A May 1999 graduate from the University of Miami, she earned a double major in film and theater arts and was able to study Shakespeare in London, England and Film Production with the Faculty of Film and Television of Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague, Czech Republic.
An avid reader, Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin and Milan Kundera are among her favorite authors.
She has reported aspiration to work behind the camera, both as a writer and a director.
She went on to appear on television shows including the first 11 episodes of the first season of the sitcom Good Morning, Miami, playing Lucia Rojas-Klein; and in episodes of Kitchen Confidential, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and One on One.
In 2001, Santiago landed a co-starring role with Annabeth Gish and Kamar de los Reyes in the VH1 TV-movie The Way She Moves, playing Christina Juarez, a Latina dancer with the dream of winning a dance exhibition.
Santiago then played Sarah Marshall in the independent film The Way Back Home.
In 2009, she starred in the movie The Cell 2, a direct-to-video spin-off of the 2000 film The Cell, playing psychic investigator Maya Casteneda.
She was a cast regular on the 2010 TV series Twentysixmiles, playing Jennifer Calderon.
She also had a role in the 2010 film Angel Camouflaged playing Desdemona.
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Tessie Santiago was born on August 10, 1975 in Miami, Florida, USA as Tessie Marie Santiago.