Eva La Rue starred for seven years as the vivacious and brilliant Natalia Boa Vista on the CBS primetime series “CSI: Miami.” La Rue’s portrayal of this DNA lab specialist-turned-CSI with a knack for grant writing garnered her praise in TV Guide as “the sexiest federal grant writer television has ever had.”
Presently, La Rue is the national spokesperson for the Beckstrand Cancer Foundation, a non-profit offering financial aid to those families with members battling cancer as well as offering college scholarships to students with cancer and survivors. In 2011, she was in a major television and print PSA campaign for the foundation.
In 2008, La Rue appeared opposite Samuel L. Jackson on the big screen in the MGM thriller “Lakeview Terrace.” She earned an Emmy® nomination and NAACP nomination for her long running portrayal of Dr. Maria Santos on the popular ABC daytime drama “All My Children,” where she played the quintessential heroine. For this role she also won the prestigious Gracie Award by the Foundation of American Women in Radio and Television as well as winning two
highly-esteemed American Latino Media Association (ALMA) Awards. She received a second Emmy® nomination for the song she co-wrote and performed on “All My Children” entitled Dance Again With You.
In addition, La Rue starred in the highly-rated Lifetime Network film, “Cries in the Dark” and she had a recurring role as George’s sister on the ABC hit show “The George Lopez Show.” Other TV credits include recurring roles on the NBC series “Third Watch” and Showtime’s “Soul Food” as well as starring roles in Danielle Steele’s “Remembrance” and “A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story.”
La Rue resides in Los Angeles with her husband Joe, daughter Kaya and two dogs, Bingo and Frank.