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Valerie Cruz

Valerie Cruz

Valerie Cruz was born in Elizabeth, N.J., and is of Cuban ancestry. She attended Florida State University, where she received a BFA in theater. While Cruz is known for her roles in films like Cellular, in which she played Dana Bayback opposite William H. Macy, she has also become a strong presence on television.

Cruz had recurring roles on Nip/Tuck (as Grace Santiago) and Invasion (as Col. Sabrina Lopez). She has also made many guest appearances on such network heavyweight shows as Grey's Anatomy, Las Vegas, LAX and Crossing Jordan.

She will play Maria Nolan on the new coming-of-age drama Hidden Palms, slated to premiere in January 2007. She also recently completed the independent feature film L.A. Blues, in which she stars opposite Anthony Michael Hall and Dave Foley.

Cruz currently resides in Los Angeles.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.

Valerie Cruz Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdayJuly 18, 1976 (41)
SignCancer
BirthplaceElizabeth, New Jersey, USA
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Valerie Cruz compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Not available.