Lauren Vélez - Rotten Tomatoes

Lauren Vélez

Highest Rated:   80% I Like It Like That (1994)
Lowest Rated:   20% Prince of Central Park (2000)
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Birthplace:   Brooklyn, New York
Studied to be a dancer at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, but turned to acting after sustaining a knee injury. Appeared on Broadway in Into the Woods and Dreamgirls.  Got her big break in 1994 with a role in the film I Like It Like That, opposite Rita Moreno. First series starring role came with Fox's police drama New York Undercover, on which she portrayed Det. Nina Moreno. Won an ALMA Award in 2001 for HBO's Oz, and was later nominated for Showtime's Dexter.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
50% Officer Downe
  • Police Chief Berringer
$734 2016
No Score Yet Rosewood Lane
  • Paula Crenshaw
2011
20% Prince of Central Park
  • Rosa Sanchez
2000
No Score Yet I Think I Do
  • Carol
1998
No Score Yet Thicker Than Blood
  • Camilla Lopez
1997
54% City Hall
  • Elaine Santos
1996
80% I Like It Like That
  • Lisette
1994

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Blue Bloods
2010
  • Veronica Molina
  • 2017
89% How to Get Away With Murder
2014
  • Actor
  • 2016
No Score Yet South of Hell
2015
  • Tetra
  • 2015
No Score Yet Unforgettable
2011-2016
  • Aisha
  • 2014
80% Dexter
2006-2013
  • Lt. Maria LeGuerta Maria LaGuerta Lt. Maria LaGuerta
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
No Score Yet Ugly Betty
2006-2010
  • Elena
  • 2010
  • 2009
No Score Yet Numb3rs
2005-2010
  • Claudia Gomez
  • 2006
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Stephanie Jameau
  • 2004
No Score Yet Oz
1997-2003
  • Dr. Gloria Nathan
  • 2003
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 2000
  • 1999
  • 1997
No Score Yet The Pretender
1996-2000
  • Emily Sadler
  • 2000
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Torres Ms. Torres
  • 1999

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