Tia Texada

Tia Texada

Tia Texada  American Actress


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Tia Texada is currently single.


Tia Texada has been in a relationship with Jason Patric (2004).


Tia Texada is a 49 year old American Actress. Born Tia Nicole Tucker on 14th December, 1971 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, she is famous for Sgt. Maritza Cruz on Third Watch in a career that spans 1993-present and 1993–present. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Tia Texada is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American female singers and American television actors.


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First Name Tia
Last Name Texada
Maiden Name Tucker
Full Name at Birth Tia Nicole Tucker
Alternative Name T, Cha Cha
Age 49 years
Birthday 14th December, 1971
Birthplace New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Weight 125lbs (57 kg)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, singer, model
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Sgt. Maritza Cruz on Third Watch
Year(s) Active 1993 - present, 1993-present, 1993–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Power & Twersky
Brand Endorsement TV commercial for Mint Skittles (voice), Voice of Maybelline New York, Voice of Lipton Tea
Bust (inches) 34
Waist (inches) 24
Hips (inches) 34
Shoe Size 8 (US), 40 (EU), 6.5 (UK), 250 (J)
Official Websites twitter.com/tia_texada, www.maxim.com/rides/tia-texada, www.tumblr.com/tagged/tia-texada

Tia Texada (born December 14, 1971) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Sgt. Maritza Cruz on the NBC series Third Watch, and her recurring role as an undercover agent Ribera on The Unit for CBS. Other roles include, In Plain Sight, Saving Grace, Chuck for NBC, HBO's Mind of the Married Man, Everybody Hates Chris, The Amazing Spider-Man feature film, Batman Beyond, Static Shock, Firebreather, and Handy Manny. She was the voice of Maybelline New York for 15 years, the number-one selling cosmetic brand in the world, and during her campaign of "Maybe Shes Born With it... Maybe It's Maybelline...", it was named Brand of the Year and Launch of the Year for Lash Sensational. She was first female live announcer for the Espy Awards, where she worked alongside Justin Timberlake, Jamie Foxx, LeBron James, and Samuel L. Jackson for seven years. She was the voice of the winning Golden Trailer award for RoboCop feature film. Tia was the voice for launching Super Bowl 50 for The NFL Today on CBS, Flesh and Bone for Starz, Lindt Gold Bunny, Zales, Unstoppable Collection, JC Penney World Cup Soccer IS for Girls, World Series of Poker Lady Luck for ESPN, and Skittles 'Taste the Rainbow'. Tia was born with severe strabismus and after surgery to correct this and wearing an eye patch, she took an acting class to help with her shyness, which led to her career as an actress.

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Tia Texada49 SagittariusActress
Jason Patric55 GeminiActor


Stitchers2015Dr. Sophia TorresTV Show
Streets of Hope2014Mrs. VillanuevaMovie
Turbo FAST2013SimoneTV Show
The Amazing Spider-Man2012Sheila (Subway)Movie
Huge2010ShayTV Show
Ben 10: Ultimate Alien2010Elena ValidusTV Show
Firebreather2010Isabel (voice)TV Movie
bgFATLdy2008Darla RosepetalMovie
In Plain Sight2008EvitaTV Show
The Line-Up2007TV Movie
Chuck2007Hortensia GoyaTV Show
Saving Grace2007TV Show
5up 2down2006MariaMovie
Handy Manny2006Mrs. AlvarezTV Show
The Unit2006Mariana RiberaTV Show
The Line-Up2006Angel PerazaTV Movie
Criminal Minds2005Detective Tina LopezTV Show
Everybody Hates Chris2005Ms. RiveraTV Show
Spartan2004Jackie BlackMovie
Welcome to the Neighborhood2003StephanieMovie
Crazy as Hell2002LupaMovie
Phone Booth2002AsiaMovie
CSI: Miami2002Jane DuncroftTV Show
The American Embassy2002MarissaTV Show
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing2001DorrieMovie
The Mind of the Married Man2001Missy's RoommateTV Show
Nurse Betty2000RosaMovie
As Told by Ginger2000Villager #2TV Show
Static Shock2000Rita Velasquez, Talon, TeresaTV Show
The Thirteenth Floor1999Natasha's RoommateMovie
Batman Beyond1999TrinaTV Show
Third Watch1999Maritza CruzTV Show
Paulie1998Lupe (voice), RubyMovie
Shadow of Doubt1998Conchita PerezMovie
The Unknown Cyclist1998LolaMovie
The Wild Thornberrys1998SantusaTV Show
Ask Harriet1998Maria GarciaTV Show
Runaway Car1997LupeTV Movie
Brooklyn South1997SylviaTV Show
Fame L.A.1997TashaTV Show
Working1997Female RebelTV Show
From Dusk Till Dawn1996Bar DancerMovie
Malibu Shores1996Kacey MartinezTV Show
Land's End1995CorinaTV Show
ER1994Gloria LopezTV Show
High Tide1994TV Show
NYPD Blue1993Wanda DiazTV Show
Coming in Out of the Rain1993Chrissy (as Tia Nicole Tucker)Movie
Sisters1991P.A.TV Show
CBS Schoolbreak Special1984TV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (14)

zach whiteAug 14, 2010

she is a superb actress and VERY fine! She needs a trip to London and to come out with me! lol

kevin jonesApr 13, 2010

she is HOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! how can i get in touch wit her to get a photo

TOMAug 7, 2009

I love Tia`s acting .What is she doing now?

stunnerJul 23, 2009

i loved tia texada as sgt. cruz. she was fantastic therearen`t enough words to describe her performance. she should be in more shows. especiallyas a kick-ass cop. she really fits the role.

sara blairJun 29, 2009

I just love srg cruz and i think tia has done agreat job playing it.cruz and bosco shoud get married.

kingofsicilyApr 24, 2009

Wow..someone mentioned Southland. The Latin actress is good. She made me think of the template of a Latin Female Cop, Tia Texada. I wonder to what she is doing.

kab012345Mar 1, 2009

Yeah, I wish she was in more movies and TV shows too. It`s too bad she is not in Wells` Southland , I would have loved to see her play the role as an officer again...

marshaFeb 17, 2009

Tia Texada ia a classic actress. What is she doing today??

s w rFeb 17, 2009

I wish i could see her in more movies and maby even nood

mackenzieFeb 8, 2009

tia texada is a great actress and she was really good on third watch and i have all of the seasons and i watch them all the time she is really good on other shows to

BillOct 15, 2008

A real classy actress, I also enjoyed her in third watch as Sgt. Cruz. Look forward to seeing more of her.

barrySep 24, 2008

wow she is really pretty also a great actress

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