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Carmen Gloria is an actress & artist in multiple mediums. She writes, paints, directs/produces/edits film and is a songwriter, currently working on a few creative projects. She is also a proud U.S. Army Veteran.
Carmen was born Carmen Gloria Pérez in Bronx, New York, and raised mostly in Puerto Rico. At 17 years old, she joined the U.S. Army active duty for six years. After being stationed overseas and in Washington, D.C., becoming a Sergeant by the age of 21, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Government and International Politics with a minor in Legal Studies at George Mason University, she moved to Hollywood.
In Hollywood, California, she acted in over 60 projects, including guest-starring on Nip/Tuck, Everybody Hates Chris, The Shield, General Hospital, recurring on Lucha Underground, and starring in He's Just Not That Into You, among other films, commercials and theatre plays. She also won Best Supporting Actress by the Valley Theatre League Artistic Director Achievement (ADA) Awards for the play “Soldiers Don’t Cry” in 2003.
As a singer/songwriter, Carmen Gloria has released several music projects, including the most recent Latin-Jazz/Neo-Soul Fusion EP, "The Art Of Love," (with great reviews by Jazz Reloaded and The Smooth Jazz Ride blogs). Carmen Gloria has had hits on Billboard's Top 40 Hot Dance Club Play & Top 10 UK Commercial Pop Charts, “Emergency” & “Overload”, and UK chart topper, the Super Stylers remix of “Run Little Devil” (as Carmen Perez). “Pajarito,” a piece she co-composed with late British producer Matt Powell, is also featured in the Café Del Mar ~ Dreams 9 album.
Now based out of Norway for the past year, Carmen Gloria has already worked as an actress on two Norwegian TV series; a comedy titled "Det Kunne Vært Verre" playing Sofia, and a featured role in upcoming TV series "Magnus."
Carmen Gloria is fluent in Spanish, English and speaks intermediate level Norwegian. She used the name Carmen Perez before, having to change the name recently due to her being confused with others in the media using the same name.
For paintings/artwork inquiries, please contact Carmen Gloria via the Contact section in this website.