Luna Lauren Velez

Actress | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Dexter (2006-2013) | Oz (1997-2003) | New York Undercover (1995-1999)
AWARDS 
6 wins & 18 nominations More »
AKA 
Lauren Velez | Luna Velez | Lauren Vèlez | Lauren Luna Vélez | Lauren Vélez | Luna Vélez  Less
BORN 
Nov 2, 1964 (age 53)
HEIGHT 
5' 4½" (1.64m)

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Films in Production (5 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (14 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The First PurgeThe First Purge Luisa  Less 2018 $13MM $51MM / $74MM
  • Primary photo for Officer DowneOfficer Downe Chief Berringer (as Lauren Luna Vélez)  Less 2016 $734 / —
  • Primary photo for America AdriftAmerica Adrift Cecilia Fernandez (as Lauren Luna Vélez), Producer (as Lauren Luna Vélez)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Rosewood LaneRosewood Lane Paula Crenshaw (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for SerialSerial Roseanne Crystal (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 2007 $500K
  • Primary photo for Barely BuzzedBarely Buzzed (Short) Maria Vasquez (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Prison SongPrison Song Prison Counselor (uncredited)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Prince of Central ParkPrince of Central Park Rosa Sanchez (as Lauren Velez)  Less 2000 $7MM $6K / —
  • Primary photo for TainoTaino (Short) Laura (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 1999 $20K
  • Primary photo for The LaMastasThe LaMastas Actress (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for I Think I DoI Think I Do Carol (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 1997 $345K / —
  • Primary photo for In Search of a DreamIn Search of a Dream Actress (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 1997 $462K / —
  • Primary photo for City HallCity Hall Elaine Santos (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 1996 $40MM $20MM / $13MM
  • Primary photo for I Like It Like ThatI Like It Like That Lisette Linares (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 1994 $1.8MM / —
Past Television (29 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for MurderMurder (TV Movie) Captain Lili Alvarez  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for MacGyverMacGyver (TV Series) Cassandra Glover (3 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 3
  • Primary photo for How to Get Away with MurderHow to Get Away with Murder (TV Series) Soraya Hargrove (11 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017 11
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  • Primary photo for Blue BloodsBlue Bloods (TV Series) Special Agent Veronica Molina (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Madam SecretaryMadam Secretary (TV Series) Natalia Moreno (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Labor of Love (Mar 5, 2017) Natalia Moreno (as Luna Vélez)  Less
  • Primary photo for ElementaryElementary (TV Series) Zoe Mercado (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Art Imitates Art (Apr 10, 2016) Zoe Mercado (as Luna Velez)  Less
  • Primary photo for South of HellSouth of Hell (TV Series) Tetra (7 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 7
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  • Primary photo for UnforgettableUnforgettable (TV Series) Aisha Conway (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Fire and Ice (Aug 31, 2014) Aisha Conway (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
  • Primary photo for DexterDexter (TV Series) Capt. Maria LaGuerta / Lt. Maria LaGuerta / Det. Maria LaGuerta (84 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006–2012 84
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  • Primary photo for HawthorneHawthorne (TV Series) Dr. Kat (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Breakout KingsBreakout Kings (TV Series) Carmen Vega (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Ugly BettyUgly Betty (TV Series) Elena (7 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2010 7
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  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Criminal IntentLaw & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series) Officer Lois Melago (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Purgatory (Jun 8, 2008) Officer Lois Melago (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
  • Primary photo for Numb3rsNumb3rs (TV Series) Claudia Gomez (3 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006–2007 3
    • Contenders (Feb 16, 2007) Claudia Gomez (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
    • Hardball (Nov 10, 2006) Claudia Gomez (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
    • Undercurrents (May 12, 2006) Claudia Gomez (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
  • Primary photo for MediumMedium (TV Series) Elena Cabrera (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Knowing Her (Apr 24, 2006) Elena Cabrera (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
  • Primary photo for WantedWanted (TV Series) Faye Templeton (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • The Last Temptation (Dec 19, 2005) Faye Templeton (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
  • Primary photo for Strong MedicineStrong Medicine (TV Series) Dr. Vanessa Burke (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • First Response (Jan 16, 2005) Dr. Vanessa Burke (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) Attorney Shamal (2 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004 2
    • Obscene (Oct 12, 2004) Attorney Shamal (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
    • Home (Feb 17, 2004) Attorney Shamal (as Lauren Velez)  Less
  • Primary photo for DragnetDragnet (TV Series) Det. Denise Beltran (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 2
    • For Whom the Whistle Blows (Apr 27, 2003) Det. Denise Beltran (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
    • Redemption (Apr 6, 2003) Det. Denise Beltran (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
  • Primary photo for OzOz (TV Series) Dr. Gloria Nathan (48 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–2003 48
    • Exeunt Omnes (Feb 23, 2003) Dr. Gloria Nathan (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
    • Junkyard Dawgs (Feb 16, 2003) Dr. Gloria Nathan (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
    • A Day in the Death... (Feb 9, 2003) Dr. Gloria Nathan (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) Bermuda Air Attendent / Ms. Torres (2 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999–2002 2
    • Hitman (Nov 13, 2002) Bermuda Air Attendent (uncredited)  Less
    • Marathon (Nov 17, 1999) Ms. Torres (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
  • Primary photo for Love and TreasonLove and Treason (TV Movie) Agent Susan Mestre (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for ProfilerProfiler (TV Series) Emily Sadler (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
    • Clean Sweep (Feb 5, 2000) Emily Sadler (as Lauren Velez)  Less
  • Primary photo for The PretenderThe Pretender (TV Series) Emily Sadler (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
    • Spin Doctor (Feb 5, 2000) Emily Sadler (as Lauren Velez)  Less
  • Primary photo for Strange WorldStrange World (TV Series) Detective Arias (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
    • Azrael's Breed (Mar 16, 1999) Detective Arias (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
  • Primary photo for St. Michael's CrossingSt. Michael's Crossing (TV Series) Vicki Solera  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for New York UndercoverNew York Undercover (TV Series) Det. Nina Moreno / Lourdes (64 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–1999 64
    • Catharsis (1999) Det. Nina Moreno (as Lauren Velez)  Less
    • The Troubles (Jun 25, 1998) Det. Nina Moreno (as Lauren Velez)  Less
    • Going Native (Jun 11, 1998) Det. Nina Moreno (as Lauren Velez)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Thicker Than BloodThicker Than Blood (TV Movie) Camilla Lopez (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Cosby MysteriesThe Cosby Mysteries (TV Series) Claudine Palmeri (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • The Hit Parade (Mar 8, 1995) Claudine Palmeri (as Lauren Vélez)  Less
Self (10 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Unsung HollywoodUnsung Hollywood (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Chaka KhanAn Evening of Stars: Tribute to Chaka Khan (TV Special) Herself (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 2011 $3MM
  • Primary photo for The Mo'Nique ShowThe Mo'Nique Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Sugar PathwaysSugar Pathways Narrator (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 2010 $225K
  • Primary photo for An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Lionel RichieAn Evening of Stars: Tribute to Lionel Richie (TV Movie) Herself (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Wendy: The Wendy Williams ShowWendy: The Wendy Williams Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Morning Show with Mike & JulietThe Morning Show with Mike & Juliet (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for InfanityInfanity (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • Dexter (Oct 16, 2008) Herself (as Lauren Velez)  Less
  • Primary photo for 2000 ALMA Awards2000 ALMA Awards (TV Special) Herself (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for 2000 Hispanic Heritage Awards2000 Hispanic Heritage Awards (TV Special) Herself (as Lauren Vélez)  Less 2000
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for DexterDexter (TV Series) Capt. Maria LaGuerta (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Scar Tissue (Jul 21, 2013) Capt. Maria LaGuerta (archive footage) (as Lauren Vélez)  Less

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