December 24, 1960 |
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Eva Tamargo (born December 24, 1960) is an American actress, best known for her roles as Pilar Lopez-Fitzgerald on the NBC daytime soap opera Passions (1999—2008), and as Celine Gonzales in the Oprah Winfrey Network primetime soap opera The Haves and the Have Nots (2013-present).
Life and career
Tamargo was born in Brooklyn, New York.  She was married to Michael Lemus from 1985 to 2003 and is sometimes credited as "Eva Tamargo Lemus". She is the daughter of the Cuban journalist Agustin Tamargo and Rosalba Nápoles. She has two children, Matthew and Gabriella.
From 1999 to 2008 Tamargo played Pilar Lopez-Fitzgerald in NBC soap opera Passions. Tamargo is also known in the international Latino community for her work on the daytime telenovela El Magnate as well as the reality dating show La Cenicienta. She has appeared in television, radio and print commercials as well as stage work with the Repertorio Español in New York City. She also starred in Marielena and Más Sabe el Diablo, and well has made guest appearance on NCIS.
|1994||El silencio de Neto||Elena Yepes|
|1999||Any Given Sunday||Tunnel Reporter|
|2007||Saints & Sinners||Helen||3 episodes|
|1999-2008||Passions||Pilar Lopez-Fitzgerald||Series regular
Nominated -ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama (2002, 2008)
|2009||NCIS||Adrianna Lopez||Episode: "Love & War"|
|2009-2010||Más Sabe el Diablo||Arianna de Dávila||180 episodes|
|2010||El fantasma de Elena||Mariela Lafé||3 episodes|
|2011||No Me Hallo||Leonor||15 episodes|
|2012||El Talismán||María Rivera||2 episodes|
|2013-present||The Haves and the Have Nots||Celine Gonzales||Series regular|
|2014||The Lookout||Sandra Allen|
|2014||Accidental Porn Star||Theresa Caiola||TV Movie|
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- Shepard, Richard F. (18 December 2008). "Reviews/Theater; Don Juan In His Own Language". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-09-25.
- "Eva Tamargo as Celine Gonzales". Oprah Winfrey Network. Retrieved 2013-06-02.