Gina Torres is an Afro-Latina powerhouse that is putting her stamp on the small screen (and the big screen, too). She is an actress, an executive producer, a Cuban-American and a force to be reckoned with. She is bold and confident in who she is and where she stands within her community and career.
With 89 acting credits to her name, she is a true acting veteran — playing strong characters like Zoë Washburne in Firefly and Jessica Pearson in Suits - most recently in her latest project Pearson where she reprises her role). Here are some things that you should know about this inspirational Latina.
She can sing… like really sing
She has a beautiful voice and absolutely adores music. She originally wanted to go into musical theatre and be part of Broadway. She says that people always ask her to sing but that she normally declines. To really hear her sing, you will have to catch her on the downlow (in other words, when no one’s watching).
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