Question: Please help me win a bet. What was the name of the actress who played Gina, the P.A.A. who dated Martinez on NYPD Blue around 1997? Thanks so much. Karen W.
Televisionary: Well, Karen, perhaps it's time I start nagging people again about an old Televisionary rule: If you're going to write me about a bet, I insist on knowing what's at stake. A steak dinner? A paycheck? Spill it.
Nevertheless, I'll tell you that P.A.A. (principal or sometimes police administrative assistant) Gina Colon, who began dating Det. James Martinez (Nicholas Turturro
) shortly after showing up on the job and eventually had his baby, was played by Lourdes Benedicto
. If you miss the lady, look for her on Dawson's Creek
as a troubled barmaid/love interest for the chronically irritating Pacey (Joshua Jackson