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|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|
|2015||Other People's Children||Trina|
|2001||The Brothers García||Mary Lee||Episode: "Meal Ticket"|
|2002||American Family||Alicia||Episode: "The Fighting Fridas"|
|2004||CSI: Miami||Chelsea Lopez||Episode: "Hell Night"|
|2005||As the World Turns||Celia Ortega||56 episodes|
|2006||The Unit||Delores||Episode: "Off the Meter"|
|2008||Shark||Rosa Diaz||Episode: "Leaving Las Vegas"|
|2008||Greek||Chrissy Snow||Episode: "Three's a Crowd"|
|2009||CSI: NY||Tracy James||Episode: "She's Not There"|
|2009–10||Southland||Mercedes Moretta||Episodes: "Sally in the Alley", "Butch & Sundance", "What Makes Sammy Run?"|
|2009||Valentine||Wendy Rojas||Episode: "She's Gone"|
|2009||Three Rivers||Christy||Episode: "Ryan's First Day"|
|2009||Ben 10: Alien Swarm||Elena Validus||Television movie|
|2010||Lie to Me||Ava Torres||Episode: "Delinquent"|
|2010||The Jensen Project||Sam||Television movie|
|2011||The Nine Lives of Chloe King||Jasmine||Main role; 10 episodes|
|2011||Law & Order: LA||Malia Gomez||Episode: "Westwood"|
|2011||Necessary Roughness||Tallis Lang||Episode: "Forget Me Not"|
|2012–13||Army Wives||Gloria Cruz||Main role (seasons 6–7); 30 episodes|
|2012||Revolution||Mia Clayton||Episode: "Ties That Bind"|
|2012||The Vampire Diaries||Kimberly||Episodes: "My Brothers Keeper", "We'll Always Have Bourbon Street", "O Come, All Ye Faithful"|
|2013||The Last Ship||Quartermaster Rios||2 episodes|
|2014||The Bridge||Lucy||3 episodes|
|2014||Grimm||Belem Hoyos||Episode: "Chupacabra"|
|2015||Ray Donovan||Teresa||Recurring role (seasons 3–4); 13 episodes|
|2016||Zoo||Dariela||Main role (season 2)|
- "Alyssa Diaz". TV Guide. Retrieved August 10, 2016.
- 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.