Lela Loren, born Maria Loren Avellaneda Sharp on May 7, 1980, is an American television and film actress. Known for her leading role as Angela Valdes on the Starz television series, Power,
Loren notes in interview that it took time to land her first audition, and that her early roles were in The Shield, Gang Related, and shows of the CSI franchise. Further television roles followed, including in Cold Case, and Ghost Whisperer, and she went on to film roles, including in The Hangover Part III and Reign Over Me. In 2019, Loren joined the second season of the Netflix science fiction series, Altered Carbon as a series regular, playing the character of Danica Harlan.