|Born||Kristin Lisa Herrera
February 21, 1989
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Years active||2000–2008 (on hiatus)|
Kristin Lisa Herrera (born February 21, 1989) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Dana Cruz on the first season of the Nickelodeon series Zoey 101 and as Lourdes Del Torro on General Hospital.
Life and career
Herrera was born in Los Angeles, California and has two older brothers and a sister, named Ryan, Justin and Ashley. She is of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent and speaks fluent Spanish. She attended Hillcrest Christian School in Granada Hills, Los Angeles.
Herrera has been acting in commercials since she was six. Her first TV role was in a phone service commercial. Other roles include Eleena on NYPD Blue, Aimee Varga on The Division, Sophie on The Bernie Mac Show, Katie on 7th Heaven and Frederika in ER.
In 2005, she played Dana Cruz in Zoey 101, Zoey (Jamie Lynn Spears) and Nicole's (Alexa Nikolas) roommate. After the first season, she departed from the show because the producers thought she looked too old and was replaced by Victoria Justice. Her character was originally planned to end up as Logan's girlfriend, but was replaced by Quinn Pensky. She also co-starred in feature film Freedom Writers opposite Hilary Swank. Herrera has taken a hiatus from acting, stating that she would like to pursue it again in the future. Her last acting role was on the soap opera General Hospital in 2008.
|2007||Freedom Writers||Gloria||Supporting Role|
|2000–2008||General Hospital||Lourdes Del Torro||(15 episodes)|
|2005||Zoey 101||Dana Cruz||Main cast; Season 1, 13 episodes|
|2001||NYPD Blue||Elena Rodriguez|
|The Division||Aimee Vargai|
|The Bernie Mac Show||Sophia|
|2006||Without a Trace||Rose Martinez|
- Famous Hispanic American Actresses, Famous101.com