The Hollywood Reporter Names the Young Hispanic Hollywood Class of 2013
Best known for playing Dr. Callie Torres on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, the Mexican- and Irish-American actress saw 9 million viewers tune in to last season's finale. "I'm aware of the diverse fan base Grey's attracts, including Latinos," says Ramirez, crediting the writers for the realistic depiction of her character's ethnicity.
Ramirez (who amassed 108,000 followers in her first month on Twitter) also voices Queen Miranda on Disney Junior's hit animated series Sofia the First.
What hasn't changed for Latinos: "I find it so disappointing when a Latino character isn't more interesting than a vocal characteristic."