Valerie Cruz
Valerie Cruz on 'Off the Map': "It's Like Going on Vacation"
By Lee Hernandez | 01/11/2011 - 12:30

Off the Map, the highly anticipated new medical drama from Grey’s Anatomy executive producer, Shonda Rhimes, premieres January 12 at 10 p.m. on ABC. The show is set in the South American jungle and stars Cuban actress Valerie Cruz as Zitajalehrena “Zee” Alvarez, a no-nonsense Latina doctor who trains American doctors to practice medicine in the third world.  


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"Grey's Anatomy" Spin-off Star Engaged!
EXCLUSIVE: 'Off the Map' Actress Valerie Cruz is Engaged!
By Lee Hernandez | 01/10/2011 - 11:00

Cuban actress, Valerie Cruz (Dexter, True Blood)is feeling like she's on top of the world right now. Not only does the 34-year-old actress have a lead role in ABC's highly anticipated medical drama, Off the Map (premiering January 12th from Executive Producer, Shonda Rhimes) she recently got engaged!


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WATCH: Meet the Latina Stars of ABC's 'Off the Map'
By Lee Hernandez | 11/27/2010 - 13:30

ABC has finally announced Wednesday, January 12th at 10 p.m. as the premiere date for Off the Map! As you can tell, we're super excited for this new medical drama set in a tiny town in the South American jungle from Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes. The show stars two Latinas—Valerie Cruz and Aimee Garcia, both of whom you’ve probably seen on other hit TV shows.


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Star Tracker: Brad Pitt
Star Tracker: Brad Pitt, Rosario Dawson and Cesar Millan
By Lee Hernandez | 11/15/2010 - 16:21

Courtney Ford, who was exquisite as sociopathic journalist Christine Hill on Showtime’s Dexter, has just landed a major recurring role on season 4 of HBO’s True Blood, debuting next summer. According to TVGuide.com, Ford will play Andy’s (Chris Bauer) sister Portia Bellefleur, who is an attorney—and we’re betting—a witch!


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