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Tia Texada


Tia Texada, born December 14 ,1979, is an American actor best known for her role as Cruz on NBC's critically acclaimed series Third Watch, and her recurring role as an undercover agent Ribera on The Unit for CBS. Other roles include, In Plain Sight, Saving Grace, Chuck for NBC, HBO's Mind of the Married Man, Everybody Hates Chris, The Amazing ... See full bio »

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Spartan Jackie Black
(2004)
Third Watch Maritza Cruz
(2002-2005)
(2002)

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 2017 Stitchers (TV Series)
Dr. Sophia Torres
- Perfect (2017) ... Dr. Sophia Torres
 2014 Turbo FAST (TV Series)
Simone
- Mall Is Well/Taco Tank (2014) ... Simone (voice)
 2014 Streets of Hope
Mrs. Villanueva
 2013 Raitoningu ritânzu: Fainaru fantajî XIII (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man
Sheila (Subway)
 2011 Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (TV Series)
Elena Validus
- The Perfect Girlfriend (2011) ... Elena Validus (voice)
- Revenge of the Swarm (2011) ... Elena Validus (voice)
 2011 In Plain Sight (TV Series)
Evita
- Something A-mish (2011) ... Evita
 2010 Firebreather (TV Movie)
Isabel (voice)
 2010 Chuck (TV Series)
Hortensia Goya
- Chuck Versus the Coup d'Etat (2010) ... Hortensia Goya
 2010 Huge (TV Series)
Shay
- Parents' Weekend: Part II (2010) ... Shay
- Poker Face (2010) ... Shay
- Talent Night (2010) ... Shay
- Live Action Role Play (2010) ... Shay
- Letters Home (2010) ... Shay
 2010 Saving Grace (TV Series)
 2006-2009 Handy Manny (TV Series)
Mrs. Alvarez
- Home Sweet Home/Jackie's Old Shed (2009) ... Mrs. Alvarez (voice)
- Pat the Screwdriver/Big Sister (2006) ... Mrs. Alvarez (voice)
 2008 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series)
Ms. Rivera
- Everybody Hates the English Teacher (2008) ... Ms. Rivera
 2008 Black Crescent Moon
Darla Rosepetal
 2008 Speed Racer (Video Game)
Denise Mobile (voice)
 2008 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Detective Tina Lopez
- In Heat (2008) ... Detective Tina Lopez
 2007 The Line-Up (TV Movie)
 2007 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Jane Duncroft
- Miami Confidential (2007) ... Jane Duncroft
 2006-2007 The Unit (TV Series)
Mariana Ribera
- Pandemonium: Part 1 (2007) ... Mariana Ribera
- Report by Exception (2006) ... Mariana Ribera
 2006 The Line-Up (TV Movie)
Angel Peraza
 2006 5up 2down
Maria
 2005 True Crime: New York City (Video Game)
Street Racing Promoter (voice)
 2002-2005 Third Watch (TV Series)
Maritza Cruz
- Goodbye to Camelot (2005) ... Maritza Cruz
- End of Tour (2005) ... Maritza Cruz
- How Do You Spell Belief? (2005) ... Maritza Cruz
- Welcome Home (2005) ... Maritza Cruz
- Too Little, Too Late (2005) ... Maritza Cruz
 2000-2004 Static Shock (TV Series)
Talon / Teresa / Rita Velasquez
- Power Outage (2004) ... Talon / Teresa (voice)
- She-Back! (2004) ... Talon / Teresa (voice)
- Romeo in the Mix (2003) ... Talon (voice)
- Gear (2003) ... Talon (voice)
- Duped (2002) ... Rita Velasquez (voice)
 2004 Spartan
Jackie Black
 2003 Welcome to the Neighborhood
Stephanie
 2002 Phone Booth
Asia
 2002 The American Embassy (TV Series)
Marissa
- Pilot (2002) ... Marissa
 2002 Crazy as Hell
Lupa
 2001 The Mind of the Married Man (TV Series)
Missy's Roommate
- Wonderful News (2001) ... Missy's Roommate
 2001 As Told by Ginger (TV Series)
Villager #2
- I Spy a Witch (2001) ... Villager #2
 2001 Glitter
Roxanne
 1999-2000 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Santusa
- Happy Old Year (2000) ... Santusa (voice)
- Nigel Knows Best (1999) ... Santusa (voice)
 2000 Bait
Tika
 2000 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
Trina
- Payback (2000) ... Trina (voice)
 2000 Nurse Betty
Rosa
 1999 Working (TV Series)
Female Rebel
- The Other Executive (1999) ... Female Rebel
 1999 The Thirteenth Floor
Natasha's Roommate
 1998 The Unknown Cyclist
Lola
 1998 Brooklyn South (TV Series)
Sylvia
- Queens for a Day (1998) ... Sylvia
 1998 Paulie
Ruby / Lupe (voice)
 1998 Shadow of Doubt
Conchita Perez
 1998 Fame L.A. (TV Series)
Tasha
- Green Eyed Monster (1998) ... Tasha
 1998 Ask Harriet (TV Series)
Maria Garcia
- Pilot (1998) ... Maria Garcia
 1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Wanda Diaz
- A Wrenching Experience (1997) ... Wanda Diaz
 1997 Runaway Car (TV Movie)
Lupe
 1996 ER (TV Series)
Gloria Lopez
- Homeless for the Holidays (1996) ... Gloria Lopez
 1996 Malibu Shores (TV Series)
Kacey Martinez
- The Fall (1996) ... Kacey Martinez
- Hotline (1996) ... Kacey Martinez
- The Road Not Taken (1996) ... Kacey Martinez
- The Competitive Edge (1996) ... Kacey Martinez
- Cheating Hearts (1996) ... Kacey Martinez
 1996 High Tide (TV Series)
 1996 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
- Crosstown (1996)
 1996 From Dusk Till Dawn
Bar Dancer
 1996 Sisters (TV Series)
P.A.
- A Sudden Change of Heart (1996) ... P.A.
 1995 Land's End (TV Series)
Corina
- El Perico (1995) ... Corina
 1993 Coming in Out of the Rain
Chrissy (as Tia Nicole Tucker)
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Other Works:

Tia was the first female live announcer for the Espys on Espn--she did this 7 years in a row. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Tia Nicole Tucker

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Trivia:

She was born with severe Strabismus. After surgery at age four and years of wearing an eye patch at a very young age, she took an improvisation class to get over her shyness. This led to her career as an actor. See more »

Nickname:

T

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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