March 14, 1968 |
New York, New York, U.S.
Life and career
Garita is best for playing the role of Gabi Martinez on the now-defunct NBC soap Sunset Beach for the show's entire run from January 1997 to December 1999. Garita was credited during January 1997, but her first appearance on the soap was in February 1997. In 2000 she was cast in the NBC pilot of the short-lived TV series Titans, but later was replaced to Lourdes Benedicto. Garita has also portrayed the role of Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald on another NBC soap, Passions on a temporary basis from August to September 2004. During this time, Lindsay Hartley (the original Theresa) was on maternity leave with husband Justin Hartley.
Garita appeared on number of primetime dramas include Diagnosis Murder, Charmed, Ghost Whisperer, Law & Order: LA, Off the Map, CSI: Miami, Castle, and Rizzoli & Isles. In 2011, she appeared on General Hospital as Lupe.
|1993||Another World||Kathy Wolikowski||Recurring role|
|1994||All My Children||Anita Santos||Recurring role|
|1996||As the World Turns||Rita||Recurring role|
|1998||Sunset Beach: Shockwave||Gabi Martinez||TV Movie|
|1999||Bright Nights, Dark Days|
|1997-1999||Sunset Beach||Gabi Martinez-Torres||Series regular
Nominated - ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Soap Opera (1999)
|2000||Titans||Samantha Sanchez||TV pilot|
|2000||Diagnosis Murder||Patty||Episode: "Out of the Past"|
|2004||Passions||Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald||Series regular, 20 episodes|
|2005||Charmed||Stacy||Episode: "Desperate Housewitches"|
|2009||Ghost Whisperer||Doctor Chase||Episode: "Birthday Presence"|
|2010||Law & Order: LA||Angela Cordero||Episode: "Ballona Creek"|
|2011||Off the Map||Tica||Episode: "It's a Leaf"|
|2011||CSI: Miami||Dr. Galaway||Episode: "Paint It Black"|
|2011||Castle||Bridge Officer||Episode: "Knockout"|
|2011||Borderline Murder||Maria||TV Movie|
|2011||General Hospital||Lupe||Recurring role, 13 episodes|
|2012||Notes from Dad||TV Movie|
|2013||Rizzoli & Isles||Bianca Valdez||Episode: "But I Am a Good Girl"|
|2013||Insidious: Chapter 2||Natalie|
|2014||Zoe Gone||Detective Karen Danner|
|2014||Guests||Maricelle Foster||Short film|
|2014||The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards||Maricelle Foster|
- "Priscilla Garita Biography". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved March 18, 2013.
- "About AMC: Who's Who in Pine Valley | Anita Santos | All My Children @". Soapcentral. Retrieved 2013-10-05.
- "PS News: Hartleys out, former Sunset Beach stars in | Passions @". Soapcentral. Retrieved 2013-10-05.
- "Priscilla Garita to GH". Soap Opera Digest. Retrieved March 18, 2013.