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Marta Cross

Board Member

Marta is an actress, writer and producer based in Los Angeles. After graduating from the University of Texas she landed leading roles in the feature films Side FX and Red Ridge. Her TV career began with recurring roles on Showtimes Weeds and Nickelodeon's iCarly.  She has appeared on Criminal Minds, Code Black, Castle, Baby Daddy, Moms, Drake and Josh, Reno 911, CSI: NY, NCIS:LA and many others.  Shonda Rhimes cast Marta in her hit show Off the Map on ABC. Marta is most proud of her starring role as Olivia for the Lifetime Network on the series Life with Olivia where she and other stars helped to campaign for the fight against breast cancer. In 2018. Marta's love of storytelling developed into writing, producing and directing.  Her first feature film The Land of Shadowed Sand won an Audience Award at the Austin Film Festival.  Her film directorial debut was with the award winning short Sober, based on real life events.  She recently directed the short film Sisters.  Marta's love for Enrichment Works began as an actor in the play Sor Juana.  She witnessed first-hand the impact the organization makes on students and schools.  She values the program and is honored to be part of continuing its important work.