Hollywood Politicians: Lisa Vidal

Lisa Vidal plays the First Lady of the United States on the NBC sci-fi thriller, The Event. As Christina Martinez, the Cuban wife of President Elias Martinez (played by Blair Underwood), Vidal is the voice of reason. Time and time again, she advises Elias to follow his heart and not what his manipulative advisors suggest—proving that behind every powerful man is an even more powerful woman. 

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Miranda Noland,

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.