NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to New Rochelle’s Gina Torres.
Torres, a long time New Rochelle resident, turns 45 on Friday.
Torres, a television and movie actress, was born April 25, 1969 in Manhattan. In 2001, she won the ALMA Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Syndicated Drama Series for her role in Cleopatra 2525. In 2004, she was nominated for the International Press Academy's Golden Satellite Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Drama, for her role as Jasmine in Angel. Her film appearances include The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions.
Torres appeared in the film I Think I Love My Wife, playing the spouse of Chris Rock's character. She was the voice of Wonder Woman in DC Universe Online MMORPG until mid 2013 when the part was recast, as well as Airachnid in the Transformers Prime cartoon. In 2013, Torres was reunited with fellow Firefly costar, Nathan Fillion, in an episode of Fillion's television show, Castle.