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Roma Maffia

Roma Maffia (born May 31, 1958) is an American actress. Maffia was born in Manhattan, New York of West Indian, English and German descent; her Italian surname derives from her stepfather. Maffia began her acting career in Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway productions. In 1994 she made her film debut playing the minor role of Carmen in director Ron Howard's film The Paper. Soon after, she landed a role on the television series Chicago Hope. Maffia's television career continued as she played 'Grace Alvarez,' the forensic pathologist for the Violent Crimes Task Force for four seasons on NBC's Profiler. She has had guest-star and recurring roles on shows such as ER, The West Wing, Law & Order and The Sopranos. Her most widely seen performances may be playing Seattle attorney Catherine Alvarez in the film Disclosure (1994), also starring Michael Douglas and Demi Moore, and her role on the show Nip/Tuck. She followed this up with a series of performances as Vanessa Galiano in the TV series, Law & Order and as Judge Victoria Peyton on ABC's Boston Legal. Since 2003 Maffia has appeared as Liz Cruz on the FX Network series Nip/Tuck, the anesthesiologist colleague of two dysfunctional plastic surgeons. Coincidentally, Maffia and Julian McMahon also worked on the TV show Profiler together. Maffia is a 1973 graduate of Saint Michael Academy in New York City.

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May 31, 1958 In Manhattan - New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Equalizer 1985-09-18
Latest Project:
Movie Charlotte 2017-08-08
Known For
Poster of The Call
Poster of The Real St. Nick
Poster of Kiss the Girls
Poster of Eraser
Movie Charlotte Karen (segment "Dollface") 2017-08-08
Series Billions Mary Ann Gramm 2016-01-17
Series High Maintenance Unknown 2016-09-16
Movie That Gal...Who Was in That Thing: That Guy 2 Herself 2015-03-07
Movie The Call Maddy 2013-03-14
Movie The Real St. Nick Tanya 2012-12-15
Movie Kingshighway Rosa 2010-01-01
Series Pretty Little Liars Lieutenant Linda Tanner 2010-06-08
Movie Yonkers Joe Irene Santini 2008-04-01
Movie The Blue Tooth Virgin Dr. Christopher 2008-06-18
Movie Ghost Image Detective Amos 2007-01-01
Series Dexter Unknown 2006-10-01
Series Criminal Minds Det. Reese Evans 2005-09-22
Series Ghost Whisperer Unknown 2005-09-23
Movie Holes Carla Morengo 2003-04-18
Series Nip/Tuck Liz Cruz 2003-07-22
Series NCIS Special Agent Vera Strickland 2003-09-23
Movie The New Women Virginia VanUpp 2001-06-05
Movie The David Cassidy Story Ruth Aarons 2000-01-09
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie Double Jeopardy Margaret Skolowski 1999-09-24
Movie Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her Debbie (segments "Fantasies About Rebecca" and "Love Waits For Kathy") 1999-10-28
Movie Route 9 Agent Ellen Marks 1998-11-19
Movie The Defenders: Payback Julie Bishop 1997-10-12
Movie Kiss the Girls Dr. Ruocco 1997-09-29
Movie Eraser Claire Isaacs 1996-06-21
Series Profiler Grace Alvarez 1996-09-21
Movie Her Costly Affair Sally Canter 1996-10-28
Movie Mistrial Laurie Meisinger 1996-11-02
Series Courthouse Ms. Marino 1995-09-13
Movie Nick of Time Ms. Jones 1995-11-22
Movie Disclosure Catherine Alvarez 1994-03-10
Series Chicago Hope Angela Giandamenicio 1994-09-18
Movie The Paper Carmen 1994-03-18
Series Wings Unknown 1990-04-19
Movie Married to the Mob Angie's First Customer! 1988-08-19
Series The Equalizer Sindee 1985-09-18