Zulay Henao

 

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Zulay Henao

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Zulay Henao
Zulay Henao 13.jpg

Henao at the 2013 Alma Awards
Born (1979-03-22) March 22, 1979 (age 38)
Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
Nationality American, Colombian
Occupation Actress,Model
Years active 2005–present

Zulay Henao (born May 29, 1979) is a Colombian-American[1] film and television actress. She co-starred in a number of films such as Illegal Tender (2007), Fighting (2009), Takers (2010), Boy Wonder (2011), Hostel: Part III, The Single Moms Club (2014) True Memoirs of an International Assassin (2016). In 2014 she began starring as one of the lead characters in the Oprah Winfrey Network series, If Loving You Is Wrong.

Early life[edit]

Henao was born in Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia, to Colombian parents.[2][3] She and her family emigrated to New Jersey.[1] After high school she served three years with the U.S. Army.[4][5] Henao enrolled at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts to study acting.[1][3]

Career[edit]

Henao appeared in the two small films, and in 2007 made her television debut in an episode of Lifetime drama series, Army Wives. In same year she also guest-starred on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Also in 2007, Henao had supporting roles in films Illegal Tender and Feel the Noise. In 2008 she starred in the horror film Grizzly Park, and appeared opposite Charles S. Dutton in a Lifetime Original Movie Racing for Time.

In 2009, Henao had the female lead role in the sports film Fighting alongside Channing Tatum, and also appeared in the science fiction film S. Darko. In 2011 she starred in the independent psychological-thriller film, Boy Wonder.[6] Henao also has appeared in Takers (2010) and Hostel: Part III (2011).

In 2013, Henao began starring as regular on the Oprah Winfrey Network sitcom, Love Thy Neighbor.[2] She left from show after single season.[7] Henao starred opposite Nia Long, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Amy Smart in the 2014 film The Single Moms Club, directed by Tyler Perry.[8][9] She later was cast in same role of television adaptation of film, called If Loving You Is Wrong.[10][11] Also in 2014, Henao was cast as adult film legend Vanessa del Rio, in an untitled biopic directed by Thomas Mignone.[12][13]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Film 101 Unknown Role
Clearview Gloria Rojas
2007 Illegal Tender Mora
Feel the Noise Carol “CC” Reyes
Saturday Morning Unknown Role
2008 The Heart Is a Hidden Camera Natasha Short film
Grizzly Park Lola
Racing for Time Carmen Television film
2009 Fighting Zulay Velez
S. Darko Baelyn Direct-to-video
The Magnificent Cooly-T Angie
2010 Takers Monica Hatcher
2011 Boy Wonder Teresa Ames
Havana Heat Agent Brianna Evans
Hostel: Part III Nikki
2014 White Space Lynn Navarro
The Single Moms Club Esperanza
2015 Destined Giselle Porter
The Vanessa del Rio Story Vanessa del Rio
2016 True Memoirs of an International Assassin Rosa Bolivar
Meet the Blacks Lorena
2017 Grow House Madison

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Army Wives Delores Marino Episode: “Only the Lonely”
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Forensics Tech Casanueva Episode: “Svengali”
2008 Fear Itself Christie Episode: “New Year’s Day
2009 The Unusuals Rosa Trumble Episode: “Crime Slut”
2013 Love Thy Neighbor Marianna Perez Series regular, 26 episodes
2014 If Loving You Is Wrong Esperanza Series regular
2017 MacGyver Cynthia Episode: “Large Blade”
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Zulay Henao
Zulay Henao 13.jpg

Henao at the 2013 Alma Awards
Born (1979-03-22) March 22, 1979 (age 38)
Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
Nationality American, Colombian
Occupation Actress,Model
Years active 2005–present

Zulay Henao (born May 29, 1979) is a Colombian-American[1] film and television actress. She co-starred in a number of films such as Illegal Tender (2007), Fighting (2009), Takers (2010), Boy Wonder (2011), Hostel: Part III, The Single Moms Club (2014) True Memoirs of an International Assassin (2016). In 2014 she began starring as one of the lead characters in the Oprah Winfrey Network series, If Loving You Is Wrong.

Early life[edit]

Henao was born in Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia, to Colombian parents.[2][3] She and her family emigrated to New Jersey.[1] After high school she served three years with the U.S. Army.[4][5] Henao enrolled at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts to study acting.[1][3]

Career[edit]

Henao appeared in the two small films, and in 2007 made her television debut in an episode of Lifetime drama series, Army Wives. In same year she also guest-starred on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Also in 2007, Henao had supporting roles in films Illegal Tender and Feel the Noise. In 2008 she starred in the horror film Grizzly Park, and appeared opposite Charles S. Dutton in a Lifetime Original Movie Racing for Time.

In 2009, Henao had the female lead role in the sports film Fighting alongside Channing Tatum, and also appeared in the science fiction film S. Darko. In 2011 she starred in the independent psychological-thriller film, Boy Wonder.[6] Henao also has appeared in Takers (2010) and Hostel: Part III (2011).

In 2013, Henao began starring as regular on the Oprah Winfrey Network sitcom, Love Thy Neighbor.[2] She left from show after single season.[7] Henao starred opposite Nia Long, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Amy Smart in the 2014 film The Single Moms Club, directed by Tyler Perry.[8][9] She later was cast in same role of television adaptation of film, called If Loving You Is Wrong.[10][11] Also in 2014, Henao was cast as adult film legend Vanessa del Rio, in an untitled biopic directed by Thomas Mignone.[12][13]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Film 101 Unknown Role
Clearview Gloria Rojas
2007 Illegal Tender Mora
Feel the Noise Carol “CC” Reyes
Saturday Morning Unknown Role
2008 The Heart Is a Hidden Camera Natasha Short film
Grizzly Park Lola
Racing for Time Carmen Television film
2009 Fighting Zulay Velez
S. Darko Baelyn Direct-to-video
The Magnificent Cooly-T Angie
2010 Takers Monica Hatcher
2011 Boy Wonder Teresa Ames
Havana Heat Agent Brianna Evans
Hostel: Part III Nikki
2014 White Space Lynn Navarro
The Single Moms Club Esperanza
2015 Destined Giselle Porter
The Vanessa del Rio Story Vanessa del Rio
2016 True Memoirs of an International Assassin Rosa Bolivar
Meet the Blacks Lorena
2017 Grow House Madison

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Army Wives Delores Marino Episode: “Only the Lonely”
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Forensics Tech Casanueva Episode: “Svengali”
2008 Fear Itself Christie Episode: “New Year’s Day
2009 The Unusuals Rosa Trumble Episode: “Crime Slut”
2013 Love Thy Neighbor Marianna Perez Series regular, 26 episodes
2014 If Loving You Is Wrong Esperanza Series regular
2017 MacGyver Cynthia Episode: “Large Blade”
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