German-born American actress with a long career of guest-starring roles in numerous notable television series. She landed her first major recurring role as Ruby's Abuela in the series On My Block.
She began her acting career with film credits in Rabbit Test (1978) and Penitentiary II (1982). Before appearing on screen, she started her acting career on stage.
She has been a guest-star in shows such as The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Andi Mack, How to Get Away with Murder, Dexter and numerous others.
She was born in Karlsruhe, Germany.
She plays the abuela of Jason Genao in the series On My Block.