SANTANA ALMA LOPEZ is 24 YEARS OLD, and the OLDEST in the family. She is an ACTRESS, and currently resides in LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, but is from MIAMI, FLORIDA. Santana identifies as BISEXUAL. She is TAKEN by CARA.
I JUST WANNA BE FAMOUS,
From an early age, Santana knew that she was destined for greatness. Knowing that didn’t always work out in her favor because she often felt as though she was better than most, her siblings not included, but she adapted quickly, her bite seemingly matching her bark. Not only did she feel the need to protect her younger siblings as the oldest, but deep-rooted insecurities meant that walls were built up as soon as she was able to fling her first verbal insult. Though her attitude was mostly just reserved for strangers, there has been times where she’s lashed out on her siblings only for her to end up apologizing profusely after lingering and allowing thoughts of abandonment to roam free throughout the recesses of her mind.
Santana often came off harsh and abrasive but as she grew and puberty set in, being the mean girl was canceled out by being the hot one instead. When high school rolled around the corner, Santana blossomed. She had a body to match her attitude but instead of being treated like an outcast for being a total bitch, her looks gained the attention of men and even sometimes women, though she considered that latter bit to be much more private. She hadn’t hid her sexuality, per say, but wasn’t until she graduated did she begin to experiment. Regardless of her masked feelings for the same sex, she wore an air of confidence that couldn’t be matched and she found no reason to turn down those willing to pamper and groom her. She was getting the attention that she knew that she so greatly deserved while also getting off in the process. They got to date the cheerleader, she got to tote a man around on her arm— it seemed like a win-win deal when it boiled down to popularity.
After high school, Santana was free to do what she wanted. She had been forced to complete school with the rest of her siblings but once finished, she hightailed it out of her home state and flew across the country to Los Angeles—the City of Angels. College had been the last thing on her mind, but after making a deal with her parents to at least attend a community college in between acting lessons that she had sought out, they began to help her with her expenses. It was tough at first and nothing like she had originally imagined—waitressing, living in a shoddy studio apartment and receiving more nos than yesses—but she was determined to stick it out. Her acting coach had praised her time and time again and spoke great lengths to her potential, but it wasn’t until a few years passed between her arrival that she even managed to secure herself an agent.
Now receiving auditions for roles other than random extras, Santana wasfinally getting a line or two in. It wasn’t much, but she’d take it. She had to prove to her parents that she wasn’t a complete idiot for moving out and away and not going to college. Weeks and then months passed by, but it wasn’t until her agent came to her about a small role in the movie Pineapple Express did things really begin to look up. Somehow managing to snag the role, Santana finally had her break at stardom—or at least that’s what she’d told herself. It was a small part, the girlfriend of one of the main characters with a few lines but also a few notable scenes. While it wasn’t something to write home about, it did boost her up from a nobody to someone that might end up recognized amongst teenagers and those that were fans of pot humor.
It only seemed to get better from that point onward. Able to move out of her apartment into one that was much easier on the eye, Santana was persistent, seeking out roles even if they tossed her into a trope in the process. An upgrade from Pineapple Express, Santana managed to snag a role in horror movie The Cabin in the Woods, playing the ditzy ‘whore’ trope and dying early on. She wasn’t below a horror movie, especially when directed by a name Hollywood knew all too well, Joss Whedon. Sticking to movies with that under her belt worked out in her favor. A year later, she managed to acquire a role inThe Heat, which put her on the map as far as comedy was concerned but she feared that her luck would run out and ultimately began to seek out a steady job that she could keep coming back to—something on television.
Her previous experience in movies helped her land a role in The L Word, and while she had been hesitant at first—she had hidden the fact that she was attracted to women previously and while she had taken to dating whom she wanted throughout the years, it was still something she wasn’t completely confident with. After much deliberation, Santana decided to sign on for the fifteen episodes they had offered. It wasn’t a main role and she hadn’t been promised much else, but after being done with more than half of her filming they’ve recently approached her about becoming a series regular.
'CAUSE FAME IS CONTAGIOUS,
Actress (4 credits)
- The L Word (TV Series) — 2013 - Present
- The Heat (Movie) — 2012
- The Cabin in The Woods (Movie) — 2011
- Pineapple Express (Movie) — 2010
Self (8 credits)
- The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) — 2014
- Chelsea Lately (TV Series) — 2014
- Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) — 2013
- Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) — 2013
- Conan (TV Series) — 2012
- The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) - 2012
- Scream Awards 2011 (TV Movie) — 2011
- The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) — 2010
YEAH I WANNA BE,
- @sanlopez: you know what would be different? someone asking to signmy boobs for a change.
- @sanlopez: working on a new project with the great @anthonymackie. get excited!
- @sanlopez: the next time someone accidentally forgets to hold the door for me my foot is going to accidentally forget that their ass is not part of the sidewalk.
- @sanlopez: @reckonings no! that was definitely a wig. i’d still be washing fake blood out of it otherwise. ain’t nobody got time for that.
I got lucky. Until Gus was called. Then the swarming began.
I know of you and I know Callie, but it’s nice to meet you officially Santana.
It doesn’t even help that your voice is pretty distinct too. Can’t even wear a goddamn hoodie and try to sneak around with your voice acting.
Well, now you can say that you’ve met the better Lopez. You’re welcome.
I don’t usually have a lot of spare time to watch television shows. A couple of the girls I work with are lesbians. Of course I don’t hate them.
I guess I’ll just have to take your word there. I recommend watching it, obviously. Feel free to ignore the actual gnome when you do.
Well, you breathing it is just a waste, so someone great may as well be using it.
Are you sure? Your old fans don’t seem to think so.
It’s always great to start off your day by going into Starbucks and the barista writing ‘Gus’ on my cup and going “Okay?” When handing me my coffee, so what do I do? I say “okay” back, obviously. Anyway that was my morning. How is everyone doing? Oh…and I’m Tristan by the way.
The fact that you even got into a Starbucks without being swarmed is more entertaining, I think.
Santana. We obviously haven’t met because you’d definitely remember me.
I was supposed to take a break from technology for 3 days starting today.. Didn’t work out so here I am with one of these these things now, should be fun I guess.
Something tells me that you didn’t try very hard.
We’ll agree to disagree. Don’t worry, no need to explain. Pretty Little Liars. I’ve been meaning to watch your show. Hopefully I’ll get around to it whenever I have a few days off.
Wait, you haven’t watched it? Do you hate lesbians?
I tend to not listen to a word you say when you speak, so please, just stop wasting your breath.
And let you suck up all of my good air? Yeah, hard pass.
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Oh, I’m totally high….. on life. Nature is amazing.
Now I’m actually worried about your well-being. Anyone that thinks being outside with bugs and shit probably needs to have some kind of intervention.