A Chicago native of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent, she made her professional stage debut at the age of seven inPaul Mejia's "Cinderella" at The Auditorium Theatre. By the age of twelve, she was dancing 20 shows a month as "Clara" in "The Nutcracker". She joined the Young People's Company, whose alumni includeJohn Cusack,Joan Cusack,Jeremy Piven,Lili TaylorandAidan Quinn.
Aimee graduated from Northwestern University with a triple major in economics, journalism and French. While attending Northwestern University, she was put under a two-year contract with Paramount Television afterNorman Learhand-picked her to headline his pilot-in-development, The Chavez Family, and also played the lead role of "Diana Morales" in "A Chorus Line" for Broadway choreographer Mitzi Hamilton.
After Northwestern, she developed a television career in Los Angeles withGreetings from Tucson(2002), and had continued success asAndy Garcia's daughter andGeorge Lopez's niece, "Veronica Palmero" onGeorge Lopez(2002). She is currently the only Latina in her generation to be on syndicated television.
In 2007, she was nominated for an "Alma" and "Imagen" Award for "Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series".
Aimee is currently starring inPeter Berg's new high-octane medical drama,Trauma(2009), on NBC.