Natalie Zea plays the role of socialite Gwen Hotchkiss.
A native of Monahans, Texas, Natalie relocated to Los Angeles from New York
City when she landed the part of Gwen. Passions is Natalie's debut in daytime
television. Her other credits include the Dick Wolf television series "D.C.",
the films "Macbeth in Manhattan," "Creatures of Habit," "Kiss & Tell" and
the acclaimed short "Boys Don't Cry" which was directed by Kimberly Pierce.
Additionally, Natalie has appeared in many national commercials for companies
such as Dove, Snickers and Hellman's Salad Dressing.
A graduate of The American Music and Dramatic Academy in New York, where she
received her BFA in Theater, Natalie has also appeared in the off-Broadway
plays "Measure for Measure," "The Three Sisters," "The Lights," and "A
Midsummer Night's Dream." Natalie's hobbies include performing karaoke,
designing her own jewelry and restoring vintage clothing. Natalie was born
on March 17.