My wide variety of life experience has been an incredibly valuable source to pull from and bridge over into the characters I play. I grew up in NY but have traveled the nation living in some of the smallest towns and biggest cities of this beautiful country. I served 5 years in the Marine Corps and learned so much about life. Ultimately I've landed myself in Colorado. I absolutely love the outdoors and have become an avid mountain biker and motorcycle enthusiast. Quite honestly I began acting out of inspiration from behind the scenes videos. The first role I landed was a lead in a feature film. I then studied theatre at the University of Greensboro NC but decided my passion remained in filmmaking. I continue to enjoy stage acting as well as film because the approach is so very different. While the Marine Corps has given me discipline and determination, my family gave and continues to give me my soul and spirit that I put into every performance.
Name: Batya G Cruz
Lives in: Denver, Colorado
Company: Wilhelmina Talent, Denver
Unique traits: Former Marine with weapons handling experience, martial arts, and fight stunt work. I can ride horses and anything with 2 wheels.
Film (short) by SCY Pictures/ Stephen Mathis Supporting
Film by Film Forge Studios w/ Horace Wilson and Matthew Anderson (Thriller) Lead
Film by Double Play Films day player
Film by Film Forge Studios/ Matthew Anderson Supporting
Southern Fried Stings
Television by Studio Lampart Zoo/ Tru TV Car Jacker
University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Greensboro, NC)