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Ana Alicia


Born in Mexico City, Mexico on December 12, 1956, Ana Alicia became the third of four children to Carlos Celestino Ortiz and Alicia Torres Ortiz. She grew up in El Paso, Texas from age 6 after the passing of her father. There, she lived with her grandmother, widowed mother, her uncle Louie and three siblings in a house her father had purchased for... See full bio »

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Known For

Falcon Crest
Falcon Crest Melissa Agretti Cumson / Melissa Gioberti / Melissa Agretti / Samantha Ross
(1982-1989)
Halloween II
Halloween II Janet
(1981)
Romero
Romero Arista Zelada
(1989)
Ryan's Hope
Ryan's Hope Alicia Nieves
(1977-1978)

Filmography

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 2015 Frontera Roja (TV Series)
Soila
- Reencuentros (2015) ... Soila
 1994-1996 Renegade (TV Series)
Angela Baptista / Dr. Grace Prescott
- Hard Evidence (1996) ... Angela Baptista (as Ana-Alicia)
- Sheriff Reno (1994) ... Dr. Grace Prescott (as Ana-Alicia)
 1994 To Die, to Sleep
Kathy's Mother (voice)
 1994 Acapulco H.E.A.T. (TV Series)
Linda Davidson
- Code Name: Easy Riders (1994) ... Linda Davidson
 1994 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Sgt. Hilda Dupont
- Northern Explosion (1994) ... Sgt. Hilda Dupont
 1993 Rio Shannon (TV Movie)
Dolores Santillan
 1991 Life Goes On (TV Series)
Shanna Grey
- Lighter Than Air (1991) ... Shanna Grey
 1990 Miracle Landing (TV Movie)
Michelle Honda (as Ana-Alicia)
 1989 Romero
Arista Zelada
 1982-1989 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Melissa Agretti Cumson / Melissa Gioberti / Melissa Agretti / ...
- Decline and Fall (1989) ... Samantha Ross (as Ana-Alicia)
- Ties That Bind (1989) ... Samantha Ross (as Ana-Alicia)
- Grand Delusions (1989) ... Samantha Ross (as Ana-Alicia)
- Enquiring Minds (1989) ... Samantha Ross (as Ana-Alicia)
- Resurrection (1989) ... Samantha Ross (as Ana-Alicia)
 1988 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Mary Erin-Gates
- And the Flesh Was Made Word (1988) ... Mary Erin-Gates (as Ana-Alicia)
 1985 Hotel (TV Series)
Mary Ellen Carson
- Bystanders (1985) ... Mary Ellen Carson
 1983/II Happy Endings (TV Movie)
Veronica
 1982 McClain's Law (TV Series)
 1981 The Ordeal of Bill Carney (TV Movie)
Lisa Saldonna
 1981 Coward of the County (TV Movie)
Violet
 1981 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
Dolores
- Seven Lady Captives (1981) ... Dolores
 1980 Roughnecks (TV Movie)
Yolanda Suarez
 1980 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Nurse Nancy Berger
- No Way to Treat a Patient (1980) ... Nurse Nancy Berger
 1980 Galactica 1980 (TV Series)
Gloria Alonzo
 1980 Condominium (TV Series)
Thelma Messenkott
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Thelma Messenkott
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Thelma Messenkott
 1979 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series)
Millie Rogers
- The Boom Boom Lady (1979) ... Millie Rogers
 1979 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series)
Felina Redding
- Vegas in Space (1979) ... Felina Redding
 1979 The Sacketts (TV Series)
Drusilla
- Part II (1979) ... Drusilla
- Part I (1979) ... Drusilla
 1979 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)
Aurora
- Take the Celestra (1979) ... Aurora
 1979 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Suzanne Clifford
- Life on the Line (1979) ... Suzanne Clifford
 1978 The Next Step Beyond (TV Series)
Angela Mendoza
- Portrait of the Mind ... Angela Mendoza
 1977-1978 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Alicia Nieves
- Episode #1.779 (1978) ... Alicia Nieves (as Ana Alicia Ortiz)
- Episode #1.778 (1978) ... Alicia Nieves (as Ana Alicia Ortiz)
- Episode #1.777 (1978) ... Alicia Nieves (as Ana Alicia Ortiz)
- Episode #1.776 (1978) ... Alicia Nieves (as Ana Alicia Ortiz)
- Episode #1.775 (1978) ... Alicia Nieves (as Ana Alicia Ortiz)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ana-Alicia | Ana Alicia Ortiz
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on her favorite memory of her father, who died when she was only four] My dad would buy Elvis Presley and Harry Belafonte records so I could learn English by singing their songs. Every evening on our terrace overlooking the ocean, I'd sit on his lap, and he would teach me how to beat him at checkers. I'd often be driving in the front seat next to him singing a song my Mama taught me: 'Daddy, I ... See more »

Trivia:

When she was four, her father died of an aneurysm during an afternoon drive through the snow-capped mountains of Mexico City. She later said that she felt guilty about his death, because earlier that Sunday morning she didn't want to go to Catholic church. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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