Natalie Martinez is an American actress and model. She appeared in the 2008 film Death Race, several music videos between 2003 and 2011, and two short-lived telenovelas in 2006 and 2007. Martinez starred in the single season of the crime drama Detroit 1-8-7, had a recurring role for one season of CSI: NY, starred in one season of the drama series Kingdom, and appeared in the 2019 science fiction miniseries The I-Land. In 2021, Martinez began starring in the NBC drama series Ordinary Joe.
Early life and education
Martinez was born in 1984 in Miami, Florida, and is of full Cuban ancestry. She graduated from St. Brendan High School in 2002.
Martinez appeared as the character Michelle Miller on the telenovela Fashion House (2006), which was cancelled after three months, and she was cast as a major character in the 2007 series Chuck, appearing in first-season promotional pictures, but the showrunner decided to cut her character before the pilot was aired. Martinez then had a role in the 2008 film Death Race.
Martinez had starring roles in a number of other single-season television series, including Detroit 1-8-7, APB, and The Crossing.[when?] IN 2012, she starred in the first season of Under the Dome, and appeared in the season two premiere. She co-starred in one season of Secrets and Lies, and played the recurring role of Detective Jamie Lovato for one season in the crime drama CSI: NY.[when?]
Martinez' other film appearances include End of Watch (2012), Broken City (2013) and Self/less (2015).
In September 2018, it was announced that Martinez would appear in the main role of Chase on the Netflix science fiction miniseries The I-Land. The miniseries was released on September 12, 2019.
|Denotes works that have not yet been released|
|2011||Magic City Memoirs||Mari|
|2012||The Baytown Outlaws||Ariana|
|End of Watch||Gabby Zavala|
|2013||Broken City||Natalie Barrow|
|Message from the King||Trish|
|Battle at Big Rock||Mariana||Short film|
|2022||Wendell & Wild||Marianna Cocolotl (voice)|||
|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|
|El Dorado||Maria Martinez||Miniseries; 2 episodes|
|2010–2011||Detroit 1-8-7||Det. Ariana Sanchez||Main role (18 episodes)|
|2012||Widow Detective||Maya Davis||Unsold CBS pilot|
|2012–2013||CSI: NY||Det. Jamie Lovato||12 episodes|
|2013–2014||Under the Dome||Deputy Linda Esquivel||Main role (14 episodes)|
|2014||Matador||Salma||Episode: "Enter the Worm"|
|2015||Secrets and Lies||Jessica "Jess" Murphy||Main role (10 episodes)|
|2015–2017||Kingdom||Alicia Mendez||Main role (16 episodes)|
|2016||From Dusk till Dawn: The Series||Amaru||2 episodes|
|2017||APB||Theresa Murphy||Main role (12 episodes)|
|2018||The Crossing||Reece||Main role (11 episodes)|
|2019||Into the Dark||Jennifer Robbins||Episode: "Down"|
|The I-Land||Chase||Main role (7 episodes); also producer|
|2020||The Fugitive||Allison Ferro||Main role|
|The Stand||Dayna Jurgens|
|The Twilight Zone||Ana||Episode: "A Small Town"|
|2021–2022||Ordinary Joe||Amy||Main role|
|TBA||Bad Monkey||Rosa||Upcoming series|
- Self Scientific – "Live & Breathe"
- Justin Timberlake – "Señorita"
- Sean Paul – "We Be Burnin'"
- Amr Diab – "Ne'ool Eih" 2007
- Wisin & Yandel – "Yo Te Quiero"
- Pitbull – "Rain Over Me" feat. Marc Anthony
- ^ "Natalie Martinez Steams Up Even a 'Death Race'". Daily News. New York. August 15, 2008. Archived from the original on June 5, 2011. Retrieved February 15, 2017.
- ^ Marr, Madeline (January 18, 2013). "Actress Natalie Martinez started out in Miami". Miami Herald. Archived from the original on 15 February 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
- ^ The Futon Critic Staff (March 16, 2007). "Development Update: Friday, March 16". The Futon Critic. Retrieved February 15, 2017.
- ^ Essman, Scott. "Natalie Martinez Death Race Interview". www.female.com.au. Retrieved 2022-07-13.
- ^ Rice, Lynette (June 30, 2014). "'Under the Dome': (Spoiler) talks her surprise exit". EW.com. Retrieved 2022-07-13.
- ^ Goldberg, Lesley (2013-09-09). "'Under the Dome's' Natalie Martinez Teases the Hunt for Barbie, 'Huge' Finale Cliffhanger". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2022-07-13.
- ^ Barton, Steve (March 4, 2015). "Self/Less Teaser and Artwork". Dread Central. Retrieved February 15, 2017.
- ^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 28, 2018). "'The I-Land' Starring Kate Bosworth, Natalie Martinez & Alex Pettyfer Among 3 Sci-Fi Series Ordered By Netflix". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 28, 2018.
- ^ 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.
- ^ King, Jack (March 14, 2022). "'Wendell & Wild' Teaser Announces Ving Rhames, David Harewood, and More Joining Voice Cast". Collider. Retrieved March 14, 2022.
- ^ "Shows A-Z | TheFutonCritic.com - The Web's Best Television Resource". TheFutonCritic.com. Retrieved 2022-05-05.