Roxana Brusso

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Roxana Brusso
Born (1978-11-19) November 19, 1978 (age 38)
Lima, Peru
Occupation Actress
Years active 1997–present

Roxana Brusso (born November 19, 1978) is a Peruvian/American actress. She is more known for her roles as Detective Alicia Fernández in Southland, and Sheri Strepling in Touch.


Roxana Brusso was born in Lima, Peru with a Peruvian, Italian, and Spanish background. When she was four years old, her family moved to the United States, and she grew up in North Hollywood, California. It wasn't until she was in college that she became interested in an acting career.

After that, she has appeared in several television series like Melrose Place, Beverly Hills 90210, Crossing Jordan, Without a Trace, ER, and NCIS, among others.

In 2007, she landed a recurring role as Maria on the short lived ABC series Dirty Sexy Money. After the show was cancelled, Brusso went on another recurring role as Detective Alicia Fernández on TNT's cop drama Southland. In 2012, she also started appearing on Fox's series Touch.



Year Title Role Notes
1999 Simpatico Checkout Girl
2003 Cradle 2 the Grave Vanessa's Nanny


Year Title Role Notes
1997 Melrose Place Melanie Episode: "No Time for Sperm Banks"
1997 Beverly Hills, 90210 Alana Episode: "To Toil and Trouble"
1998 L.A. Doctors ICU Nurse Episode: "Leap of Faith"
1999 Crusade Crew Member #1 Episode: "Racing the Night"
1999 G vs E Heat Cone Woman Episode: "Gee Your Hair Smells Evil"
2000 Diagnosis: Murder Alma Episode: "Two Birds with One Sloan"
2000 Sharing the Secret Kerri Gold TV film
2000 Growing Up Brady Pam the Assistant TV film
2000 Shasta McNasty Receptionist Episode: "The Sugar Pill"
2000 Family in Crisis: The Elian Gonzales Story, AA Family in Crisis: The Elian Gonzales Story Arianne TV film
2000 City of Angels Nurse Julie Sanders Episode: "Bride and Prejudice"
2000 Time of Your Life Potential Investor Episode: "The Time They Found a Solution"
2001 Crossing Jordan Nanny Officer Episode: "Sight Unseen"
2002 Resurrection Blvd. Myrna Episode: "Esperando Lagrimas"
2003 Division, TheThe Division Patty Clark Episode: "Diagnosis"
2004 Without a Trace Nurse Episode: "American Goddess"
2004 LAX Pushy Mother Episode: "Thanksgiving"
2004 NYPD Blue Narcotics Officer Nina Turley Episode: "I Like Ike"
2005 ER Mari Hinojosa Episode: "Only Connect"
2006 Faceless Tita TV film
2006 Desperate Housewives Maternity Nurse Episode: "Everybody Says Don't"
2006 Huff Ms. Esposito Episode: "Black Shadows"
2006 Dr. Vegas Reporter Episode: "For Love or Money"
2007 NCIS Noemi Cruz Episode: "Angel of Death"
2007 Cold Case Abby Santos Episode: "Thick as Thieves"
2007 Bones Parole Officer Erica Davis Episode: "The Knight on the Grid"
2007–2008 Dirty Sexy Money Maria Recurring role (5 episodes)
2008 Jericho Texan Doctor Episode: "Patriots and Tyrants"
2008 Criminal Minds Lidia Episode: "Tabula Rasa"
2009–2013 Southland Det. Alicia Fernandez Recurring role (13 episodes)
2010 Wizards of Waverly Place Julie Cucuy Episode: "Alex Gives Up"
2011 Law & Order: LA Ava Ruiz Episode: "East Pasadena"
2012 Touch Sheri Strepling Recurring role (9 episodes)
2013 Mentalist, TheThe Mentalist Elena Episode: "The Red Barn"
2015 American Horror Story: Hotel Dr. Kohan Episode: "Mommy"


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