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Garcés at San Diego Comic-Con International, 2008
|Born|| March 20, 1974
New York City
|Spouse(s)||Antonio Hernandez (2002–present)|
|Children||Skye Mahoney, Antonio|
Paula Garcés (March 20, 1974) is a Colombian American film and television actress, known for her appearance in films such as Clockstoppers and The Harold and Kumar Series, and on TV shows such as CSI: Miami, The Shield, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, The Sopranos, Oz, Devious Maids and All My Children.
She played Alvina in 1995's Dangerous Minds with Michelle Pfeiffer.
Garcés co-starred in Paramount Pictures' 2002 teen sci-fi adventure, Clockstoppers, starring opposite Jesse Bradford. She was then cast in Richard Benjamin's hip-hop comedy Marci X opposite Lisa Kudrow and Damon Wayans.
Garcés was next seen opposite Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones in the Revolution Studios feature, Man of the House. In 2004 she starred in National Lampoon's Pledge This!. She was featured on CSI: Miami and starred in a six episode arc on NBC's Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, as well as guest spots on HBO's hit series, The Sopranos and Oz. Garcés then landed a role as a cast member on The Shield.
Garcés appeared in New Line Cinema's Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and its 2008 sequel Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay and in the 2011 sequel A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, as Maria, the love interest and later the wife of John Cho's character.
In May 2011, Garcés appeared in "Off the Beaten Path", the 11th episode of the first season of Breakout Kings.
Garcés' first child is a daughter named Skye Mahoney, who was 21 as of 2013. In 2002 she married Antonio Hernandez. Although she became pregnant twice by him, both pregnancies resulted in miscarriages. In June 2013, it was announced that Garcés and Hernandez were expecting their first child together. On November 20 she gave birth to a son, Antonio Andrés Hernandez.
|1991||Hangin' with the Homeboys||Harassed Sister|
|1993||Life with Mikey||Janice|
|2003||Station Agent, TheThe Station Agent||Cashier|
|2003||Marci X||Yolanda Quinones|
|2004||Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle||Maria|
|2005||Shore, TheThe Shore||Tina|
|2005||Man of the House||Teresa|
|2006||National Lampoon's Pledge This!||Gloria Torrez|
|2007||Red Princess Blues Animated: The Book of Violence||Princess (voice)||Short film|
|2008||Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay||Maria|
|2011||Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, AA Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas||Maria|
|2014||The Maid's Room||Drina|
|1991||Law & Order||Lucy Rivers||Episode: "The Secret Sharers"|
|1994||New York Undercover||Aria Nuriez||Episode: "School Ties"|
|1999||Oz||Isabella (uncredited)||Episode: "The Truth and Nothing But..."
Episode: "Napoleon's Boney Parts"
|1999–2001||Guiding Light||Pilar Santos||TV series|
|2002||Brothers García, TheThe Brothers García||Milagros||Episode: "West Side Stories"|
|2003||CSI: Miami||Carmen Abregon||Episode: "Simple Man"|
|2004||Sopranos, TheThe Sopranos||Felicia Galan||Episode: "Unidentified Black Males"|
|2005||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||CSU Tech Millie Vizcarrondo||4 episodes|
|2006–2008||Shield, TheThe Shield||Officer Tina Hanlon||32 episodes|
|2007||CSI: Miami||Anna Sivarro||Episode: "A Grizzly Murder"
|2008||Knight Rider||Kelli Haddigan||Episode: "A Knight in Shining Armor"|
|2009||Defying Gravity||Paula Morales||13 episodes|
|2010||Warehouse 13||Dr. Kelly Hernandez||5 episodes|
|2010||Chase||Tia Archer||Episode: "Betrayed"|
|2011||Good Wife, TheThe Good Wife||Aida Rios||Episode: "Foreign Affairs"|
|2011||Breakout Kings||Debbie Myera||Episode: "Off the Beaten Path"|
|2013||Elementary||Paula Reyes||Episode: "Details"|
|2013||All My Children||Lea Marquez|
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- Valeria, Andrea (2011). El poder de tu cumpleaños: 366 Dias de Revealciones Astrologicas y Astronomicas. Penguin Group US. ISBN 9780983139010
- Garcés, Paula (9 May 2013). "Paula Garces’s Blog: Meet Me and My Family!" People.
- Heroes of Newerth Vol7 Newsletter
- Callaham, John (2011-02-25). "Interview: Actress Paula Garces talks about bringing Aluna to Heroes of Newerth". BigDownload.com. Retrieved 2011-02-28.
- Castillo, Amaris (June 26, 2013). "'Devious Maids' Star Paula Garces is Expecting!" Latina.
- "Paula Garces - Paula Garces: 'My Pregnancy Is A Miracle'". Contactmusic.com. June 27, 2013.
- Leonard, Elizabeth (July 2, 2013). "Paula Garces Expecting Second Child". Retrieved June 26, 2013.
- "Paula Garces Welcomes Son Antonio Andres". People. 20 November 2013.