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Natalie Martinez’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

IntroAmerican actress and model
Is Actor 
Model 
From United States of America 
Type Fashion 
Film, TV, Stage & Radio 
Genderfemale
Birth 12 July 1984, Miami
Age:36 years

Natalie Emilia-Romagna Martinez (born July 12, 1984) is an American actress and model. She is known as the spokes-model for JLO by Jennifer Lopez, and for her role in the 2008 feature film Death Race. She also starred in a music video titled “Rain Over Me” by Pitbull, also featuring Marc Anthony. She has appeared in several music videos and telenovelas. From 2010 to 2011, Martinez starred in the crime drama series Detroit 1-8-7 as Detective Ariana Sanchez. From 2012 to 2013, she starred in the crime drama CSI: NY as Detective Jamie Lovato. More recently she starred as Deputy Linda Esquivel in the sci-fi drama series Under the Dome.

Early life and education

Martinez was born in Miami, Florida and is of Cuban ancestry. She is a 2002 graduate of St. Brendan High School.

Career

Martinez is perhaps best known for her role as Michelle Miller on MyNetworkTV telenovela, Fashion House. She was cast as a major character in Chuck, and appears in first-season promotional pictures of the cast. However, her character was cut before the series aired. She starred in the 2008 film Death Race. From 2010 to 2011, Martinez also starred in the television crime drama Detroit 1-8-7 as Detective Ariana Sanchez, which was cancelled after one season. From 2012 to 2013, she starred in the American television crime drama CSI: NY as Detective Jamie Lovato.

Martinez starred as Deputy (later Sheriff) Linda Esquivel in the CBS drama Under the Dome, based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King, from 2013 to 2014 until her character was killed in the season two premiere. She also appeared in the 2012 film End of Watch, the 2013 film Broken City and in the 2015 film Self/less.

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2008Death RaceCase
2011Magic City MemoirsMari
2012The Baytown OutlawsAriana
2012End of WatchGabby Zavala
2013Broken CityNatalie Barrow
2015Self/lessMadeline
2016The LandEvelyn
2016Keep WatchingNicole
2016Message from the KingTrishPost-production

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
2006Fashion HouseMichelle MillerMain role (55 episodes)
2007Saints & SinnersPilar MartinMain role (62 episodes)
2010Sons of TucsonMaggie Morales2 episodes
2010El DoradoMaria MartinezMiniseries; 2 episodes
2010–11Detroit 1-8-7Det. Ariana SanchezMain role (18 episodes)
2012Widow DetectiveMaya DavisUnaired CBS pilot
2012–13CSI: NYDet. Jamie Lovato12 episodes
2013–14Under the DomeDeputy Linda EsquivelMain role (14 episodes)
2014MatadorSalmaEpisode: “Enter the Worm”
2015Secrets and LiesJessica “Jess” MurphyMain role (10 episodes)
2015–presentKingdomAlicia MendezMain role (16 episodes)
2016From Dusk till Dawn: The SeriesAmaru2 episodes
2017APBAmelia MurphyLead role

Music videos

  • Self Scientific – “Live & Breathe”
  • Justin Timberlake – “Señorita”
  • Sean Paul – “We Be Burnin'”
  • Amr Diab – “Ne’ool Eih”
  • Wisin & Yandel – “Yo Te Quiero”
  • Pitbull – “Rain Over Me” feat. Marc Anthony