Desiree Casado (Gabi) is now in her 19th season with Sesame Street. Casado plays the daughter of Maria and Luis. She has been acting professionally since the age of seven. Her film credits include I Like it Like That, Bed of Roses, Joe’s Apartment, Wishful Thinking, Gloria, Anamorph and the independent film Juicy. She has also appeared in various commercials and played a small role on the soap opera One Life to Live.
Performing and dancing are her passions, along with working with young children. She recently received her Master’s Degree in Childhood and Special Education. She is now a sixth grade teacher, but still auditions to follow her dream as an actress!