Aimee Garcia plays the part of Veronica, Angie's niece, who stars out as a recurring character in Season 5, then becomes a main character in Season 6.
|Born||November 28, 1978|
|Birthplace:||Chicageo, Illinois, U.S.|
|Appeared on:||George Lopez (TV series)|
|Appeared as:||Veronica Palmero|
|Episodes appeared in:||20 episodes in Seasons 5 & 6|
Aimee Garcia (born November 28, 1978 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Veronica Palmero in the hit ABC sitcom George Lopez and as Jamie Batista in the sixth, seventh and eight seasons of the Showtime drama series Dexter.
Life and Career
Garcia was born in Chicago, Illinois, to a Mexican mother from Pachuca and a Puerto Rican father from San Juan. She studied journalism, French and economics at Northwestern University.
She was cast as Maria on The WB's Greetings from Tucson and appeared at the Global Frequency television pilot as Aleph. She had a role in Cadet Kelly, and also co-starred alongside Anthony Anderson in the TV series All About the Andersons, where she played Lydia. In 2006, she appeared on George Lopez as George Lopez' wife's niece.
Garcia starred alongside actress/singer Jessica Simpson in the 2008 comedy/drama Major Movie Star. She also played a brief part in the movie D-War and narrated the Adam Sandler film Spanglish.
As of 2009, she was on the Peter Berg NBC medical drama Trauma as the EMT Helicopter Pilot Marisa Benez. She spent 3 years on Showtime's Dexter as Jamie Batista, where she was nominated for a SAG award for Best Ensemble in Dramatic Television Series. She played Dr. Jae Kim in MGM's reboot, RoboCop.
Accolades / Recognitions
|2007||Alma Awards||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Television Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie||George Lopez||Nominated|
|2012||Screen Actors Guild||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Dexter||Nominated|