Alyssa is currently shooting the seventh season of Lifetime’s smash hit "Army Wives." She joined the cast last season in the role of Gloria Cruz, and quickly made a mark amongst the impressive cast. Concurrently, she is recurring on the CW’s "The Vampire Diaries" in their current season, and had a notable guest spot on NBC’s new cult drama "Revolution." On the big screen, she recently co-starred in the long delayed remake of "Red Dawn."
More recently, she starred in the short-lived "Nine Lives of Chloe King" (2011) for ABC Family and also starred in the film "Shark Night 3-D" (2011) for Relativity Media.
Alyssa’s past televisions credits include a recurring role on TNT’s critically acclaimed cop-drama, "Southland," Fox’s cult hit, "Lie to Me," and the television film, "The Jensen Project," co-starring with Kellie Martin, Levar Burton and Patricia Richardson. Her other prominent television roles include guest starring roles on "Necessary Roughness," "CSI: NY," "CSI: Miami," "Greek," "The Unit," "Shark," "Law & Order: Los Angeles," "ER" and "Three Rivers." Additionally, she starred in the lead role in Cartoon Network’s "Ben 10: Alien Swarm," a live action television film, based on the popular animated series.
She also co-starred opposite America Ferrara in the Sundance indie, "How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer" (2005).
Alyssa resides in New York City and devotes her free time to traveling the globe and charity work that empowers at-risk youth.