Alana Dela Garza Biography
However, Alana de la Garza's life started to see the limelight when she moved to Orlando, Florida as she landed on bit roles on television as well as commercials for Dunkin Donuts, Amaretto, Coors Light and Cingular. Her television debut was on an episode the TV adaptation of the famous video game Mortal Kombat: Conquest. Because of more offers, de la Garza went to New York City and studied under the renowned acting coach, Joanna Beckson.
Alana de la Garza's breakthrough role was on the soap opera, All My Children, as Rosa Santos. By then Alana de la Garza already made guest appearances in JAG, Two and a Half Men, Las Vegas, and Charmed. She has been known for appearing only once in the television shows she has been in, until she landed on The Mountain, as Maria Serrano. The said series lasted only one season, but her brilliant acting performance gave her good reviews from critics.
Her first film debut was in the 2002 drama Carnival Knowledge. However, the film turned out a flop and Alana de la Garzas role was very much brief so she didnt receive much exposure to the audiences. Her second appearance on film was a failure as well, El Segundo, in 2004. Finally in 2006, de la Garza starred opposite David Boreanaz in the romantic movie Mr. Fix-It. She also became part of CSI: Miami as Marisol Delko.
The following year, Alana de la Garza joined the cast of the seventeenth season of Law & Order on NBC as Assistant District Attorney Connie Rubirosa. Her brilliant acting performance in Law & Order earned her a Best Supporting Actress nomination in the Imagen Awards. She has also graced music videos such as Brooks & Dunns Aint Nothing Bout You and All or Nothing by O-Town.
Not only is Alana de la Garza an actress but a model as well. She stands 59. She was featured twice in the Girls of Maxim online gallery in 2002 and 2004. Most critics describe her personality as strong-willed and no-nonsense, making her perfect for her role in Law & Order.