Marisol Nichols (born November 2, 1973 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actress.
She's also known for her work in works intended for a young adult audience. She appeared as the The Desert Wolf on MTV's Teen Wolf, based on the film of the same name. Since 2017, she's starred as Hermione Lodge (mother of Veronica) in The CW's Riverdale, based on the Archie Comics franchise.
- Scream 2 (1997) as Dawnie
- Boy Meets World (1999) as Kelly
- Cold Case (2004) as Elisa
- Blind Justice (2005) as Detective Karen Bettancourt
- Big Momma's House 2 (2006) as Liliana Morales
- In Justice (2006) as Sonya Quintano
- TwentyFour (2007) as Nadia Yassir
- The Gates (2010) as Sarah Monohan
- GCB (2012) as Heather Cruz
- NCIS (2014 — 2015) as ATF Special Agent Zoe Keats
- Teen Wolf (2014 — 2015) as The Desert Wolf
- Criminal Minds (2015 — 2016) as Agent Natalie Colfax
- Riverdale (2017 — present) as Hermione Lodge
She provides examples of:
- Ambiguously Brown: 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.