Natalie Martinez

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Natalie Martinez
2013 Imagen Foundation Awards, Natalie Martinez.jpg
Martinez at the 2013 Imagen Awards
Born Natalie Emilia-Romagna Martinez
(1984-07-12) July 12, 1984 (age 32)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2006–present

Natalie Emilia-Romagna Martinez (born July 12, 1984) is an American actress and model. She is known as the spokes-model for JLO by Jennifer Lopez, and for her role in the 2008 feature film Death Race. She also starred in a music video titled "Rain Over Me" by Pitbull, also featuring Marc Anthony. She has appeared in several music videos and telenovelas. From 2010 to 2011, Martinez starred in the crime drama series Detroit 1-8-7 as Detective Ariana Sanchez. From 2012 to 2013, she starred in the crime drama CSI: NY as Detective Jamie Lovato. More recently she starred as Deputy Linda Esquivel in the sci-fi drama series Under the Dome.

Early life and education[edit]

Martinez was born in Miami, Florida and is of Cuban ancestry.[1] She is a 2002 graduate of St. Brendan High School.[2]

Career[edit]

Martinez is perhaps best known for her role as Michelle Miller on MyNetworkTV telenovela, Fashion House. She was cast as a major character in Chuck, and appears in first-season promotional pictures of the cast. However, her character was cut before the series aired.[3] She starred in the 2008 film Death Race. From 2010 to 2011, Martinez also starred in the television crime drama Detroit 1-8-7 as Detective Ariana Sanchez, which was cancelled after one season. From 2012 to 2013, she starred in the American television crime drama CSI: NY as Detective Jamie Lovato.

Martinez starred as Deputy (later Sheriff) Linda Esquivel in the CBS drama Under the Dome, based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King, from 2013 to 2014 until her character was killed in the season two premiere. She also appeared in the 2012 film End of Watch, the 2013 film Broken City and in the 2015 film Self/less.[4]

Martinez in 2007

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Death Race Case
2011 Magic City Memoirs Mari
2012 The Baytown Outlaws Ariana
2012 End of Watch Gabby Zavala
2013 Broken City Natalie Barrow
2015 Self/less Madeline
2016 Keep Watching Nicole

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Fashion House Michelle Miller Main role (55 episodes)
2007 Saints & Sinners Pilar Martin Main role (62 episodes)
2010 Sons of Tucson Maggie Morales 2 episodes
2010 El Dorado Maria Martinez Miniseries; 2 episodes
2010–11 Detroit 1-8-7 Det. Arianna Sanchez Main role (18 episodes)
2012 Widow Detective Maya Davis Unaired CBS pilot
2012–13 CSI: NY Det. Jamie Lovato 12 episodes
2013–14 Under the Dome Deputy Linda Esquivel Main role (14 episodes)
2014 Matador Salma Episode: "Enter the Worm"
2015 Secrets and Lies Jess Murphy Main role (10 episodes)
2015–present Kingdom Alicia Mendez Main role (16 episodes)
2017 APB Amelia Murphy Lead role

Music videos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Natalie Martinez steams up even a death". NY Daily News. 
  2. ^ Marr, Madeline (2013-01-17). "Actress Natalie Martinez started out in Miami". miami.com. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 
  3. ^ thefutoncritic.com
  4. ^ Self/Less

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