Stephanie Beatriz Bischoff Alvizuri (born 10 February 1981) is an Argentine-born American actress best known for playing Detective Rosa Diaz in the NBC comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Jessica in the independent drama Short Term 12 (2013).
Stephanie Beatriz Bischoff Alvizuri was born in Neuquén, Neuquén Province, Argentina, the daughter of a Colombian father and a Bolivian mother. She also has German ancestry. With her parents and a younger sister, she arrived in the United States at the age of three. She grew up in Webster, Texas and attended Clear Brook High School.
Beatriz had minor roles in the police procedural television series The Closer and Southland, as well a recurring role as Gloria’s sister Sonia in the acclaimed ABC comedy series Modern Family. She has had numerous stage appearances at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Theatreworks USA, The Old Globe Theatre, and Yale Repertory Theatre. Beatriz had her first feature film role as Jessica in the 2013 acclaimed independent drama Short Term 12.
Beatriz starred as Bonnie in the independent feature film The Light of the Moon, written and directed by Jessica M. Thompson. The film premiered at the 2017 South by Southwest Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award for Narrative Feature Competition. She received highly positive reviews for her performance, with The Hollywood Reporter stating that “Beatriz offers a powerful… unflinching, authentic performance”, while Variety noted that the film was “harrowingly effective” and Beatriz’s performance was “expertly balanced and judged.” As of 2018 she voices the character Gina on season 5 of BoJack Horseman.
In July 2016, Beatriz revealed via Twitter that she is bisexual. She has described herself as suffering from disordered eating. In October 2017, Beatriz announced her engagement to Brad Hoss. Beatriz and Hoss married on 6 October 2018.
|2013||Short Term 12||Jessica|
|2014||You’re Not You||Jill|
|2016||Pee-wee’s Big Holiday||Freckles|
|2016||Closure||Isabelle Davis||Short film|
|2016||Ice Age: Collision Course||Gertie (voice)|
|2017||The Light of the Moon||Bonnie|
|2019||The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part||Sweet Mayhem (voice)||Post-production|
|2009||The Closer||Camila Santiago||Episode: “The Life”|
|2012||The Smart One||Natalee||Television film|
|2013–2016||Modern Family||Sonia||3 episodes|
|2013||Southland||Belinda Cargrove||Episode: “Under the Big Top”|
|2013||Jessie||Salma Espinosa||Episode: “Toy Con”|
|2013||Hello Ladies||Gatekeeper||Episode: “The Limo”|
|2013–present||Brooklyn Nine-Nine||Rosa Diaz||Main role|
|2014||Top Chef Duels||Herself||Episode: “Jen Carroll vs. Nyesha Arrington”|
|2015||Axe Cop||Hasta Mia (voice)||Episode: “The Center of the Ocean”|
|2017||The New V.I.P.’s||Elena||Television film|
|2017||Bob’s Burgers||Chloe Barbash/Julia (voice)||3 episodes|
|2018||BoJack Horseman||Gina (voice)||8 episodes|
|2018||Hell’s Kitchen||Herself||Guest diner; Episode: “Fish Out of Water”|
|2016||WIZARD||Elizabeth (voice)||3 episodes|
|2017||Danger & Eggs||Sheriff Luke/Captain Banjo (voice)||4 episodes|