Cerina Vincent in 2006
Ben Waller(m. 2008–2013)
Cerina Vincent (born February 7, 1979) is an American actress and writer best known for playing Maya the Yellow Galaxy Ranger in the television series Power Rangers Lost Galaxy and Suzy Diaz in Stuck in the Middle , as well as her film appearances in Not Another Teen Movie , Cabin Fever , It Waits , and Everybody Wants to Be Italian . She has written three books with Jodi Lipper, and writes a regular column for The Huffington Post .
Power Rangers Lost Galaxy is an American television series and the seventh season of the Power Rangers franchise, based on the Super Sentai series Seijuu Sentai Gingaman. The series was the first to follow the Sentai tradition of a new cast with each new series.
Stuck in the Middle is an American comedy television series developed by Alison Brown and Linda Videtti Figueiredo and created by Alison Brown that aired on Disney Channel from February 14, 2016 to July 23, 2018. The series stars Jenna Ortega, Ronni Hawk, Isaak Presley, Ariana Greenblatt, Kayla Maisonet, Nicolas Bechtel, Malachi Barton, Cerina Vincent, and Joe Nieves. In addition to the series' regular episodes, the series also aired six shorts on December 16, 2016.
Not Another Teen Movie is a 2001 American teen comedy film directed by Joel Gallen and written by Mike Bender, Adam Jay Epstein, Andrew Jacobson, Phil Beauman, and Buddy Johnson. It features an ensemble cast including Chyler Leigh, Chris Evans, Jaime Pressly, Eric Christian Olsen, Eric Jungmann, Mia Kirshner, Deon Richmond, Cody McMains, Sam Huntington, Samm Levine, Cerina Vincent, Ron Lester, Randy Quaid, Lacey Chabert, and Riley Smith.
Vincent was born on February 7, 1979 in Las Vegas, Nevada, to parents of Italian descent.Vincent loved to perform from an early age, encouraged by her mother who was a dance instructor. She performed in a Christmas production at Diskin Elementary School, learning the lines for all the characters. She also appeared in productions at the Rainbow Company Youth Theater, which was sponsored by the Cultural Affairs division of Las Vegas. In 1996, at the age of sixteen, Vincent won the Miss Nevada Teen USA title and competed at Miss Teen USA. Though she made it to the top 5, she failed to place at the pageant (televised live), which was held in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
The Las Vegas Valley is a major metropolitan area in the southern part of the U.S. state of Nevada. The state's largest urban agglomeration, it is the heart of the Las Vegas–Paradise-Henderson, NV MSA. The Valley is largely defined by the Las Vegas Valley landform, a 600 sq mi (1,600 km2) basin area surrounded by mountains to the north, south, east and west of the metropolitan area. The Valley is home to the three largest incorporated cities in Nevada: Las Vegas, Henderson and North Las Vegas. Five unincorporated towns governed by the Clark County government are part of the Las Vegas Township and constitute the largest community in the state of Nevada.
Nevada is a state in the Western United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California to the west, Arizona to the southeast and Utah to the east. Nevada is the 7th most extensive, the 32nd most populous, but the 9th least densely populated of the U.S. states. Nearly three-quarters of Nevada's people live in Clark County, which contains the Las Vegas–Paradise metropolitan area where three of the state's four largest incorporated cities are located. Nevada's capital, however, is Carson City.
The Miss Nevada Teen USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Nevada in the Miss Teen USA pageant.
Vincent graduated from Durango High School in 1997, and moved to Los Angeles, where she attended Marymount College on a scholarship.Between classes she went on auditions and eventually landed several commercials and a role on USA High for the USA Network.
Durango High School is a public high school in Spring Valley, Nevada, USA, with an enrollment of approximately 2600 students. It is a part of the Area 4 region of the Clark County School District, which is the fifth largest school district in the United States. Durango High School's main sports rivals are Bishop Gorman High School and Spring Valley High School.
In 1999, Vincent appeared in her first film role as a bratty teenager in the thriller Fear Runs Silent, starring Billy Dee Williams.Vincent's first major role as an actress was as the Yellow Galaxy Ranger Maya in the 1999 television series Power Rangers Lost Galaxy . Vincent later recalled, "It was a great way to learn a lot and get a taste for this business on a small show like that, but for kids. It was cool to be a role model for kids."
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Following the success of Power Rangers Lost Galaxy, Vincent landed roles on MTV's Undressed , Son of the Beach, Malcolm in the Middle , Felicity and Ally McBeal .She also returned as Maya in the two-part Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue episode “Trakeena’s Revenge”, which saw the two teams of Rangers team up.
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In 2001, Vincent appeared in the feature film spoof Not Another Teen Movie as the foreign exchange student Areola who appears throughout the entire film nude. The character was a spoof of Shannon Elizabeth's character Nadia in American Pie . Vincent found the role challenging, never having appeared nude in a film, or even auditioned for a nude role. During the course of filming, however, she became more comfortable with the character.In a 2011 interview, Vincent commented on her experience performing nude for the first time:
Nudity in film is the presentation in a film of at least one person who is nude, partially nude or wearing less clothing than contemporary norms in some societies consider "modest". Since the development of the medium, inclusion in films of any form of sexuality has been controversial, and in the case of most nude scenes has had to be justified as being part of the story, in the concept of "artistically justifiable nudity". In some cases nudity is itself the object of a film or is used in the development of the character of the subject. In some cases, nudity has been criticized as "superfluous" or "gratuitous" to the plot, and some film producers have been accused of including nudity in a film to appeal to certain audiences. Many actors and actresses have appeared nude, or exposing parts of their bodies or dressed in ways considered provocative by contemporary standards at some point in their careers.
Shannon Elizabeth Fadal is an American actress and former fashion model. Elizabeth has appeared in comedy films such as American Pie, Scary Movie and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. She has also appeared in horror films such as Jack Frost, Thirteen Ghosts, Cursed, and Night of the Demons. She was described as a sex symbol for her role in the 1999 comedy film American Pie. She also had a cameo in the film Love Actually and in Catch a Christmas Star in which she sings for the first time on camera.
American Pie is a 1999 American teen sex comedy film written by Adam Herz and directed by brothers Paul and Chris Weitz, in their directorial film debut. It is the first film in the American Pie theatrical series. The film was a box-office hit and spawned three direct sequels: American Pie 2 (2001), American Wedding (2003), and American Reunion (2012). The film concentrates on five best friends who attend East Great Falls High. With the exception of Stifler, the guys make a pact to lose their virginity before their high school graduation. The title is borrowed from the song of the same name and refers to a scene in the film, in which the protagonist is caught masturbating with a pie after being told that third base feels like "warm apple pie". Writer Adam Herz has stated that the title also refers to the quest of losing one's virginity in high school, which is as "American as apple pie."
It's weird, it's hard because your body is your body and it's personal. It's easier to shoot that scene because everyone was professional and my character was ridiculous—I did many different accents in the movie, and it was funny ... it was a comedy. So, shooting the scenes was the easy part—with it being out there forever and ever and ever ... that's more of a mental ... it screws with your head a little bit and you question your decisions, but I don't have any regrets.
In 2003, Vincent starred in the R-rated horror film Cabin Fever , which featured some of her most memorable film moments, including her "leg-shaving" scene and the "plane crash" seduction and sex scene. The film included topless scenes and two sex scenes with two different characters. Fearing that she would be typecast into nude roles, Vincent was cautious about over-exposing herself in the film, which became a point of contention between her and director Eli Roth.
Starting in 2004, Vincent appeared in a series of theatrical and television films, including Murder-Set-Pieces (2004) as the L.A. Girl, Intermedio (2005) as Gen, and Conversations with Other Women (2005) as Sarah the Dancer. In 2005, she appeared in her first starring role in the film It Waits (2005) as forest ranger Danielle "Danny" St. Claire. In 2006, she appeared in The Surfer King as Tiffany, Seven Mummies as Lacy, and the Sci-Fi Channel original movie Sasquatch Mountain as Erin Price, alongside Lance Henriksen. In 2007, she appeared in the television films Manchild and Wifey, as well as Return to House on Haunted Hill as Michelle, and Everybody Wants to Be Italian as Marisa Costa. In 2008, she appeared in Toxic as Malvi, the independent film Just Add Water as The Mrs., and in Fashion Victim.
Vincent returned to television in 2005 with appearances on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation , Palmetto Pointe and Sex, Love & Secrets . Since then she has worked on the series Bones , Two and a Half Men , Gary Unmarried , Zombie Family, Mike & Molly , and in The Walking Dead . Vincent also returned to films in 2012, appearing in Complacent as Myah Sanderson, Chasing Happiness as Andrea, and played the title role in MoniKa, for which she was the executive producer. In 2013, Vincent appeared in The Thanksgiving House in the role of Ashleigh,and produced and starred in the acclaimed horror short Skypemare which also starred Annika Marks, Ryan Dillon, and Adam J. Yeend; the film screened at Telluride Horror Show and ScreamFest 2013 in Los Angeles. Vincent has a small role in the indie movie Broken Memories.
From 2016 to 2018, Vincent played Suzy Diaz, mother to seven children on the Disney Channel series Stuck in the Middle .The series ran for three seasons.
In November 2018, Vincent announced her pregnancy with her first child, a boy with her long time partner Mike Estes.Her son Nicola Vincent "Nico" Apollo was born on February 4, 2019.
|2001||Not Another Teen Movie||Areola|
|2002||Darkened Room||Girl #2||Short film|
|2004||Final Sale||Cerina||Short film|
|2005||Conversations with Other Women||Sarah the Dancer|
|2005||It Waits||Danielle "Danny" St. Claire|
|2006||The Surfer King||Tiffany|
|2006||Sasquatch Mountain||Erin Price|
|2007||Return to House on Haunted Hill||Michelle||Direct-to-video|
|2007||Everybody Wants to Be Italian||Marisa Costa|
|2008||Just Add Water||The Mrs.|
|2008||Fashion Victim||TV Reporter|
|2010||The United Monster Talent Agency||Kay||Short film|
|2013||The Thanksgiving House||Ashleigh|
|2013||Skypemare||Alison||Short film; producer|
|2015||Bring Me the Head of Lance Henriksen||Cerina|
|2015||Tales of Halloween||Ellena Bishop|
|1999||Power Rangers Lost Galaxy||Maya/Yellow Galaxy Ranger||Main role, 45 episodes|
|2000||Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue||Maya/Yellow Galaxy Ranger||2 episodes|
|2000–2002||Son of the Beach||Mandy/Sorority Girl||2 episodes|
|2001||City Guys||Nicole||1 episode|
|2001||Malcolm in the Middle||Carly||Episode: "Malcolm vs. Reese"|
|2001||Dead Last||Sorority Girl Cindy||1 episode|
|2001||Felicity||Denise Jensen||Episode: “Miss Conception”|
|2002||Ally McBeal||Penny||Episode: “Another One Bites the Dust”|
|2005||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Gwen||Episode: “4x4”|
|2005||Palmetto Pointe||Girl at Party||1 episode|
|2005||Sex, Love & Secrets||Party Girl||1 episode|
|2005||Grounded For Life||Heather||1 episode|
|2006||Bones||Denise||Episode: “The Girl in Suite 2103”|
|2007||Grasping At Straws||Tracy||Unsold television Pilot|
|2008||Two and a Half Men||LuLu||Episode: “A Little Clammy and None too Fresh”|
|2009||Gary Unmarried||Miss St. James||Episode: “Gary Dates Louise’s Teacher”|
|2012||Zombie Family||Cindy Apple||1 episode|
|2012||Mike & Molly||Desri/The Dress||2 episodes|
|2012–2013||The Walking Dead: Cold Storage||Kelly||2 episodes|
|2014||Workaholics||Laura||2 episodes; including “Three and a Half Men”|
|2014||Jennifer Falls||Caroline||Episode: “Staycation”|
|2015||Stay Filthy, Cali||Web series; 3 episodes|
|2016–2018||Stuck In The Middle||Suzy Diaz||Main role|
|2017||Scary Endings||Becky||Voice role; Episode: “The Water Rises”|
Vincent and her co-writer Jodi Lipper had written a regular column for The Huffington Post since 2007.The last post went up in 2016. The pair have also authored three books:
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7. Exclusive Q&A with Cerina Vincent from ‘Stuck in the Middle’ on the New Season, Her Favorite Beauty Products & More! Feeling the Vibe Magazine. December 6, 2017.
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