New York City, New York, U.S.
|Occupation(s)||Actress and director|
Angela Alvarado is an American actress and director. She was the wife of singer Draco Rosa.
Alvarado is the director of several of her husband's music videos, including "Madre Tierra", "Mas y Mas", "Lie Without a Lover", and "Dancing in the Rain". The last three videos come from the album Mad Love, released in 2004. Alvarado worked closely with her husband for the production of this record. In September 2004, alongside her husband, Alvarado won a Latin Grammy Award for the video "Mas y Mas".
Alvarado appeared in the 1993 film Judgment Night, the 1997 film Hollywood Confidential, in the 2001 TV movie Boss of Bosses (starring Chazz Palminteri) and in the 2007 drama Freedom Writers, playing the mother of April Lee Hernandez's character. In 2003 she was in the NBC series Kingpin as DEA agent Delia Flores.
Alvarado recorded a public service announcement for Deejay Ra's 'Hip-Hop Literacy' campaign. She also appeared as the main character (dancer) in the video for Woman In Chains by Tears for Fears.
Alvarado first met her husband during the production of the 1988 film Salsa. The couple married in 1988. Rosa reignited his solo musical career in 1994 with the album Frio. That same year, the couple had their first child, Revel. Rosa continued producing albums for other artists while Alvarado remained dedicated to raising her son. By 2001, the couple had another son, Redamo.
|1988||She's Having a Baby||Model|
|1989||Gummibärchen küßt man nicht||Angela|
|1994||I'll Do Anything||Lucy Cristala|
|1995||Dead Badge||Celina Rojas|
|2000||Living the Life||Pilar|
|2001||Boss Of Bosses||Gloria|
|2005||The Wendell Baker Story||Irma|
|2007||Freedom Writers||Eva's Mother|
|2017||Magnum Opus||Interrogator Garcia|
|1986||Miami Vice||Jan Larken||Episode: "Killshot"|
|1987||Who's the Boss?||Ariel||Episode: "Older Than Springtime"|
|1987||Private Eye||Angela Raza||Episode: "Barrio Nights"|
|1990||Night Visions||Aura||Television film|
|1991||Daughters of Privilege||Felicia|
|1993||Jack Reed: Badge of Honor||Marie Sanchez|
|1997||Gun||Gloria||Episode: "Father John"|
|1997||Desert's Edge||Desert's Edge||Television film|
|1998||Profiler||Marissa Cuellar||Episode: "Every Five Minutes"|
|1999||Pacific Blue||Carmen Rios||Episode: "Save Serenity"|
|2002||Point of Origin||Mexican Woman||Television film|
|Without a Trace||Amalia Kent||Episode: "Silent Partner"|
|2003||Kingpin||DEA Agent Delia Flores||6 episodes|
|2005||Ghost Whisperer||Rachel Borgia||Episode: "On the Wings of a Dove"|
|2006||Dexter||Nina Batista||3 episodes|
|2008||Lone Rider||Serena||Television film|
|2011||The Young and the Restless||Judge Salazar||8 episodes|
|2012||Grimm||The Woman||Episode: "La Llorona"|
|2013||Rizzoli & Isles||Prisoner Gomez||Episode: "Killer in High Heels"|
|2013||Bones||Dr. Leticia Perez||Episode: "The Nazi on the Honeymoon"|
|2015||The Fosters||Tasha's Social Worker||Episode: "If You Only Knew"|
|2015||The Mentalist||Detective Nieto||Episode: "Brown Shag Carpet"|
|2018||Run for Your Life||Elena Macias||Television film|
|2021||Grey's Anatomy||Marcella Diaz||Episode: "Breathe"|
|2021||The Blank's YPF||Martha||Episode: "Week 2 (2021)"|