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Nina Lisandrello
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Nina Lisandrello


Tess Vargas


Season One,Season Two & Season Three


 She together with Kristin Kreuk, form a formidable kickass on screen partnership that saw them win the Favorite New TV Drama People's Choice Award for 2013.

Nina Lisandrello portrays Tess Vargas in Beauty and the Beast. This highlighted link will take you to Nina's IMDB page. There, you will be able to find her entire catalogue of work.


In The CW’s new drama, “Beauty and The Beast,” Nina Lisandrello plays Tess Vargas, a police detective partnered with Catherine Chandler (Kristin Kreuk). The two women make a good team, and have become close friends while working on countless homicide cases.

Born in New York, Lisandrello has appeared on numerous television shows including “Nurse Jackie,” “Law and Order,” “Mercy” and “Conviction.” She also recently starred in the films “The Bleeding House,” “Pre” and “The Best and The Brightest,” alongside Neil Patrick Harris.