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Alyssa Diaz
Alyssa Elaine Diaz
Northridge, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Birth date
September 7, 1985 (age 27)

Alyssa Elaine Diaz (born September 7, 1985) is an American actress. She's best known for playing Jasmine on the cancelled series The Nine Lives of Chloe King and Celia Ortega in As The World Turns.


Alyssa Diaz was born in Northridge neighbourhood of Los Angeles, California, and is of Colombian and Mexican ancestry. She has one brother named Michael and is a graduate of Bishop Alemany High School.

Alyssa played the role of Celia Ortega on the daytime soap opera As The World Turns from February 9, 2005 until August 10, 2005, when her character left town for Montega to be with her relatives. She has made other television appearances, guest starring in television shows including Southland, CSI: NY and Lie to Me. She has also starred in films including Ben 10: Alien Swarm and How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer.

She played the role of Jasmine on the ABC show The Nine Lives of Chloe King. It was cancelled after the first season. In 2012, she got the recurring role of Gloria Cruz on Army Wives. She was upgraded to series regular for the seventh season, which started in March 2013. She has also appeared in three episodes of The Vampire Diaries, portraying Kimberly, a werewolf in Tyler's pack who breaks the sire bond.


Year Film/Television Role Notes
2001 The Brothers Garcia Mary Lee Guest; 1 episode
2002 American Family: Journey of Dreams Alicia Guest; 1 episode
2004 CSI: Miami Chelsea Lopez Guest; 1 episode
2005 As the World Turns Celia Ortega Regular (Feb-Aug); 56 episodes
2005 How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer Rose
2006 The Unit Delores Guest; 1 episode
2008 Oh Baby! Maria
2008 Shark Rosa Diaz Guest; 1 episode
2008 Greek Chrissie Snow Guest; 1 episode
2009 Ben 10: Alien Swarm Elena Validus TV film
2009 CSI: NY Tracy James Guest; 1 episode
2009-2010 Southland Mercedes Moretta Recurring; 3 episodes
2009 Valentine Wendy Rojas Guest; 1 episode
2009 Three Rivers Christy Guest; 1 episode
2010 The Jensen Project Sam TV film
2010 Lie to Me Ava Torres Guest; 1 episode
2011 Shark Night Maya
2011 The Nine Lives of Chloe King Jasmine Regular; 10 episodes
2011 Law & Order: LA Malia Gomez Guest; 1 episode
2011 Necessary Roughness Tallis Lang Guest; 1 episode
2012 Red Dawn Julie Goodyear
2012-present Army Wives Gloria Cruz Regular
2012 Revolution Mia Clayton Guest; 1 episode
2012 The Vampire Diaries Kimberly Recurring; 3 episodes
2013 The Last Ship Quartermaster Rios