Who is Ana Ortiz? biography wiki
Ana Ortiz was born in New York City USA, on January 25, 1971, so her zodiac sign is Aquarius and she holds US citizenship. She is an actress and singer, best known for starring in television series such as ‘Kristin’ and ‘Ugly Betty’.
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Early life and education
Ana was raised in New York by her father, Angel Ortiz, who is a Puerto Rican-born politician best known for being the first Latino man to join the Philadelphia City Council, and mother Kathleen Kulhman who is a homemaker. Ana has a sister, Lydia Pilar Ortiz and a brother Angel Omar Ortiz. She became interested in dancing at an early age and her parents enrolled her in a ballet school where she trained for the next eight years.
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After the ballet became too much for her feet and the pain was unbearable, Ana decided to focus on something else and opted to act and sing. She enrolled at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, and after enrolling at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Theater in 1993.
Roles in plays and films
She made her first appearance in a play in “Dangerous Liaisons” while still in college, and she went on to appear in numerous others, including “Dog Lady and the Cuban Swimmer” and ” References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot”. .
The first film Ana appeared in was ‘Condition Red’, released in 1995, and was followed by her role as Isabel in ‘King of the Korner’. She was invited to appear in two films in 2002, titled “Mr. St. Nick” and “Lehi’s Wife”, while her first notable role came in 2003 when she portrayed secondary character Cristen in “Carolina”. The year 2007 saw her star in “Tortilla Heaven”, while she had her first voice-over role in 2008 in the animated film “Batman: Gotham Knight”.
In 2009, Anna played the supporting role of Dona in the comedy romance film “Labor Pains”, which starred Lindsay Lohan and Luke Kirby, and follows a woman who uses a fake pregnancy to convince her boss not to fire her. 2011 saw Ana appear in two films – ‘Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son’ and ‘The Last Generation’ – while some of her roles over the next five years were in ‘Such Good People’, Love is All You Need?” and “Child Hours”.
Some of Ana’s last film appearances were in “Trust Fund” in 2017, the animated film “Ralph Breaks the Internet” in 2018, and “Princess of the Row” in 2019.
Appearances in television series
She made her first appearance in the television series “Kristin” in 2001, which was also her first recurring role as she portrayed Santa Clemente in 13 episodes. She went on to appear in a single episode of many TV series including “Everybody Loves Raymond”, “Strong Medicine” and “ER”, while her next notable role was in “AUSA” in which she portrayed Ana Riveri in 13 episodes. .
Ana went on to guest star on numerous series, such as ‘North Shore’, ‘Blind Justice’ and ‘Freddie’, before landing the recurring role of Anna in the war drama series ‘Over There’ starring starring Josh Henderson and Luke. Macfarlane, and covered the war in Iraq. She appeared in four episodes of “Boston Legal” in 2006, and the same year was chosen to play Hilda Suarez, the regular character of the television series “Ugly Betty”. The series became a worldwide hit and also starred America Ferrera, Eric Mabius and Tony Plana, following a smart but ugly Betty who becomes one of the prettiest girls at the company she works at.
Ana filmed for “Ugly Betty” until 2010, then appeared in several television series such as “True Blue”, “Hung” and “Outnumbered”, before winning the lead role in “Devious Maids” in 2013, portraying Marisol Suárez. ; the drama-mystery series follows four Latina maids who hatch their own get-rich-quick schemes. Ana went on to appear in a single episode of series such as ‘How to Get Away with Murder’, ‘Marry Me’ and ‘Black-ish’ while her next role was in ‘Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh’ in which she voiced the title character from 2016 to 2018.
Some of her most recent TV series roles have been in 2017’s “The Mindy Project” (four episodes), 2019’s “Whiskey Cavalier” (13 episodes) and “Love, Victor” which she is now filming for in 2020.
Awards for his performance
Ana was nominated for 18 awards – 10 of them were for her performance in “Ugly Betty” and she won four, including an ALMA Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress – Television Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie and an OFTA Television Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress.
She was also nominated for awards for her performance in “Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story” in 2009, in “Sleeping with the Fishes” in 2014, and for four awards for her performance in “Devious Maids”, winning a Imagen Award for Best Actress – Television in 2014.
love life and husband
Ana has been friends with JC Brandy, a famous actress and writer, since they met in high school and she attended his birthday party in 2004, where she met Noah Lebenzon. He is a Puerto Rican composer, best known for creating the soundtrack for the documentary film “Justin Bieber: Never Say Never” released in 2011. They dated until 2006 when Noah asked Ana’s father for his blessing, then Ana to marry him. The wedding took place in Puerto Rico on June 9, 2007, and two years later, on June 27, 2009, Ana gave birth to their daughter Paloma Louise Lebenzon, while their son Rafael Lebenzon followed on September 24, 2011.
Ana was six months pregnant and carrying Paloma while filming for the third season of “Ugly Betty”, and only two months after Paloma’s birth, she returned to film the fourth season of the series.
Hobbies and other interests
Ana enjoys spending her free time outdoors, hiking in the mountains and camping, while she also enjoys traveling and has traveled across the United States as well as many European countries including France, England and Sweden. She has trained in several sports including kickboxing which is her favorite, tennis and soccer among others.
Some of her favorite actors and actresses are Andy Garcia, Danny Trejo and Jennifer Lopez, while some of the films she enjoys watching the most include ‘The Godfather’ trilogy, ‘The Wedding Planner’ and ‘The Boy Next Door’. . She enjoys listening to indie music, while her favorite band is Everything Is Energy, as her husband is their guitar player. Ana also enjoys reading books in her free time, and her favorite writer is Nicholas Sparks while her favorite book is “A Walk to Remember”.
Appearance and net worth
Anne is 49 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 1.64 m (5 ft 4 in) tall and weighs around 55 kg (121 lb). As of March 2020, his net worth is estimated to be over $2 million.