Angela Valdes played by Lela Loren
Focused and intelligent, Angela must toe the line between love and honor as she navigates her relationship with James St. Patrick, the former drug distributor ‘Ghost,’ who she is sworn to bring to justice as a federal prosecutor. Her ambition got her out of Queens, but will her love for James now ruin everything she’s worked for? Angela now must find a way to keep her integrity as a prosecutor, as she and her team prosecute Ghost for the murder of mourned FBI agent Greg Knox.
Lela Loren Bio
Lela Loren is one of Hollywood’s rising stars. She has impressed audiences through her work in film, television, theatre and even the digital space and continues to show her outstanding range and grace in a variety of projects.
In the summer of 2014, Lela was on Fox’s new action drama series “Gang Related,” alongside Terry O’Quinn, Jay Hernandez and Ramon Rodriguez where she played Silvia, caught in a love triangle with the two leads.
Loren also gave a standout performance in the thrilling Summit Entertainment film Snitch where she co-starred alongside Jon Bernthal and Dwayne Johnson. She also appeared in a lead role in the Lifetime television movie Stalkers opposite Drea De Matteo and Mena Suvari. The film is based on the true story of the prosecutor who authored the stalking law in California. She has ventured into comedy as well, appearing in Warner Bros’ The Hangover III, and Sony Pictures’ Reign Over Me opposite Adam Sandler and Don Cheadle.
Lela has also starred in the Bryan Singer-produced web series “H+”, a joint venture with Warner Bros Digital Distribution and YouTube. She has guest starred on a number of popular television series including: “The Closer,” “Covert Affairs,” “Lost,” “The Mentalist,” “Chuck,” “NCIS,” “The Unit,” “The Shield,” “CSI: NY,” “CSI: Miami,” “Cold Case” and many more.
In 2009, she gave a raved-about, leading performance on stage in “Boleros for the Disenchanted” written by José Rivera (acclaimed screenwriter of The Motorcycle Diaries). She was hailed as “first among equals” and “a rare find” for her portrayal as Flora.
Lela Loren was born and raised in California. She is multilingual; fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian.
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