Gina Torres is a Cuban-American television and movie actress. She has appeared in many television series, including Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, the short-lived Cleopatra 2525, Alias, Firefly, Angel, 24, Suits, The Shield, and Westworld. As of 2019, she has been playing the titular character on the drama TV series Pearson. Torres starred opposite Chris Rock in the feature film I Think I Love My Wife (2007), as Carla in the independent film South of Pico (2007), and in a reprise of her Firefly role in the feature film sequel Serenity (2005). She and her then-husband Laurence Fishburne played a married couple on the NBC television series Hannibal.