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  • Nominated for an Ovation Award in 1996 for her work in the stage play Changes of Heart.
  • Provided the voice of Hawkgirl on the animated TV series Justice League.
  • In 2002, won an American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) award for Best Supporting Actress for the TV series The Brothers Garcia.
  • Has two daughters with husband David Barrera.


  • David Barrera — Husband


  • University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

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  • Birth Name: Maria Pilar Canals
  • Birth Place: Miami, FL
  • Birthday: September 28, 1966, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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