Jacqueline Obradors

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Jacqueline Obradors
Born Jacqueline Danell Obradors
(1966-10-06) October 6, 1966 (age 50)
San Fernando Valley, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1990–present

Jacqueline Danell Obradors (born October 6, 1966) is an American actress. She has appeared in films such as Six Days, Seven Nights (1998), Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999), Tortilla Soup (2001), A Man Apart (2003) and Unstoppable.[1] On television, Obradors is best known for her role as Det. Rita Ortiz in the ABC crime drama series NYPD Blue (2001-2005).

Early life[edit]

Obradors was born in the San Fernando Valley, the daughter of Argentine immigrants Angie, a church worker, and Albert Obradors, an office cleaning business owner. Before becoming an actress, Jaqueline was a cashier at Hughes Market in Canoga Park, California.[2]


She is best known for playing supporting roles in Six Days, Seven Nights (as Angelica) and A Man Apart, and for her role as Detective Rita Ortiz on the ABC crime drama NYPD Blue (2001–05). In 2001, Obradors voiced Audrey in Disney's Atlantis: The Lost Empire and its sequel, Atlantis: Milo's Return. She appeared on Freddie as Sofia, Freddie's sister, during the 2005-06 television season. She appeared in one episode of George Lopez as Angie's sister, Gloria. In 2010, she played the recurring role of Paloma Reynosa on NCIS.

Partial filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1995 Soldier Boyz Vasquez
1998 Six Days, Seven Nights Angelica Nominated — Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress - Comedy/Romance
1999 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo Elaine Fowler
2001 Tortilla Soup Carmen Naranjo Nominated — ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Atlantis: The Lost Empire Audrey Rocio Ramirez (voice)
2003 A Man Apart Stacy Vetter
Atlantis: Milo's Return Audrey Rocio Ramirez / Nurse (voices)
2004 Unstoppable Detective Amy Knight
2009 Crossing Over Phadkar, special agent
2014 Bad Asses Rosaria Parkes

Television credits[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1990–1993 Parker Lewis
1995 Live Shot Sonya Lopez (uncredited)
Diagnosis Murder Anita Episode: My Baby Is out of This World
Problem Child 3 Conchita Television film
1996 Murder She Wrote Patricia Decalde Episode: Death Goes Double Platinum
The John Larroquette Show Myra Episode: The Train Wreck
Sliders Carol Episode: Season's Greedings
1996–1997 The Burning Zone Marion (uncredited)
1997 Silk Stalkings Maria Martine Episode: Silent Witness
1992–1997 Renegade Teresa Romero (uncredited)
1998 L.A. Doctors Autumn
1999–2000 Jesse Irma
2000 Battery Park Elena Ramirez
2000–2006 Strong Medicine Dolores Rivera (uncredited)
2001 Kate Brasher Mary Elizabeth Rodriguez
Some of My Best Friends Michelle
2001–2005 NYPD Blue Detective Rita Ortiz 80 episodes
Nominated — ALMA Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Television Series
2003 George Lopez Gloria Episode: A Kiss Is Just a Kiss
2003–2009 Cold Case Dr. Julie Ramierez (uncredited) Episode: Mind Games
2005–2006 Freddie Sofia
2010 NCIS Paloma Reynosa Episodes: Borderland, Rule Fifty-One, Spider and the Fly
2011 The Glades Marisol Sanchez Episode: Dirty Little Secrets
2012 Young Justice: Invasion Alanna Episode: Earthlings
2016 Lopez Alita 4 episodes
2017 Mayans MC Marisol Reyes Episode: Pilot


  1. ^ Staff, Hollywood.com (3 February 2015). "Jacqueline Obradors - Biography and Filmography - 1966". Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Jacqueline Obradors profile at". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 

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