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June 18, 1947 (76)
Ivonne Coll is a Puerto Rican actress and singer, best known for her role as Alba Villanueva in the television series “Jane the Virgin.”
Coll’s career has spanned various forms of entertainment, most notably in television and film. She first came into the spotlight as Miss Puerto Rico in the Miss Universe 1967 pageant before transitioning to acting. She made her Broadway debut in the musical “Goodtime Charley” in 1975. However, she gained widespread recognition with her role in “Lean on Me” in 1989. Coll later took on roles in television series like “Switched at Birth,” “Teen Wolf,” and “Glee,” but her portrayal of Alba Villanueva in “Jane the Virgin” received critical acclaim and became one of her most iconic roles.
Coll has collaborated with an array of artists, celebrities, and influential individuals. She worked with Morgan Freeman in “Lean on Me,” appeared alongside Gina Rodriguez and Justin Baldoni in “Jane the Virgin,” and shared the screen with Tyler Posey in “Teen Wolf.” Her role in “Glee” allowed her to collaborate with stars like Lea Michele and Cory Monteith. Additionally, she worked with Katie Leclerc and Vanessa Marano in “Switched at Birth,” as well as with Chazz Palminteri in “A Bronx Tale.” Coll’s stage credits include working with actors like Joel Grey in “Goodtime Charley” and Tony Plana in the stage production of “Real Women Have Curves.”
Coll has received significant attention for her work. The show, “Jane the Virgin,” won a Peabody Award in 2014 and was nominated for several other honors. Coll’s performance was particularly praised for its depth and complexity, providing a nuanced portrayal of a Latina grandmother in a mainstream American show.