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Ana Ortiz Biography

Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Her father, Angel Ortiz, was the first Latino elected to Philadelphia's city council in 1984, where he served for 19 years
  • Has said her childhood dream was to be a ballerina, but she switched to singing, and ultimately acting, when dancing became too painful
  • Made her television debut with a small part in the 1999 TV-movie Dr
  • Quinn Medicine Woman: The Movie
  • After her November 2006 engagement to Noah Lebenzon, guitarist for the indie-rock band Everything Is Energy, her father began to plan their wedding in Puerto Rico because she was too busy filming Ugly Betty
  • Enjoys hiking and kickboxing

Awards

  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated

Relationships

  • Angel Omar Ortiz -- Brother
  • Paloma Louise Lebenzon -- Daughter
  • Angel Ortiz -- Father
  • Noah Lebenzon -- Husband
  • Lydia Pilar Ortiz -- Sister
  • Rafael Lebenzon -- Son
  • Lydia E. Hernandez-Velez -- Stepmother