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Stephanie Beatriz

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Argentine-born American actress

Beatriz at the 2014 Alma Awards.

Stephanie Beatriz Bischoff Alvizuri (born 10 February 1981)[1] 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).

Early life[edit]

Stephanie Beatriz Bischoff Alvizuri was born in Neuquén, Neuquén Province, Argentina, the daughter of a Colombian father and a Bolivian mother.[2] She also has German ancestry.[3] 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.[4][3]

She graduated from Stephens College in 2002 and moved to New York City to pursue acting.[3] In 2010, she moved to Los Angeles, where she currently resides.

The scar on her right eyebrow came when she tripped on a Lego brick when she was 10.[3]


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.

Since 2013, she has portrayed Detective Rosa Diaz in the acclaimed Fox series Brooklyn Nine-Nine, an action comedy series based around the members of a Brooklyn police precinct.

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.[5] 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.”[6] As of 2018 she voices the character Gina on season 5 of BoJack Horseman.

Personal life[edit]

Beatriz at 2016 SXSW

In July 2016, Beatriz revealed via Twitter that she is bisexual.[7][8] She has described herself as suffering from disordered eating.[9] In October 2017, Beatriz announced her engagement to Brad Hoss.[10] Beatriz and Hoss married on 6 October 2018.[11]



Year Title Role Notes
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
2018 Half Magic Candy
2019 The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part Sweet Mayhem (voice) Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
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
2017 @midnight Herself Episode: “541”
2018 BoJack Horseman Gina (voice) 8 episodes
2018 Hell’s Kitchen Herself Guest diner; Episode: “Fish Out of Water”


Year Title Role Notes
2016 WIZARD Elizabeth (voice) 3 episodes
2017 Danger & Eggs Sheriff Luke/Captain Banjo (voice) 4 episodes

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