Gina Torres

Torres in 2011, Helga Esteb /

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 has a daughter with her former husband, actor Laurence Fishburne.

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.


Curious about ethnicity

11 Responses

  1. slowdive says:

    Evenly balanced mulatta in my opinion. Would guess her to be literally 50/50.

  2. Gurrl says:

    Latin European/African

  3. M says:

    She does look mixed.

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