Stephanie Sigman Biography
Stephanie Sigman is a Mexican-American actress, born in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, Mexico, to an American father, Lee Sigman, a New York Yankees scout from Kansas, and a Mexican mother.
Growing up, Stephanie Sigman had an affinity for performing and eventually started her acting career in Mexican television before making her film debut in Rio de Oro.
In 2011, Sigman landed the lead role of Laura Guerrero in the Mexican crime drama, Miss Bala, which garnered critical acclaim and led to her nomination for a Dublin Film Critics’ Circle Award. The following year, she played Catalina Aguado in the Canadian documentary, Flight of the Butterflies, and co-starred in the Norwegian thriller, Pioneer.
Sigman’s talents didn’t go unnoticed in Hollywood, and in 2015, she starred as Valeria Vélez in the Netflix crime thriller, Narcos. The same year, she made her breakthrough in the James Bond movie, Spectre, playing the role of Estrella, making her the first Mexican actress to play a Bond girl in an official Bond movie.
She went on to star in other notable films such as the horror film, Annabelle: Creation, the action comedy, Going Under, and War on Everyone.
In 2017, Stephanie Sigman joined the cast of S.W.A.T. as Jessica Cortez, the captain and commanding officer of the LAPD Metropolitan Division. Her performance was well-received by critics and audiences alike. Later, she starred as Sister Charlotte in the horror movie, Annabelle: Creation, before playing Abigail Smith in the 2022 Podcast series, Potato.