A sexy provocative female frame-up artist named Vanessa Cruz is targeting the moneyed elite on The Blacklist. Red Reddington and the FBI team are out to catch her.
Cruz is portrayed by actress Ana de la Reguera. She is best known for her roles in Mexican telenovelas (Tentaciones, Cara o Cruz). She got her big American break via TV commercials for Kahlua liqueur. The Kahlua coup led to a multimillion dollar contract with CoverGirl and a role in the HBO TV series Eastbound & Down (she played Vida, Kenny Powers’ love interest). de la Reguera is currently working on a TV series called Narcos about the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. The Blacklist airs Thursdays at 9pm on NBC.