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This article's subject relates to Season 3 of 24.This article's subject relates to Season 4 of 24.This article's subject relates to the 24 expanded universe.This is a production article written from an out-of-universe perspective

Michelle C. Bonilla (born March 2) played a reporter during Season 3 and Season 4 of 24. She later played U.S. Attorney Vanessa Diaz in the Solitary epilogue short featured on the Live Another Day Blu-Ray release.

Biography and career[edit | edit source]

Michelle Bonilla was born in Hollywood, California. She became interested in acting since she was a child, and studied voice, music, dance, and theatre at Los Angeles City College's Arts Department. Bonilla went on to study Drama at California State University Northridge, where she appeared in several theatre productions.

Eventually, Bonilla left school to start her professional career. She started appearing in numerous plays, while also working as a producer and writer. Aside from theatre, she has appeared in TV shows like Beverly Hills, 90210, JAG, Criminal Minds, and Castle (with Stana Katic and Penny Johnson Jerald). She also had a recurring role on ER for 12 seasons.

Role on 24[edit | edit source]

Bonilla first appeared during Season 3 as a reporter interviewing Senator John Keeler. She appeared again during Season 4 this time reporting on the train wreck in the Santa Clarita valley. Bonilla was credited as a co-star for both appearances. For her Season 4 appearance, her first name was incorrectly spelled as "Michele".

Bonilla later played U.S. Attorney Vanessa Diaz in the Solitary epilogue short featured on the Live Another Day Blu-Ray release.

Gallery of roles[edit | edit source]

24 credits[edit | edit source]

Selected filmography[edit | edit source]

  • Clemency (2019)
  • The Misadventures of the Dunderheads (2012)
  • The Visit (2010)
  • Kill Your Darlings (2006)
  • Sexual Life (2004)
  • Four Dogs Playing Poker (2000)
  • Homegrown (1998)
  • Dunston Checks In (1996)
  • Above Suspicion (1995)

Television appearances

  • NCIS: New Orleans (2020)
  • General Hospital (2019)
  • Criminal Minds (2017)
  • Castle (2015)
  • Saving Grace (2010)
  • ER (1999-2009)
  • CSI: Miami (2008)
  • Journeyman (2007)
  • Star Trek: Enterprise (2002)
  • JAG (1998)
  • NYPD Blue (1997, 2002)
  • Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1996-1997)
  • Silk Stalkings (1995)

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