Aimee Garcia

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Aimee Garcia
Aimee Garcia by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born (1978-11-28) November 28, 1978 (age 35)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996–present
Website
www.aimee-garcia.com

Aimee Garcia (born November 28, 1978) is an American actress, known for her roles as Veronica Palmero on the sitcom George Lopez and Jamie Batista on the Showtime drama Dexter.

Life and career[edit]

Garcia was born in Chicago, Illinois, to a Mexican mother from Pachuca and a Puerto Rican father from San Juan.[1]

She studied journalism, French and economics at Northwestern University.

She was cast as Maria on The WB's Greetings from Tucson and appeared at the Global Frequency television pilot as Aleph. She had a role in Cadet Kelly, and also co-starred alongside Anthony Anderson in the TV series All About the Andersons, where she played Lydia. In 2006, she appeared on George Lopez as George Lopez' wife's niece.

Garcia starred alongside actress/singer Jessica Simpson in the 2008 comedy/drama Major Movie Star. She also played a brief part in the movie D-War and narrated the Adam Sandler film Spanglish.

As of 2009, she was on the Peter Berg NBC medical drama Trauma as the EMT Helicopter Pilot Marisa Benez.

She spent 3 years on Showtime's Dexter as Jamie Batista, where she was nominated for a SAG award for Best Ensemble in Dramatic Television Series. She played Dr. Jae Kim in MGM's reboot, RoboCop.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1996 The Homecoming Jodi Film debut
2001 Betaville Ruby Derain (young)
2002 Cadet Kelly Gloria TV film (Disney Channel Original Movie)
2002 The Good Girl Nurse
2003 Boys Life 4: Four Play Caitlan Segment: L.T.R.
2004 D.E.B.S. Maria
2004 Boricua Lola
2004 Spanglish Narrator Voice
2005 A Lot Like Love Nicole
2005 Cruel World Gina
2005 Dirty Rita
2006 The Alibi Operator #1
2006 Mercy Street Alicia Johnson
2007 Graduation Suzy Winters
2007 D-War Brandy
2007 Dead Tone Jody Walters
2008 Universal Signs Trish
2008 Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous Private Vicky Castillo
2009 Shrink Check out Girl
2009 B-Girl Rosie
2011 Convincing Clooney Amy
2011 Go for It! Carmen Salgado
2014 RoboCop Jae Kim
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1999 ER Leanne Lawler Episode: "Truth & Consequences"
2001 Resurrection Blvd. Sylvia Episode: "La Partida"
2001 The Agency Motel Housekeeper 2 episodes
2001 V.I.P. Receptionist Episode: "The Uncle from V.A.L."
2002 Angel Cynthia York Episode: "Birthday"
2002 American Family Young Nina 5 episodes
2002–2003 Greetings from Tucson Maria Tiant 22 episodes
2002 MDs Gina Willis Episode: "Time of Death"
2003–2004 All About the Andersons Lydia Serrano 16 episodes
2004 Las Vegas Lizzie Posner Episode: "Nevada State"
2004 El otro México Herself
2005 CSI: NY Rhonda Chavez Episode: "City of the Dolls"
2006–2007 George Lopez Veronica Palmero 20 episodes
2006 Lovespring International Sparkles Episode: "Homeless Rockstar"
2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Melissa Gentry Episode: "Big Shots"
2007 Standoff Tina Markovich Episode: "Severance"
2008 Supernatural Secretary Nancy Fitzgerald Episode: "Jus in Bello"
2008 My Boys Amy Episode: "Take My Work Wife... Please"
2008 CSI: Miami Andrea Rinell Episode: "Won't Get Fueled Again"
2009 Gary Unmarried Anna Episode: "Gary and Dennis' Sister"
2009 Bones Jennifer Keating Episode: "The Science in the Physicist"
2009–2010 Trauma Marisa Benez 20 episodes
2009 Family Guy Nicole Episode: "Brian's Got a Brand New Bag"
2011 Off the Map Alma 5 episodes
2011 Love Bites Steffi Episode: "Boys to Men"
2011–2013 Dexter Jamie Batista 34 episodes
2011 Hawaii Five-0 Karla Episode: "Pahele"
2012–2013 Vegas Yvonne Sanchez 14 episodes
2012–2013 Motorcity Tennie 3 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Group Award Result Film/Show
2007 ALMA Award Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Television Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie Nominated George Lopez
Imagen Award Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series Nominated
2012 SAG Award Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated Dexter

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