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Spunky actress, singer and comedienne all rolled up into one, Puerto Rican-American Liz Torres was born in 1947, a native of the Bronx. She began her stand-up/singing career as a regular performing in various small NYC niteries. It wasn't until she received an invite to appear on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) that her comic career... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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  Chick Flick (announced)
Actress
 2014 Futurestates (TV Series)
Sandra Wilson
- Excarcerated (2014) ... Sandra Wilson
 2013 Devious Maids (TV Series)
Mirta Hernandez
- Scrambling the Eggs (2013) ... Mirta Hernandez
 2012 Scandal (TV Series)
Federal Judge
- White Hats Off (2012) ... Federal Judge
 2009 Expecting Love (TV Series)
Juanita
 2009 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Connie Solis
- Everybody Says Don't (2009) ... Connie Solis
 2008 Private Practice (TV Series)
Judge Ortis
 2008 Expecting Love
Juanita
 2008 West of Brooklyn
Mom
 2007 Ugly Betty (TV Series)
Evelyn
- Brothers (2007) ... Evelyn
 2005 Taylor
Teri Richards
 2005 McBride: Anybody Here Murder Marty? (TV Movie)
Eugenie Underwood
 2004/II Volare (Short)
Nonna BonGiovanni
 2002 American Family (TV Series)
Rosa
- The Forgotten War (2002) ... Rosa
- Mexican Revolution (2002) ... Rosa
- The Masked Eagle: Part 1 (2002) ... Rosa
- The Barber Shop (2002) ... Rosa
- The Star (2002) ... Rosa
 2002 King Rikki
Mother
 2002 Taina (TV Series)
- The Big Show (2002)
 2001 The Brothers Garcia (TV Series)
Tia Gaby
- Cold Turkey (2001) ... Tia Gaby
 2001 Joe Dirt
Beauty College Woman
 2001 The Fighting Fitzgeralds (TV Series)
Mrs. Ramirez
- I'm Okay, You're Crazy (2001) ... Mrs. Ramirez
 2001 Rude Awakening (TV Series)
Rosa
- Altar Ego (2001) ... Rosa
 2001 Gabriela
Julia
 2000 The Princess & the Barrio Boy (TV Movie)
Minerva's Mother
 2000 Luminarias
Judge Sanchez
 2000 Chicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series)
Mama
 1999 Safe Harbor (TV Series)
Art's Lawyer
 1999 Jesse (TV Series)
Rosa Vazquez
- The Parent Trap (1999) ... Rosa Vazquez
 1999 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Phyllis / Liz
- Books (1999) ... Liz
- Lies (1999) ... Phyllis
- Scandal (1999) ... Phyllis
 1998 Permanent Midnight
Dita
 1998 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Elizabeth
 1998 Storm Chasers: Revenge of the Twister (TV Movie)
Wallace Houston
 1998 The Odd Couple II
Maria
 1998 The Nanny (TV Series)
Consuela
- Immaculate Concepcion (1998) ... Consuela
 1998 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Hanna Goldstein
- Theme of Life (1998) ... Hanna Goldstein
 1998 The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit
Ruby Escadrillo
 1997 Smart Guy (TV Series)
Principal Maldonado
- Below the Rim (1997) ... Principal Maldonado
 1995-1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Malinal / The Fairy Madrina / Stepmother
- The Shoemaker and the Elves (1997) ... Malinal (voice)
- Twelve Dancing Princesses (1997) ... (voice)
- Cinderella (1995) ... The Fairy Madrina (voice)
- Hansel and Gretel (1995) ... Stepmother (voice)
 1997 Over the Top (TV Series)
Rose
- Acting Out (1997) ... Rose
- The Nemesis (1997) ... Rose
- I'm Bonnie, I'm Clyde (1997) ... Rose
- The Bee Story ... Rose
 1996 Moesha (TV Series)
Angela
- The Whistle Blower (1996) ... Angela
 1996 Latino Laugh Festival (TV Movie)
 1995 Just Cause
Delores Rodriguez
 1994 Attack of the 5 Ft. 2 Women (TV Movie)
Lenora's Mother
 1994 Greyhounds (TV Movie)
 1994 Body Shot
Judge Fernandez
 1993 Good Advice (TV Series)
Juanita
- The Kiss (1993) ... Juanita
 1993 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Madame LePard
- The All-American Boy - Not! (1993) ... Madame LePard
 1993 Down the Shore (TV Series)
Hazel
- Hazel's of Belmar (1993) ... Hazel
 1992 Bloodfist IV: Die Trying (Video)
Lt. Garcia
 1992 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Nanny #6
- Midnight Plane to Paris (1992) ... Nanny #6
 1992 Rescue Me
Carney
 1992 Tequila and Bonetti (TV Series)
Gina / Gina Garcia
- Brooklyn and the Beast (1992) ... Gina
- Tale of the Dragon (1992) ... Gina Garcia
 1992 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Angelita Carmen Guadalupe Cecelia Jimenez
- It's a Wonderful Leap - May 10, 1958 (1992) ... Angelita Carmen Guadalupe Cecelia Jimenez
 1992 Maid for Each Other (TV Movie)
Lucy
 1991 Lena's Holiday
Cabbie's Wife
 1990-1991 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
Judge Trevino / Judge
- Belly of the Beast (1991) ... Judge Trevino
- The Neighborhood (1990) ... Judge
 1990 Sweet 15 (TV Movie)
 1990 Head of the Class (TV Series)
Mrs. Torres
- The Importance of Being Alex (1990) ... Mrs. Torres
 1990 Opposites Attract (TV Movie)
 1990 City (TV Series)
Anna-Maria Batista
- Just a Passing Dad (1990) ... Anna-Maria Batista
- With a Song in Your Heart and a Knife in Your Back (1990) ... Anna-Maria Batista
- Seems Like Old Times (1990) ... Anna-Maria Batista
- Oil and Water (1990) ... Anna-Maria Batista
- Love Among the Ruins (1990) ... Anna-Maria Batista
 1990 Thieves of Fortune
Big Rosa
 1989 The Famous Teddy Z (TV Series)
Angie
- Teddy Gets a House Guest (1989) ... Angie
- A Day at the Beach (1989) ... Angie
 1989 Mama's Family (TV Series)
Madame Rita
- Psychic Pheno-Mama (1989) ... Madame Rita
 1989 Alien Nation (TV Series)
Dr. Tamayo
- Fountain of Youth (1989) ... Dr. Tamayo
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Miss Camez
- B Men (1989) ... Miss Camez
 1989 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Employee
 1989 Nightingales (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (1989)
 1989 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Claudette Garcia
- Paradise Lost (1989) ... Claudette Garcia
 1989 Girl Talk
Liz
 1988 Miracle at Beekman's Place (TV Movie)
Isabella
 1988 The Wonder Years (TV Series)
Mrs. Gambino
- Christmas (1988) ... Mrs. Gambino
 1988 Hot to Trot
Bea
 1988 Bustin' Loose (TV Series)
Mrs. Nardino
- It's a Pizza Cake (1988) ... Mrs. Nardino
 1988 Sunset
Rosa
 1988 Addicted to His Love (TV Movie)
Bernice
 1987 Duet (TV Series)
Mrs. Doyle
- I Never Played for My Father: Part 1 (1987) ... Mrs. Doyle
 1987 Poker Alice (TV Movie)
Big Erma
 1987 Sledge Hammer! (TV Series)
Maid
 1987 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Judge Linda Ruiz-Quinones
- December Bribe (1987) ... Judge Linda Ruiz-Quinones
 1986 Kate's Secret (TV Movie)
Laura
 1986 Hunter (TV Series)
Maria Fuentes
- Overnight Sensation (1986) ... Maria Fuentes
 1986 Taking It Home (TV Movie)
Lola
 1986 You Again? (TV Series)
Susie
- Enid Quits (1986) ... Susie
 1985 Hell Town (TV Movie)
Miss Morales
 1984 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Suprette Owner / Superette Owner
- Mayo, Hold the Pickle (1984) ... Superette Owner
 1984 Not in Front of the Kids (TV Movie)
Airport Official
 1984 Blue Thunder (TV Series)
Rosie
- The Long Flight (1984) ... Rosie
 1984 Her Life as a Man (TV Movie)
Susie
 1983-1984 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Nurse #2 / Secretary
- Rodeo (1984) ... Nurse #2
- The Return of the Doo-Wop Girls (1983) ... Secretary
 1982 The New Odd Couple (TV Series)
Maria
- The Odd Triangle (1982) ... Maria
- The New Car (1982) ... Maria
 1981 Checking In (TV Series)
Elena Beltran
- Florence and the Salesman (1981) ... Elena Beltran
- Whose Side Are You On? (1981) ... Elena Beltran
- Block's Party (1981) ... Elena Beltran
- Boo Who? (1981) ... Elena Beltran
 1981 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Elena Beltran
- Florence's New Job: Part 2 (1981) ... Elena Beltran
- Florence's New Job: Part 1 (1981) ... Elena Beltran
 1980 More Wild Wild West (TV Movie)
Juanita
 1980 Willow B: Women in Prison (TV Movie)
Trini Santos
 1979 Scavenger Hunt
Lady Zero
 1979 Stockard Channing in Just Friends (TV Series)
Miranda D'Angelo
- Same Time, Next Night (1979) ... Miranda D'Angelo
 1978 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Anita
- The Game (1978) ... Anita
 1976-1977 All in the Family (TV Series)
Teresa Betancourt
- Fire (1977) ... Teresa Betancourt
- Mike Goes Skiing (1977) ... Teresa Betancourt
- The Boarder Patrol (1977) ... Teresa Betancourt
- The Draft Dodger (1976) ... Teresa Betancourt
- Mr. Edith Bunker (1976) ... Teresa Betancourt
 1976 Pinocchio (TV Movie)
Cat
 1975 Ben Vereen... Comin' at Ya (TV Series)
Regular Performer
 1975 Popi (TV Series)
Lupe
- The Ragamuffin Army (1975) ... Lupe
 1973 It Happened in Hollywood
Singing Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Mary (segment "Love and the Cryptic Gift")
 1972 The Melba Moore-Clifton Davis Show (TV Series)
Regular
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Gail (1987)
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Show Show Self (27 credits)

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Stage: Appeared (as "Bunny") in "House of Blue Leaves" on Broadway. See more »
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As a champion of numerous worthwhile causes, Torres has strongly focused her talent and attention on AIDS, higher educational for minorities, and funding for public television. See more »

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Libra

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