Michelle Veintimilla

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Michelle Veintimilla
Born (1992-11-07) November 7, 1992 (age 26)
EducationCarnegie Mellon University (BFA)
OccupationFilm, television & theater actress
Years active2007–present

Michelle Veintimilla (born November 7, 1992) is an American film, television, and theater actress, best known for playing Janie in the film Not Cool. She played the role of villain Firefly in the second and fourth seasons of the Fox television series Gotham. She is currently portraying Carmen Guerra on FOX's The Gifted[1] and is a regular on the Netflix crime drama Seven Seconds.[2]

Career[edit]

Veintimilla was studying as a senior at Carnegie Mellon University when she got the job offer to perform in the musical The Visit in 2014.[3] She is currently playing the DC Comics' super-villain Bridgit Pike/Firefly in the series Gotham. She would appear in two episodes of season two.[4] After being replaced by Camila Perez for the third season,[5] she returned to the role with the fourth season episode "Mandatory Brunch Meeting".[6]

Veintimilla appeared on Broadway in the musical version of The Visit, playing the younger version of Chita Rivera's character.[3][4][7]. She most recently appeared in a developmental presentation of The Civilians new musical Store Brand, written and composed by Zack Zadek.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Not Cool Janie
2014 Blue in Green Short film
2015 Fathers and Daughters Michelle
2015 Love the Coopers Kendra Uncredited[citation needed]
2017 The Depths Chastity
2019 Drunk Parents Rachel

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 One Life to Live Principal Dancer 2 episodes
2013 Redwood Time Alise 7 episodes
2014 Those Who Kill Sarah Branson 2 episodes
2014 The Chair Herself 7 episodes
2015 The Good Wife Nurse 1 episode
2015–2016; 2018 Gotham Bridgit Pike / Firefly Seasons 2 and 4; recurring guest star
2015 Blue Bloods Sybil Cairo 1 episode
2015 Limitless Ava Pouran 1 episode
2017 The Gifted Carmen Guerra Recurring guest star (3 episodes)
2018 Seven Seconds Marie Joblanski Series regular (10 episodes)
2019 The Baker & The Beauty Vanessa

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gifted Episode 7 Preview: eXtreme measures". ComingSoon.net. November 7, 2017. Retrieved November 27, 2017.
  2. ^ ‘Seven Seconds’ Trailer: Regina King Seeks Justice In Netflix Crime Anthology Series
  3. ^ a b "Michelle Veintimilla on Broadway Playing Young Chita Rivera". The New York Times. June 1, 2015. Retrieved August 18, 2015.
  4. ^ a b Ausiello, Michael (August 17, 2015). "Gotham Launching Season 2 Firefly Arc (and There's a Cool Casting Twist)". TVLine. Retrieved August 18, 2015.
  5. ^ "DC TV Watch: 'Gotham' Quietly Recasts Firefly". The Hollywood Reporter. May 12, 2017. Retrieved April 10, 2018.
  6. ^ "'Gotham' Season 4, Episode 17: 'Mandatory Brunch Meeting' Recap: 'Legion of Terror' [SPOILERS]". TV Movie Fix. April 5, 2018. Retrieved April 10, 2018.
  7. ^ "Michelle Veintimilla Theatre Credits". broadwayworld.com. Retrieved August 18, 2015.

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