Nadine Velazquez (born November 20, 1978) is an American actress and model.
Velazquez was born in Chicago, Illinois, of Puerto Rican descent. She attended Notre Dame High School for Girls, and has a BA in marketing. Her first acting role was a McDonald's commercial as a drive-thru lady. She was also originally cast as Fernando Sucre's girlfriend Maricruz Delgado in the Fox television series Prison Break but acquired a role in My Name Is Earl instead.
Her latest roles were in the film War with Jet Li and Jason Statham, and in the Oxygen Network original television film Husband for Hire. She recently starred in the NBC series My Name Is Earl as Catalina Aruca. In 2006 she was ranked #54 in 102 sexiest women in the world, and was named #39 in the annual Maxim Hot 100 list.