Zulay Henao

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Zulay Henao
Born (1979-05-29) May 29, 1979 (age 35)
Medellin, Colombia
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005-present

Zulay Henao (born May 29, 1979) is a Colombian-American[1] film and television actress.

Life and career[edit]

Henao was born in Medellin, Colombia, to Colombian parents.[2][3] She and her family emigrated to New Jersey.[1] After high school she served three years with the U.S. Army.[4][5] Henao enrolled at the New York Conservatory For Dramatic Arts to study acting.[3][1] She has appeared in movies like Grizzly Park as Lola, Feel the Noise as C.C, Illegal Tender, and S. Darko as Baelyn.

In 2013, Henao began starring as regular on the Oprah Winfrey Network sitcom Love Thy Neighbor.[2] Henao starred opposite Nia Long, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Amy Smart in the 2014 film The Single Moms Club, directed by Tyler Perry.[6][7] She later was cast in same role of television adaptation of film, called If Loving You Is Wrong.[8][9]



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Film 101 Unknown Role
2005 Clearview Gloria Rojas
2007 Illegal Tender Mora
2007 Feel the Noise Carol "CC" Reyes
2007 Saturday Morning Unknown Role
2008 The Heart Is a Hidden Camera Natasha Short film
2008 Grizzly Park Lola
2008 Racing for Time Carmen TV Movie
2009 Fighting Zulay Velez
2009 S. Darko Baelyn Direct-to-video
2009 The Magnificent Cooly-T Angie
2010 Takers Monica Hatcher
2011 Boy Wonder Teresa Ames
2011 Havana Heat Agent Brianna Evans
2011 Hostel: Part III Nikki
2014 White Space Lynn Navarro
2014 The Single Moms Club Esperanza


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Army Wives Delores Marino Episode: "Only the Lonely"
2007 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Forensics Tech Casanueva Episode: "Svengali"
2008 Fear Itself Christie Episode: "New Year's Day"
2009 The Unusuals Rosa Trumble Episode: "Crime Slut"
2013–present Love Thy Neighbor Marianna Perez Series regular
2014–present If Loving You Is Wrong Esperanza Series regular


  1. ^ a b c "Maxim Monday: Zulay Henao Is 'Fighting' Her Way Into Our Hearts". FOXNews.com. 2010-04-07. Retrieved 2010-08-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Love Thy Neighbor: Zulay Henao - @OWNTV #LoveThyNeighbor". Oprah.com. Retrieved 2014-01-11. 
  3. ^ a b Bohrer, John R. (2009-04-16). "Zulay Henao Pictures - Sexy Pics of Zulay Henao". Esquire. Retrieved 2010-08-15. 
  4. ^ "Elite Interviews Zulay Henao". elitedaily.com. Retrieved June 21, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Another Day with Zulay Henao". zooeymagazine.com. Retrieved February 3, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Watch First Trailer For Tyler Perry's 'Single Moms Club' (Nia Long, Terry Crews, Eddie Cibrian & Others) | Shadow and Act". Blogs.indiewire.com. Retrieved 2014-01-11. 
  7. ^ wilsonmorales (2012-11-19). "Zulay Henao grabs 2nd female lead role in Tyler Perry’s Single Mom’s Club | blackfilm.com/read". Blackfilm.com. Retrieved 2014-01-11. 
  8. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (1970-01-01). "OWN Sets Cast For New Tyler Perry Drama Series 'If Loving You Is Wrong'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2014-06-06. 
  9. ^ "OWN Announces Cast for New Drama Series 'If Loving You is Wrong' From Tyler Perry|Shadow and Act". Blogs.indiewire.com. Retrieved 2014-06-06. 

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