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April L. Hernandez


One of the most respected Latino actors in Hollywood, April Hernandez-Castillo's personal life-story is one of victory. Her feature film debut as Eva Benitez in the Image Award nominated MTV film, Freedom Writers (2007), alongside Academy Award-winner Hilary Swank, put her in the ranks of some of the biggest names in the industry. An actress with a... See full bio »

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Known For

Freedom Writers
Freedom Writers Eva Benitez
(2007)
Dexter
Dexter Off. Cira Manzon
(2010)
The Stockroom
(2015)

Filmography

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 2016 Feed the Beast (TV Series)
Pilar's sister
- Secret Sauce (2016) ... (as April Hernandez-Castillo)
- Screw You, Randy (2016) ... (as April Hernandez-Castillo)
- Father of the Year (2016) ... Pilar's sister (as April Hernandez-Castillo)
 2016 Elementary (TV Series)
Roxanne Ortiz
- Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing (2016) ... Roxanne Ortiz (as April Hernandez-Castillo)
 2015 The Following (TV Series)
Louise
- Exposed (2015) ... Louise (as April Hernandez-Castillo)
- Boxed In (2015) ... Louise (as April Hernandez-Castillo)
 2015 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Sonya Amaro
- Padre Sandunguero (2015) ... Sonya Amaro (as April Hernandez-Castillo)
 2015 The Stockroom
Tina
 2014 Black Box (TV Series)
Elmira Villetti
- Exceptional or Dead (2014) ... Elmira Villetti
 2013/II Officer Down
Coraline
 2012 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Andrea Gutierrez
- Legacy (2012) ... Andrea Gutierrez (as April Hernandez-Castillo)
 2011 East WillyB (TV Series)
Maggie
- Baseball's Dead (2011) ... Maggie
- You've Been Served (2011) ... Maggie
 2010 Dexter (TV Series)
Off. Cira Manzon
- Teenage Wasteland (2010) ... Off. Cira Manzon (as April Hernandez Castillo)
- Take It! (2010) ... Off. Cira Manzon (as April Hernandez Castillo)
- Circle Us (2010) ... Off. Cira Manzon (as April Hernandez Castillo)
- Everything Is Illumenated (2010) ... Off. Cira Manzon (as April Hernandez Castillo)
- First Blood (2010) ... Off. Cira Manzon (as April Hernandez Castillo)
 2009 Rescue Me (TV Series)
Marla
- Drink (2009) ... Marla (as April Lee Hernandez)
 2009 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
Beth
- Pilot (2009) ... Beth (as April Lee Hernandez)
 2009 The Big Wes
Reina
 2008 Blue Blood (TV Movie)
 2008/VI Broken (Short)
Mara
 2007 30 Rock (TV Series)
Vikki
- Black Tie (2007) ... Vikki (as April Lee Hernandez)
 2007 Freedom Writers
Eva Benitez (as April Lee Hernandez)
 2006 Six Degrees (TV Series)
Waitress in diner
- A New Light (2006) ... Waitress in diner (as April Lee Hernandez)
 2005-2006 ER (TV Series)
Nurse Inez
- Split Decisions (2006) ... Nurse Inez (as April Lee Hernandez)
- Two Ships (2005) ... Nurse Inez (as April Lee Hernandez)
- The Human Shield (2005) ... Nurse Inez (as April Lee Hernandez)
- Dream House (2005) ... Nurse Inez (as April Lee Hernandez)
- Blame It on the Rain (2005) ... Nurse Inez (as April Lee Hernandez)
 2005 Blind Justice (TV Series)
Cindy
- Seoul Man (2005) ... Cindy (as April Lee Hernandez)
 2005 Jonny Zero (TV Series)
Salome / Sal
- La Familia (2005) ... Salome
- No Good Deed (2005) ... Sal
 2004 Rap War One (Video)
 2004 Law & Order (TV Series)
Shayna Rosario
- Can I Get a Witness? (2004) ... Shayna Rosario
 2003 Big Wes (Short)
Reina
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Appeared (w/Ming Yao) in the "Yo/Yao" commercial for VISA check card.

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

April Hernandez Castillo | April Lee Hernandez | April Hernandez-Castillo
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Trivia:

Gave birth to her 1st child at age 32, a daughter Summer Rose Castillo on September 30, 2012. Child's father is her husband, Jose Castillo. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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