Andrea Navedo was born in New York, New York. This dark enigma works as an actress and sometime model. She was raised in The Bronx. She was educated at Dewitt Clinton, and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts from The State University of New York at Old Westbury. Her Dad inspired her to become an actress by taking her to dance recitals. She lived with a Mexican family to learn Spanish after college for three months. She was cast in the play Spike Heels, and then auditioned for the soap opera One Life to Live. She portrayed the character Linda Soto for two and a half years. She landed three national commercials, and eventually she began working with the SalSoul Comedy Troupe, and landed the lead role in the film Double Take as Maque Sanchez. Andrea almost didnít attend the audition for the SalSoul Comedy troupe, but itís lucky this lovely actress got her courage together and created three characters Ė a Flamenco dancer, her grandmother, and a little girl. She has since been seen on Law and Order from 2001 to 2004 playing Detective Ana Cordova, and as Puchiís sister in El Cantante in 2006.