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Andrea Navedo is an American actress, known for her roles on television.

Bio

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.

Personal life

Navedo has been married since 2000 and has a daughter (Ava) and a son (Nico).

Career

Navedo began her professional acting career on the daytime soap operas. From 1995 to 1997, she played the role of Linda Soto in the ABC soap opera, One Life to Live. In 1999, she joined the cast of CBS soap opera Guiding Light as Theresa Sandoval. She made her film debut with small part in Girl 6 (1996), and later guest starred in episodes of New York Undercover and The District. In 2001, Navedo co-starred in the action comedy film, Double Take.

From 2001 to 2004, Navedo had a recurring role on the NBC legal crime series, Law & Order, as Detective Ana Cordova. later guest-starred on Law & Order: Criminal IntentDamages and Blue Bloods. Navedo also has appeared in the number of films such as Washington HeightsEl Cantante and Remember Me. From 2011 to 2013, Navedo also had the recurring roles on How to Make It in AmericaGolden Boy and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She starred in the comedy film Superfast!, the parody of The Fast and the Furious film series.

In 2014, Navedo was cast in the series regular role of Xiomara "Xo" Villanueva, title character's mother (played by Gina Rodriguez) in The CW critically acclaimed comedy-drama series, Jane the Virgin. She received the 2015 Imagen Award for Best Supporting Actress – Television for her performance.

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Girl 6 Phone Girl
1997 New York Undercover Clerk Episode: "Is It a Crime?"
1995-1997 One Life to Live Linda Soto Series regular
1999-2000 Guiding Light Theresa Sandoval Series regular
2000 The District Debbie Episode: "Pilot"
2001 Double Take Maque Sanchez
2002 Washington Heights Maggie
2002 Porn 'n Chicken Lucy Sanchez Television film
2001-2004 Law & Order Detective Ana Cordova Recurring role, 24 episodes
2006 El Cantante Zaida
2008 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Adele Episode: "Vanishing Act"
2009 Damages Gabriella Episode: "New York Sucks"
2010 Remember Me Caroline's Teacher
2010-2011 Blue Bloods Yolanda Gonsalves Episodes: "After Hours" and "Cellar Boy"
2011 How to Make It in America Debbie Dominguez Recurring role, 7 episodes
2012 White Collar Doctor Episode: "Most Wanted"
2013 Golden Boy Lorraine Arroyo Recurring role, 4 episodes
2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Cynthia Mancheno Recurring role, 3 episodes
2013 Last I Heard Anna Vasco
2013 Stereotypically Me Lydia Maldonado Short film
2014–present Jane the Virgin Xiomara Series regular
2015 Superfast[5] Michelle

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