|Born:||June 18, 1947|
Ivonne Coll, also known as Ivonne Coll Mendoza, was born on June 18, 1947 in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. She is an American actress and a former Miss Puerto Rico. She appeared in the Glee episode I Kissed a Girl and has recurring roles on Teen Wolf and Switched at Birth.
She was born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. She graduated from the Nuestra Señora del Pilar school where she was an honor student. She then enrolled at the University of Puerto Rico where she studied social sciences.
Coll began her career as a model. In 1966, she was crowned as "Miss Puerto Rico" and then as "Miss Universe" in 1967 in Miami, Florida.
In 1969, Coll was a back-up singer for Lucecita Benítez when Benitez won the first prize in the "First Latin Song Festival of the World" which took place in Mexico. She also served as back-up for Chucho Avellanet, a popular teen idol in Latin America during the 1960s and 1970s.
In 1971, Coll debuted as an actress in a local soap opera (telenovela), called "El Sirviente" (The Servant). In the same year she also debuted as a solo singer in the "Club Ocho Puertas (Eight Doors Club)" located in San Juan.
She has a recurring role on Switched at Birth and Teen Wolf.
Coll had a role as Santana's grandmother on Glee in 2011 and will return to it in 2015.
She has a role on the CW series' Jane the Virgin.
|1974||The Godfather: Part II||Yolanda||credited as Yvonne Coll|
|1977||The Godfather: A Novel for Television||Yolanda||uncredited; TV Mini-Series|
|1986||La gran fiesta||Dona Tula|
|1988||Cuqui: Una mujer como tu||Cuqui||Cuqui|
|1989||Lean on Me||Mrs. Santos|
|1990||Gabriel's Fire||Dr. Luisa Hernandez/Mrs. Pena||Judgements and Money Walks|
|The Flash||Carmen Hijuelos||Child's Play|
|A Killer Among Us||Francine Cortez||TV movie|
|DEA||Mrs. Clemente||4 episodes|
|1991||The Belles of Bleeker Street||Carmen||Pilot|
|Wings||Mooshta||Duet for Cello and Plane|
|1994||L.A. Law||Judge Leslie Peyton||Silence Is Golden|
|A Rainy Day||Leticia||TV Movie|
|1995||NYPD Blue||Sonia Lopez/Latina Woman||1995 - 00; The Man with Two Right Shoes and Boxer Rebellion|
|Chicago Hope||Mrs. Ponce||Wild Cards|
|As Good as Dead||Mexican Woman||TV Movie|
|1996||Bold and the Beautiful||Alicia Cortéz||1996 - 1997; 6 episodes|
|Death in Granada||Angelina Gonzalez|
|Malibu Shores||Mrs. Martinez||Cheating Hearts and The Competitive Edge|
|Pacific Blue||Rosa Del Toro||1996 - 1998; Outlaw Extreme, The Last Ride and Caretakers|
|1997||Alien Nation: The Udara Legacy||Officer Wilcox||TV Movie|
|Crisis Center||Janie Sheppard||Where Truth Lies and Shots|
|1998||Rude Awakening||Diana's Mother||voice; What Ever Happened to Billie Frank?|
|1999||The Practice||Dr. Maria Hernandez||Committed|
|In Too Deep||Mrs. Batista|
|Passions||Dr. Watts||Episode #1.174|
|The Apostate||Killan's Mother|
|City of Angels||Miss Hernandez, the Social Worker||Weenis Between Us and The High Cost of Living|
|Waking the Dead||Gisela Higgens|
|2001||The Division||Mrs. Ramirez/Elaine Hunt||2001 - 2002; There But for Fortune and Secrets, Lies and Weddings|
|Roswell||Ms. Ramirez||Significant Others and To Have and to Hold|
|V.I.P.||Ta'eena||The Uncle from V.A.L.|
|The Huntress||Nelda Ramos||Run Ricky Run|
|2003||Joan of Arcadia||Marlene||Pilot, Bringeth It On and Drive, He Said|
|Skin||Amelia||Secrets & Lies and Endorsement|
|Nip/Tuck||Genetics Lab Receptionist||Montana/Sassy/Justice and Escobar Gallardo|
|Six Feet Under||Vanessa's Therapist||Death Works Overtime|
|Judging Amy||Nurse Abby Corazon||Judging Eric|
|2004||Jesus the Driver||Marisol|
|2005||Veronica Mars||Knitting Grandmother||One Angry Veronica|
|Without a Trace||Concebida Hernandez||Neither Rain Nor Sleet|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Marsha Kendric||Poppin' Tags|
|Crossing Jordan||Mrs. Salazar||credited as Ivonne Cole; Dreamland|
|2007||De pura cepa||Carmen||short|
|Heroes||Nidia||Chapter Two 'Lizards'|
|Dirt||Cleaning Lady||This Is Not Your Father's Hostage Situation|
|2008||Untitled Victoria Pile Project||Margarita Hernandez||TV Movie|
|The Young and the Restless||Rosa Flinn||Episode #1.8893|
|2009||ER||Grandmother||And in the End...|
|The Night Girl||Esperanza||short|
|2010||Cold Case||Sonia Espinosa '10||Bombers|
|2011||Glee||Alma Lopez||2011 & 2015; I Kissed a Girl|
|Switched at Birth||Adriana Vasquez||2011 -; 28 episodes +|
|2012||Hemingway & Gellhorn||Gypsy Crone||TV Movie|
|Caprichosas||photo of Miriam||short|
|2014||Teen Wolf||Araya Calavera||Season 3b: More Bad than Good & Echo House|
Season 4: The Dark Moon, I.E.D & Smoke and Mirrors
|East Los High||Fabiola||Luchadoras, I Ain't No Victim and Beauty Queens Don't Wear Trash|
|Jane the Virgin||Alba Villanueva||(6 epsiodes)|
- She is the first Glee actor to have make an appearance on Teen Wolf. She is followed by Tamlyn Tomita (Julia Chang), Aaron Hendry (Darren), and Dylan Sprayberry (young Cooper Anderson).