Stephanie Beatriz

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Stephanie Beatriz is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Detective Rosa Diaz on the Fox sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine.


Beatriz was born in Neuquén, Argentina. Her father is Colombian-American of German and Dutch descent; her mother is Bolivian-American of Basque and Spanish descent.[citation needed] She arrived in the United States at the age of three, together with her parents and a younger sister. She grew up in Webster, Texas, and attended Clear Brook High School.[1][2] She graduated from Stephens College in 2002 and moved to New York to pursue acting.[2] In 2010, she moved to Los Angeles, where she currently resides.[2]


Beatriz had minor roles in the police procedural television series The Closer and Southland, as well as Modern Family. She also appeared in the 2013 independent film Short Term 12.



2012The Smart OneNataleeTelevision movie
2013Short Term 12Jessica
2014You're Not YouJillpost-production


2009The CloserCamilla SantiagoEpisode: "The Life"
2013Modern FamilySoniaEpisode: "Fulgencio"
2013SouthlandBelinda CargroveEpisode: "Under the Big Top"
2013JessieSalma EspinozaEpisode: "Toy Con"
2013Hello LadiesGatekeeperEpisode: "The Limo"
2013–presentBrooklyn Nine-NineDetective Rosa Diaz14 episodes


  1. ^ Davila, Julia (August 10, 2013). "A sexy funny lady: Houston actress lands a major Fox sitcom role, sets a gut-busting mission". CultureMap Houston. Retrieved November 3, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Bland, Pete (October 3, 2013). "Stephens alumna Beatriz cutting it up alongside Samberg on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'". Columbia Daily Tribune. Retrieved November 6, 2013. 

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