Andrea Navedo is an American actress. She started her acting career in the mid ’90s. Her debut was as Linda Soto on the soap opera One Life to Live. She next starred as Theresa Sandoval on Guiding Light. In the 2000s, she had roles in the films Double Take and Washington Heights. She then became known for her recurring role as Detective Ana Cordova on Law & Order. In the 2010s, she had recurring parts on How to Make It in America, Golden Boy, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. As of 2014, she stars as Xiomara “Xo” Villanueva on the comedy-drama series Jane the Virgin. This year, she appeared in the film Bright.