Maria Deluca in “Roswell, New Mexico”
Heather Hemmens stars as Maria Deluca, a free-spirited bartender/psychic and best friend of Liz, in The CW’s drama “Roswell, New Mexico.”
Hemmens is best known for her scene-stealing role as Alice Verdura on “Hellcats,” starring opposite Ashley Tisdale. She was also a female lead in Tyler Perry’s “If Loving You Is Wrong.” Other television credits include “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Without a Trace,” “CSI: Miami,” “CSI: New York” and “The Haves and the Have Nots.”
On the silver screen, Hemmens’ credits include “Complicity,” “Road to the Altar” and “The Candy Shop,” as well as the critically-acclaimed “Glory Road” and cult favorite “The Dukes of Hazzard.” Additionally, Hemmens directed and produced the short films “Designate” and “Perils of an Active Mind.”
Hemmens holds a black belt in martial arts and weapons training. She has been a Big Sister in the Big Brothers program for the past four years.
Hemmens resides in Los Angeles.