Natalie Martinez (born July 12, 1984 in Miami, Florida) is an American actress and model. She is known as the spokesmodel for J.Lo by Jennifer Lopez, and for her role in the 2008 feature film Death Race. She also starred in a music video titled "Rain Over Me" by Pitbull, also featuring Marc Anthony. She has appeared in several music videos and telenovelas. From 2010 to 2011, Martinez starred in the crime drama series Detroit 1-8-7 as Detective Ariana Sanchez. From 2012 to 2014, she starred in the crime drama CSI: NY as Detective Jamie Lovato and Deputy Linda Esquivel in the sci-fi drama series Under the Dome. She recently starred as Detective Theresa Murphy in the Fox police drama APB, which was canceled on May 11, 2017 after one season. She also starred as Reece, a time travelling refugee with superhuman abilities in ABC's science fiction drama The Crossing which was also canceled after one season on May 11, 2018.
Martinez at the 2013 Imagen Awards
July 12, 1984|
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Early life and educationEdit
Martinez is perhaps best known for her role as Michelle Miller on MyNetworkTV telenovela, Fashion House. She was cast as a major character in Chuck, and appears in first-season promotional pictures of the cast. However, her character was cut before the series aired. She starred in the 2008 film Death Race. From 2010 to 2011, Martinez also starred in the television crime drama Detroit 1-8-7 as Detective Ariana Sanchez, which was canceled after one season. From 2012 to 2013, she starred in the American television crime drama CSI: NY as Detective Jamie Lovato.
Martinez starred as Deputy (later Sheriff) Linda Esquivel in the CBS drama Under the Dome, based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King, from 2013 to 2014 until her character was killed in the season two premiere. She also appeared in the 2012 film End of Watch, the 2013 film Broken City and in the 2015 film Self/less.
|2011||Magic City Memoirs||Mari|
|2012||The Baytown Outlaws||Ariana|
|2012||End of Watch||Gabby Zavala|
|2013||Broken City||Natalie Barrow|
|2016||Message from the King||Trish|
|2006||Fashion House||Michelle Miller||Main role (55 episodes)|
|2007||Saints & Sinners||Pilar Martin||Main role (62 episodes)|
|2010||Sons of Tucson||Maggie Morales||2 episodes|
|2010||El Dorado||Maria Martinez||Miniseries; 2 episodes|
|2010–2011||Detroit 1-8-7||Det. Ariana Sanchez||Main role (18 episodes)|
|2012||Widow Detective||Maya Davis||Unaired CBS pilot|
|2012–2013||CSI: NY||Det. Jamie Lovato||12 episodes|
|2013–2014||Under the Dome||Deputy Linda Esquivel||Main role (14 episodes)|
|2014||Matador||Salma||Episode: "Enter the Worm"|
|2015||Secrets and Lies||Jessica "Jess" Murphy||Main role (10 episodes)|
|2015–2017||Kingdom||Alicia Mendez||Main role (16 episodes)|
|2016||From Dusk till Dawn: The Series||Amaru||2 episodes|
|2017||APB||Theresa Murphy||Main role (12 episodes)|
|2018||The Crossing||Reece||Main role|
- "Natalie Martinez". IMDb. Retrieved 2018-07-12.
- "Natalie Martinez Steams Up Even a 'Death Race'". Daily News. New York. August 15, 2008. Retrieved February 15, 2017.
- Marr, Madeline (January 18, 2013). "Actress Natalie Martinez started out in Miami". Miami Herald. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
- The Futon Critic Staff (March 16, 2007). "Development Update: Friday, March 16". The Futon Critic. Retrieved February 15, 2017.
- Barton, Steve (March 4, 2015). "Self/Less Teaser and Artwork". Dread Central. Retrieved February 15, 2017.