Seidy Lopez was born in beautiful Merida Yucatan Mexico. At the age of four, she and her family moved to the United States for the first time in search of a more rewarding life. When she turned ten her parents found it necessary to return to Yucatan with their three children where they would learn how to properly read, write and speak the Spanish language. The Lopez family returned to the states two years later with their children completely bilingual.
Seidy's experience as a performer began at age twelve when she formed a singing group called "Sensation". The group won several talent competitions in Los Angeles. At the age of 14 she decided to hone in on her vocal skills, and with the help of her Jr. High teacher, Mr. Gleason, she auditioned for the Los Angeles County High School for the Performing Arts at Cal State University. As a member of their vocal ensemble, Seidy was given the opportunity to perform in such prestigious venues as the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The following year at Hollywood High School of the Performing Arts, Seidy discovered theater and focused her attention on acting.
At the age of seventeen Seidy also became a member of an educational theater troupe called "Project Able ". The theater troupe toured venues throughout California, including jails and juvenile halls, teaching AIDS education.
Seidy's big break came in 1993 when Alison Anders cast her as Mousie in her critically acclaimed movie "Mi Vida Loca", Seidy captured the essence of life in the hood for Los Angeles female gang members. Starring in this film helped Seidy gain recognition in the Latino community and gave her the opportunity to work with other wonderful directors such as; Quentin Tarantino, Joel Schumacher and Antoine Fuqua. However the director that has been most influential to her career has been Gregory Nava, casting her in films such as Mi Familia , Selena and later reuniting her with Esai Morales in his wonderful series American Family. Seidy's career has continued with unforgettable roles such as Cindy in the Film Luminarias, Elian's mother in The Elian Gonzales Story, Gabriela in the self titled film, and the coy sexy bakery girl Cynthia Limon in the television series Resurrection Blvd.
Seidy lives with her husband and two children in Los Angeles California. She is an amazing actress and is living a true American Dream. "Si Se Puede".
Name: Seidy Lopez
Known for: Training Day