Wanda De Jesus Biography
Birthday: August 26, 1958 (Virgo)
Born In: Manhattan, New York, United States
Wanda De Jesus is an American actor. She is a 'City University of New York' alumna. Wanda decided to follow her passion for acting at the age of 12. She, however, began her acting career through theater. By the end of the 1980s, she had ventured into TV and films, focusing majorly on the action genre. After a few brief appearances in TV series, Wanda proved herself as an actor with the soap opera 'Santa Barbara.' She is the fourth actor to play ‘Santana Andrade’ in the ‘NBC’ series. Some of Wanda’s other notable TV projects are 'CSI: Miami,' 'Law & Order: LA,' 'Live Shot,' 'All My Children,' and 'Sons of Anarchy.' She has also appeared in several TV movies, of which 'Almost a Woman,' based on the autobiography of Puerto Rican writer Esmeralda Santiago earned Wanda her first award. Some of her notable silver-screen projects are 'Illegal Tender,' 'Water & Power,' 'Blood Work,' 'Ghosts of Mars,' and 'The Ministers.' Wanda is in a live-in relationship with actor Jimmy Smits.