Open main menu

Lymari Nadal Torres[1][note 1] (born 11 February 1978)[2] is a Puerto Rican actress, film producer and scriptwriter.[3] She has performed different roles in several films including American Gangster and Battlestar Galactica: The Plan. In 2011, she also produced her own film, America, which she also wrote.

Lymari Nadal
Lymari Nadal.jpg
Nadal at Hollywood Life Magazine’s 7th Annual Breakthrough Awards in 2007
Lymari Nadal Torres

(1978-02-11) 11 February 1978 (age 41)
EducationPontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
Known for
Notable work
American Gangster
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active2002–present


Life and careerEdit

Nadal Torres was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico to Daniel Nadal and Anaida Torres.[4] She graduated from high school at Academia Santa María. She received her first college degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico.[3] In an interview, she described herself as "Ponce-blooded."[3] In 2001, she moved to Los Angeles, California, and married actor and director Edward James Olmos in 2002.[5]


Nadal's latest film is América.[3] She is best known for her role as Frank Lucas's wife in the movie American Gangster.

Film Year Role
American Family 2002 Linda
Battlestar Galactica Miniseries 2003 Giana
Ladrones y Mentirosos 2006 Marisol
American Gangster 2007 Eva
Battlestar Galactica: The Plan 2009 Giana O'Neill
America 2011 America


  1. ^ This article uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Nadal and the second or maternal family name is Torres.


  1. ^ Asambleísta denuncia problemas con contratos en Ponce. Archived 2014-03-11 at the Wayback Machine El Nuevo Dia. Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. 1 September 2011.
  2. ^ Lymari Nadal. Primer Festival de Cine Chicano. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d Glorimar Muñoz Berly (16 March 2011). "Vuelve a casa protagonista de América". La Perla del Sur. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
  4. ^ Reconocen a la Actriz Ponceña Lymari Nadal. Noticias Sur P.R. Press Release. 11 March 2011. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  5. ^ Edward James Olmos and Lymari Nadal (31 years). Orlando Sentinel. 10 March 2014.

External linksEdit