Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 25, 1969
Ethnicity: Cuban [African, likely other]
Gina Torres is an American actress and singer. She was born in Manhattan, to black Cuban parents, and grew up in a predominantly Latino community. She is able to speak Spanish and Russian and is a talented mezzo soprano singer. Gina is married to actor Laurence Fishburne, with whom she has a daughter.
She has appeared in a few popular television series, including Xena: Warrior Princess, Alias, and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. In Alias, she playe Anna Espinosa, a Cuban-born KGB spy.