Nadine Velazquez stars in History’s new scripted drama, SIX, as ‘Jackie Ortiz”, a strong wife of a Navy Seal who holds the Ortiz family together. Known for her role as ‘Sophia’ on FXX’s THE LEAGUE, which ended its successful seven year run in 2015 and as ‘Catalina’, the sexy hotel maid/stripper with a heart of gold, on the People’s Choice winning NBC comedy series, MY NAME IS EARL, for which she received four Alma Award nominations in the Best Supporting Actress category, and as Deputy DA ‘Emma Rios’ on TNT’s Major Crimes. Moviegoers know her well from seeing her dramatic side starring opposite Denzel Washington in the Robert Zemekis directed film FLIGHT, as well as in the action thriller SNITCH, where she starred as ‘Analisa’, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s wife. In 2016, moviegoers got a chance to see her in UNIVERSAL’S box office hit, RIDE ALONG 2, opposite Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, as well as in her first romantic comedy, THE BOUNCE BACK opposite Shemar F. Moore. Daily Variety singled out Velazquez as one of ‘Ten Actors to Watch’, and USA Today named her ‘One of Five Rising Stars to Watch Closely.’ She was additionally picked by Entertainment Weekly for their summer ‘Must List,’ and included in People En Espanol for its ’50 Most Beautiful People.’ A Chicago native of Puerto Rican descent, Nadine currently resides in Los Angeles. She is a supporter of charities that provide education and shelter to disenfranchised women. Her dedication to these charities come from her personal experience.