LIDIA PORTO is a Los Angeles based actor who was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. She started her career in Houston, TX, acting in and directing plays, and appearing in commercials, industrials and TV shows like Prison Break, Friday Night Lights and Walker, Texas Ranger, and films like Mike Judge’s Idiocracy and Extract.
In 2013 she moved to Los Angeles, CA. Recent films include Horrible Bosses 2, Running Wild, Dope and Queenpins. She is best known as sexy Cartel boss Amara de Escalones in Get Shorty on MGM+, and no-nonsense nanny/housekeeper Lupe in Home Economics on ABC, hulu and Disney+.
The Gulf Coast Film and TV Festival awarded her it’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award, and in 2022 she received the International Actor Award from the Bilingual International Film Festival. She has one son, and is happy to be here!
Socials: Lidia Porto/@lalidiaporto/@lalidiaporto/@piliporti