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Overview (2)

Born in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Leslie Grace Martínez is a Dominican-American actress and singer known for her roles as Nina Rosario from In the Heights and Barbara Gordon from the HBO Max film Batgirl, succeeding Yvonne Craig and Alicia Silverstone for the role. She had two albums and an extended play. She sang songs in both English and Spanish.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Christian Frates

Family (1)

Parents Guaba, Elba

Trivia (12)

Her mother runs a hair salon in South Florida.
Has five older siblings.
Raised in Davie, Florida where she attended Indian Ridge Middle School and Western High School.
Recorded and released an independent Christian music album in partnership with CD Baby while in middle school.
Became the face of Colgate toothpaste in June 2015.
In July 2021, she was cast as the lead role in Batgirl.
She is the fifth actress to play Barbara Gordon/Batgirl after Yvonne Craig, Dina Meyer, Jeté Laurence and Savannah Welch.
She is the first actress to play Batgirl in a live-action film since Alicia Silverstone in Batman & Robin (1997) and the first ever to portray Barbara Gordon in a live-action film.
She is the first non-white actress to play the role of Barbara Gordon/Batgirl.
She is bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish.
She is of Dominican descent on both sides of her family.
She was born in The Bronx, New York, and raised in Yonkers, New York and Davie, Florida.

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