Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Aimee Garcia (born November 28, 1978) is an American actress. She is known for her television roles as Veronica Palmero on the ABC sitcom George Lopez, Yvonne Sanchez on the CBS period drama Vegas, Jamie Batista on the Showtime drama Dexter and Ella Lopez on the Fox drama Lucifer.Aimee Garcia was born in Chicago, Illinois. Her mother, Eloisa, is from Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico, and graduated from Northwestern University's dental school; her father, Hector, is from San Juan, Puerto Rico, and was in the U.S. Armed Forces. Garcia started acting in commercials as a child, and participated in theatre at seven years old. She grew up in Oak Park, Illinois, where she attended Fenwick High School. While in school, she took acting classes at Piven Theatre Workshop. She appeared in local plays and musicals during her time at Northwestern University, where she triple majored in economics, journalism, and French. After graduating, she quit acting for a year and did finance work for a mutual fund analyst in Brooklyn, New York. Unsatisfied with the job, she moved to Los Angeles, California, around 2002 to pursue acting as her career.
She was cast as Maria on The WB's Greetings from Tucson and appeared in the Global Frequency television pilot as Aleph. She had a role in the Disney Channel original movie Cadet Kelly (2002), and co-starred, as Lydia, alongside Anthony Anderson in The WB sitcom All About the Andersons. In 2006, she began appearing on the series George Lopez, playing Lopez's niece.
From 2009 to 2010, she was in the cast of the Peter Berg NBC medical drama Trauma, as EMT helicopter pilot Marisa Benez.
Garcia spent three years on Showtime's Dexter as Jamie Batista, for which she was nominated for a SAG Award for Best Ensemble in Dramatic Television Series.
She played Dr. Jae Kim in MGM's reboot film, RoboCop (2014).
In 2016, Garcia was added to the main cast for season two of the Fox TV series Lucifer, playing LAPD forensic scientist Ella Lopez.
Garcia resides in Los Angeles, California.
|1996||The Homecoming||Jodi||Film debut|
|2001||Betaville||Ruby Derain (young)|
|2002||The Good Girl||Nurse|
|2003||Boys Life 4: Four Play||Caitlan||Segment: "L.T.R."|
|2005||A Lot Like Love||Nicole|
|2006||The Alibi||Operator #1|
|Mercy Street||Alicia Johnson|
|Dead Tone||Jody Walters|
|Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous||Private Vicky Castillo|
|2009||Shrink||Check out Girl|
|Go for It!||Carmen Salgado|
|2018||What They Had||Dr. Zoe|
|2019||The Addams Family||Denise||Voice role; filming|
|1999||ER||Leanne Lawler||Episode: "Truth & Consequences"|
|2001||Resurrection Blvd.||Sylvia||Episode: "La Partida"|
|The Agency||Motel Housekeeper||2 episodes|
|V.I.P.||Receptionist||Episode: "The Uncle from V.A.L."|
|2002||Cadet Kelly||Gloria||Disney Channel original movie|
|Angel||Cynthia York||Episode: "Birthday"|
|American Family||Young Nina||5 episodes|
|2002||MDs||Gina Willis||Episode: "Time of Death"|
|2002-03||Greetings from Tucson||Maria Tiant||22 episodes|
|2003-04||All About the Andersons||Lydia Serrano||16 episodes|
|2004||Las Vegas||Lizzie Posner||Episode: "Nevada State"|
|2005||CSI: NY||Rhonda Chavez||Episode: "City of the Dolls"|
|2006||Lovespring International||Sparkles||Episode: "Homeless Rockstar"|
|2006-07||George Lopez||Veronica Palmero||20 episodes|
|2007||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Melissa Gentry||Episode: "Big Shots"|
|Standoff||Tina Markovich||Episode: "Severance"|
|2008||Supernatural||Nancy Fitzgerald||Episode: "Jus in Bello"|
|My Boys||Amy||Episode: "Take My Work Wife... Please"|
|CSI: Miami||Andrea Rinell||Episode: "Won't Get Fueled Again"|
|2009||Gary Unmarried||Anna||Episode: "Gary and Dennis' Sister"|
|Bones||Jennifer Keating||Episode: "The Science in the Physicist"|
|Family Guy||Nicole||Episode: "Brian's Got a Brand New Bag"|
|2009-10||Trauma||Marisa Benez||20 episodes|
|2011||Off the Map||Alma||5 episodes|
|Love Bites||Steffi||Episode: "Boys to Men"|
|Hawaii Five-0||Karla||Episode: "Pahele"|
|2011-13||Dexter||Jamie Batista||34 episodes|
|2012-13||Vegas||Yvonne Sanchez||14 episodes|
|Motorcity||Tennie (voice)||3 episodes|
|2014||About a Boy||Stacy||Episode: "About an Angry Ex"|
|2016||Rush Hour||Didi Diaz||Main role|
|2016-present||Lucifer||Ella Lopez||Main role; Seasons 2-present|
|2017||Family Guy||Isabella||Episode: "Dearly Deported"|
|2007||ALMA Awards||Outstanding Supporting Actress - Television Series, Mini-Series, or TV Movie||George Lopez||Nominated|||
|2007||Imagen Awards||Best Supporting Actress - Television||George Lopez||Nominated|||
|2012||Screen Actors Guild||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Dexter||Nominated|||
|2013||ALMA Awards||Special Achievement in Television (shared with Lauren Vélez and David Zayas)||Dexter||Won|||