Eva Tamargo Lemus plays Pilar Lopez-Fitzgerald, a woman whose life has been filled with hardship and tragedy, and who is determined that her children will have opportunities she was denied.
A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Tamargo Lemus studied acting in New York under the guidance of Sam Waterston (Law & Order), William Hickey (Prizzi's Honor) and Dorothy Dorff. Her theater credits include "Don Juan," "Rake of Seville," "Yerma," "Kennedy's Children," and "Shadow Box." A multi-cultural performer, her film credits include "El Magnate," " Marla Elena" and "El Silencio De Neto." She appeared in USA Network's "Sins of the City" and "Fortune Hunter" for Fox TV. Lemus appeared in the feature films "Any Given Sunday" and "Random Hearts."
She is fluent in Spanish and English and her interests include volleyball, skiing, ice skating, tennis and horseback riding. A long-time resident of Miami, Tamargo Lemus was born on December 24. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.
Any Given Sunday
Female Clerk Tides Hotel
El Silencio de Neto
DATE OF BIRTH: 24 December 1960
PLACE OF BIRTH: Brooklyn, New York, USA
MARITAL STATUS: Married to Michael Lemus since 1985 (son Matthew, daughter Gabriela)
MISCELLANEOUS TRIVIA: Fluent in both English and Spanish
FAVORITE SPORTS: Volleyball, Skiing, Ice Skating, Tennis, Horseback riding.
FUN FACT: She spent much of the mid-1990s appearing on telenovelas in which she was consistently cast as the femme fatale.