High Schoolwhere she graduated in the top 3% of her
class in addition to serving as class president,captain of the soccer and softball teams,
acting with the Arundel Players, and serving as a member of the Spanish
Honor Society. She moved toBaltimoreto attendLoyolaCollegein
Marylandwhere she graduated Summa cum laude with
a major in Finance and a minor in Spanish.
At Loyola, Ursula stayed involved
in both theatre and student government and enjoyed membership in Beta Gamma
Society in Business & Management), Sigma Delta Pi (National Collegiate
Spanish Language Honor Society),and
the Financial Management Association Honor Society.Aftergraduation,
Ursulaworked as an internal
consultantfora well-known international financial
Feeling creatively stifled, she eventually broke up with Corporate America
and headedwest, where she has
since beenworking steadily in
both film and television. Currently,
she can be seen on the new hit television show, “Reality Hell”,on E! She was also just nominated for
Best Actress and Breakout Action Star for her leading role in the film
“Layla” that is presently making the festival rounds. Other credits include the pilots, “Think
Twice”, written and directed by Jordana ArkinandWayne
Brady’s “Joke’s On You”, as well as a series regular role on the HBO
political satire, “The Message”.
can catch her on stage at the First-Ever Middle Eastern Comedy Festival (LA
Weekly's Choice in "Go LA",Jewish
Journal's "Pick of the Week") on Wednesday and Thursday, September 23 and
24, at the Acme Comedy Theatre. Please visitwww.mideastcomedyfest.comfor
Ursuala starred in such films as "Carver:", "Pizza Palace" , "Helmet"
, "When Cobra Strikes" in addition to the ones already mentioned. She has
received lots of praise for her films roles but her resume is broad as she
also has vast television experience. She has starred in such shows as
"Raising The Roofs" on Spike TV, "North Mission Road" on Court TV, "The
Mesage" on HBO, and her latest project "Reality Hell" which can be seen on
She has done pilots with the likes of Wayne Brady
and is one of Hollywood's Shining Stars.
Her versatility has led her to take the lead in
some theatre projects including "Publicityville" , "The Role Model" , "8
Shades of Layon Gray" , "Diary of a Catholic School Dropout" and "Wedding of
"I have to say that Ursula is one of the most
enjoyable guests that we have had on the UCW Radio Show, her journey is one
of sacrifice and success. She is without a doubt someone that deserves the
accolades that she receives, giving up a promising career, leaving her
family and making a success at what she set out to do, oh yeah she is just
beginning, and will achieve great things not only in Hollywood but
globally." said Louis Velazquez host of the UCW Radio Show.
See Ursula during the
Middle Eastern Comedy Festival
Tuesday September 22, 2009 and closes out on Friday September 25, 2009.
Ursula will be in the sketch portion on Wednesday September 23, 2009 and on
Thursday September 24, 2009, both nights at 7:30pm and 9:15pm PST.
Here is some information on The
Middle Eastern Comedy Festival that runs this coming Tuesday, 9/22, through
Friday, 9/25. I'm in the sketch portion on Wednesday (yes tomorrow...I
know, I'm on the ball) and Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. both nights.
Current sponsors include KPCC (NPR), ABC/Disney, FOX, CNBC, and most
recently Larry King is sending a reporter! CNBC did an
article on us and theLA
Times is doing one as well. We wereLA
Weekly'sChoice in "Go LA"
andJewish Journal's"Pick of the Week". We also got support
from the social action network, Take Part.