JoAnna Garcia was born August 10, 1979 in Tampa, Florida
. She is an American television and film actress of Cuban
Biography and Career :
Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, she first started performing at the age of 10 when she auditioned for a local theater production and landed the lead. While she caught the bug immediately, her parents put school first and she continued to feed her passion by acting in local plays.
While in high school, she was discovered by Nickelodeon and commuted from Florida to Montreal, Canada
to star for two seasons in the television series Ar
e You Afraid of the Dark? After graduating from high school, she spent a year attending Florida State University, but Hollywood was calling. JoAnna Garcia moved to Los Angeles
and, the day she arrived, landed a role in the television movie Holy Joe.
She is best known for her portrayal of "Cheyenne Hart-Montgomery" on The WB sitcom Reba (2001-present). Joanna Garcia previously played "Vicki Appleby," a recurring character on the short-lived NBC dramedy Freaks and Geeks (1999-2000).
She also guest starred in a controversial role as student "Susan Potter" in a 2000 episode of Boston Public. The character she played on Boston Public was caught performing oral sex in the school hallway in an effort to influence a school election.
In high school, she was discovered by Nickelodeon and starred for two seasons on Are You Afraid of the Dark?, after which she attended Florida State University for a year before pursuing acting full-time.
She has also appeared in the original television movies From the Earth to the Moon and Love's Deadly Triangle: The Texas Cadet Murder. When she's not working, JoAnna Garcia volunteers teaching English as a second language to pre-school-aged children in Los Angeles.
- Height: 5' 5"/1.65 m
- She played the President's daughter in the original pilot for the TV show "DAG." However the show was revamped before airing and her character was eliminated.
- She is a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority.
- She was homecoming queen at Florida's Tampa Catholic High School.
- Her dad Jay is a gynecologist, her mom Loraine is a homemaker and brother Michael is a medical school student.
- She is of Cuban descent.
- In her spare time she teaches junior/high school students English as a second language.
- She attended Independent Day School in Tampa, a local private school.
- Initiation of Sarah (2006) (TV)
- Parental Guidance Suggested (2007)
- "Family Guy"
- A-List (2005)
- The U: Uncut (2005)
- "What I Like About You"
- Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
- "Off Centre"
- "Going to California"
- American Pie 2 (2001)
- "Go Fish"
- "Boston Public"
- "Opposite Sex"
- "Freaks and Geeks"
- "CI5: The New Professionals"
- "Pacific Blue"
- Holy Joe (1999) (TV)
- "Dawson's Creek"
- "Party of Five"
- "Any Day Now"
- "From the Earth to the Moon" (1998) (mini) TV Series
- "Second Noah"
- Love's Deadly Triangle: The Texas Cadet Murder (1997) (TV)
- "Step by Step"
- "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" (1992) TV Series (1994-1996)
- "SeaQuest DSV"
- "Clarissa Explains It All".
JoAnna Garcia's Dates :
Trace Ayala (2006 - now)
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