Tony Award-nominated actor who played Carmen Morales on the series All My Children from 2008 to 2009. She later gained recognition for portraying Aleida Diaz on the Netflix original comedy series Orange Is the New Black. She was also cast as Liza Ortiz on the AMC series Fear the Walking Dead.
She worked as a stage actor and became a member of the Labyrinth Theater Company.
She played a regular role on the 2011 series Prime Suspect.
She was born in Brooklyn, New York. She is close friends with actress Karina Ortiz.
She was cast alongside Taylor Schilling in the critically acclaimed series Orange is the New Black.