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Yelyna De Leon

Yelyna De Leon was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Will & Grace (1998), A Better Life (2011) and Ray Donovan (2013). See full bio »

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Known For

Will & Grace Blanca
A Better Life Ruthie's Mother
Ray Donovan Latina Woman
Shameless Nurse


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (25 credits)
 2020 Partly Entertainers (TV Movie)
 2019 MILFriend (TV Series)
- Loca Chica (2019) ... Fernanda
- Getting Old (2019) ... Fernanda
- Crazy White Chicks (2019) ... Fernanda
 2019 Bride+1
 2019 MILFriend (TV Movie)
 2018 Will & Grace (TV Series)
- Tex and the City (2018) ... Blanca
 2017 Murder in the Woods
 2016 Shameless (TV Series)
- A Yurt of One's Own (2016) ... Nurse
 2015 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
Latina Woman
- Come and Knock on Our Door (2015) ... Latina Woman
 2014 Mockingbird
Woman at Rollerway
 2013 Bones (TV Series)
Pabla Sepulveda
- The Maiden in the Mushrooms (2013) ... Pabla Sepulveda
 2012 Southland (TV Series)
- Risk (2012) ... Yolanda
 2011 A Better Life
Ruthie's Mother
 2011 CarJack (Short)
Carjacked Woman
 2010 Pay or Quit (Video short)
 2006/I East Side Story
 2001-2004 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Shar / Patient
- Code (2004) ... Shar
- History (2001) ... Patient (as Yelyna De León)
 2004 Forgotten Voices (Short)
Hannah Meir
 2004 The Shield (TV Series)
- Safe (2004) ... Valentina
 2002 Boomtown (TV Series)
Older Girl
- Pilot (2002) ... Older Girl (uncredited)
 2001 Blasphemy the Movie
Aunt Martha
 2000 Resurrection Blvd. (TV Series)
- Suenos (2000) ... Sandra
- Pilot: Part 2 (2000) ... Sandra
- Pilot: Part 1 (2000) ... Sandra
 2000 Roswell (TV Series)
- Crazy (2000) ... Waitress (as Yelyna De León)
 1999 Tales from the East Side (TV Series)
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Alternate Names:

Yelyna De León | Yel de Leon

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She graduated cum laude from UCLA, with a degree in Chicano Studies with a concentration in Theater and Film, Television and Digital Media. Then earned a MFA in Film and Television Production with a concentration in writing from USC.

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