, 2000.

Gabriella Martinez, Baseball Wives, HBO, 2002.

Naked Hotel (also known as ABC/Armyan Bernstein Luxury Hotel Drama, Hotel Project, and Untitled John Corbett/ABC Project), ABC, 2003.

Dr. Calliope "Callie" Torres, "The Other Side of This Life: Parts 1 & 2," Private Practice (also known as Untitled Grey's Anatomy Spin-Off), ABC, 2007, broadcast as an episode of Grey's Anatomy (also known as Complications, Procedure, Surgeons, Under the Knife, and Grey's Anatomy—Die jungen Aerzte), ABC.

Stage Appearances:

Hair (musical), Starlight Theatre, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA, 1994.

Wahzinak and member of the ensemble, The Capeman (musical), Marquis Theatre, New York City, 1998.

Josie, Barrio Babies (musical), Denver Center Theatre Company, Denver, CO, 1999.

The Gershwins' "Fascinating Rhythm" (revue), Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1999.

Felicia, A Class Act (musical), Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 2001.

Member of the ensemble, Dreamgirls (musical benefit), Ford Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, 2001.

Petra, A Little Night Music (musical), Ravinia Festival, Ravinia Festival Pavilion, Ravinia, IL, 2002.

The Vagina Monologues, Westside Theatre, New York City, c. 2002.

Marquise de Merteuil, The Game (musical), Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield, MA, 2003.

"Sara Ramirez with Hollis Resnik at the Ravinia," Martinis and the Martin (concert), Ravinia Festival, 2003.

Bravo! Bernstein (Musical Theatre Works [MTW] twentieth anniversary gala concert), Hudson Theatre, New York City, 2003.

Cabaret & Main (cabaret revue), Williamstown Theatre Festival, Main Stage, Williamstown, MA, 2004.

The Lady of the Lake, Monty Python's "Spamalot" (musical; also known as Spamalot), Shubert Theatre (now LaSalle Bank Theatre), Chicago, IL, 2004-2005, then Shubert Theatre, New York City, 2005.

Appeared as Alicia, Piano, IACD/American Repertory Theatre, Cambridge, MA. Performed in concerts, galas, and benefit productions, including The Barrington Stage Company Gala. Appeared in workshops, including Carnival, Radio City Musical Hall, New York City; and The Wild Party, Manhattan Theatre Center, New York City; appeared in the workshops The Laura Nyro Project and Lennon.

Film Appearances:

Rose (Zabar's cashier), You've Got Mail (also known as You Have Got Mail, You've Got [email protected], A Szerelem [email protected], C'e posta per te, Du har [email protected], e-m[email protected] fuer Dich, Masz wiadomosc, [email protected] pra voce, Mesaj pentru tine, Sinulle on [email protected], Tienes un e-mail, Tiens un e-mail, Voce tem uma mensagem, Vous avez un message, and Vous avec un [email protected]), Warner Bros., 1998.

Female ensemble member, Chicago (musical; also known as Chicago: The Musical), Miramax, 2002.

Police officer at carjacking, Spider-Man (also known as Spiderman, Spider-Man: The Motion Picture, El hombre arana, Homem-Aranha, Omul paianjen, Pokember, Spider-Man—Haemaehaekkimies, and Spindelmannen), Columbia, 2002.

Belkis, Washington Heights, 2002, Mac Releasing, 2003.

Voice of Peggy Fears, When Ocean Meets Sky (documentary), 2003.

Lisa, Going Under, 2004, Argot Pictures, 2006.

RECORDINGS

Albums; with Others:

Chicago (soundtrack), Sony, 2003.

Monty Python's "Spamalot" (original Broadway cast recording), Decca Broadway, 2005.

Appeared in a cast recording of The Capeman.

Video Games:

Voice of Lammy, UnJammer Lammy, Sony Computer Entertainment America, 1999.

Voice of Lammy, PaRappa the Rapper 2, 2001.

OTHER SOURCES

Electronic:

Sara Ramirez.com. The Official Website,http://www.sararamirez.com, May 21, 2007.

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