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Lauren Vélez

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Lauren Vélez
Born November 2, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, USA
Sometimes credited as Lauren Velez
Notable Roles Oz: Dr. Gloria Nathan
Dexter: Lt. Maria LaGuerta
Notable Episodes
Awards 2 ALMA Awards
1 NAMIC Vision Award
1 NCLR Bravo Award

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
New York Undercover Nina Moreno 1995–1998 2 3 4
Oz Gloria Nathan 1997–2003 1 2 3 4 5 6
Dexter Maria LaGuerta 2006–2012 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The Cosby Mysteries Claudine Palmeri 1x14 - The Hit Parade March 8, 1995
New York Undercover Lourdes 1x22 - Olde Thyme Religion April 6, 1996
Strange World Detective Arias 1x03 - Azrael's Breed March 16, 1999
Law & Order Ms. Torres 10x06 - Marathon November 17, 1999
The Pretender Emily Sadler 4x10 - Spin Doctor (1) February 5, 2000
Profiler Emily Sadler 4x10 - Clean Sweep (2) February 5, 2000
Dragnet (2003) Det. Denise Beltran 1x09 - Redemption April 6, 2003
Dragnet (2003) Det. Denise Beltran 1x11 - For Whom the Whistle Blows April 23, 2003
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Attorney Shamal 5x16 - Home February 17, 2004
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Attorney Shamal 6x03 - Obscene October 12, 2004
Strong Medicine Dr. Vanessa Burke 5x20 - First Response January 16, 2005
Wanted Faye Templeton 1x12 - The Last Temptation December 19, 2005
Medium Elena Cabrera 2x19 - Knowing Her April 24, 2006
NUMB3RS Claudia Gomez 2x23 - Undercurrents May 12, 2006
NUMB3RS Claudia Gomez 3x08 - Hardball November 10, 2006
NUMB3RS Claudia Gomez 3x16 - Contenders February 16, 2007

Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Thicker Than Blood Camilla Lopez May 31, 1998
Love and Treason Agent Susan Mestre March 7, 2001

Awards and Accolades

ALMA Awards

(2 Wins in 12 Nominations)

  • Won: Outstanding Actress in a Television Series (2001)
Oz
  • Won: Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (2009)
Dexter

NAACP Image Awards

(2 Nominations)

  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (1997, 1998)
New York Undercover

NAMIC Vision Awards

  • Won: Best Actress - Drama (2007)
Dexter

NCLR Bravo Awards

(1 Win in 2 Nominations)

  • Won: Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (1996)
New York Undercover