Monique Gabriela Curnen
|Monique Gabriela Curnen|
|Born||(1970-09-07) September 7, 1970
|Other names||Monique Curnen|
|Alma mater||Williams College|
Monique Gabriela Curnen (born September 7, 1970) is an American film and television actress.
Early life and education
Curnen’s mother is from Puerto Rico, and her father is of German and Irish descent. She grew up in Framingham, Massachusetts and went to Williams College, where she concentrated on other studies. After college, she spent a year (1992-93) as a full-time intern at Unity House, the Minority Cultural Center, at Connecticut College in New London. She then moved to New York and started taking acting classes and going to auditions.
Curnen has appeared in several films including Bollywood Calling (2001), Half Nelson (2006) and The Dark Knight (2008), in which she played rookie Detective Anna Ramirez. She also played the colleague of Paul Walker‘s chacterue Brian O’Connor in Fast & Furious (2009) in a cameo.
She has also appeared in numerous television series including Dexter (in the season 1 episodes “Let’s Give the Boy a Hand” and “Love American Style“), House M.D. (in the episode “House Training“, 2007) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (in the episode “Quickie”, 2010). She played Detective Allison Beaumont in the 2009 police procedural drama series The Unusuals. She has appeared on the TV series Sons of Anarchy, playing Amelia Dominguez. She appeared in the season finale of Season 2 of Lie to Me (“Black and White”, 2010) as Detective Sharon Wallowski, whom she continued to play in Season 3 in a major recurring role. She appeared in a 2014 episode of the TV Series Person of Interest as Precinct Captain Moreno, and two episodes in Season 4 of the TV Series Elementary as Detective Gina Cortes.The Mentalist (Tamsin Wade in the fifth season) .
|2008||The Dark Knight||Detective Anna Ramirez|
|2009||Fast & Furious||FBI Agent|
|2006||Dexter||Yelina||Episode: “Let’s Give the Boy a Hand“, “Love American Style“|
|2007||House M.D.||Lupe||Episode: “House Training“|
|2009||The Unusuals||Detective Allison Beaumont||Main role.|
|2010||Sons of Anarchy||Amelia Dominguez||Three episodes|
|2010||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Episode “Quickie”|
|2010–2011||Lie to Me||Detective Sharon Wallowski||Recurring seasons 2-3.|
|2012||The Mentalist||Tamsin Wade||Fifth season|
|2014||Person of Interest||Precinct Captain Moreno||Wingman|
|2015||Elementary||Detective Gina Cortes||2 episodes|