Carmen Pérez is an actress, singer, songwriter, visual artist and a U.S. Army Veteran (this is NOT the activist). She was born 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 to pursue an acting career.
As a singer/songwriter, an instrumental chillout/lounge music piece “Pajarito,” she co-wrote/co-composed with British producer Matt Powell was featured in the Café Del Mar ~ Dreams 9 album, released October 31, 2016. She 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.” She also released a pop EP “Space Girl” January 2017 and is going to release a Latin-Jazz Fusion EP in October 2017. She continues to work on a few music collaborations, including with an international act called Fantastiques, which also just had a #49 breakout for the song “Beautiful Terminator” in the Billboard Hot Dance Club Dance Charts (July 29, 2017 Issue).
As an actress, Carmen is currently recurring as Captain Vasquez on the Robert Rodriguez/Mark Burnett hit TV series “Lucha Underground.” She has over 60 acting credits and 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 visual artist, Carmen has been acclaimed for using bold edges and vibrant colors and is continuously inspired by her experiences and world travels. She has exhibited her artwork in the Los Angeles area and sold artwork on both the United States & internationally, including art commissions.
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