Originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sandra Teres grew up between the Island and New York City. She studied acting at New York’s prestigious Neighborhood Playhouse and then majored in Theater at the University of Puerto Rico. Born into a theatrical family, Sandra started her acting career at an early age. She found herself starring in plays such as Blood Wedding, Slow Dance on theKilling Ground , The Gingerbread Lady, The Vagina Monologues, Actrices, Cloud Tectonics and Boleros for the Disenchanted both by José Rivera,and Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl among others.
Sandra also starred as Benita López on the CBS Soap Opera The Young and the Restless. She has had guest roles in NYPD Blue, JAG, Buddy Faro and in Telemundo’s innovative comedy shows Los Beltrán and Sólo en América. She also starred in two made-for-TV movies called Las Dos Caras de Jano and Desamores, as well as the feature film La fuga, which she co-produced.
She was also the acting coach for the two young stars of the film Kabo y Platón (2009), an urban drama about young reggaeton singers. In Hugo, Paco, Luis y tres chicas de rosa, Sandra plays the role of Lola, a very peculiar waitress.
In 2013 she recently produced Nora and Delia Ephron’s Love, Loss and What I Wore for La Comedia Puertorriqueña Theater Company. The show was a huge success with audiences in San Juan.
Sandra currently splits her acting career between Los Angeles and San Juan where she is busy producing several film, TV and theater projects with her family.