Patricia Velasquez is a Venezuelan actress and model.
She has appeared in foreign films such as such as Le Jaguar, and Zapata. However, she is best known for her role as Ank Su Namun in The Mummy and its sequel The Mummy Returns.
Velasquez was critically acclaimed for her debut stage performance in the lead role of “School of the Americas” at the Public Theater in New York City. The play was produced by Philip Seymour Hoffman and written by Jose Rivera. Velasquez has appeared on many popular television shows including “American Family,” “CSI: Miami,” and “Arrested Development.”
As a result of her high-profile life as a celebrity-activist, Velasquez was a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show, a frequent judge at Ford Models’ Supermodel of the World contest and is frequently featured in main stream media as a Latina celebrity.
Patricia received the “Best Actress” award in the “Women’s Feature” category of the 2015 North Carolina Film Festival for her performance in “Liz in September”.
Most recently she can be seen in the Warner Bros thriller The Curse of La Llorona, opposite Linda Cardellini as the character Patricia Alvarez.