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JAINA LEE ORTIZ

Andy Herrera on ABC’s “Station 19”

With humble beginnings as a professional salsa dancer in the Bronx, New York, Jaina Lee Ortiz set her sights on her dream of becoming an actor. After moving to Los Angeles, California, she made her television debut in Amazon’s “The After,” created by Chris Carter (“X-Files”). Shortly thereafter, Ortiz starred as the female lead in Fox’s “Rosewood,” then completed a major recurring arc opposite Ryan Phillippe in the second season of the USA hit series “Shooter.”

Currently, Ortiz stars as Andy Herrera on ABC’s drama “Station 19.” The series from Shonda Rhimes follows a group of heroic firefighters in Seattle.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

HOMETOWN: Bronx, New York
BIRTHDATE: November 20

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