Cuban-American actress and producer who's notably known for her role as Carmen Ramos in the soap opera Dallas. She appeared in Altered Carbon, Fear the Walking Dead, The Fosters, and The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
She started her career by acting in independent films in 1991.
She appeared as a guest on The Art Craze in 2015.
Her sister is actress Lesley Ann Machado. She married Oliver Mayer in July 2006. Her daughter, Giselle Rodriguez-Forte, is also an actress.