Eva La Rue stars as the vivacious and brilliant Natalia Boa Vista on the CBS primetime series CSI:Miami. La Rue portrays this DNA Lab Specialist turned CSI with a knack for grant writing on one of the Most Watched TV Show in the World. TV Guide declared: “Natalia Boa Vista may be the sexiest federal grant writer television has ever had.”
Presently, La Rue is the national spokesperson for the Beckstrand Cancer Foundation, a non-profit offering financial aid to those families with members battling cancer as well as offering college scholarships to students with cancer and survivors. In 2011, she will be seen in a major television and print PSA campaign for the Foundation.
In September 2008, La Rue appeared opposite Samuel L. Jackson on the big screen in the MGM thriller Lakeview Terrace. The DVD and Blu-Ray were released January 2009.
La Rue earned an Emmy nomination and NAACP nomination for her long running portrayal of Dr. Maria Santos on the popular ABC daytime drama, All My Children where she played the quintessential heroine. For this role she also won the prestigious Gracie Award by the Foundation of American Women in Radio and Television as well as winning two highly-esteemed American Latino Media Association (ALMA) Awards. She received a second Emmy nomination for the song she co-wrote and performed on All My Children entitled Dance Again With You.
In addition, La Rue starred in the highly-rated Lifetime Network film, Cries in the Dark and she had a recurring role as George’s sister on the ABC hit show The George Lopez Show. Other TV credits include recurring roles on the NBC series Third Watch and Showtime Network’s Soul Food as well as starring roles in Danielle Steele’s Remembrance and A Dream In A Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story.
Always known as charming, fun and fabulous, La Rue has guested on: The Early Show, Live With Regis & Kelly, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Rachael Ray and Chelsey Lately. Her hosting credits include stints as both Correspondent and Weekend Anchor for Extra! and as Co-Host for the Style! Network’s Modern Girls Guide to Life.