Diane Guerrero

Diane Guerrero

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1986-07-21 (34 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: New Jersey, USA

12 Movies · 9 TV shows

Biography

Diane Guerrero (born July 21, 1986) is an American actress and author. She is known for her roles as inmate Maritza Ramos on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black and Lina on Jane the Virgin. Guerrero grew up in Boston and remained there after the rest of her family was deported to Colombia. She is an advocate for immigration reform. Her role on Orange Is the New Black has contributed to three consecutive wins for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. Guerrero is the author of In the Country We Love: My Family Divided, a memoir about her parents being detained and deported when she was fourteen. She currently stars as Crazy Jane in the DC Universe action-drama series Doom Patrol.

Early Life

Guerrero was born in Passaic, New Jersey, to Colombian parents and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. As the only member of her immediate family with United States citizenship, she remained in the U.S. at the age of 14 when her parents and older brother were deported back to Colombia after unsuccessfully pursuing legal citizenship. Guerrero has since become a strong advocate for immigration reform.Guerrero was raised in the Jamaica Plain and Roxbury neighborhoods of Boston after being taken in by other Colombian families. She attended Boston Arts Academy, a performing arts high school, where she was in the music department. Among her high school activities was singing with a jazz group, but she anticipated pursuing political science and communications in college. Her first job after college was in a law office.In 2010, at age 24, Guerrero decided to pursue a career in acting. That same year, she appeared in the music video for Boston-based R&B singer Louie Bello's song "Faces". In 2011, she moved to New York City and studied acting at the Susan Batson Studios, where she met her manager Josh Taylor.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers

2021
Two brothers’ relationship strains when the younger one receives news of a strange inheritance complicating their competition for a mysterious young woman who arrives on their island. The entire famil...
TV
Amend: The Fight for America

Amend: The Fight for America

2021
The ideals of freedom and equality did not apply to everyone when the United States of America was founded. The stories of the brave Americans who fought to right the nation's wrongs and codify the va...
Blast Beat

Blast Beat

10
2021
After their family emigrates from Colombia in the summer of 1999, a metalhead science genius and his deviant younger brother try to adapt to new lives in America.

2019.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Justice League vs. the Fatal Five

Justice League vs. the Fatal Five

5
2019
The Justice League faces a powerful new threat — the Fatal Five! Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman seek answers as the time-traveling trio of Mano, Persuader and Tharok terrorize Metropolis in search ...
TV
Doom Patrol

Doom Patrol

6.16
2019
The members of the patrol suffered terrible accidents that left them scarred and damaged. The team was brought together by the Chief to investigate strange phenomena.
Killerman

Killerman

5.71
2019
A New York City money launderer desperately searches for answers after waking up with no memory, millions in stolen cash and drugs, and an insane crew of dirty cops violently hunting him down.

2018.

1 TV show
TV
Unapologetic with Aisha Tyler

Unapologetic with Aisha Tyler

2018
Unlike a conventional after show confined to the companion series itself, Unapologetic will feature Aisha Tyler leading a topical discussion around the broader, female-centric issues and themes that D...

2017.

1 TV show
TV
Superior Donuts

Superior Donuts

5.5
2017
The relationship between Arthur, the owner of a small donut shop, his new employee, Franco, and his loyal patrons in a rapidly gentrifying Chicago neighborhood.

2016.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Chelsea

Chelsea

2016
It is not her first talk show, but it is the first of its kind. She is interested in ideas, people and places.
TV
DC's Legends of Tomorrow

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

6.17
2016
When heroes are not enough. People who are legends are what the world needs. Having seen the future, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and vill...
Happy Yummy Chicken

Happy Yummy Chicken

2016
A news story about a woman sitting in a fried chicken restaurant for two months after a break up inspired two men to create a musical.

2015.

2 Movies
Love Comes Later

Love Comes Later

2015
An unexpected discovery forces an undocumented motel employee to make a life changing decision.
Peter and John

Peter and John

2015
A town doctor’s jealousy over his younger brother’s mysterious inheritance is compounded when they both fall for the same woman.

2014.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Jane the Virgin

Jane the Virgin

6.3
2014
A comedy-drama following a chaste young woman who is accidentally impregnated by artificial insemination as she struggles to inform her religious family and make the right choices about her child. The...
TV
Taxi Brooklyn

Taxi Brooklyn

5.96
2014
Caitlin "Cat" Sullivan is an NYPD detective working in Brooklyn. After her driving privileges are suspended, she relies on Leo Romba, a highly skilled Brooklyn cab driver from France. Leo becomes Cat'...
Emoticon

Emoticon

2014
Elena Gallenti is an anthropology graduate student struggling to complete her thesis on 'modern means of communication.' All that changes when she meets her new boyfriend's teenage kids, who are going...
My Man Is a Loser

My Man Is a Loser

2014
When it comes to women, playboy Mike has all the right moves. So when Mike's buddies ask for advice on how to reconnect with their wives, Mike figures he'll share some secrets and help the guys regai...

2012.

1 TV show
TV
The Eric Andre Show

The Eric Andre Show

6
2012
A comedy talk show featuring unstable hosts, a variety of celebrities, and unusual studio action was created from an alternate reality.

2011.

1 Movie
ASHLEY/AMBER

ASHLEY/AMBER

2011
A dark comedy about an anti-war activist who finds fame only after she is outed as the one-time star of an Internet porn video.

Unknown Year.

2 Movies
The Godmother

The Godmother

The life story of a drug lord.
Clear Lake

Clear Lake

Holly and other famous musicians of the late 1950s gave birth to rock 'n' roll while changing the trajectory of civil rights in America.
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