Diana-Maria Uhlenbrock  (born July 22, 1969) probably known as Diana-Maria Riva, is an American actress. She had her breakout role as Sandy in the NBC sitcom Telenovela as well as being a series regular in the CBS sitcom Man with a Plan in its first season.

Biography Edit

Early life Edit

Diana-Maria Uhlenbrock was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Maria (née Riva) and Chris B. Uhlenbrock, a dentist.

Career Edit

Riva made her acting debut in the short-lived 1996 television series Common Law. Additional television credits include guest appearances in Murder OneParty of FiveThe X FilesNYPD BlueThe Drew Carey ShowEverybody Loves RaymondCSILess Than Perfect and Castle. She has also appeared as a celebrity guest on the Donny Osmond version of the game show Pyramid.

Riva had recurring roles in Sabrina The Teenage WitchThe West Wing, and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip; she was a lead performer in the summer 2007 series Side Order of Life.

Riva starred as Lieutenant Ana Ruiz in the 2010 FOX series The Good Guys as the boss of detectives Dan Stark (West Wing/Studio 60 alum Bradley Whitford) and Jack Bailey (Colin Hanks) in the Dallas Police Department. She also starred as the mother-in-law of Rob Schneider's title character in the short-lived CBS sitcom ¡Rob!.

She starred as teacher Mrs. Rodriguez in the CBS series Man with a Plan which was debuted in October 2016, was renewed for a second season by CBS, but Riva's character does not appear in the second season, with Mrs. Rodriguez having completed her thesis towards the end of Season 1.

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