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Lauren Vélez

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Lauren Luna Vélez, Luna Velez

1964-11-02

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Female

Biography

Lauren Vélez (born November 2, 1964) is an American actress of Puerto Rican descent and the twin sister of actress Loraine Vélez. Her most notable roles are as Maria LaGuerta on Dexter, Detective Nina Moreno on Fox's New York Undercover, and Dr. Gloria Nathan on HBO's controversial jail drama, Oz. Description above from the Wikipedia article Lauren Vélez, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
I Like It Like That

I Like It Like That

Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino. Things get even worse when Chino goes to jail and Lisette gets a good job uptown. Can this marriage be saved?

1994-10-14
I Think I Do

I Think I Do

A screwball comedy about a gay couple at a straight couple's wedding.

1998-04-10
Rosewood Lane

Rosewood Lane

Radio talk show therapist Sonny Blake (Rose McGowan) moves back to her childhood home on seemingly idyllic Rosewood Lane after her alcoholic father dies. But upon arrival in the old neighborhood, Sonny discovers her neighbors are terrified of the local paperboy (Daniel Ross Owens). She thinks this is ridiculous, until she encounters the boy himself. It turns out that he is a cunning and dangerous sociopath, one who may have gruesomely killed her father - and others.

2011-10-15
Prince of Central Park

Prince of Central Park

A young boy sets out to find his mother. After setting up camp in Central Park, he encounters a group of people even needier than himself.

2000-09-22
Thicker Than Blood

Thicker Than Blood

Griffin Byrne is the idealistic new history, English and maths teacher in Father Frank Larkin's school in a mainly Latino ghetto neighborhood where most kids, even many of its graduates, end up in crime and poverty. He takes a particular interest in one of the boys nobody believes will ever come to anything, Lee Cortes, who he finds to be a prodigy in cartoon drawing but who never spoke a word at school, and always wears a Walkman, essentially because of his home situation: his elder brother Tyro, a drug dealer, abuses him and his mother, so he often stays home to mind the smallest siblings. Griffin tries everything to help Lee, despite everyones cynicism, even takes him in his bachelor flat, but finds the whole family situation must be solved, which is probably beyond his power, yet tries tireless, even if he gets nothing but abuse and the results seem to do more hurting then helping...

1998-05-31
Officer Downe

Officer Downe

A rookie cop is tasked with shadowing Officer Downe, a no-nonsense LAPD cop with regenerative powers, as he wages an ultra-violent war against the nefarious villains of Los Angeles.

2016-11-18
Sugar Pathways

Sugar Pathways

The riveting story of the unwilling migration by Puerto Rican families from the small Caribbean island of Vieques to the US Virgin Islands.

2009-06-09
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Miles Morales is juggling his life between being a high school student and being a spider-man. When Wilson "Kingpin" Fisk uses a super collider, others from across the Spider-Verse are transported to this dimension.

2018-12-14
The First Purge

The First Purge

To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the others, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.

2018-07-04
City Hall

City Hall

The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.

1996-02-16
The LaMastas

The LaMastas

An unemployed loafer assembles a motley crew to break into a bank vault to win back his girlfriend.

1998-01-01
Shaft

Shaft

Shaft is the next chapter in the film franchise featuring the coolest private eye on any New York City block. JJ, aka John Shaft Jr. (Usher), may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary locked-and-loaded John Shaft (Jackson) agrees to help his progeny navigate Harlem’s heroin-infested underbelly. And while JJ’s own FBI analyst’s badge may clash with his dad’s trademark leather coat, there’s no denying family. Besides, Shaft’s got an agenda of his own, and a score to settle that’s professional and personal.

2019-06-14
Windows on the World

Windows on the World

After watching the news on 9/11 with his family, Fernando travels from Mexico to New York City to find his father, an undocumented worker at the World Trade Center's famous Windows on the World restaurant.

2017-10-19
America Adrift

America Adrift

For Cecelia Fernandez, moving her family to a beautiful home in the Long Island suburbs feels like she's finally achieved the "American Dream." But when her youngest son, Cameron, starts cutting class, acting out, and using heroin, ever-optimistic Cecelia begins to feel helpless and unable to juggle the demands of her personal and professional lives.