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Alyssa Elaine Diaz
September 7, 1985
|Education||Bishop Alemany High School|
Alyssa Elaine Diaz (born September 7, 1985) is an American actress. She is known for her roles on television, such as Celia Ortega on the CBS daytime soap opera As the World Turns, Jasmine on the ABC Family series The Nine Lives of Chloe King, Gloria Cruz on Lifetime's Army Wives, Teresa on Showtime's Ray Donovan, Dariela Marzan on the CBS series Zoo, and Officer Angela Lopez on the ABC series The Rookie.
Early life and education
Diaz was born in Northridge neighborhood of Los Angeles, California on September 7, 1985. She is of Colombian, Mexican, and Irish ancestry. Diaz is a graduate of Bishop Alemany High School.
Diaz is an actor known for her recurring roles on several series, including Army Wives, Ray Donovan, and the soap opera As The World Turns. She had her breakout film role in the remake of Red Dawn. She has made other appearances, guest-starring in television shows including Southland, CSI: NY and Lie to Me. Diaz has also starred in the film How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer, and in the television films Ben 10: Alien Swarm and The Jensen Project.
In 2011 Diaz was cast in the starring role of Jasmine on the ABC Family series The Nine Lives of Chloe King. In 2012, she landed the recurring role of Gloria Cruz on Army Wives. She was upgraded to series regular for the seventh season, which started in March 2013. She has also appeared in The Vampire Diaries.
In March 2016, Diaz landed the role as Dariela, a series regular, on the CBS drama Zoo for its second season. She currently plays Mika Camarena, the wife of Kiki Camarena, slain DEA agent, in the Netflix series Narcos: Mexico. She also currently plays Officer Angela Lopez on the ABC drama The Rookie.
|2004||Wednesday Afternoon||Gisella||Short film|
|2005||How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer||Rose|
|Shark Night Cast: Shark Bite||Herself||Short film|
|2012||Red Dawn||Julie Goodyear|
|American Citizen||Giselle Castellanos||Short film|
|2015||Other People's Children||Trina|
|The Way We Weren't||Rita||Completed|
|Magnetic Plasma for mass(es) Enlightenment||Faith / Lust||Short film Completed|
|2001||The Brothers García||Mary Lee||Episode: "Meal Ticket"|
|2002||American Family||Alicia||Episode: "The Fighting Fridas"|
|2004||CSI: Miami||Chelsea Lopez||Episode: "Hell Night"|
|2005||As the World Turns||Celia Ortega||56 episodes|
|2006||The Unit||Delores||Episode: "Off the Meter"|
|2008||Shark||Rosa Diaz||Episode: "Leaving Las Vegas"|
|2008||Greek||Chrissy Snow||Episode: "Three's a Crowd"|
|2009||CSI: NY||Tracy James||Episode: "She's Not There"|
|2009–2010||Southland||Mercedes Moretta||2 episodes|
|2009||Valentine||Wendy Rojas||Episode: "She's Gone"|
|2009||Three Rivers||Christy||Episode: "Ryan's First Day"|
|2009||Ben 10: Alien Swarm||Elena Validus||Television film|
|2010||Lie to Me||Ava Torres||Episode: "Delinquent"|
|2010||The Jensen Project||Sam||Television film|
|2011||The Nine Lives of Chloe King||Jasmine||Main role; 10 episodes|
|2011||Law & Order: LA||Malia Gomez||Episode: "Westwood"|
|2011||Necessary Roughness||Tallis Lang||Episode: "Forget Me Not"|
|2012–2013||Army Wives||Gloria Cruz||Main role (seasons 6–7); 30 episodes|
|2012||Revolution||Mia Clayton||Episode: "Ties That Bind"|
|2012||The Vampire Diaries||Kimberly||3 episodes|
|2013||The Last Ship||Quartermaster Rios||2 episodes|
|2014||The Bridge||Lucy||3 episodes|
|2014||Grimm||Belem Hoyos||Episode: "Chupacabra"|
|2015–2016||Ray Donovan||Teresa||Recurring role (seasons 3–4); 16 episodes|
|2016||Lucifer||Dani||Episode: "Sweet Kicks"|
|2016||Bones||Kerry Napoli||Episode: "The Fight in the Fixer"|
|2016-2017||Zoo||Dariela Marzan||Main role (seasons 2-3)|
|2016–2019||NCIS: Los Angeles||Jasmine Garcia/NCIS Special Agent Jasmine Garcia||3 Episodes|
|2016||How to Get Away with Murder||Dani Alvodar||Episode: "Is Somebody Really Dead?"|
|2016||Frequency||Miracella Corrado||Episode: "Break, Break, Break "|
|2016||Lethal Weapon||Hannah||Episode: "Jingle Bell Glock"|
|2018||Life Sentence||Kayla||3 episodes|
|2018–present||The Rookie||Angela Lopez||Main role|
|2018–present||Narcos: Mexico||Mika Camarena||Main role|
- "Alyssa Diaz". TV Guide. Retrieved August 10, 2016.
- "The Rookie: Alyssa Diaz". ABC. 18 October 2018. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
- Lowry, Brian (November 22, 2009). "Review: 'Ben 10: Alien Swarm'". Variety. Retrieved September 8, 2016.
- Lowry, Brian (July 14, 2010). "Review: 'The Jensen Project'". Variety. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
- "ABC Family Announces Pick-Up of "Switched at Birth," "The Nine Lives of Chloe King" and "The Great State of Georgia"" (Press release). ABC Family. January 31, 2011. Retrieved September 8, 2016 – via The Futon Critic.
- Ausiello, Michael (November 17, 2012). "Army Wives Exclusive: Major Character Getting Killed Off Amid Season 7 Shake-Up". TVLine. Retrieved April 6, 2012.
- Jeffery, Morgan (September 7, 2012). "'Vampire Diaries' casts '90210' star Blake Hood, Alyssa Diaz". Digital Spy. Retrieved April 6, 2013.
- Petski, Denise (March 1, 2016). "'Zoo': Josh Salatin & Alyssa Diaz Join Season 2 Cast Of CBS Summer Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 8, 2016.
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