Natalie Morales is an American television and film actress. She is known best in the TV world for her roles on such series as "The Middleman," "White Collar," and "Trophy Wife." She has also starred in the films "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" and "Going the Distance."
Natalie Morales was born in Kendall, Florida, and is of Cuban descent. As a child, she went to St. Agatha Catholic School before moving on to Southwest Miami Senior High School. While there, she also participated in the University of Miami's Dow Jones Minority High School Journalism Workshop. Of course, this would not reflect on her future career as an actress, but is still worth noting to showcase her other interests.
By 2006, Natalie began to slowly make her way into the Hollywood limelight, landing a small role on the CBS drama, "CSI: Miami," while also voicing the character of Aiyana in the video game version of "Pimp My Ride." Around the same time, she began work producing a television pilot called "Quitters," which was never picked up for TV, but did become a webseries on which she also starred. The year 2008 saw Natalie land her first true breakout role, though, as she was cast on the ABC Family series, "The Middleman." While the series itself was short-lived, it did give her the exposure to start landing bigger and better gigs.
Natalie has since gone on to play numerous roles in various television series and film. An initial guest spot on "White Collar" turned into a series regular role in the series first season, which then lead to be cast in films such as "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" and "Going the Distance" in 2010. natalie has since continued to play substantial guest roles on series such as "Parks and Recreation" and "90210," as well as well as another series regular role on ABC's "Trophy Wife."