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Veteran actress Ion Overman currently plays Lt. Ruiz opposite Jeremy Piven and Richard T. Jones in CBS’  “Wisdom of the Crowd.”  Ion is best known as Linda, Josh’s (Derek Luke) stuck-up and corrupt fiancé in Tyler Perry’s most successful movie to date, “Madea Goes to Jail,” which generated over $90 million at the box office.  Ion is also well-known as fan favorite Candace in Showtime’s ground-breaking series, “The L Word.”  Ion made her acting debut in the 1995 movie “The Walking Dead,”  and went on to star in the UPN sitcom “Love, Inc.”  She has also appeared in numerous films and recurred on hit television shows including “Desperate Housewives,”  “Secret Life of an American Teenager,” and “Ghost Whisperer.”  Ion has also made guest star appearances on “Two and a Half Men,”  “NCIS,”  “Leverage,”  “CSI: Miami,”  “Castle,” and “Without a Trace”  among others. Ion is a passionate supporter of several non-profit initiatives, including the ASPCA,The World Wildlife Fund, and Project:NOW (founded by actor/producer Dale Godboldo).

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