Jeanine Mason
Liz Ortecho

Liz Ortecho in “Roswell, New Mexico”

Jeanine Mason stars as Liz Ortecho, a Roswell, New Mexico native, who reluctantly returns to her hometown and reconnects with her teenage crush Max, in The CW’s new drama “Roswell, New Mexico.”

Mason is an actor and dancer born and raised in Miami, Florida. After winning Season 5 of “So You Think You Can Dance” and earning the title of “America’s Favorite Dancer,” her acting career began. In early 2018, she was seen in a major recurring role on “Grey’s Anatomy” as new surgical intern Sam Bello. Her television credits include “Of Kings and Prophets,” “Bunheads,” “You’re the Worst,” “Awkward,” “Criminal Minds,” “NCIS: LA,” “Daytime Divas,” “CSI,” “Major Crimes,” “Big Time Rush,” “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” “Hollywood Heights” and “The Fresh Beat Band.” 

Recent films include Valerie Weiss’ “The Archer,” which premiered at SXSW in 2017 and Simon Brand’s “Default,” opposite David Oyelowo.  She was last seen on stage opposite Demián Bichir in Center Theatre Group’s 2017 revival of “Zoot Suit” directed by playwright Luis Valdez.

Mason resides in Los Angeles and is a proud Bruin, who graduated cum laude from UCLA in 2014. 




November 2018