Aimee Garcia
American actress
Aimee Garcia
Aimee Garcia is an American actress, known for her roles as Veronica Palmero on the sitcom George Lopez and Jamie Batista on the Showtime drama Dexter.
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New CBS Entertainment Chief Vows More Prime-Time Diversity
Huffington Post - about 1 year
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- CBS is committed to increasing the diversity of its prime-time series, the network's new programming chief said, offering himself as evidence. "I'm just a gay guy from Indiana who doesn't play basketball, but now I'm the entertainment president of CBS," said Glenn Geller, who was promoted to the job last fall. He contended that CBS offers diversity in front of and behind the camera and in its corporate offices. "And can we do better? I think we are," he told a TV critics' meeting Tuesday. "We're not casting color blind, we're casting color conscious." Two upcoming CBS series will offer "greatly diverse casts," he said of "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders," starting March 16, and "Rush Hour," debuting March 31. The newcomer to the "Criminal Minds" franchise, about FBI agents who aid Americans in trouble abroad, includes African-American actor Tyler James Williams and Daniel Henney, who is of Korean descent. Its top-listed stars are Gary Sinise and ...
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New CBS Entertainment Chief Vows More Prime-Time Diversity
Huffington Post - about 1 year
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- CBS is committed to increasing the diversity of its prime-time series, the network's new programming chief said, offering himself as evidence. "I'm just a gay guy from Indiana who doesn't play basketball, but now I'm the entertainment president of CBS," said Glenn Geller, who was promoted to the job last fall. He contended that CBS offers diversity in front of and behind the camera and in its corporate offices. "And can we do better? I think we are," he told a TV critics' meeting Tuesday. "We're not casting color blind, we're casting color conscious." Two upcoming CBS series will offer "greatly diverse casts," he said of "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders," starting March 16, and "Rush Hour," debuting March 31. The newcomer to the "Criminal Minds" franchise, about FBI agents who aid Americans in trouble abroad, includes African-American actor Tyler James Williams and Daniel Henney, who is of Korean descent. Its top-listed stars are Gary Sinise and ...
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Cuban Art Invades West Coast This Weekend
Huffington Post - over 1 year
Marlys Fuego The largest and most comprehensive exhibit of Cuban art ever presented on the West Coast holds its gala opening this Saturday and Sunday at Arena 1 Gallery in at the Santa Monica Airport for the start a 5-week run. MADE IN CUBA!/HECHO EN CUBA! Recycling Memory and Culture is an audacious pop-up show of more than 70 mixed media works by some of Cuba's leading artists. According the curator Sandra Levinson, the generation of Cuban artists presented in MADE IN CUBA! "is the most educated, most worldly, and probably most recognized ever. In Cuba, they are superstars." And even superstars seem to recognize it. Last year, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith showed up at the Havana studio Kadir Lopez, one of the artists represented in MADE IN CUBA!, and bought a piece entitled "Coca Cola-Galiano," an 8' x 4' Coke sign on which Lopez superimposed a 1950s photo of a bustling Havana street. The work is typical of Lopez approach, which often repurposes porcelain-lacquere ...
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Cuban Art Invades West Coast This Weekend
The Huffington Post - over 1 year
Marlys Fuego The largest and most comprehensive exhibit of Cuban art ever presented on the West Coast holds its gala opening this Saturday and Sunday at Arena 1 Gallery in at the Santa Monica Airport for the start a 5-week run. MADE IN CUBA!/HECHO EN CUBA! Recycling Memory and Culture is an audacious pop-up show of more than 70 mixed media works by some of Cuba's leading artists. According the curator Sandra Levinson, the generation of Cuban artists presented in MADE IN CUBA! "is the most educated, most worldly, and probably most recognized ever. In Cuba, they are superstars." And even superstars seem to recognize it. Last year, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith showed up at the Havana studio Kadir Lopez, one of the artists represented in MADE IN CUBA!, and bought a piece entitled "Coca Cola-Galiano," an 8' x 4' Coke sign on which Lopez superimposed a 1950s photo of a bustling Havana street. The work is typical of Lopez approach, which often repurposes porcelain-lacquere ...
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First Look: CBS Unveils “Rush Hour,” “Supergirl,” “Limitless” “Angel from Hell”
Headline Planet - almost 2 years
In Wednesday’s 2015-16 schedule announcement, CBS confirmed that the majority of its new series will premiere this fall. New comedy “Life in Pieces” (Monday at 8:30PM, then Thursday at 8:30PM after Thursday Night Football ends) and dramas “Limitless” (Tuesday at 10PM) and “Code Black” (Wednesday at 10PM) will arrive as soon as the season commences. Drama “Supergirl” (Monday at 8PM) and comedy “Angel from Hell” (Thursday at 9:30PM) will then start in November. Only the high-profile “Rush Hour” adaptation and “Criminal Minds” spin-off “Beyond Borders” will wait until midseason to make their premieres. In conjunction with its scheduling announcement, CBS issued first look gallery and episodic photos for “Supergirl,” “Limitless,” “Rush Hour,” “Code Black,” “Angel from Hell” and “Life in Pieces.” Those, along with synopses, follow: CODE BLACK, based on the award-winning documentary by Ryan McGarry, is a heart-pounding medical drama that takes place in the bus ...
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Aimee Garcia Breaks Latina Stereotypes With Role In 'RoboCop'
Huffington Post - about 3 years
LOS ANGELES – Aimee Garcia has broken free of Hollywood’s stereotypes of Hispanics with her portrayal of a scientist in “RoboCop,” saying she won the role through sheer determination even though it was initially intended for an Asian actress. “The role was not for a Latina initially,” Garcia told Efe in an interview. “But I fought hard. I wanted to work with (Brazilian director) Jose Padilha because I love the ‘Elite Squad’ films. And the cast was amazing. So I did a lot of auditions. Why couldn’t a Latina be a scientist?”
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ALMA Awards Highlight Activism Of Latino Entertainers
Huffington Post - over 3 years
The National Council of La Raza celebrated its 14th Annual ALMA Awards on Friday Sept. 27 with a brief but star-studded event at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Stars Eva Longoria and Mario Lopez hosted the event that celebrated the civic work and activism of Latino celebrities in the U.S. as well as their contributions to the arts. The hour-long celebration saw stars such as Robert Rodriguez, Rosario Dawson, Carlos Santana, Tony Plana, and others receive awards for their work promoting noble causes in the arts and for their work in advancing the roles and positive perceptions of Latinos in the arts and media. During a post-award interview with the press, actress Aimee Garcia was quick to point out the positive roles Latino actors played on "Dexter," which she starred alongside with David Zayas and Lauren Vélez. Zayas and Vélez portrayed high-ranking members of the Miami Metro Police Dept.'s Homicide Division, Ángel Juan Marcos Batista and María Esperanza del Alma LaGuerta respective ...
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Claire Danes & Damian Lewis: Showtime Pre-Emmys Party
Just Jared - over 3 years
Claire Danes poses with her hubby Hugh Dancy at the Showtime 2013 Emmy Eve Soiree held at the Sunset Tower Hotel on Saturday night (September 21) in West Hollywood, Calif. The 34-year-old actress was also joined by her Homeland co-stars Damian Lewis, Mandy Patinkin, Morena Baccarin, Morgan Saylor, and Jackson Pace. Fellow Showtime stars Edie Falco, Don Cheadle, Matt LeBlanc, Aimee Garcia, Yvonne Strahovski, Cameron Monaghan, and Michael Sheen were also in attendance and sipped on SVEDKA Vodka cocktails. Earlier in the day, Claire was spotted pushing her adorable baby boy Cyrus, 9 months, through LAX Airport after arriving in Los Angeles. FYI: Claire is wearing a Lanvin dress. 35+ pictures inside of Claire Danes and other stars at the Showtime party…
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Look Who's Back From The Dead
Huffington Post - over 3 years
"Dexter" has been a staple of Comic-Con International in San Diego for the past few years now and with the show's final season currently underway, fans knew it was their last time to interact with the Morgans and the folks of Miami Metro in Hall H. For "Dexter's" final Comic-Con panel on Thursday night, Showtime kicked things off with a video that included never-before-seen interviews with the cast on how they feel about saying goodbye. Check out a snippet below. But to brighten the tear-eyed audiences' spirits, Showtime brought three former stars (four, if you include virtual visitors) back from the dead for "Dexter's" last trip to Comic-Con. Erik King (Sgt. Doakes), Julie Benz (Rita Bennett) and Lauren Velez (Captain LaGuerta) all returned to share the stage with Michael C. Hall (Dexter Morgan), Jennifer Carpenter (Debra Morgan), David Zayas (Angel Batista), Desmond Harrington (Joey Quinn), Yvonne Strahovski (Hannah McKay), Aimee Garcia (Jamie Batista) and more of th ...
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Shop Connie Britton's Closet for Charity
US Magazine - over 3 years
Ever dream of shopping in a celeb's closet? Now you can -- and for a good cause. Connie Britton and tons of other stars have teamed up with the fashion resale site, Tradesy.com, selling their own clothing for charity.  PHOTOS: The look for less On sale from the Nashville star? A $400 par of Jimmy Choo black pumps, a $270 Lauren Moffatt dress, and a $237 BCBG pink and black dress. Besides browsing through Britton's items, shoppers can also browse through the closets of Julie Bowen of Modern Family, Community's Alison Brie, Emily Deschanel, Dexter's Jennifer Carpenter and Aimee Garcia, Tori Spelling, Whitney Cummings, Patti Stanger, Cheryl Burke, Sasha Barrese and Hangover 3's Gillian Vigman, among others. PHOTOS: Cannes 2013 -- what the stars wore All the proceeds will go to CoachArt.org, a LA-based non-profit that provides arts mentorship for terminally and chronically ill children. PHOTOS: Best dressed at the 2013 Met Gala Tradesy's "Celebrity Closets for a Cause ...
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Interview: Chicago native Aimee Garcia eager for every 'Dexter' script
Chicago Times - over 4 years
Aimee Garcia gets nervous every time she is handed a script on the Showtime serial killer drama “Dexter.” Why? Because she never knows if it will be her last.
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Interview: 'Dexter' actress and Chicago native Aimee Garcia talks 'Robocop' reboot
Chicago Times - over 4 years
How excited is Aimee Garcia -- best known for playing nanny Jamie Batista on Showtime’s “Dexter” -- about her role in the reboot of the 1980’s sci-fi franchise, “Robocop”?
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Off the Map: The Complete Series now on DVD! page two - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
A slew of fantastic guest stars, from Michael McKean to Aimee Garcia to Cheech Marin to Judy Reyes cross the threshold of the small, poor clinic. Each brings their own intriguing twist with them. Plus, the staff often deals with strange medical
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Aimee Garcia
    THIRTIES
  • 2009
    Age 30
    From 2009 to 2010, she was in the cast of the Peter Berg NBC medical drama Trauma, as the EMT helicopter pilot Marisa Benez.
    More Details Hide Details Garcia spent three years on Showtime's Dexter as Jamie Batista, for which she was nominated for a SAG Award for Best Ensemble in Dramatic Television Series. She played Dr. Jae Kim in MGM's reboot film, RoboCop (2014). In 2016, Garcia was added to the main cast for Season 2 of the Fox TV series Lucifer, playing LAPD forensic scientist Ella Lopez.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2006
    Age 27
    In 2006, she began appearing on the series George Lopez, playing his niece.
    More Details Hide Details Garcia starred alongside Jessica Simpson in the comedy-drama Major Movie Star (2008). She also played a brief part in the movie D-War (2007) and narrated the Adam Sandler film Spanglish (2004).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1978
    Born
    Born on November 28, 1978.
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