Lauren Velez

Lauren Velez hails from Brooklyn. She has appeared on Ugly Betty and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

She has a twin sister and starred in a one woman show at the historic Colony Theatre in Miami during a break from Dexter filming. She plays Cuba's Victoria Guadalupe Yoli, the artistic renegade that was banished from Cuba and later became the lead singer in Tito Puente's band in New York City.

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Brooklyn, New York

Dexter Quotes

If you smell me again, I'll punch you in the throat.

Deb [to Masuka]

The only real question I have is why in a building full of cops, all supposedly with a keen insight to the human soul, is Doakes the only one who gets the creep from me.

Dexter Morgan