Jessica Pimentel is an American actress and musician. She is best known for her role as Maria Ruiz on the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black. She is also the lead singer of the death metal band Alekhine's Gun and backing vocalist in the band Brujeria.
|Born:||September 20, 1982, Brooklyn, New York|
|Notable work:||Orange Is the New Black|
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About Jessica Pimentel
Versatile performer most recognized for starring as Maria Ruiz in the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black Additionally, she became the frontwoman of the heavy metal band Alekhine's Gun.
She played the violin while attending New York's High School of Performing Arts.
Her first notable film role was as Angelique Domenguez in 2008's Pride and Glory.
Her parents are from La Romana, Dominican Republic, and immigrated to New York City when they were teenagers. Her parents divorced when she was 6 years old, and she became estranged from her dad. She began a relationship with drummer Tomas Haake in 2013.
She is a featured cast member of Orange is the New Black alongside Elizabeth Rodriguez.
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- Hispanic and Latino American female singers
- American female heavy metal singers
- Hispanic and Latino American actresses