Marlene Forte


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VIDEO: Law & Order: Criminal Intent: The Seventh Year: Legacy

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Law & Order: Criminal Intent: The Seventh Year: Legacy
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Length: 42:59
Aired: 4/16/1997

A student at a private school is found hanging in the boiler room and leads Goren and Eames to investigate a world where grades mean everything. watch

VIDEO: Law & Order: Season 7: Double Down

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Law & Order: Season 7: Double Down
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Length: 46:33
Aired: 4/16/1997

When a liquor store robbery goes awry and an off-duty cop is caught in the cross fire, McCoy makes a deal that lands him in a tough position. watch

VIDEO: Double Down

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Double Down
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Length: 46:36
Aired: 4/16/1997

Double Down: When a liquor store robbery goes bad, an off-duty copy is caught in the crossfire. watch


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Year Title Description
2014 Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club Movie, Actor - Manny's Mother
2009 Star Trek Movie, Actor - Chief Transporter
2002 Real Women Have Curves Movie, Actor - Mrs. Glass
2001 Our Song Movie, Actor - Pilar Brown
2001 Crossing Jordan TV Show Series, Actor - Gloria

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Keck's Exclusives: TNT's Dallas Casts Final Series Regular Role

Cuban-born actress Marlene Forte, who had recurring roles on Crossing Jordan and House of Payne, has won the final series regular role on TNT's Dallas pilot. Marlene will play Carmen, the Ewing family's longtime housekeeper, whose daughter, Elena (Jordana Brewster), enjoys a friendship with Ewing cousins John Ross (Josh Henderson) and Christopher (Jesse Metcalfe). The cast is just now heading down to Dallas to begin shooting the pilot episode.

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Marlene Forte's Shaking Up the House of Payne

Marlene Forte says she feels like "Alice in Wonderland" after getting some time in the spotlight on Tyler Perry's House of Payne.

Forte's made a name for herself as a talented character actor, playing cops and victims on shows like Lost, CSI, Cold Case and ER. Now, she's changing to comedy by entering the Atlanta-based world of the Payne family. Forte's also excited about representing the Latino community with the introduction of the Hernandez clan to the TBS sitcom.

"I've played lots of moms in my career, but they're always weepy or crying over their dead husbands... but, [my character is] witty, smart and nothing really rattles her. She's the boss. Really just like every Latin wife."

Forte plays Rosie Hernandez, a police officer's wife and mother of three who befriends the show's matriarch, Ella Payne (Cassi Davis). Because both of their kids are older or have already left the nest, Rosie and Ella will get into all kinds of trouble together... read more

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