Since 1990, Jacqueline Obradors has been taking up both leading and supporting roles in numerous Hollywood productions, but the role that finally pushed her staggering acting abilities to the front of a bigger audience is the crime drama television series, NYPD Blue. The actress portrayed the fictional character of Det. Rita Ortiz in the American procedural series which ran on ABC network from 2001 to 2015. Ever since she scored the career-changing role, offers from filmmakers have continued to pour in. In recent years, she has starred many hit projects in the industry and also won the praises and admiration of the movie-viewing public.
Biography of Jacqueline Obradors
You probably know her as Jacqueline Obradors, but the actress’s full name is Jacqueline Danell Obradors. She is the daughter of Albert Obradors and Angie Obradors (mother). The NYPD Blue star was born in the San Fernando Valley, California, on October 6, 1966. Her parents are said to have moved to the United States from Argentina. She holds an American nationality by reason of her birth in the U.S while her race is Hispanic.
Jacqueline was raised in California, where she learned how to dance as a child. Prior to fame as an actress, she worked at Hughes Market in Canoga Park, California, as a cashier. As mentioned earlier, the actress made her debut on-screen in the year 1990. Some of her earliest projects on television include but not limited to Parker Lewis (1990 – 1993), Live Shot (as Anita, 1995), Diagnosis Murder (as Sonya Lopez, 1995), Murder She Wrote (as Patricia Decalde, 1996), L.A Doctors (1998), Jesse (as Imma, 2000). Her breakout role on TV series, NYPD Blue, was nominated at ALMA Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Television Series. Obradors has also had stints in recent series like Freddie (2005- 2006), Lopez (2016), Grimm (2014), Mayans M.C (2018) and many others.
Jacqueline Obradors may not be a name that rings a bell in the ears of many people but she has managed to match the role of a performer to truly define the movie industry, having worked with the best directors and co-stars. Early 1990 was a defining period for the actress and right now, she still has some big films set for release in the coming months. Some of the movies she has displayed her acting skills in include Soldier Boyz (as Vasquez, 1995), Six Days, Seven Nights (as Angelina, 1998), Bad Asses (as Rosaria Parkes, 2014), Tortilla Soup (2001, which was nominated at American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture), Unstoppable (2004), and others.
The actress is also talented at voice acting and has proved to be a great asset, having successfully managed her career in both fields. Jacqueline’s voicing credits include Audrey in Atlantis: The Lost Empire, as well as its spinoff Atlantis: Milo’s Return. She completed this project in the year 2001.
She has also shared screen time along with notable personalities like James Garner, Michael J. Fox, Phil Morris, Cree Summer, David Schwimmer, Leonard Nimoy, Temuera Morrison, Vin Diesel, and Don Novello, over the course of her career.
Is She Married, Who’s Her Husband?
Yes, Obradors has been a married woman for a long time. The name of her husband is Juan Garcia, a Hollywood actor famed for participating in the production of films such as El Mariachi (1992), Bounce (2000), and The Net (1995). Right now, there’s no information about Jacqueline’s husband’s background and personal life but he is very supportive of her wife’s acting career and it appears they have not given birth to their own offsprings yet.
Having worked in several Box Office hit films such as Tortilla Soup and A Man Apart, we are not surprised that the actress is a member of Hollywood’s millionaires’ club. Tortilla Soup, a comedy-drama film, is said to have grossed $4,574,762 while A Man Apart approximately earned $44,350,926 at the Box Office. Having portrayed the characters Carmen and Stacy Vetter in the films, it is believed that Orbradors was paid a handsome reward for her roles in these movies. The actress is worth $5 million, however, the exact amount she makes per year is yet to be publicized.
The actress is easily recognized for her age-defying physique, which has greatly helped her in scoring roles in the industry. The screen star is naturally blessed with an hourglass body figure as well as an ideal height and weight. As detailed on her profile, Jacqueline stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.63 meters) and weighs 58 kilograms (127 pounds) in body mass. Her bust-waist-hip measurements are recorded as 36-25-36 inches and her bra size is 34B. If you are wondering what her dress and shoe sizes are, they are 6 (US) and 8.5 (US) in the given order.