Lourdes Benedicto

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Lourdes Benedicto
Born (1974-11-12) November 12, 1974 (age 44)
Years active1990–present
Spouse(s)Matthew Curley (2006–present)

Lourdes Benedicto (born November 12, 1974) is an American actress of Filipino and Dominican descent.[1] She is perhaps best known for her starring roles on the television series 24 as Carrie Turner, as Eva Rios on The Nine, and for her role as Alicia Lawson on the short-lived series Cashmere Mafia.[2]


Benedicto was born in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

She has had recurring roles on NYPD Blue, ER and Dawson's Creek. She was a main cast member on the first season of the television series V, playing the character Valerie Stevens.

Her film debut was in Permanent Midnight (1998) and she followed that up with roles in Drive Me Crazy (1999), The Fighting Temptations (2003) and Unbeatable Harold (2005).


Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996–2000 NYPD Blue Gina Martinez 22 Episodes
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Angela Torres/Sho-Ling Fu Episode: "Stocks & Bondage"
2000 Resurrection Blvd. Darcy 2 Episodes
2000–2001 Titans Samantha Sanchez 13 Episodes
2001 ER Rena Trujillo 5 Episodes
2001 Strong Medicine Carmen Infante Episode: "Relief"
2001 Dawson's Creek Karen Torres 7 Episodes
2003 24 Carrie Turner 11 Episodes
2003 The Lyon's Den Lisa Falward Episode: "Blood"
2005 The Dead Zone Eva Cortez Episode: "Grains of Sand"
2006–2007 The Nine Eva Rios 13 Episodes
2008 Cashmere Mafia Alicia Lawson 6 Episodes
2008 Numb3rs Estella Ramirez Episode: "Thirty-Six Hours"
2009–2010 V Valerie Stevens 10 Episodes
2013 NCIS Rebecca Childis Episode: "Chasing Ghosts"
2017 Major Crimes Sarah Galvez 4 Episodes


Year Title Role Notes
1990 Gryphon Monica TV movie
1998 Permanent Midnight Vola
1999 Drive Me Crazy Chloe Frost
2002 The Locket Amanda Ibarra TV movie
2003 Two Days Rachel Adams
2003 The Fighting Temptations Rosa Lopez Supporting Role
2005 Silver Bells Lizzie TV movie
2006 Unbeatable Harold Cinnamon


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