Actress STEPHANIE MAURA SANCHEZ Proves Talented in NBC’s True Crime Series ‘LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME: THE MENENDEZ MURDERS’
Also, Emerges in Episode of CW’s New Military Drama ‘VALOR’
LOS ANGELES (September 27, 2017) – Actress Stephanie Maura Sanchez proves talented as ‘Linda’ alongside Edie Falco in NBC’s highly-anticipated true crime anthology series LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME: THE MENENDEZ MURDERS. Sanchez will also emerge this fall in an episode of the CW’s new war drama, VALOR.
Premiering on September 26th, LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME: THE MENENDEZ MURDERS focuses on the infamous case of Lyle and Erik Menendez, who were convicted of murdering their parents in Beverly Hills. Sanchez first steps into the storyline during the fourth episode, as the Defense Attorney Leslie Abramson’s (Falco) assistant ‘Linda’, during the murder trials that became a national obsession.
Sanchez was thrilled at the opportunity to join the project, adding "Oh my gosh. I became obsessed, Menen-sessed! It’s such a fascinating story and what a privilege to get to work with Edie and the rest of this brilliant cast.”
In addition, Sanchez will guest star as the off-the-radar businesswoman ‘Susan Gates’ in the fourth episode of the CW’s new female-driven military drama-thriller, VALOR. Kicking off on October 9th, the series centers on a U.S. Army base housing an elite unit of helicopter pilots trained to perform secret missions.
Originally from Anaheim, California, Sanchez made her way to South Bend, Indiana, to study at the University of Notre Dame. While there, she was part of the Navy ROTC program and upon graduation was commissioned an Officer in the U.S. Navy. Proudly, Sanchez was twice awarded the Navy Achievement Medal for her anti-terrorist efforts while deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Since setting her sights on acting, Sanchez has been building a solid reputation in the industry. Her resume includes numerous notable television guest appearances, most recently on Jane the Virgin, Life in Pieces, Grey’s Anatomy, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Shooter among others.
Stephanie Maura Sanchez is represented by Littman Talent Group and Eileen O’Farrell Management.
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