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Lauren Velez


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Birth Name: Lauren Velez
Born: 11/02/1964
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Born on Nov. 2, 1964 in Brooklyn, NY, Velez was twins with sister, Lorraine, and grew up in a brood with five other sisters. Her father, Jose, was a police officer and her mother, Coco, raised her seven children. After discovering acting while performing in a grade school play, Velez began her career in earnest as a dancer, earning a scholarship alongside Lorraine to the Alvin Ailey America Dance Theater. Velez's dancing career was cut short, however, when she sustained a knee injury. She attended Kingsborough Community College, but left after a semester. Velez eventually went back to theater, studying Shakespeare at Michael Howard Studios in Manhattan. One of her first jobs was performing i... Continue Bio >>


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