Film and television actress, Rachel Ticotin is the daughter of Iris Torres, a Puerto Rican educator, and Abe Ticotin, a Russian Jewish used car salesman.
In 1978, Ticotin made her film debut as a dancer in the film 'King of the Gypsies'. In September 2010, she joined that cast of the NBC legal drama Law & Order: LA as Lt. Arleen Gonzales. She has also worked in the NBC legal drama Law & Order: Los Angeles as Lt. Arleen Gonzales.
Rachel Ticotin was previously married to David Caruso, actor and producer in 1983 and divorced in 1989. The couple has a daughter named Greta Caruso, born on 1st June 1984.
Ticotin married Peter Strauss, a television and movie actor, known for his roles in many television miniseries in the 1970s and 1980s. The couple married on 31st December 1998.