Boti Bliss is an American actress best known for her role as DNA analyst Maxine Valera in the television crime drama CSI: Miami, since 2003.
Prior to landing her role on CSI, Bliss had appeared mainly in guest starring roles in television, including the shows Cybill, The Magnificent Seven, The Pretender, Nash Bridges, Pacific Blue and Charmed.
She has appeared in the following feature films to date:
Broken and Bleeding (1998)
Bubble Boy (2001)
Power Play (2002)
Ted Bundy (2002)
National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze (2003)
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green (2005)
Stage Kiss (2006)
I'm Reed Fish (2006)
She has also acted in the made-for-TV movie Roadracers (1994), and the direct-to-video releases Warlock III: The End of Innocence (1999) and Dumped (2000).
In 2004 she voiced her TV character in CSI: Miami in the videogame of the same name.
Bliss had an unusual childhood, growing up in a teepee outside of the mountain town of Aspen with her step-father and her mother, who knitted and sold custom sweaters.
Her father is a classic violinist. She has a younger brother named Yuri as well as several half and step-siblings.