Teresa Ruth Castillo (born October 14, 1983) is an American actress. Castillo originated the contract role of Sabrina Santiago on General Hospital in September 2012.
Castillo was born in Long Beach, California, as the youngest of three daughters. Castillo started performing in musicals at her high school. Castillo also studied dance at an all girls dance school in Hollywood. Castillo met Shane Aaron when they worked in theater together at Disneyland. The couple started dating in May 2004 Aaron later became an event planner and the couple married in May 2008. On June 3, 2014, Castillo announced via Twitter that she had given birth to the couples first child, a baby girl, Victoria Milani, on May 29. The couple also has a Cocker spaniel named Lady.
Castillo was scouted for the lead role of the film, Princess Diaries. She was later cast as Princess Jasmine in the live musical theater production of Aladdin at Disneyland. Castillo also appeared in commercials for McDonald's, Chevrolet and Clean & Clear. Castillo also pursued a career in music and as of 2008 was signed to Interscope Records as a part of a girl group. After advice from rapper Snoop Dogg (aka Snoop Lion), Castillo made the decision to focus on acting. Castillo guest starred on several prime time series including How I Met Your Mother, Bones. In 2012, Castillo auditioned for General Hospital after casting director Mark Teschner noticed her on Franklin & Bash. Castillo's learned from her manager that she had book the role several days later.
"Sweaty Palms and Weak Knees"
"The Sin in the Sisterhood"
"iHire an Idiot"
"Me Llamo Justice"
The Secret Life of the American Teenager
Franklin & Bash
How I Met Your Mother
Role from: September 19, 2012 to present
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