Natalie Martinez

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Natalie Martinez
File:2013 Imagen Foundation Awards, Natalie Martinez.jpg
Martinez at the 2013 Imagen Awards
Born (1984-07-12) July 12, 1984 (age 36)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2006–present

Natalie Emilia-Romagna Martinez (born July 12, 1984) is an American actress and model. Martinez is known as the spokesmodel for JLO by Jennifer Lopez, and for her supporting role in the 2008 feature film Death Race. She also starred in a music video titled "Rain Over Me" by Pitbull, also featuring Marc Anthony. She has appeared in several music videos and telenovelas. In 2010–2011, Martinez starred in the American television crime drama Detroit 1-8-7 as Detective Ariana Sanchez. In 2012–2013, she starred in the American television crime drama CSI: NY as Detective Jamie Lovato.

Martinez most recently starred as Deputy Linda Esquivel in the American television drama Under the Dome.

Early life and education

Martinez was born in Miami, Florida on July 12, 1984 and is of Cuban ancestry.[1] She is a 2002 graduate of St. Brendan High School.[2]


Martinez is perhaps best known for her role as Michelle Miller on MyNetworkTV telenovela, Fashion House. She was cast as a major character in Chuck, and appears in first-season promotional pictures of the cast. However, her character was cut before the series aired.[3] She starred in the 2008 film Death Race. In 2010–2011, Martinez also starred in the television crime drama Detroit 1-8-7 as Detective Ariana Sanchez, which was cancelled after one season. In 2012–2013, she starred in the American television crime drama CSI: NY as Detective Jamie Lovato.

Martinez starred as Deputy (later Sheriff) Linda Esquivel in the CBS television drama Under the Dome, based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King from 2013-2014 until her character was killed in the Season 2 Premiere. She also appeared in the 2012 film End of Watch, the 2013 film Broken City and in the 2015 film Self/less.[4]


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Death Race Case
2011 Magic City Memoirs Mari
2012 The Baytown Outlaws Ariana
2012 End of Watch Gabby Zavala
2013 Broken City Natalie Barrow
2015 Home Invasion Jamie's Stepmother Post-production
2015 Self/less Madeline
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Fashion House Michelle Miller Main cast; 55 episodes
2007 Saints & Sinners Pilar Martin Main cast; 62 episodes
2010 Sons of Tucson Maggie Morales 2 episodes
2010 El Dorado Maria Martinez TV mini-series; 2 episodes
2010–2011 Detroit 1-8-7 Det. Arianna Sanchez Main cast; 18 episodes
2012 Widow Detective Maya Davis Unaired CBS pilot
2012–2013 CSI: NY Det. Jamie Lovato Recurring cast; 12 episodes
2013–2014 Under the Dome Deputy Linda Esquivel Main cast; 14 episodes
2014 Matador Salma Episode: "Enter the Worm"
2015 Secrets and Lies Jess Murphy Main cast
2015 - present Kingdom Alicia Mendez Main cast; 10 episodes

Music videos


  1. "Natalie Martinez steams up even a death". NY Daily News.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Marr, Madeline (2013-01-17). "Actress Natalie Martinez started out in Miami". Retrieved 25 September 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Self/Less

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