Valerie Cruz to join Jimmy Smits on Dexter.

Valerie Cruz has signed on for season three of Showtime’s Dexter.

She will play the wife of Assistant District Attorney Miguel Prado (Jimmy Smits). Prado and Dexter “join forces” to pursue a killer.

Cruz played Lt. Connie Murphy on The Dresden Files and was Grace Santiago on season one of Nip/Tuck.