Michelle Veintimilla

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Michelle Veintimilla
Born (1992-11-11) November 11, 1992 (age 30)
EducationCarnegie Mellon University (BFA)
Occupation(s)Film, television & theater actress
Years active2007–present

Michelle Veintimilla (born November 11, 1992) is an Ecuadorian American film, television, and theater actress. She played the role of villain Firefly in the second and fourth seasons of the Fox television series Gotham. Recently, she portrayed Carmen Guerra on FOX's The Gifted[1] and Marie Joblanski on the Netflix crime drama series Seven Seconds.[2] Recently, she starred as Hayden on the Netflix science fiction miniseries, The I-Land.


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 portrayed 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.

In August 2019, it was confirmed that Veintimilla will star as Hayden in the Netflix science fiction miniseries, The I-Land, which premiered on September 12, 2019.[8]

In 2020, Veintimilla starred in the ABC series The Baker and the Beauty, playing one of the love interests of the main character.[9]

In 2022, she played Actress/Bachelorette/Casting Director in the world premiere production of Which Way to the Stage off-Broadway.[10]



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


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 I-Land Hayden Miniseries
2020 Prodigal Son Andy 1 episode
2020 The Baker and the Beauty Vanessa Main role
2021 Big Sky Rosie Amaya Recurring


  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.
  8. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (August 20, 2019). "'The I-Land' Teaser: Netflix Sets Release Date For Kate Bosworth Sci-Fi Series With Fyre Fest Flair". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 20, 2019.
  9. ^ "The Baker and the Beauty: TV Review". April 13, 2020.
  10. ^ Brunner, Raven (March 8, 2022). "Michelle Veintimilla, Sas Goldberg, Max Jenkins, Evan Todd Cast in MCC World Premiere of Which Way to the Stage". Playbill. Retrieved July 31, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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