Biography

Elizabeth Rodriguez is a Manhattan born and raised native New Yorker and a graduate of Lehman College in the Bronx. After graduation from Lehman, Rodriguez studied for two years under acclaimed acting teacher Maggie Flanigan at William Esper Studios in NYC. While still at the studio she began working professionally with appearances in the feature films "Fresh", "Dead Presidents" and "I Think I Do", as well as in TV shows such as "Law & Order", and recurring roles on both "OZ" and "New York Undercover".

Rodriguez has since appeared in numerous shows, including a recent recurring role as Aleida Diaz on the upcoming Netflix Original Series "Orange Is The New Black". Other TV credits include roles as series regulars on both NBC's "Prime Suspect", opposite Maria Bello, and ABC's "All My Children", in addition to recurring roles on "The Shield" and "ER. Other credits include "Six Feet Under", "Flash Forward", "Cold Case", "Just Shoot Me", "NYPD Blue" and "Law & Order: SVU". Her made-for-TV movies include "Inflammable" and "The Eddie Matos Story", written by Oscar nominated writer Jose Rivera. Some of her feature films include "Return to Paradise", "Four Lane Highway", "Acts of Worship", "Blow", "All Things Fall Apart", "Pound Of Flesh", "Tonight at Noon", "A Line in the Sand", "Jack Goes Boating", directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Michael Mann's "Miami Vice", opposite Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx. Upcoming films include "Tio Papi", "Glass Chin" and "Animal Rescue", with Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini.

In addition to her work on screen, Rodriguez remains extremely active in the theater. She has starred in "Beauty of the Father" (Manhattan Theatre Club), "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot" (NY's Public Theater), "Roger and Vanessa" (Actors' Gang), "Den of Thieves" (Black Dahlia), "Robbers" (American Place Theater), "A View From 151st Street" (NY's Public Theater) and "Unconditional" (NY's Public Theater). Rodriguez is a longtime member of NY's acclaimed Labyrinth Theater Company.

Elizabeth Rodriguez is a Manhattan born and raised native New Yorker and a graduate of Lehman College in the Bronx. After graduation from Lehman, Rodriguez studied for two years under acclaimed acting teacher Maggie Flanigan at William Esper Studios in NYC. While still at the studio she began working professionally with appearances in the feature films "Fresh", "Dead Presidents" and "I Think I Do", as well as in TV shows such as "Law & Order", and recurring roles on both "OZ" and "New York Undercover".

Rodriguez has since appeared in numerous shows, including a recent recurring role as Aleida Diaz on the upcoming Netflix Original Series "Orange Is The New Black". Other TV credits include roles as series regulars on both NBC's "Prime Suspect", opposite Maria Bello, and ABC's "All My Children", in addition to recurring roles on "The Shield" and "ER. Other credits include "Six Feet Under", "Flash Forward", "Cold Case", "Just Shoot Me", "NYPD Blue" and "Law & Order: SVU". Her made-for-TV movies include "Inflammable" and "The Eddie Matos Story", written by Oscar nominated writer Jose Rivera. Some of her feature films include "Return to Paradise", "Four Lane Highway", "Acts of Worship", "Blow", "All Things Fall Apart", "Pound Of Flesh", "Tonight at Noon", "A Line in the Sand", "Jack Goes Boating", directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Michael Mann's "Miami Vice", opposite Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx. Upcoming films include "Tio Papi", "Glass Chin" and "Animal Rescue", with Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini.

In addition to her work on screen, Rodriguez remains extremely active in the theater. She has starred in "Beauty of the Father" (Manhattan Theatre Club), "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot" (NY's Public Theater), "Roger and Vanessa" (Actors' Gang), "Den of Thieves" (Black Dahlia), "Robbers" (American Place Theater), "A View From 151st Street" (NY's Public Theater) and "Unconditional" (NY's Public Theater). Rodriguez is a longtime member of NY's acclaimed Labyrinth Theater Company.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 41

Birthday 1980-12-27

Place of Birth New York

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Blanco as Stephanie
2020 The Latin from Manhattan
2019 Making Babies as Maria
2018 Skate Kitchen as Mother
2017 11:55 as Angie
2017 Logan as Gabriela Lopez
2016 Chance (10 episodes) as Dr. Kristen Clayton
2015 Fear the Walking Dead (7 episodes) as Liza Ortiz
2014 The Drop as Detective Romsey
2014 Glass Chin as Rita Sierra
2014 Take Care as Nurse Janet
2013 Tio Papi as Cheeky
2013 Orange Is the New Black (25 episodes) as Aleida Diaz
2013 Side Effects as Pharmacist
2011 Grimm (5 episodes) as Agent Chavez
2011 All Things Fall Apart as Mrs. Lopez
2010 Jack Goes Boating as Waldorf Event Assistant
2010 Pound of Flesh as Sgt. Rebecca Ferraro
2009 FlashForward (1 episode) as Ingrid Alvarez
2008 A Line in the Sand as Martel
2007 On Bloody Sunday as Older Isabel
2006 Miami Vice as Gina Calabrese
2005 Sueno as Carmen
2003 Cold Case (1 episode)
2001 Six Feet Under (2 episodes)
2001 Blow as Martha Oliveras
2001 Acts of Worship as Jan
1999 Third Watch (1 episode)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode) as Carmen Vasquez
1999 Golfballs! as Bentwood Girl #5
1998 Return to Paradise as Gaby
1998 I Think I Do as Celia
1997 Oz (2 episodes) as Maritza Alvarez
1995 Dead Presidents as Marisol
1995 New York News (2 episodes)
1995 Desperado as Mariachi Fan
1994 ER (3 episodes)
1994 Fresh as Consuela
1991 Bedhead as Nurse
1990 Law & Order (3 episodes)
1984 Miami Vice (1 episode) as Inspecteur Gina Calabrese

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