Aimee Garcia

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Aimee Garcia
Aimee Garcia 2014 (cropped).jpg
Garcia at the 2014 College Television Awards
Born (1978-11-28) November 28, 1978 (age 37)
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. She is known for her television roles as Veronica Palmero on the ABC sitcom George Lopez, Yvonne Sanchez on the CBS period drama Vegas, 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 was cast as Maria on The WB's Greetings from Tucson and appeared in the Global Frequency television pilot as Aleph. She had a role in the Disney Channel original movie Cadet Kelly (2002), and co-starred, as Lydia, alongside Anthony Anderson in The WB sitcom All About the Andersons. In 2006, she began appearing on the series George Lopez, playing his niece.

Garcia starred alongside Jessica Simpson in the comedy-drama Major Movie Star (2008). She also played a brief part in the movie D-War (2007) and narrated the Adam Sandler film Spanglish (2004).

From 2009 to 2010, she was in the cast of the Peter Berg NBC medical drama Trauma, as the EMT helicopter pilot Marisa Benez.

Garcia spent three years on Showtime's Dexter as Jamie Batista, for which she was nominated for a SAG Award for Best Ensemble in Dramatic Television Series.[citation needed]

She played Dr. Jae Kim in MGM's reboot film, RoboCop (2014).

Filmography[edit]

Garcia at the San Diego Comic Con International on 18 July 2013

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 The Homecoming Jodi Film debut
2001 Betaville Ruby Derain (young)
2002 The Good Girl Nurse
2003 Boys Life 4: Four Play Caitlan Segment: "L.T.R."
2004 D.E.B.S. Maria
2004 Chicago Boricua Lola
2004 Spanglish Narrator Voice role
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[edit]

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 Cadet Kelly Gloria Disney Channel original movie
2002 Angel Cynthia York Episode: "Birthday"
2002 American Family Young Nina 5 episodes
2002–03 Greetings from Tucson Maria Tiant 22 episodes
2002 MDs Gina Willis Episode: "Time of Death"
2003–04 All About the Andersons Lydia Serrano 16 episodes
2004 Las Vegas Lizzie Posner Episode: "Nevada State"
2005 CSI: NY Rhonda Chavez Episode: "City of the Dolls"
2006–07 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"
2009–10 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"
2011–13 Dexter Jamie Batista 34 episodes
2011 Hawaii Five-0 Karla Episode: "Pahele"
2012–13 Vegas Yvonne Sanchez 14 episodes
2012/13 Motorcity Tennie (voice) 3 episodes
2014 About a Boy Stacy Episode: "About an Angry Ex"
2015 Impastor Leeane 2 episodes
2016 Rush Hour Didi Diaz Main role
2016 Lucifer Ella Lopez Main role; Season 2

Accolades[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated work Result
2007 ALMA Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Television Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie George Lopez Nominated
2012 Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Dexter Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interview: Aimee Garcia » Gozamos". gozamos.com. Retrieved 1 September 2015. 

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