Lourdes Benedicto is an American actress best known for her starring television roles as Eva Rios on The Nine (2006-2007) and as Valerie Stevens in the reimagining of the 1983 sci-fi series V, since 2009.
She is also known for her recurring roles as Gina Colon on the police procedural NYPD Blue (1996-2000) and as Samantha Sanchez on Titans, from 2000-2001.
Benedicto also had recurring roles on Cashmere Mafia, 24, ER and Dawson's Creek, and guest-starred on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Resurrection Blvd. and Strong Medicine.
Her feature film credits include Drive Me Crazy, Permanent Midnight and New York Stories. She also performed in several stage productions while majoring in theatre at Carnegie Mellon University.
Benedicto, who is half-Filipino and half-Spanish, lives in Los Angeles.