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Jessica Pimentel

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Birthday
20, 1982
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY

About

Versatile performer most recognized for starring as Maria Ruiz in the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black Additionally, she became the frontwoman of the heavy metal band Alekhine's Gun.

Before Fame

She played the violin while attending New York's High School of Performing Arts.

Trivia

Her first notable film role was as Angelique Domenguez in 2008's Pride and Glory.

Family Life

Her parents are from La Romana, Dominican Republic, and immigrated to New York City when they were teenagers. Her parents divorced when she was 6 years old, and she became estranged from her dad. She began a relationship with drummer Tomas Haake in 2013.

Associated With

She is a featured cast member of Orange is the New Black alongside Elizabeth Rodriguez.

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