Angelique Cabral is set to star in ABC’s comedy series “Maggie” as the role of Amy, a woman desperate to be a free spirit trapped in the body of a Type-A planner. Cabral currently stars in the critically acclaimed Amazon rotoscoped series “Undone” which will air its second season this coming January. Cabral also has a recurring role in Netflix’s “Gentefied,” which has been renewed for a second season.
Other recent credits include Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie” alongside Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, CBS’ hit comedy “Life in Pieces,” the portrayal of Carrie in the film All About Nina, and the role of Maddie in the 2017 movie Fat Camp. Angelique was previously seen in Zoe Lister-Jones’ directed comedy, Band Aid, which premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
Cabral graduated from high school as Valedictorian, summa cum laude and was recruited to Indiana University with a prestigious academic Wells Scholarship. While there, she double majored in French and Musical Theater, studied abroad for a semester in London, attending the British American Dramatic Academy, and then lived in Paris for a summer where she attended IES (Institute of European Studies) school. After graduation she moved to New York City in 2001, where she pursued her dream of becoming an actress.
On television, she starred as the female lead in the comedy series “Enlisted” and had a recurring role on “Don’t Trust the B in Apartment 23.” Additional television credits include “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Fresh Off the Boat”, “Transparent”, “The Odd Couple,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “Two and a Half Men” and “Criminal Minds,” all on the Network, “Chicago P.D.,” “Backstrom,” “State of Affairs” and “Bad Judge.”
Her feature film credits include Friends with Benefits and a role in the independent feature The Perfect Family, opposite Emily Deschanel. The film debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival and screened as the main attraction at Outfest in 2011.
Her stage credits include the Off-Broadway shows “Tape,” “Jesse Garon Lives” and “Rubirosa.”
Cabral was born in Honolulu and raised in Carmel Valley, Calif. She considers herself an “ethnically ambiguous mutt,” with a mix of English/French on her mother’s side, and Hispanic/Native American on her father’s side. She is certified as a Teaching Artist under The American Place Theater, and has worked in public schools teaching at-risk youth about books/plays and how to express themselves. Also, Angelique is quite the “Yogi” and is a certified Kundalini yoga teacher.