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Roma Maffia

From a hit television drama to a medley of feature films, Roma Maffia graces the entertainment mediums with her trademark sophistication and charismatic appeal. Roma portrays the smart, no-nonsense anesthesiologist, 'Dr. Liz Cruz,' on the hit FX drama, "Nip/Tuck." 'Liz' has earned the respect of her physician colleagues, plastic surgeons Dr. Sean ... See full bio »

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Nip/Tuck Dr. Liz Cruz
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The Call
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 2016 Queen Sugar (TV Series)
Estelle Peterson
- By Any Chance (2016) ... Estelle Peterson
- The Darker Sooner (2016) ... Estelle Peterson
 2015 Safelight
 2014-2015 The Oversharer (TV Mini-Series short)
The Neighbor
- Mr. Jarecki (2015) ... The Neighbor
- STD's (2014) ... The Neighbor
 2014 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Judge Eileen Sears
- Desperate Housewife (2014) ... Judge Eileen Sears
 2013 NCIS (TV Series)
Special Agent Vera Strickland
- Under the Radar (2013) ... Special Agent Vera Strickland
 2013/II The Call
 2012 The Real St. Nick (TV Movie)
 2012 As High as the Sky
 2012 Harry's Law (TV Series)
Ohio Western University Attorney
- Onward and Upward (2012) ... Ohio Western University Attorney
 2011/II Dollface (Short)
 2011 Reed Between the Lines (TV Series)
Dr. Georgia Yarbrough
- Let's Talk About My Old Therapist (2011) ... Dr. Georgia Yarbrough
 2011 The Event (TV Series)
- Arrival (2011) ... Doctor
 2011 Off the Map (TV Series)
- Everything's as It Should Be (2011) ... Matilda
 2010 Medium (TV Series)
Victoria Gossett
- Dead Meat (2010) ... Victoria Gossett
 2010 Kingshighway
 2009 Eastwick (TV Series)
Mme. Aleksandra
- Madams and Madames (2009) ... Mme. Aleksandra
 2009 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Det. Reese Evans
- Conflicted (2009) ... Det. Reese Evans
 2008 The Blue Tooth Virgin
Dr. Christopher
 2008 Yonkers Joe
Irene Santini
 2007 Ghost Image
Detective Amos
 2007 Totally Baked
Dr. Willa Peterson (Segment "Mudslingers")
 2006 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Dr. Hillary Sloan
- The Ghost Within (2006) ... Dr. Hillary Sloan
 2006 Scarface: The World Is Yours (Video Game) (voice)
 2005 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Rafael's mother
- Dying Inside (2005) ... Rafael's mother
 2004 Century City (TV Series)
Janice Cahn
- To Know Her (2004) ... Janice Cahn
 2003 Boomtown (TV Series)
Sally Jacobson
- Inadmissible (2003) ... Sally Jacobson
 2003 Holes
Carla Morengo
 2002 Treading Water
The Agent
 2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Adelle Cross
- Fight Night (2002) ... Adelle Cross
 2002 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Professor Longo-Murphy
- Christopher (2002) ... Professor Longo-Murphy
 2002 Endgame: Ethics and Values in America (TV Movie)
 2002 For the People (TV Series)
- Lonely Hearts (2002) ... Sophia
 2002 Taina (TV Series)
- The Fear Factors (2002) ... Gladys
 2002 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Amanda York
- Tidal Wave (2002) ... Amanda York
 2001 I Am Sam
First Family Court Judge (uncredited)
 2001 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Attorney Beckerwith
- Fear of Flirting (2001) ... Attorney Beckerwith
 2001 The Division (TV Series)
- Intervention (2001) ... Sandra
 2001 Gideon's Crossing (TV Series)
Valerie Thomlinson
- Freak Show (2001) ... Valerie Thomlinson
 2001 The New Women
Virginia VanUpp
 2001 The West Wing (TV Series)
Officer Rhonda Sachs
 2000 Echoes (Short)
 2000 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her
Debbie (segments "Fantasies About Rebecca" and "Love Waits For Kathy")
 2000 The David Cassidy Story (TV Movie)
Ruth Aarons
 1999 Double Jeopardy
 1998 Route 9 (TV Movie)
Agent Ellen Marks
 1998 Welcome to Paradox (TV Series)
Barbara Cloak
- Research Alpha (1998) ... Barbara Cloak
 1997 The Defenders: Payback (TV Movie)
Julie Bishop
 1997 Kiss the Girls
Dr. Ruocco
 1996 Mistrial (TV Movie)
Laurie Meisinger
 1996 Her Costly Affair (TV Movie)
Sally Canter
 1996 Wings (TV Series)
Claire Barnett
- Porno for Pyros (1996) ... Claire Barnett
 1995 Nick of Time
Ms. Jones
 1995 Courthouse (TV Series)
Ms. Marino
- Injustice for All (1995) ... Ms. Marino
- One Strike and You're Out (1995) ... Ms. Marino
- Order on the Court (1995) ... Ms. Marino
 1995 The Heidi Chronicles (TV Movie)
 1995 Her Deadly Rival (TV Movie)
Officer Caldwell
 1994-1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Angela Giandamenicio
- Small Sacrifices (1995) ... Angela Giandamenicio (credit only)
- Love and Hope (1995) ... Angela Giandamenicio (credit only)
- The Quarantine (1995) ... Angela Giandamenicio (credit only)
- Heartbreak (1995) ... Angela Giandamenicio (credit only)
 1994 The Paper
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
New York Cabbie
- Young Indiana Jones and the Scandal of 1920 (1993) ... New York Cabbie
 1989 American Blue Note
 1988 Internal Affairs (TV Movie)
 1988 Married to the Mob
Angie's First Customer!
 1985-1986 The Equalizer (TV Series)
- Dead Drop (1986) ... Sindee
- Desperately (1985) ... Sindee
 1982 Smithereens
 1982 Stuck on You!
Attila's Sister (as Roma Mattia)
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(March 2 to April 6, 2003) She played Lydia in Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros and Theresa Rebeck's play, "Omnium-Gatherum," in a Humana Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Kristin Nielsen (Suzie); Phillip Clark (Roger); Melanna Gray (Julia); Edward A. Hajj (Khalid); Dean Nolen (... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Roma Mattia


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Despite her name, Roma is not of Italian descent, but rather of West Indian (Caribbean), English, and German ancestry. "Maffia" is the surname of her Italian stepfather, who adopted her. Her mother named her after Rome, Italy, after picking the city on a map.

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