Audrey Esparza is an American actress best known for her starring role as FBI Agent Tasha Zapata in the mystery thriller television series Blindspot.
Esparza has appeared in a variety of television projects, including recurring roles on Power
and Black Box. Other TV credits include Blue Bloods, The Following, The Americans, Golden Boy and Madam Secretary. She can also be seen recurring on Public Morals.
On stage, Esparza co-starred in Rattlestick Playwrights Theater production of Underneath My Bed. Other theater credits include Post No Bills, The Leak, One Night in the Valley, Tetrology and Sangre.
Esparza was born and raised in the U.S./Mexico border city of Laredo, Texas. She graduated from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, spending all four years at the Experimental Theater Wing.