Aug. 10th, 1975
Miami, Florida, USA
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- She grew up in a tight-knit middle-class family of artists: a sculptor grandfather, musician father and painter mother.
- Graduated from the University of Miami with double Bachelor of Arts degrees in film production and theatre.
- She is of Cuban descent.
- Her mother works on the University of Miami Medical School Campus and her father is an X-ray Technician at Palmetto Hospital.
- Starred in many independent student films while in college.
- Her grandfather and grandmother, fled Cuba 40 years ago.
- She was a restaurant hostess before her life changed overnight.
- After a nationwide search, Tessie landed the starring role in the action adventuring series Queen of Swords, this was her first professional audition right out of college.
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