Carmen Gloria Perez

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Carmen Gloria Pérez
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Born (1980-10-25) October 25, 1980 (age 41)
The Bronx, New York (USA)
Nationality
CitizenshipUnited States
Occupation
Height5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
Websitecarmengloriaperez.net

Carmen Gloria Pérez[1][2] (born October 25, 1980 in The Bronx, New York) is a Puerto Rican-American actor, artist, writer,[3] filmmaker who served in the United States Army.[4][5][6] Pérez has over 60 acting credits and is best known for the role of Linda on the Swedish Netflix[7][8] original series, Young Royals and Captain Vasquez on Lucha Underground.[9][10][11][12]

Early life and education

Pérez was born on October 25, 1980, in The Bronx, New York.[13] When she was 10 years old, her parents divorced, and she moved with her mother to Puerto Rico.

At the age of 17, Pérez joined the U.S. Army[14] where she held a clearance to work at The Pentagon with the Department of Defense (DOD), as well as closely with the United States Treasury. After six years of active military service both overseas and in Washington, D.C., Pérez was honorably discharged as a Sergeant (E-5) with many awards.[15]

She then earned a Bachelor’s Degree from George Mason University in Government & International Politics with a minor in Legal Studies.[16] Just before graduating, Pérez enrolled in a weekend acting class, leading her to pursue her career as an actor.[17][18]

Career

Pérez has two decades experience in the entertainment industry and has been an actor on Nip/Tuck, He’s Just Not That Into You, Everybody Hates Chris, The Shield, A Man Apart, among others. Pérez is also a popular author and illustrator of the Kid Astronomy book series, which has gained mass public recognition. As a jazz singer, she released her EP in 2018 titled The Art Of Love,[19][20][21][22] which was nominated Best Jazz EP by the Independent Music Awards 2019. Her songs Emergency and Overload, with Dauman Music,[23][24][25] were ranked Top 40 in the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play and UK Pop charts. In addition, a music piece she co-composed with late British producer Matt Powell, Pajarito, is also featured in the popular lounge/chillout series, Café Del Mar ~ Dreams 9 album (2016).

Pérez is the recipient of the Valley Theatre League ADA Best Supporting Actress Award for her role in the play Soldiers Don’t Cry by Layon Gray. She has been featured in several media outlets for her achievements as a diverse artist including All About Jazz, Billboard,[26] Latina Style Magazine,[27] and others.[28][29][30][31][32][33]

Books

Pérez is the author of a series of Kid Astronomy children’s books[34] that have been published by Uncommon Grammar.[35]

  • Gloria, Carmen (26 November 2019). The Moon Show. Uncommon Grammar. ISBN 978-1-950767-07-6. Retrieved 14 October 2021.[36][37]
  • Gloria, Carmen (16 June 2019). Dear Pluto. Uncommon Grammar. ISBN 978-1-950767-04-5. Retrieved 14 October 2021.[38][39]
  • Gloria, Carmen (16 April 2019). Thank You Mercury!. Uncommon Grammar. ISBN 978-1-950767-01-4. Retrieved 14 October 2021.[40][41]

Awards

  • Best Supporting Actress for her role in the play Soldiers Don’t Cry by Layon Gray, in 2003 by the Valley Theatre League ADA (Artistic Director Achievement) Awards
  • Two songs, “Emergency” & “Overload”, made the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play and UK Pop charts

Personal life

Pérez is fluent in English, Spanish, speaks advanced Norwegian, and intermediate Swedish.

In the media

     

References

  1. Fantasy, Name Carmen PerezRole ActressAlbums Collective; Rig, Collective Fantasy Remixes Vol 1Movies The; You, He's Just Not That Into; Tender, Illegal; Cop, Bad; Powell, Drifter: Henry Lee LucasSimilar People Matt; Atencio, Peter; Chapa, Damian; Kwapis, Ken; Marsden, Jason (18 August 2017). "Carmen Perez - Alchetron, The Free Social Encyclopedia". Alchetron.com. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  2. Fantasy, Name Carmen PerezRole ActressAlbums Collective; Rig, Collective Fantasy Remixes Vol 1Movies The; You, He's Just Not That Into; Tender, Illegal; Cop, Bad; Powell, Drifter: Henry Lee LucasSimilar People Matt; Atencio, Peter; Chapa, Damian; Kwapis, Ken; Marsden, Jason (18 August 2017). "Carmen Perez - Alchetron, The Free Social Encyclopedia". Alchetron.com.
  3. "Carmen Gloria: Will Write, Illustrate and Self-Publish for Cookies Plus GIVEAWAY". VIVIAN KIRKFIELD - Writer for Children. 21 July 2019. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  4. "Carmen Gloria Pérez". IMDb. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  5. "Carmen Perez Songs, Albums, Reviews, Bio & More". AllMusic. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  6. "Carmen Perez Best Songs List: Top, New, & Old". AllMusic. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  7. VOCERO, Jan Figueroa Roqué, EL. "Carmen Gloria Pérez: la actriz puertorriqueña que brilla en una serie sueca en Netflix". El Vocero de Puerto Rico (in español). Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  8. "Netflix's Young Royals: Main Characters Ranked By Likability". ScreenRant. 8 August 2021. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  9. "Actress Carmen Perez joins Lucha Underground". Flickering Myth. 11 February 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  10. "411MANIA". Various News: Lucha Underground Celebrates Army Vet Carmen Perez, Release Date For Rampage, Starring The Rock. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  11. "CARMEN PEREZ - The U.S. Army Veteran on TV series"Lucha Underground"". www.prurgent.com. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  12. "Carmen Perez – Just What The Doctor Ordered". kms reviews - I'm listening. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  13. "Carmen Gloria Pérez - Age, Birthday, Wiki, Family, Bio, Facts, And Much More". FilmiFeed Celebs. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  14. "#VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Carmen Gloria Peréz". VAntage Point. 6 January 2020. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  15. "NORBERTELLEN GALLERY PRESENTS: Infini Couleur". Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk. 8 February 2011. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  16. "Carmen Gloria Pérez". Tomatazos (in español). Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  17. "Young Royals Season 2: Everything You Need To Know". Morningside Maryland. 18 August 2021. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  18. "What's Happening in Sherman Oaks This Weekend". Sherman Oaks, CA Patch. 10 February 2011. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  19. "Carmen Gloria – The Art Of Love (2018, File)". discogs.com. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  20. "Carmen Perez". Discogs. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  21. "Carmen Pérez Røsnes – The Art of Love - The Smooth Jazz Ride The Smooth Jazz Ride". thesmoothjazzride.com. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  22. Jazz, All About. "Jazz news: The Modern 'Polymath Artist' Carmen Gloria's Music Ep 'The Art Of Love' Nominated Best Jazz EP By The Independent Music Awards 2019". All About Jazz. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  23. "About". Dauman Music. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  24. "dauman music is dancing with the stars". prnewswire.com. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  25. "Dauman Music is Dancing with the Stars! -- LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 /PRN…". archive.is. 18 September 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  26. "carmen perez". billboard.com. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  27. "About the Author: Inspiring the Artemis Generation – Latina Style Magazine". magazine.latinastyle.com. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  28. "Carmen Gloria". Trakt. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  29. "Carmen Gloria Pérez: Os melhores Filmes e Séries - Cinema10". cinema10.com.br (in português). Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  30. "Venice Art Crawl Tonight: 1 Year Anniversary! Get the Scoop here: Details, Venues, Photos, the Map! Scroll down Below to get to the Map! | Abbot Kinney First Fridays Official Site". abbotkinneyfirstfridays.com. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  31. Aceituno, Luis (1 July 2021). "'Jóvenes altezas', un 'Élite' con miembros de la realeza que llega para reinar Netflix". fueradeseries.com (in español). Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  32. "Platform". rawartists.com. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  33. "'Jóvenes altezas' confirma su temporada 2: fecha de estreno, Wilhelm y Simon, quién vuelve y quien no y todo lo que sabemos". SensaCine.com (in español). Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  34. "Thank You, Mercury! by Carmen Gloria | Dedicated Review – The Children's Book Review". www.thechildrensbookreview.com. 23 May 2019. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  35. "15 Best New Space Books To Read In 2021". BookAuthority. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  36. "Review: The Moon Show by Carmen Gloria". bookwormforkids.blogspot.com. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  37. "They Are Out There! And They Are "KID-COOL!": Book Reviews about THANK YOU, MERCURY; DEAR PLUTO; & THE MOON SHOW". Mrs. Patricia Ann Timbrook. 14 January 2020. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  38. "Review: Dear Pluto by Carmen Gloria". bookwormforkids.blogspot.com. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  39. "Dear Pluto by Carmen Gloria". Bobs Books Blog. 30 June 2019. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  40. "Thank You Mercury by Carmen Gloria". Bobs Books Blog. 16 May 2019. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  41. "Thank You Mercury! by Carmen Gloria". www.lovereading4kids.co.uk. Retrieved 13 October 2021.

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