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4Marisol Nichols (born November 2, 1973 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actress.
6Nichols is best known for her role as Special Agent Nadia Yassir in the Creator/{{FOX}} terrorism thriller ''Series/TwentyFour'', which she portrayed during its sixth season in 2007.
8Outside of that series, she has appeared frequently in television, holding main or supporting roles in works like ''Series/{{GCB}}'', ''Series/{{NCIS}}'', and ''Series/CriminalMinds''.
10She's also known for her work in works intended for a {{young adult}} audience. She appeared as the The Desert Wolf on Creator/{{MTV}}'s ''Series/TeenWolf'', based on [[Film/TeenWolf the film of the same name]]. Since 2017, she's starred as Hermione Lodge (mother of Veronica) in Creator/TheCW's ''Series/{{Riverdale}}'', based on the ComicBook/ArchieComics franchise.
13!! Selected filmography:
14* ''Film/{{Scream 2}}'' (1997) as Dawnie
15* ''Series/BoyMeetsWorld'' (1999) as Kelly
16* ''Series/ColdCase'' (2004) as Elisa
17* ''BlindJustice'' (2005) as Detective Karen Bettancourt
18* ''Film/BigMommasHouse 2'' (2006) as Liliana Morales
19* ''Series/{{In Justice|2006}}'' (2006) as Sonya Quintano
20* ''Series/{{TwentyFour}}'' (2007) as Nadia Yassir
21* ''Series/TheGates'' (2010) as Sarah Monohan
22* ''Series/{{GCB}}'' (2012) as Heather Cruz
23* ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' (2014 -- 2015) as ATF Special Agent Zoe Keats
24* ''Series/TeenWolf'' (2014 -- 2015) as The Desert Wolf
25* ''Series/CriminalMinds'' (2015 -- 2016) as Agent Natalie Colfax
26* ''Series/{{Riverdale}}'' (2017 -- present) as Hermione Lodge
28!! She provides examples of:
29* AmbiguouslyBrown: She's of Mexican descent on her mother's side, and many of her roles reflect this, but she's also apparently ethnically ambiguous enough to play people of other racial backgrounds. Her character on ''24'', for example, was Pakistani-American.