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Tia Texada

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Tia Texada (born Tia Nicole Tucker on December 14, 1971) is an American actress and singer. She is probably best known for portraying the role of Sgt. Maritza Cruz from the American television show Third Watch and for her role as Shay on ABC Family's Huge. Texada was born in Louisiana to a reflexologist mother and an insurance agent father. She has been acting since she was young. Texada's most recent appearance was as a guest star in an episode of Chuck ("Chuck Versus the Coup d'Etat"). Before that she was a guest star in Saving Grace and in two episodes of The Unit and appeared in Criminal Minds (Season 3, Episode 17) as Detective Tina Lopez[2] . She played Sgt. Maritza Cruz in the NBC Drama Third Watch. She also has appeared in movies such as Paulie (1998), Nurse Betty (2000), Glitter (2001), Phone Booth (2003) Spartan (2004) and Everybody Hates Chris (2008) (as Miss Rivera) . She also has a singing career, and her songs have been featured on shows such as Dawson's Creek. She also played at the Lilith Fair tour in 1998. She has lent her voice to TV's Static Shock as well as many television commercials. She has also done layouts for magazines, and has been featured in FHM. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tia Texada, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 14, 1971 In Louisiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series ER 1994-09-19
Latest Project:
Movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2012-06-23
Known For
Poster of Chuck
Poster of The Unit
Poster of Criminal Minds
Poster of Nurse Betty
Movie The Amazing Spider-Man Sheila (Subway) 2012-06-23
Movie Firebreather Isabel (voice) 2010-11-24
Series Chuck Hortensia Goya 2007-09-24
Series The Unit Unknown 2006-03-07
Series Criminal Minds Unknown 2005-09-22
Movie Spartan Jackie Black 2004-03-12
Movie Phone Booth Asia 2003-04-04
Series The American Embassy Unknown 2002-03-11
Movie Thirteen Conversations About One Thing Dorrie 2001-09-02
Movie Glitter Roxanne 2001-09-21
Movie Nurse Betty Rosa 2000-08-30
Movie Bait Tika 2000-09-15
Series Static Shock Unknown 2000-09-23
Movie The Thirteenth Floor Natasha's Roommate 1999-04-16
Series Third Watch Maritza Cruz 1999-09-23
Movie Shadow of Doubt Conchita Perez 1998-04-09
Movie Paulie Ruby / Lupe (voice) 1998-04-17
Movie The Unknown Cyclist Lola 1998-10-10
Series The Wild Thornberrys Unknown 1998-09-01
Movie Runaway Car Lupe 1997-01-27
Series Brooklyn South Unknown 1997-09-22
Movie From Dusk Till Dawn Bar Dancer 1996-01-19
Series Malibu Shores 1996-03-09
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19