Valerie Cruz

  • Birth Place: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Is of Cuban descent.
  • Played cello as a child.
  • Caught the acting bug at 13 after seeing a touring-company production of Cats in Des Moines, IA.
  • Auditioned for a role in Nip/Tuck and was deemed too young, but show execs liked her and had a part written for her.
  • Earned a 2008 ALMA Award nomination for her work in The Dresden Files.

Awards

  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

College

  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States (BFA in Theater, 1996)

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  • Birth Place: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Actor