Kristin Herrera
Dana 2
Biological Information
Full name

Kristin Lisa Herrera




February 21, 1989 (age 26)


Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Background Information

Mexican and Puerto Rican


Granada Hills, Los Angeles


Ryan Herrera (Brother)
Justin Hererra (Brother)





Kristin Lisa Herrera (born February 21, 1989) is an American former actress. She is best known for her role as Dana Cruz on the first season of the Nickelodeon series Zoey 101 and as Lourdes Del Torro on General Hospital.

Personal Life

She was born in Los Angeles, California, U.S and has two older brothers, named Ryan and Justin. She is of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent and speaks fluent Spanish. She attended Hillcrest School in Granada Hills, California. 


Kristin has been acting in commercials since she was six. Her first TV role was in a phone service commercial. Other roles include Eleena on NYPD Blue in 2001 and in 2002 she had appearences as Aimee Varga on The Division, Sophie on The Bernie Mac Show and Katie on 7th Heaven and in 2004 she portrayed Frederika in ER. Also in 2000, Kristin began portraying Lourdes Del Torro in General Hospital and continued the role until 2008 and made a total of 15 appearances.

In 2005, Kristin portrayed the role of Dana Cruz for all of the episodes of Season 1 of Nickelodeon's TV show Zoey 101. As Dana Cruz, she was Zoey's (Jamie Lynn Spears) friend and roommate. Her character was originally planned to end up as Logan's girlfriend, but replaced by Quinn Pensky. At the time of her departure, it was announced that she left for personal reasons. It has been reported that Nickelodeon thought she looked too old to play the part.

Later in 2006 she portrayed the role of Rose Martinez for one episode of Without a Trace.

She also co-starred in feature film Freedom Writers opposite Hilary Swank in 2007 as minor character. Also in the same year, Kristin portrayed Karen in the film Resurrection Mary. Her last acting role was on the soap opera General Hospital in 2008.


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Freedom Writers Gloria Supporting Role
2007 Resurrection Mary Karen
Year Title Role Notes
2000–2008 General Hospital Lourdes Del Toro 15 episodes
2005 Zoey 101 Dana Cruz Series regular (Season 1)
Guest Appearances
Year Title Role Notes
2001 NYPD Blue Elena Rodriguez
2002 7th Heaven Katie
2002 The Division Aimee Vargai
2002 The Bernie Mac Show Sophia
2004 ER Frederika Meehan
2006 Without a Trace Rose Martinez


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