Judy Marte got her start at the age of 15 when she auditioned for the short film “Five Feet High and Rising” by the then-unknown Pete Sollett in 2000. Eventually it evolved into the critically acclaimed “Raising Victor Vargas,” earning Marte her first Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Debut Performance. She followed that performance with “On the Outs,” where she received her second Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Female Lead. Her recent film credits include “Maria My Love” directed by Jasmine McGlade Chazelle (accepted into The Tribeca Film Festival) and “The Mortician” directed by Gareth Maxwell Roberts (accepted into The Berlin Film Festival.) Her television credits include guest starring roles on “CSI: Miami,” on the Network, and “Law & Order: Trial by Jury.” Her hometown is New York City and her birth date is April 12.