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Florencia Lozano - Actress Profile and Biography

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Florencia Lozano - Actress Profile and Biography

Actress Florencia Lozano, who portrays the character of Tea Delgado on ABC's 'One Life to Live.'

Copyright by ABC Daytime, 2010

Character on 'One Life to Live':

Date of First Appearance on OLTL:

January 27, 1997

Date of Birth and Location:

December 16, 1969 in Princeton, New Jersey

Full Name:

Florencia Lozano

Parents and Siblings:

Eduardo and Elizabeth Lozano (parents) Julieta and Paula (sisters)

Marital Status:

Single

Interesting Facts About Florencia Lozano:

  • Florencia is a trained dancer.
  • She worked at the Repertorio Espanol and Intar’s theatre companies.
  • She won the role of Tea Delgado on OLTL in December 1996.
  • She attended NYU Acting Program.
  • Florencia is 5’6”.
  • Her mother is her hero.
  • Florencia describes herself as “Curious”.
  • Awards and Nominations:

    ‘Soap Opera Digest’ Award for Outstanding Female Newcomer OLTL - Nominated, 1998

    ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Soap Opera OLTL – Nominated, 1999, 2000;

    Charles Bowden Actor’s Award by the New Dramatists in NYC, 2003

    Florencia was named one of “Daytime’s Hardest Working Women” by About.com;

    Additionally, she was also given the title “One of Soap Opera’s Most Beautiful Women” by ‘Soap Opera Update’

    Filmography:

    Television:

    One Life to Live – Tea Delgado, 1997-2000; 2008-Present
    Ugly Betty – Penelope Del Rios, 2008
    The Sopranos – Salesgirl, 2008
    Law & Order: Special Victim’s Unit – Lauren Molby (1 episode), 2007
    Gossip Girl – Eleanor Waldorf, 2007
    The Jury – Dr. Callie Zebula, 2004
    Law & Order: Criminal Intent – Octavia Ruiz/Theresa Quinn (2 episodes), 2003-2007

    Films:

    7E – Eva (post production*), 2010
    Veronika Decides to Die – Dr. Thompson, 2009
    2B – Vicky Borano, 2009
    Deception – Clancey, Receptionist, 2008
    The Ministers – Celeste Santana, 2007
    Perfect Stranger – Lieutenant Tejada, 2007
    Bittersweet Place – Wendy, 2005

    Theatre:

    Antigone in Anouilh - Antigone
    Yerma - Maria
    Hamlet - Ophelia
    Lorca’s Blood Wedding - Mother
    Talk to Me like the Rain and Let Me Listen - Woman
    Blood In the Sink – Kate, housewife, 2002
    Lick – Joan Gore, 1999
    Loves Labor’s Lost – Rosaline, 2000
    Where’s My Money? – Marcia Marie, 2002
    Dirty Story – Wanda, graduate student
    Right You Are – Signora Ponza
    Last Easter – Production by Bryony Lavery
    Afterdark – Production by Karen Manning
    Electric Century – Production by Andrew Case

    Xtras:

    Florencia was a keynote speaker at The Celebration of The Actors for the Spencer Cherashore Fund, 2004.
    Florencia took part in the Pulitzer Prize Winner Drama “Anna in the Tropics” reading “Conchita”, Playbill Online, 2003.
    Florencia starred in a reading of “The Travels of Babar”, narrating in Spanish in NYC, 2002.

    Biography and Credits:

    Ms. Lozano was born on December 16, 1969 in Princeton, New Jersey to Eduardo and Spanish teacher, Elizabeth Lozano from Argentina. Florencia grew up in Newton Centre, MA. She spent less than two years at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY until transferring to Providence, RI and received her B.A. from Brown University in Literature. While there, she became very active in theatre and later relocated to New York. She earned her MFA degree at NYU’s Tisch School of Arts acting program.

    Ms. Lozano is an accomplished dancer in the areas of ballet, jazz, modern and flamenco. She was part of several theatre productions including, Yerma, Caucasian Chalk Circle, Hamlet and Antigone to name a few. She moved to Santa Moncia, CA but decided New York was where she wanted to be and returned.

    Florencia won the role of tough, no-holds-barred attorney, Tea Delgado on One Life to Live in December 1996. Her first airdate was January 27, 1997 and was also romantically involved with actor Christopher Welch at the time of her arrival on the soap. Working simultaneously on OLTL, Florencia pursued other acting gigs but eventually left OLTL in 2000. She starred in movies and several television prime time shows in which she played various homicide detectives. Florencia prepared for her roles by visiting the local homicide division of the local police precinct.

    With a loyal following of fans, Florencia continued to receive a mountain of fan mail on OLTL. She reprised her role in 2008 and continues to present day. She enjoys reading John Grisham novels and writing as Associate Artistic Director for the Labyrinth Theatre Company.

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