||This article includes a list of references, but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. (February 2008) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)|
|Born||Alyssa Elaine Diaz
September 7, 1985
Northridge, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Education||Bishop Alemany High School|
Alyssa Elaine Diaz (born September 7, 1985) is an American actress. Diaz is best known for playing the roles of Jasmine on the ABC Family show The Nine Lives of Chloe King, Celia Ortega on the daytime soap opera As the World Turns, Gloria Cruz on Army Wives and Teresa on Showtime's Ray Donovan. In March 2016, Diaz landed the role as Dariela, a series regular, on the CBS drama Zoo for its second season.
Early life and education
Diaz was born in Northridge neighborhood of Los Angeles, California on September 7, 1985. She is of Colombian and Mexican ancestry, and has one brother named Michael. Diaz is a graduate of Bishop Alemany High School.
Diaz played the role of Celia Ortega on the daytime soap opera As the World Turns from February 9, 2005 until August 10, 2005, when her character left town for Montega to be with her relatives. She has made other television appearances, guest-starring in television shows including Southland, CSI: NY and Lie to Me. She has also starred in films including Ben 10: Alien Swarm and How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer.
She also played the role of Jasmine on the ABC Family show The Nine Lives of Chloe King. In 2012, she landed the recurring role of Gloria Cruz on Army Wives. She was upgraded to series regular for the seventh season, which started in March 2013. She has also appeared in The Vampire Diaries.
|2005||How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer||Rose|
|2012||Red Dawn||Julie Goodyear|
|2001||The Brothers García||Mary Lee||"Meal Ticket" (season 2: episode 5)|
|2002||American Family||Alicia||"The Fighting Fridas" (season 1: episode 16)|
|2004||CSI: Miami||Chelsea Lopez||"Hell Night" (season 3: episode 6)|
|2005||As the World Turns||Celia Ortega||56 episodes|
|2006||The Unit||Delores||"Off the Meter" (season 2: episode 7)|
|2008||Shark||Rosa Diaz||"Leaving Las Vegas" (season 2: episode 14)|
|2008||Greek||Chrissy Snow||"Three's a Crowd" (season 2: episode 9)|
|2009||CSI: NY||Tracy James||"She's Not There" (season 5: episode 14)|
|2009–10||Southland||Mercedes Moretta||"Sally in the Alley" (season 1: episode 4)
"Butch & Sundance" (season 2: episode 2)
"What Makes Sammy Run?" (season 2: episode 5)
|2009||Valentine||Wendy Rojas||"She's Gone" (season 1: episode 7)|
|2009||Three Rivers||Christy||"Ryan's First Day" (season 1: episode 2)|
|2009||Ben 10: Alien Swarm||Elena Validus||TV movie|
|2010||Lie to Me||Ava Torres||"Delinquent" (season 2: episode 16)|
|2010||The Jensen Project||Sam||TV movie|
|2011||The Nine Lives of Chloe King||Jasmine||Main cast; 10 episodes|
|2011||Law & Order: LA||Malia Gomez||"Westwood" (season 1: episode 22)|
|2011||Necessary Roughness||Tallis Lang||"Forget Me Not" (season 1: episode 9)|
|2012–13||Army Wives||Gloria Cruz||Series regular; 20+ episodes|
|2012||Revolution||Mia Clayton||"Ties That Bind" (season 1: episode 8)|
|2012||The Vampire Diaries||Kimberly||"My Brothers Keeper" (season 4: episode 7)
"We'll Always Have Bourbon Street" (season 4: episode 8)
"O Come, All Ye Faithful" (season 4: episode 9)
|2013||The Last Ship||Quartermaster Rios||2 Episodes|
|2014||The Bridge||Lucy||3 Episodes|
|2014||Grimm||Belem Hoyos||"Chupacabra" (season 4: episode 8)|
|2015||Ray Donovan||Teresa||Season 3-4|
- Ausiello, Michael (November 17, 2012). "Army Wives Exclusive: Major Character Getting Killed Off Amid Season 7 Shake-Up". TVLine. Retrieved April 6, 2012.
- Jeffery, Morgan (September 7, 2012). "'Vampire Diaries' casts '90210' star Blake Hood, Alyssa Diaz". Digital Spy. Retrieved April 6, 2013.