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Ana Ortiz: You Have To Have Tremendous Heart For This Show

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Ana Ortiz admits she had a painful childhood.  Not because of any emotional trauma, but because she was a ballet dancer for nine years.

"I broke down so badly." said Ana, co-star of "Devious Maids" and "Ugly Betty" before that.  "I was on point for a year and a half, and my toes were bleeding through the toe shoes.

And when asked why she would put herself through that, Ana tells Steve Edwards and Maria Sansone on Good Day L.A., "That's what dancers do.  You have to have tremendous heart and soul.  It's a nightmare."

Next, for the young Ana Ortiz was singing, and eventually the acting profession which has earned her lots of fans, something for which she is very grateful.  "They are the most devoted fans."

Fun Facts About Ana Ortiz (Source: Wikipedia)

  • She is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Hilda Suarez in the ABC comedy-drama series Ugly Betty (2006-2010). She in currently starring as Marisol Suarez in the Lifetime comedy-drama series Devious Maids.
  • On television, Ortiz's appeared in several shows including NYPD Blue, Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman, Commander In Chief, Boston Legal, ER, The New Adventures of Old Christine, Over There, her first full-time series role, Kristin and Everybody Loves Raymond. Ortiz also had a guest-starring role on Army Wives during its second season as a waitress named Sandi.
  • Ortiz also appeared in the 2010 music video for Enrique Iglesias and Juan Luis Guerra's "Cuando me enamoro".

Twitter: @TheRealAnaOrtiz



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