Stephanie Beatriz (born February 10, 1981 in Neuquén, Argentina) is an American actress who is known for her role as Jessica in the independent drama film Short Term 12.
She is an influential actress who has brought her own experiences with her bisexuality to the show. In Season 5, Episode 10 "Game Night," Rosa Diaz comes out as bisexual to her parents and her precinct.
Beatriz moved to the United States when she was three, along with her parents and younger sister, and grew up in Webster, Texas. There, she attended Clear Brook High School and later Stephens College, which she graduated from in 2002, at which time she moved to New York City. Later, she moved to Los Angeles, where she currently lives.
- 2009: The Closer as Camilla Santiago (1 episode)
- 2012: The Smart One as Natalee
- 2013: Short Term 12 as Jessica
- 2013: Southland as Belinda Cargrove (1 episode)
- 2013: Jessie as Salma Espinoza (1 episode)
- 2013: Hello Ladies as Gatekeeper (1 episode)
- 2013-2016: Modern Family as Sonia (3 episodes)
- 2014: You're Not You as Jill
- 2013 - Present: Brooklyn Nine-Nine as Detective Rosa Diaz
- 2016: Ice Age: Collision Course as Gertie
- 2018: BoJack Horseman as Gina Cazador
- 2019: One Day at a Time as Pilar (1 episode)
- 2019: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part as General Mayhem / Sweet Mayhem
- 2020: In The Heights movie as Carla