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|Date of Birth||March 20, 1974|
Garces was born in Medellín, Colombia. Her father was a fisherman and her mother a schoolteacher. She moved to the United States at a young age and grew up in Harlem, New York.
Garces co-starred in Paramount Pictures' 2002 teen sci-fi adventure, Clockstoppers, starring opposite Jesse Bradford. She was then cast in Richard Benjamin's hip-hop comedy Marci X opposite Lisa Kudrow and Damon Wayans.
Garces was next seen opposite Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones in the Revolution Studios feature, Man of the House. In 2004 she starred in National Lampoon's Pledge This!. She was featured on CSI: Miami and starred in a six episode arc on NBC's Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, as well as guest spots on HBO's hit series, The Sopranos and Oz. Garces then landed a role as a cast member on The Shield.
Garces appeared in New Line Cinema's Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and its 2008 sequel Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay and in the 2011 sequel A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, as Maria, the love interest and later the wife of John Cho's character.
Garces appears as documentarian Paula Morales in the ABC drama series Defying Gravity, which premiered in August 2009.
She was also featured in the video "Imagínate" with Wisin & Yandel, and rapper T-Pain. Garces has also co-starred on Guiding Light as Pilar Santos, and had a recurring role as Dr. Kelly Hernandez in the second season of the Syfy TV series Warehouse 13. She is also the persona and voice behind Aluna, a character in S2 Games' action RTS title, Heroes of Newerth.
On May 2011, Garces appeared in "Off the Beaten Path", the 11th episode of the first season of Breakout Kings. In 2013, she has been cast on Devious Maids.
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