Aimee Garcia

Aimee Garcia


11/28/1978, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Birth Name

Aimee Garcia


  • Aimee Garcia as Marisa Benez on Trauma.
  • Aimee Garcia as Marisa Benez on Trauma.
  • Aimee Garcia as Marisa in NBC's Trauma.
  • Cliff Curtis as 'Rabbit', Aimee Garcia a...
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A Chicago native, she made her professional stage debut at the age of seven in Paul Mejia's Cinderella at The Auditorium Theatre. She joined the Young People's Company, whose alumni include John Cusack, Joan Cusack, Jeremy Piven, Lili Taylor, and Aidan Quinn. While attending Northwestern University, she received…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Aimee was going to appear in Global Frequency as Aleph, but only a television pilot was produced, and it was not picked up.

    • Aimee's younger brother Luis and her father, Ray, also acted on George Lopez.

    • Aimee tried out for the role of Selena (portrayed by Jennifer Lopez) in the 1997 feature film Selena.

    • Aimee was named the best actress by the Chicago Tribune's Exito Critics for her acting performance.

    • Aimee was in productions of Barrio Speedwagon, Journey of the Sparrows and Confessions of Women from Boyle Heights.

    • Aimee now resides in Los Angeles, California where she enjoys paragliding, chess, and traveling overseas.

    • Aimee was taught ballet and jazz for fifteen years.


      Scene Study: Mike Nichols, George Morrison, Paul Sills
      Improvisation: Tim Bagley
      Scene Study: Byrne & Joyce Piven
      Vocal: Mark Baxter
      Ballet/Jazz: Stephanie Clemens, Larry Long
      Hip Hop: Randy Duncan

    • Aimee can play many different kinds of sports. These all include swimming, snow skiing, water skiing, in-line skating, equestrienne, basketball, kayaking, rock climbing, ice skating, swing dancing, and frisbee golf.

    • Aimee is fluent in Spanish and French. She began studying them at the age of six.

    • One of Aimee's special skills is that she can play the piano.

    • One of Aimee's favorite hobbies is chess.

    • Aimee Garcia was named best actress by the Chicago Tribune's Exito Critics for her acting performance.

    • Aimee studied hip-hop, ballet, jazz dance and also had vocal training.

    • On her role as Veronica on the TV series, The George Lopez Show, she was only expected to appear in four episodes, but because of the popularity of her character, she became a regular on the sitcom.

    • Aimee Garcia is half Mexican and half Puerto Rican.

    • Aimee Garcia attended high school in Oak Park, Illinois at Fenwick High School.

    • Aimee Garcia was a member of the Grafitti Dancers ensemble at Northwestern University.

    • She tutors junior high school and high school students in Spanish.

    • In 2007, Aimee was nominated for the ALMA Award, for Best Supporting Actress for a television series, mini-series, (or) movie. She was nominated for her performance on The George Lopez Show.

    • In 2007, Aimee was nominated for the Imagen Award, for Best Supporting Actress [on Television] for her performance on the series, The George Lopez Show.

  • Quotes

  • Give her a show!

    Wow, she has a lot already. :P I looked up on and it says she has been in about 35 tv shows, mini-series, television movies, etc. But anyways, doesn't anyone else think Veronica, pardon me... Doesn't anyone else think that Aimee Garcia is hot?? I got Veronica from her small role of her's in Season 6 of the George Lopez show. She is so funny, and since the George Lopez Show occured just recently, we know that is what she looks like in real life! I tihnk she's a great actress, she is funny, and what else? Oh yeah. Aimee Garcia is. . . HOT! That's all for now.moreless