Nadine Velazquez

 Date of Birth
20 November 1978, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Is an American actress and model known for her roles as Catalina Aruca on My Name Is Earl and Sofia Ruxin on The League.
Velazquez was born in Chicago, Illinois, and is of Puerto Rican descent. After graduating from Notre Dame High School for Girls,she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from Columbia College Chicago in 2001.
Velazquez has appeared in print ads, television, and film. Her first acting role was a McDonald's commercial as a drive-thru lady.
She was also originally cast as Fernando Sucre's girlfriend, Maricruz Delgado, in the Fox television series Prison Break, but acquired a role in My Name Is Earl instead.
Her first film roles were in the movie War with Jet Li and Jason Statham, and in the Oxygen Network original television film Husband for Hire.She recently starred in the NBC series My Name Is Earl as Catalina Aruca. She was one of the actors in the 2006 monologue show Skirts & Flirts In 2006, she was ranked #54 in 102 sexiest women in the world,[citation needed] and was named #39 in the annual Maxim Hot 100 list.Nadine's acting coach is Marjorie Ballentine.
Velaquez was one of the judges in the Miss Universe 2008 beauty pageant and the host for the Miss USA 2009 pageant.
In 2011 Velazquez appeared in the pilot of ABC's original series Charlie's Angels as Gloria Martinez, one of Charlie's hired angels. Her character was killed off after she signed one episode and was replaced by Minka Kelly.
She currently co-stars in FX's fantasy football sitcom The League, and also appears as a series regular on The CW's comedy-drama Hart of Dixie.
In 2012, Valazquez appeared in the movie Flight, playing flight attendant Katerina Marquez.
Velazquez was married to talent agent Marc Provissiero in 2005.They divorced in 2012.
Filmography
Film
Year     Film     Role     Notes
2003     Biker Boyz     Allison   
Chasing Papi     Attractive Woman at Conga Club   
2004     Blast!     Luna   
2005     Sueno     Claudia   
2007     War     Maria   
2009     All's Faire in Love     Mathilda   
A Day in the Life     Special Agent Natasha   
2012     Flight     Katerina Marquez   
Television
Year     Title     Role     Notes
2003     The Bold and the Beautiful     Anna     Episode: "Episode #1.4155"
2004     The Last Ride     JJ Cruz     TV movie
Entourage     Janeen     Episode: "New York"
2005     Hollywood Vice     Marla Flynt     TV movie
House of the Dead II     Rodriguez     TV movie
Las Vegas     Myra Gonzalez     Episodes: "Mothwoman"
2005–2009     My Name Is Earl     Catalina Aruca     Main cast
2007     Kings of South Beach     Olivia     TV movie
2008     Husband for Hire     Lola     TV movie
2009     CSI: NY     Marcia Vasquez     Episode: "Dead Reckoning"
Gary Unmarried     Sophia     Episode: "Gary And Allison's Friend"
2009–present     The League     Sophia Ruxin     Recurring cast
2010     Scrubs     Nicole     Episode: "Our True Lies"
CSI: Miami     Sarah Walker     Episode: "Sudden Death"
Hawaii Five-0     Linda Leon     Episode: "Ko'olauloa"
2011     Charlie's Angels     Gloria Martinez     Episode: "Pilot"
2011     Hart of Dixie     Didi     Multiple Episodes