Gina Torres

Actress
A statuesque and exotic beauty, actress Gina Torres began her career as a talented vocalist and stage actor before finding success on screen in the blockbuster films "The Matrix Reloaded" (2003), "The Matrix ... Read more »
Born: 04/24/1969 in New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (51)

Suits 2010 - 2016 (TV Show)

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Hannibal 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

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Revenge 2015 (Tv Show)

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Castle 2013 (Tv Show)

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Huge 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

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Vampire Diaries 2010 (Tv Show)

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Dirty Sexy Money 2007, 2009 (Tv Show)

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Don't Let Me Drown 2009 (Movie)

Diana (Actor)

Drop Dead Diva 2009 (Tv Show)

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Eli Stone 2008 - 2009 (Tv Show)

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Flash Forward 2009 (Tv Show)

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Gossip Girl 2009 (Tv Show)

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Pushing Daisies 2009 (Tv Show)

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The Unit 2009 (Tv Show)

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Bones 2008 (Tv Show)

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Boston Legal 2008 (Tv Show)

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Criminal Minds 2008 (Tv Show)

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I Think I Love My Wife 2007 (Movie)

Brenda Cooper (Actor)

Standoff 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

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Alias 2001, 2004, 2006 (Tv Show)

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Justice League Unlimited 2004 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Voice

Law & Order 1992, 1994 - 1997, 2004 - 2006 (Tv Show)

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Profiler 1996 - 1997, 2004 - 2006 (Tv Show)

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Sci Fi Inside: Serenity 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

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South of Pico 2006 (Movie)

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The Shield 2006 (Tv Show)

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Without A Trace 2006 (Tv Show)

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Firefly 2002 - 2005 (TV Show)

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Five Fingers 2005 (Movie)

Aicha (Actor)

Serenity 2005 (Movie)

Zoe (Actor)

24 2004 (Tv Show)

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2004 (Tv Show)

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Hair Show 2004 (Movie)

Marcella (Actor)

Angel 2003 (Tv Show)

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The Agency 2003 (Tv Show)

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The Guardian 2003 (Tv Show)

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The Matrix Reloaded 2003 (Movie)

Cass (Actor)

The Matrix Revolutions 2003 (Movie)

Cas (Actor)

Any Day Now 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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2001 ALMA Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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Cleopatra 2525 1999 - 2001 (TV Show)

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La Femme Nikita 1996 - 2001 (TV Show)

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Xena: Warrior Princess 1995 - 2001 (TV Show)

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Encore! Encore! 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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The Gregory Hines Show 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Dark Angel 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Bed of Roses 1996 (Movie)

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The Substance of Fire 1996 (Movie)

Maitre D' (Actor)

House of Buggin' 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Mantis 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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Unnatural Pursuits (TV Show)

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Biography

A statuesque and exotic beauty, actress Gina Torres began her career as a talented vocalist and stage actor before finding success on screen in the blockbuster films "The Matrix Reloaded" (2003), "The Matrix Revolutions" (2003) and Joss Whedon's "Serenity" (2005). A talented mezzo soprano and New York native, Torres started her career on the Broadway stage. Though her heart was in musical theater, Torres shifted her talents to the small screen where she found starring roles in "Cleopatra 2525" (2000-2001), Joss Whedon's short-lived sci-fi series "Firefly" (FOX, 2002) and appeared in recurring roles on "Alias" (ABC, 2001-06) and "24" (FOX, 2001- ). In 2006, she guest-starred on "The Shield" (FX, 2002- ) and filmed "Five Fingers" with co-star and real-life husband Laurence Fishburne.

Relationships

Laurence Fishburne Actor

Husband
Met 1995 on a blind date Engaged December 2000 First announced engagement May 2001 Married Sept. 22, 2002 in NYC

EDUCATION

Fiorello LaGuardia School of Arts

New York
graduated

Milestones

2007

Cast in "I Think I Love My Wife," as the wife of Chris Rock's character

2005

Resumed her role as Zoe, for Joss Whedon’s feature adaptation "Serenity" based on his short-lived series "Firefly"

2004

Played the wife of a major donor to President Palmer's (Dennis Haysbert) political campaign on the Fox drama "24"

2003

Cast in "The Matrix Reloaded" and "The Matrix Revolutions," the sequels to the 1999 blockbuster "The Matrix"

2002

Cast as Zoe in the short-lived sci-fi series "Firefly" by creator Joss Whedon

2001

Had a recurring role as Jennifer Garner's arch nemesis, Russian-accented Anna Espinosa, on "Alias" (ABC)

2000

Reunited with producers Raimi and Tapert to play the role of Hel in the futuristic adventure series "Cleopatra 2525"

1997

Portrayed the recurring character Nebula on the syndicated series "Hercules: The Legendary Journey"

1996

Made feature film debut in "Bed of Roses" starring Mary Stuart Masterson and Christian Slater

1994

Had Broadway debut in "The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public"

1994

Gained the attention of producers Rob Tapert and Sam Raimi who cast her in the TV movie "M.A.N.T.I.S." (Fox)

Raised in the Bronx

Made her professional debut as the lead in "Dreamgirls" in a Connecticut production

Cast as a highly adept and sly terrorist in "Five Fingers," opposite husband Laurence Fishburne (lensed 2005)

Landed a bit part in the daytime drama "One Life to Live" (ABC); brought back several times to portray different characters

Bonus Trivia

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Website: http://www.gina-torres.com/

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