ENGLEWOOD, N.J. -- Happy birthday to actress and Englewood Native Caitlin Sanchez!
Sanchez, who is best known as the voice of "Dora the Explorer" on Nickelodeon, turns 19 on Sunday.
Sanchez began playing the piano at age four, and while at the Yamaha Music Center, won the Yamaha Corporation's Young Composer's Award in 2004 for an original jazz composition. She has also won the Tito Puente Musical Scholarship Award twice.
In 2008, Sanchez took over the voice-acting duties for Dora. She has also appeared in episodes of "Law and Order: SVU" and "Lipstick Jungle."