Andrea Navedo is an American actress, known for her roles on television.
Navedo was born in Bronx and graduated State University of New York at Old Westbury in 1998. From 1995 to 1997 she played the role of Linda Soto in the ABC daytime soap opera, One Life to Live. In 1999, she joined the cast of CBS soap opera Guiding Light as Theresa Sandoval.
From 2001 to 2004, Navedo had a recurring role on the NBC series, Law & Order, as Detective Ana Cordova, and later guest-starred on Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Damages and Blue Bloods. Navedo also has appeared in the number of films such as Double Take, Washington Heights, El Cantante and Remember Me.
Navedo had a recurring roles on How to Make It in America, Golden Boy and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit from 2011 to 2013. In 2014, she was cast in the series regular role of lead character mother in The CW comedy-drama series, Jane the Virgin. (Removed spoiler someone wrote :( )