Monique Gabriela Curnen

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Monique Gabriela Curnen
Curnen in July 2008
Curnen in July 2008
Born 1970 (age 44–45)
United States
Nationality American
Other names Monique Curnen
Alma mater Framingham South
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001-present

Monique Gabriela Curnen (born 1970) is an American film and television actress.

Early life and education[edit]

Curnen's mother is from Puerto Rico, and her father is of German and Irish descent. She grew up in Framingham, Massachusetts and went to Williams College,[1] where she acted less regularly, concentrating on other studies. After college, she spent a year (1992-93) as a full-time intern at Unity House, the Minority Cultural Center, at Connecticut College in New London. She then moved to New York and started taking acting classes and going to auditions.[2]


Curnen has appeared in several films including Bollywood Calling (2001), Half Nelson (2006) and The Dark Knight (2008), in which she played rookie Detective Anna Ramirez.

She has also appeared in numerous television series including Dexter (in the season 1 episodes "Let's Give the Boy a Hand" and "Love American Style"), House M.D. (in the episode "House Training", 2007) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (in the episode "Quickie", 2010). She played Detective Allison Beaumont in the 2009 police procedural drama series The Unusuals. She has appeared on the TV series Sons of Anarchy, playing Amelia Dominguez. She appeared in the season finale of Season 2 of Lie to Me ("Black and White", 2010) as Detective Sharon Wallowski, whom she continued to play in Season 3 in a major recurring role.[3] She recently began working in the TV Series Person of Interest as Precinct Captain Moreno.


  1. ^ Monique Gabriela Curnen CV
  2. ^ Quintala, Lisa (August 20, 2008). "Monique Curnen, una hispana en Cuidad Gótica", People en Español (in Spanish).
  3. ^ Wightman, Catriona (July 22, 2010). "Monique Curnen lands Lie to Me role", Digital Spy.

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