Marta is an actress, writer and director based in Los Angeles California. After graduating from the University of Texas, Marta landed leading roles in the feature films Side FX (with Amber Heard) and Red Ridge (with Louis Herthum of WestWorld). She moved to Los Angeles following her first theatrical debut in Believe In Me ( with Jeffrey Donovan of Burn Notice, Fargo). Her TV career began with recurring roles on Showtime’s Weeds and Nickelodeon’s iCarly, but didn‘t stop there. You can find Marta on CBS‘s Criminal Minds, Code Black, NCIS: LA and CSI: NY. Shonda Rhimes cast Marta in her hit show Off The Map on ABC where she played opposite Meryl Streep’s daughter, Mami Gummer. She also appeared on ABC‘s hit show Castle and Nickelodeon’s Baby Daddy. Marta is most proud of her starring role as Olivia for the Lifetime Network on the series Life with Olivia, where she and other Lifetime Network stars helped to campaign the fight against Breast Cancer. Marta played Shay Macon on ABC’s procedural drama pilot Staties from the creators of Castle and Code Black. Her diverse ability to play both drama and comedy landed her the role of Krista on Hallmark Network‘s Hopeless Romantic. Other TV series credits on various networks include Kings of Van Nuys, Reno 911, Moms, Divergence, 5th Quarter, The Men‘s Room, Drake and Josh and more! Marta’s love for storytelling developed into writing, producing and directing. Her first feature film as a producer, 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. More recently, she directed the short film, Sisters, funded by crowdsourcing on Indiegogo. The feature version of the film was shot 100% in Mexico in which she starred and wrote. Marta is a board member for the organization Enrichment Works. The organization provides young people with what is often their first experience of a live theatrical performance to inspire learning. She began as a performer with the organization 12 years ago, teaching kids about literacy and perseverance in their show “Sor Juana” and witnessed first hand the impact the organization makes on local schools. She values the program and is honored to be a part of continuing its important work. She also volunteers at the Frida Kahlo theater in East Los Angeles teaching young Latine and handicap actors.