Judy Reyes (born November 5, 1967 in the Bronx, New York) is an American actress of Dominican descent. She is best known for her portrayal of nurse Carla Espinosa on the NBC/ABC comedy Scrubs for eight seasons.
Reyes had a short stint on The Sopranos as the girlfriend of Paulie Walnuts. She also made a brief appearance on the American television series Oz, where she played the wife of the blinded Correctional Officer Eugene Rivera. She has also starred in The Fuzz Show as Girl #1.
She is best known for her portrayal of Nurse Carla Espinosa on the NBC comedy Scrubs from 2001–present. "I really admire Carla - she's smart and sassy and a very good nurse," says Reyes. "I like that she remains confident and unapologetic in a world where nurses don't receive the same respect as doctors."