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Victoria Cartagena Biography
Victoria Cartagena is an American theater, film, and television actress. Her birth name is Victoria Luz Cartagena. She is an American theater, film and television actress. Victoria is mostly known for her portrayal of Zoe Lopez in The Bedford Diaries and as Renee Montoya in Gotham.Victoria Cartagen
Victoria Cartagena Age | Family
Victoria was born on 14 February 1985, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is 34 years old. Her star sign is Aquarius and she is now 34 years of age. She is the daughter of Victor and Lucy Cartagena.
Victoria Cartagena Education | Career
She attended Penn State University, where she earned a degree in education. Victoria was later accepted into the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Cartagena has starred in numerous theater productions and participated in various plays and workshops for New York’s Lark Theater. Victoria moved to NYC after graduating from college in order to pursue her dream of becoming an actor. Most recently, Victoria appeared on the WB television series The Bedford Diaries, NBC’s Kidnapped, and the 2008 season finale of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. She has appeared on several different TV shows throughout her career.
Victoria Cartagena Dating
Victoria is very popular in social media however she has kept her personal life very low profile. We have no records of past relationships for Victoria. She is possibly single.
Victoria Cartagena Movies | Tv Shows
|2004||Baby Fat||Feisty Latina|
|2006||Sorry Ain’t Enough||Lillian|
|2010||Salt||Portico Checkpoint Agent|
|2016||The Pastor||Mercia Alvarez|
|2006||The Bedford Diaries||Zoe Lopez||Main role|
|2006||Kidnapped||Diane Weaver||“Special Delivery”|
|2007||Protect and Serve||Anita Esparza||TV film|
|2008||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Cecelia Cruz||“Cold”|
|2009||Army Wives||Carmen Richards||“Fire in the Hole”|
|2009||The Good Wife||Teresa Reyes||“Crash”|
|2011||Unforgettable||Maria Ortiz||“Check Out Time”|
|2011||A Gifted Man||Maria||“In Case of Memory Loss”|
|2013||Blue Bloods||Letitia Williams||“Warriors”|
|2013||Elementary||Hope||“Déjà Vu All Over Again”|
|2014-2015||Gotham||Renee Montoya||Main role|
|2016||The Path||Evelyn Hernandez||3 episodes|
|2018||Jessica Jones||Sonia Arocho||2 episodes|
|2018||Deception||Anne Rojas||“Loading Up”|
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Victoria Cartagena Net Worth
Victoria as an estimated net worth of Approximately $1 million USD.
Victoria Cartagena Gotham
Cartagena appeared as Renee Montoya in the FOX TV series Gotham. In the first episode, she was credited as recurring. Cartagena would have a contract role starting in the second episode. She said in an interview with Lucia I. Suarez, “I’ve seen them all,” the actress told Fox News Latino, adding that she loved that there was a character Vicki Vale in the comics. “Everyone knows Batman.” In an interview with Graeme McMillan, “I feel lucky to be playing someone who’s so important,” the actress tells THR. “She’s pretty amazing,” she tells The Hollywood Reporter. “I’m playing such an iconic character, and I feel lucky to be playing someone who’s so important to the [LGBTQ] community.” She states to Leeds in an interview, “I never read a comic before the show! But now, because I’m on the show, I really want to know everything about her. So I find myself reading comic books more and really enjoying them.” Cartagena states about her gay character on Gotham, “I guess both. It’s definitely a straight-up fact of who she is as a person — she’s a woman, she’s a cop, she’s Latina, she’s gay. But that said, her perspective on things adds a voice to the conversation by virtue of her background that wouldn’t necessarily be there, or expected to be there.” She states in the interview with Leeds, “I believe that Renee really did break it off because of her sobriety. And I believe that she really, really loves Barbara. But I think that Renee is at a point in her life where she is more self-aware than she ever was — and I don’t know if that’s because she’s gone through recovery — and she’s just willing to step away from the person that she loves in order to save herself. Because she’s been there with Barbara before, and it ended badly. So at least, at this point, she has the benefit of hindsight.” In August 2015, it was reported that Cartagena would not be returning as a member of the main cast for season two.
Victoria Cartagena You Netflix
Cartagena stars as Claudia in You, a nurse and Paco’s drug-addicted mother.
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Victoria Cartagena Manifest
She portrays Lourdes on NBC’s Manifest.
Victoria Cartagena Jessica Jones
Victoria Cartagena portrayed Sonia in the Jessica Jones episodes AKA God Help the Hobo and AKA Shark in the Bathtub, Monster in the Bed.
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Victoria Cartagena Interview
Two years ago I did an amazing interview with actress Victoria Cartagena for NYCastings. (You’re going to pass out from the exclusive pics and in-depth Q&A, so if you haven’t seen that interview, go right now!)
Victoria brought the comic book character Detective Renee Montoya to life on FOX’s Season 1 of Gotham. Then the powers that be decided to move in a different direction and poof! Renee Montoya went buh-bye.
But at least she wasn’t killed off by a stray bullet! So there’s always hope that perhaps one day Renee will return to Gotham to reclaim her toxic lover, Barbara Kean.
In the meantime, Victoria Cartagena had a stint on Hulu’s The Path, had her film The Pastor released and told me that she loves Turkey Hill ice cream.
It’s the ice cream that did it. I had to find out more about this mysterious woman.
Victoria Cartagena has no idea this brand new interview is going live in a few minutes!
What was the biggest screw-up of your life?
Geez, I hate to sound boring with this answer but that’s a tough one! As I get older I’ve learned that everything in life is a lesson… especially the so-called screw-ups. I think at times those are your greatest teachers so I try to look at it from a positive perspective.
What drives you absolutely bonkers?
People trying to continue a conversation in the middle of a yawn. It’s not like I can understand a word they’re trying to say anyway! It’s like, “Dude, I can wait the two seconds until you’re through yawning to get the rest of your story!” It drives me mad!
What experience do you want to be a part of in the future?
I’ve always wanted to throw the first pitch at a Phillies game. I’d probably be that person who tosses the ball into the dugout but it would be fun. Also, I LOVE scary / horror / thriller-suspense films and dream of working on such a film. I would love to work with M. Night Shyamalan. I really enjoy his films and he always works in Philly so it would a real treat to get to work with a hometown boy in the city we both love!
As a kid, what kind of school attendance did you have?
I had a pretty good attendance. I remember really only missing a few days throughout Elementary school. It was weird because I rarely got sick (I’ve never even had the chicken pox even though my mom would make me play with any kid who had them so I could “get it over with”) but if I did get sick it was when I was off from school… Spring breaks, holy days of obligation (I went to Catholic school), stuff like that.
Then in high school, I did get sick several times but I didn’t want to miss school because I was competing with Mayra Ramos (unbeknownst to her) for perfect attendance. Our high school gave out a monetary award for students who had the longest perfect attendance and punctuality record. I wanted to win so badly but I knew Mayra also had never been late or absent so I had to settle with sharing the award with her, but come graduation when they announced the name of the student who had the longest perfect attendance, they only called out my name. I was so excited not to have to share my $500! I guess Mayra must have been late somewhere along the line. But I was wrong, because after my brief victory, the principal called out Mayra’s name. It turned out that not only had she never been late or absent in high school, she had never been absent or late EVER! Not once in TWELVE YEARS!!! I had no idea, all those years I could have slept in or just stayed home when I was unwell… what a waste!
Most embarrassing story?
You know how employees stand outside of restaurants handing out samples to pedestrians as they pass the store? Well, one summer while my cousins and I were walking on the boardwalk down the shore (that’s what we called going to Wildwood, NJ), we passed a funnel cake shop where there was a guy handing out samples to some teenagers and a lady. I got so excited at the thought of free funnel cake that I ran over and helped myself to a piece but then all of a sudden the woman and the teenagers stopped talking and looked at me with stunned faces and I’m thinking, “Damn, I didn’t take that big of a piece, why are they looking at me like that?!” Little did I know that the man wasn’t an employee handing out free samples; he was actually a customer sharing his funnel cake with his wife and kids. They started cracking up. I was so embarrassed and offered to buy them a new funnel cake but they refused to be that I had I given them such a laugh.
Victoria Cartagena News
Victoria Cartagena Cast In Fox’s Drama Pilot From Annie Weisman & Jason Katims; Mark Moses In ‘Deputy’
Gotham alumna Victoria Cartagena is set as a series regular in Fox’s untitled drama pilot based on the Endemol Shine Australia series Sisters, from Annie Weisman, Jason Katims, the original series’ co-creator Imogen Banks, Universal TV and Endemol Shine North America. Written by Weisman based on the Australian series created by Jonathan Gavin and Banks, with Leslye Headland set to direct the pilot, the drama centers on Julia Bechley (Brittany Snow), an only child who finds her life turned upside down when her father is forced to reveal that over the course of his pioneering career as a fertility doctor, he used his own sperm to conceive dozens of children. Cartagena will play Amanda, a young, hip, self-assured, “gender-fluid” D.A. who’s politically savvy and knows how to play the media. She gets her shot at the headlines when she becomes the lead prosecutor on the Bechley case. Cartagena’s credits include recurring roles in You, Manifest, Jessica Jones, and The Path. She was a series regular on the first season of Fox’s Gotham. Cartagena is repped by The Gersh Agency and Lillian LaSalle of Sweet 180.
Desperate Housewives alum Mark Moses has booked a series-regular role opposite Stephen Dorff in Fox drama pilot Deputy, from David Ayer, Will Beall and eOne. Written by Beall and directed by Ayer, it centers on Deputy Bill Hollister (Dorff), a career lawman who’s very comfortable kicking down doors and utterly lost in a staff meeting. But when the L.A. County sheriff drops dead, Bill becomes acting sheriff, in charge of 10,000 sworn deputies policing a modern Wild West. Moses will play Jerry London. This overbearing bureaucrat is a “political apex predator” who is openly contemptuous of Hollister and itching to drive him off the force. Moses is known for his role as Paul Young on ABC’s Desperate Housewives. He recently recurred on The Last Ship, Berlin Station and Salvation. Moses is repped by Innovative Artists.