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Season 1 is the first season of American television series Jane the Virgin. It premiered on October 13, 2014 at 9pm on The CW network.


Gina Rodriguez as Jane Villanueva
Andrea Navedo as Xiomara Villanueva
Yael Grobglas as Petra
Justin Baldoni as Rafael Solano
Ivonne Coll as Alba Villanueva
Brett Dier as Michael Cordero
and Jaime Camil as Rogelio De La Vega
Special Guest Star
Paulina Rubio as Paulina Rubio ("Chapter Nine")
Recurring cast
Jenna Ortega as Young Jane (13 episodes)
Yara Martinez as Luisa Alver (12 episodes)
Rafael's sister and the doctor who artificially inseminates Jane.
Bridget Regan as Rose Solano (11 episodes)
Rafael and Luisa's stepmother, and Luisa's ex-lover
Carlo Rota as Emilio Solano (8 episodes)
Rafael and Luisa's father, who owns The Marbella
Diane Guerrero as Lina Santillan (11 episodes)
Jane's childhood best friend and co-worker at The Marbella
Alano Miller as Roman Zazo (9 episodes)
Rafael's college roommate and Petra's secret lover
Azie Tesfai as Nadine Hanson (16 episodes)
Miami Police Detective; partner and rival to Michael
Priscilla Barnes as Magda (14 episodes)
Petra's cruel and manipulative mother
Brian Dare as Luca (7 episodes)
Jane's colleague and friend at The Marbella
Camille Collard as Frankie (7 episodes)
Jane's colleague and friend at The Marbella
Christopher Corbin as Ivan Rogachevsky (7 episodes)
A shady man who is blackmailing Petra with her secret
Michael Rady as Lachlan Moore (6 episodes)
Rafael's nemesis, who has a history with Petra

Guest starring

Rita Moreno as Liliana De La Vega ("Chapter Eighteen")
Fabiana Udenio as Elena Di Nola ("Chapter Eighteen")
Ryan Devlin as Billy Cordero (4 episodes)
Rachel DiPillo as Andie (4 episodes)
David Castañeda as Nicholas (3 episodes)
Nicholas Gonzalez as Marco Esquivel (3 episodes)
Judy Reyes as Dina Milagro (3 episodes)
Cheech Marin as Edward (3 episodes)
Tina Casciani as Melissa (2 episodes)
Jane Seymour as Amanda Elaine (2 episodes)
Daniel Kash as Dr. Spinoza ("Pilot")
Tony Plana as Father Ortega ("Chapter Four")
Juanes as Elliot Lantana ("Chapter Eight")
Julie Berman as Candyce ("Chapter Eight")
Kathleen York as Angelique Harper ("Chapter Fifteen")
David Bisbal as David Bisbal ("Chapter Sixteen")
Kathleen Wilhoite as Wendy ("Chapter Sixteen")
Melinda Page Hamilton as Alexis Falco ("Chapter Seventeen")
Nia Vardalos as Dr. Barbara Stanbrook ("Chapter Nineteen")
Mariah Buzolin as Stephanie Kovakovich ("Chapter Twenty-One")


Greg Collins as Lieutenant Armstrong (5 episodes)
Greice Santo as "Blanca" (5 episodes)
Montse Hernandez as Teen Jane (4 episodes)
Wes Armstrong as Scott Archuletta (4 episodes)
Katherine Castillo/Catherine Toribio as Teen Xiomara (3 episodes)
Max Bird-Ridnell as Miloš Dvořáček (3 episodes)
Leslie Simms as Sister Margaret (3 episodes)
Keller Wortham as Esteban Santiago (3 episodes)
Susan Ortiz as Doctor (3 episodes)
Vanessa Mizzone as Sonogram Tech (3 episodes)
Tammy Kaplan as Betty (3 episodes)
Willow Geer as Sister Theresa (2 episodes)
Vanessa Merrell as Valeria (2 episodes)
Veronica Merrell as Victoria (2 episodes)
Vanessa Vander Pluym as Jordan (2 episodes)
Layla Alizada as Regina Johnson (2 episodes)
Alex Loynaz as Steven (2 episodes)
Will Bethencourt as Ricky (2 episodes)
Jack Guzman as Dean (2 episodes)
Arianna Ortiz as Fiona (2 episodes)
Carlos Alazraqui as Dr. Jorge Pizano Moncada (2 episodes)
Anton Narinsky as Adonis ("Pilot")
Carmen Carrera as Eva ("Pilot")
Sarah Delgado as Waitress Meg ("Pilot")
Donna Pieroni as Nurse Sharon ("Pilot")
Galica Vaca Lopez as Female Employee ("Pilot")
David Haley as Another Cop ("Pilot")
Kimberlee Kidd as Pretty Teenager ("Pilot")
Greice Santo as Telenovela Star ("Pilot")
Johan Luis as Bartender ("Pilot")
Tony Evangelista as Prankster Cop ("Pilot")
Will Beinbrink as Club Manager ("Pilot")
Philip Boyd as Handsome Guy on Bus ("Pilot")
Butch Klein as Jim ("Chapter Two")
Stacie Greenwell as Sonogram Technician ("Chapter Two")
Jordan Diambrini as Superfly Date ("Chapter Two")
Omar Chavez as Frantic PA ("Chapter Two")
Bart Braverman as Priest ("Chapter Three")
René Ashton as Cop ("Chapter Three")
Ethan Harris-Riggs as Teen Boyfriend ("Chapter Three")
Jalene Goodwin as Bride ("Chapter Four")
Andre Lowe as Bride's Father ("Chapter Four")
Britt Loren as Model-Type ("Chapter Four")
Skylar Adams as Tom ("Chapter Five")
Susan Artigas as Roxanna ("Chapter Five")
Jaret Sacrey as EMT ("Chapter Five")
Kyra Locke as Female Executive ("Chapter Five")
Joe Souza as Male Executive ("Chapter Five")
Beth Hall as Olivia ("Chapter Six")
Aria Pullman as Hot Band Leader ("Chapter Six")
Madeline Bertani as Nosy Girl ("Chapter Six")
Fernando Aldaz as Male Telenovela Star ("Chapter Six")
Crystal Mantecon as Female Telenovela Star ("Chapter Six")
Jabari Jones as Cop #1 ("Chapter Six")
Brent Popolizio as Courier ("Chapter Six")
Tiffany Panhilason as Erika ("Chapter Seven")
Isabella Marino as Eva Esquivel ("Chapter Seven")
Jenny Schmidt as Mrs. Flanagan ("Chapter Seven")
Frank Maharajh as Mr. Flanagan ("Chapter Seven")
Jamila Webb as Nora ("Chapter Seven")
Michael Hyland as Ben ("Chapter Seven")
Medalion Rahimi as Hot Girl ("Chapter Seven")
Isaac Stephen Montgomery as Bouncer ("Chapter Seven")
Craig Welzbacher as Waiter ("Chapter Seven")
Kevin Ashworth as Mr. Asterly ("Chapter Eight")
Michelle C. Bonilla as Ms. Rivas ("Chapter Eight")
Maite Garcia as Dr. Perez ("Chapter Eight")
Ondrej Habinak as Mystery Man ("Chapter Eight")
Kim Yarbrough as Judge ("Chapter Eight")
Alli Kinzel as Waitress ("Chapter Eight")
Adrian Bustamante as Manager ("Chapter Eight")
Rose Colasanti as Housekeeper ("Chapter Eight")
Marlene Favela as Best Supporting Actress ("Chapter Nine")
Sabrina Perez as Female Presenter ("Chapter Nine")
Joey Lanai as Male Presenter ("Chapter Nine")
Melissa Marty as Miami News Anchor ("Chapter Nine")
Shelley Robertson as Gillian ("Chapter Nine")
Jill Remez as Lawyer ("Chapter Nine")
Marek Matousek as Czech EMT ("Chapter Nine")
Aaron Krebs as Forensic Tech ("Chapter Ten")
Keisuke Hoashi as Doctor Elliott ("Chapter Ten")
Phillip Marshall Tyler as Cop ("Chapter Ten")
Elena Campbell-Martinez as Nurse ("Chapter Ten")
Michael Christian Alexander as News Anchor ("Chapter Ten")
Charles Hoyes as Contractor ("Chapter Eleven")
Jonathan Cahill as Shifty Worker ("Chapter Eleven")
Paul H. Kim as Dr. Huang ("Chapter Eleven")
Michelle N. Carter as Nurse ("Chapter Twelve")
Jamie Rose as Therapist ("Chapter Twelve")
Rachel DeGenaro as Sonogram Tech ("Chapter Thirteen")
Paul Nobrega as Dr. Hillcroft ("Chapter Thirteen")
Ursula Burton as Danielle Sullivan ("Chapter Thirteen")
Alex Lombard as Whitney Devore ("Chapter Thirteen")
Michael Broderick as Guard ("Chapter Thirteen")
Rolando Boyce as Cop ("Chapter Thirteen")
Donnabella Mortel as Nurse ("Chapter Thirteen")
Gabriela Fresquez as Physical Therapist ("Chapter Thirteen")
Claude Knowlton as Gabriel ("Chapter Fourteen")
Kamilla Alnes as Woman ("Chapter Fourteen")
Nick Hart as Dan ("Chapter Fourteen")
Sylvia Panacione as Chelsea ("Chapter Fourteen")
Jeremiah Clayton as Kid ("Chapter Fourteen")
Jeff De Serrano as Alex ("Chapter Fifteen")
Josh Evans as Line Cook ("Chapter Fifteen")
Ryan W. Garcia as Javier ("Chapter Fifteen")
Dominique Generaux as Female Employee ("Chapter Fifteen")
Bella Popa as Shelly ("Chapter Sixteen")
Christopher Amitrano as Tony Vaughn ("Chapter Sixteen")
Chris Aquilino as Beau ("Chapter Sixteen")
Elaine Loh as Gretchen ("Chapter Sixteen")
Mario Corona as Churro Guy ("Chapter Sixteen")
Allen Walls as Wendy's Husband ("Chapter Sixteen")
Ava Davila as Future Six-Year-Old Daughter ("Chapter Seventeen")
Kristen O'Meara as Leah ("Chapter Seventeen")
Daisy McCrackin as Other Mommy ("Chapter Seventeen")
Brittani Ebert as Polly ("Chapter Seventeen")
Brien Perry as Officer J. Harris ("Chapter Seventeen")
John Burke as Graham Falco ("Chapter Eighteen")
Isabella Camil as Flavia ("Chapter Eighteen")
Corie Vickers as Embeth ("Chapter Eighteen")
Simona Williams as Irene ("Chapter Eighteen")
Jessica Gardner as Instructor ("Chapter Eighteen")
Jesus Ruiz as Priest ("Chapter Eighteen")
Dayrin Martinez as Young Lina ("Chapter Nineteen")
Sarah Delgado as Meg ("Chapter Nineteen")
David Huey as Announcer ("Chapter Twenty")
Michael Galante as Alex Mendez ("Chapter Twenty-One")
Karl T. Wright as Mr. Baird ("Chapter Twenty-One")
Samantha Esteban as Captain Garcia ("Chapter Twenty-One")
Amanda George as Taylor ("Chapter Twenty-One")
Chelsea Alden as Winnie ("Chapter Twenty-One")
Lucas Kwan Peterson as Photographer ("Chapter Twenty-One")
Darin Toonder as Mitchell Murray ("Chapter Twenty-One")
Ray Garcia as Choreographer ("Chapter Twenty-One")
Nilla Watkins as Nurse Helen ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Nicole J. Butler as Gabrielle ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Andrew J. Lee as Man On The Bus ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Lynn Adrianna as Nosy Woman ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Tim Banning as Man Nearby ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Garret Davis as Vet On The Bus ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Jim Wilkey as Bus Driver ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Chad Michaels as Cher Impersonator ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Marypat Farrell as Nurse ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Hira Ambrosino as Dr. Pelgado ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Coley Mustafa Speaks as Policeman ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Stephanie Maura Sanchez as Dr. Saltillo ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Lorena Jorge as Fan #1 ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Elia Saldana as Fan #2 ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Whitney Avalon as Anxious Receptionist ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Carrie Madsen as Diane ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Fernando Rivera as Medical Resident ("Chapter Twenty-Two")
Oliver Vaquer as Richard Blake ("Chapter Twenty-Two")

Character Appearances

Main article: Character Appearances


  • The pilot episode outlines the random occurrences which lead to Jane's pregnancy.
  • A murder which takes place early in the season affected many of the main characters.
  • Jane and Rafael shared a moment during the first sonogram, witnessed by Jane's fiancée Michael and Rafael's wife Petra.


Pilot 13 OCTOBER 2014 101
WRITTEN BY Jennie Snyder Urman
DIRECTED BY Brad Silberling
Jane Villanueva (Gina Rodriguez) is a driven young woman studying to become a teacher, nursing a dream to be a writer, and supporting herself with a job at a hot new Miami hotel. All of Jane's meticulous life plans are turned upside down, however, when she sees her doctor for a routine check-up and is accidentally artificially inseminated with a specimen meant for someone else. Now, Jane is faced with the most important decisions of her life - a life that has suddenly become as dramatic, complicated and unpredictable as the telenovelas she has always loved
Chapter 2 20 OCTOBER 2014 102
WRITTEN BY Jennie Snyder Urman
DIRECTED BY Uta Briesewitz
Jane struggles to keep her unexpected pregnancy from taking over her life, but with her mom Xiomara pressuring her to sue the doctor who accidently inseminated her, and her constant run-ins with the baby's biological father, Rafael, life is anything but normal. To top it off, Michael's jealousy about Jane and Rafael's past leads him to make an unexpected alliance with Petra. Meanwhile, Jane's own father, Rogelio, is insisting on meeting his daughter, but Xiomara wants to keep the secret from Jane a little while longer.
Chapter 3 27 OCTOBER 2014 103
WRITTEN BY Meredith Averill
DIRECTED BY Brad Silberling
Jane considers making a life-changing decision about her and Michael’s relationship. Alba is disappointed in Xo’s handling of Rogelio, so Alba takes it into her own hands to stop Rogelio from trying to see Jane. Meanwhile, Jane continues to question whether Petra will be a fit mother, and her pursuit of the truth leads to an unexpected change in their relationship. Michael’s on-going murder investigation leads to an unexpected discovery.
Chapter 4 4 NOVEMBER 2014 104
WRITTEN BY Corinne Brinkerhoff
DIRECTED BY Debbie Allen
In addition to being overwhelmed with all the wedding planning, Jane begins to feel guilty about her emerging feelings towards Rafael and decides to tell Michael during their pre-wedding counseling. Elsewhere, Rafael and Petra are faced with someone from their past and neither are happy about it. Meanwhile, Rogelio learns about Jane's impending nuptials and pushes Xo to let him be part of his daughter's wedding.
Chapter 5 10 NOVEMBER 2014 105
DIRECTED BY Edward Ornelas
Jane moves in with Michael after she gets mad at Xo, but then she reconsiders her hasty actions. Meanwhile, Rogelio grows anxious when Jane plans to meet with him; and Rafael and Petra continue to have marital problems.
Chapter 6 17 NOVEMBER 2014 106
WRITTEN BY Paul Sciarrotta
Jane bonds with Rogelio until she meets his stepdaughters, who aren't very nice to her. Meanwhile, Rogelio persuades Xo to hire his band; Petra gets her husband arrested; and Jane wrestles with how to proceed in her relationship with Michael.
Chapter 7 24 NOVEMBER 2014 107
WRITTEN BY David S. Rosenthal
DIRECTED BY Janice Cooke
Jane plans to avoid Rafael, but she winds up at his club. Meanwhile, Petra makes things challenging for Rafael; and Rogelio suggests that he and Xo invite their dinner guests on a double date.
Chapter 8 8 DECEMBER 2014 108
WRITTEN BY Josh Reims & Carolina Rivera
DIRECTED BY Norman Buckley
A music producer contacts Xo about recording a demo, but Xo's unaware that Rogelio is behind this. Meanwhile, Jane and Rafael share surprising secrets with one another; Michael comes close to solving his case; and Petra won't make things easy for Rafael.
Chapter 9 15 DECEMBER 2014 109
WRITTEN BY Corinne Brinkerhoff
DIRECTED BY Zetna Fuentes
Xo meets her idol when she attends an awards show with Rogelio, Jane and Alba. Meanwhile, a secret of Petra's is uncovered by Jane and Rafael, leading them to worry about how she really feels regarding the baby.
Chapter 10 19 JANUARY 2015 110
WRITTEN BY Meredith Averill & Christopher Oscar Peña
DIRECTED BY Elodie Keene
A hurricane hits town, forcing Jane to stay at the Marbella. Meanwhile, Rogelio comforts Xo when he learns about Alba's condition; Rafael gets his old job back and must make a tough call regarding staff layoffs; and Michael tries to assist Alba quietly.
Chapter 11 26 JANUARY 2015 111
WRITTEN BY Gracie Glassmeyer
DIRECTED BY Joanna Kerns
Jane is torn when she is offered a permanent position at the Catholic high school, even as Rogelio offers her a writing internship at his telenovela. Alba tells Xo to keep the promise she made about Rogelio. Meanwhile, Michael goes against his boss's orders when his suspicions grow that Rafael is involved with Sin Rostro
Chapter 12 2 FEBRUARY 2015 112
WRITTEN BY David S. Rosenthal
Jane gets a big break in her career, but it all seems too good to be true, especially when it involves Rogelio. Rafael is stressed about Sin Rostro's connection to the hotel and begins to fear for his family's safety. Meanwhile, Petra's past is quickly catching up with her and she is disheartened when she learns the truth about someone very close to her
Chapter 13 9 FEBRUARY 2015 113
DIRECTED BY Howard Deutch
Jane and Rafael are eager to know the baby's gender. Though, they experience medical problems, and Jane may miss her graduation. Meanwhile, Alba keeps quiet about something she is humiliated to talk about to her daughter, Xo. Elsewhere, Michael believes he has found out who Sin Rostro is, but he must capture him before he flees.
Chapter 14 16 FEBRUARY 2015 114
WRITTEN BY Paul Sciarrotta
DIRECTED BY Brad Silberling
Michael attempts to convince Jane that Rafael is involved with hiding his father's involvement, which he succeeds as Jane questions her baby's father. Xo and Rogelio are at odds when they are forced to speak with each other. Petra discovers a new way to make Rafael's life more miserable. Meanwhile, Jane questions her future with Rafael when her friends throw her a baby shower.
Chapter 15 9 MARCH 2015 115
WRITTEN BY Emmylou Diaz & David S. Rosenthal
DIRECTED BY Melanie Mayron
Jane and Rafael receive exciting news about their baby's health. They resume the topic of moving in together and Rafael surprises Jane. Alba gives bad advice to Jane and Xo. Meanwhile, Petra makes an ally with Rafael when Lachlan attempts to blackmail her to resign her co-owership of the hotel. Also, Michael informs Jane about her favorite author visiting the Marbella.
Chapter 16 16 MARCH 2015 116
WRITTEN BY Josh Reims & Carolina Rivera
DIRECTED BY Joanna Kerns
Jane is feeling distant from Rafael so she focuses on her writing instead, but is stuck with a case of writers block. When Jane runs into Michael he mentions a romance writing workshop, and she thinks she has found the solution. Petra has a solution to finding a musical performer for the Marbella's Calle Ocho celebration, but it forces Rafael to ask Rogelio for help. Rogelio is struggling with his new character as a detective, so he gets the brilliant idea to shadow Michael for real cop experience. Meanwhile, Xo has made a decision about her life with Rogelio which causes a rift between her and Alba
Chapter 17 6 MARCH 2015 117
WRITTEN BY Amy Rardin & Jessica O'Toole
DIRECTED BY Uta Briesewitz
When a crisis with the hotel overwhelms Rafael, Jane becomes concerned that he might not be as hands-on in fatherhood as she expected. Alba is having a difficult time with Xo's living situation which causes a strain between them. Michael helps Rogelio with his relationship with Xo, and in return Rogelio helps Michael come to a realization about Jane. Meanwhile, Petra discovers a big secret that leaves her unsettled
Chapter 18 13 APRIL 2015 118
WRITTEN BY Meredith Averill
DIRECTED BY Edward Orneals
Jane unintentionally ruins Rafael's chances of getting the hotel's liquor license back, but her attempt to help fix it means missing the Villanueva's Easter festivities. Rafael gets information about his birth mother from the private detective he has hired, but doesn't like what he hears. Rogelio's mother, Liliana, comes for a visit but she and Xo do not have the best history. Alba takes a big step in the romance arena, but is shocked when she learns what Edward (guest star Cheech Marin) does for a living. Meanwhile, Petra becomes more convinced about the secret she thinks she has stumbled upon and enlists Michael's help to get confirmation
Chapter 19 20 APRIL 2015 119
WRITTEN BY Emmylou Diaz & David S. Rosenthal
DIRECTED BY Robert Luketic
Jane is desperate to fix things with Rafael and suggests working on a way to help them move past their problems. Xo has been keeping a secret from Rogelio, but when she finally comes clean to him, Rogelio's reaction surprises her. Alba has a flashback of who pushed her down the stairs. Still dealing with the Sin Rostro aftermath, Michael makes an upsetting discovery about who was involved all along. Meanwhile, Petra finds herself in a dire situation leaving her to save herself
Chapter 20 27 APRIL 2015 120
WRITTEN BY Corinne Brinkerhoff & Paul Sciarrotta
DIRECTED BY Debbie Allen
Jane is determined to do what's best for the baby, especially after she and Rafael learn that the baby is breech. Xo continues to try to apologize to Rogelio, but faces an uphill battle. Rogelio is offered a big career opportunity that could bring him back to his glory days. Meanwhile, Alba shares what happened the night of her accident and Jane turns to Michael for help in catching Petra in a lie
Chapter 21 4 MAY 2015 121
WRITTEN BY Jessica O'Toole & Amy Rardin
DIRECTED BY Sturat Gillard
Jane tells Rafael about her decision to sue him for sole custody of the baby. Petra, after causing tension between her and Jane, tries to fix the issue after Rafael confides in Petra about Jane's decision. Meanwhile, Jane attends her five-year high school reunion, but she confesses that she did not expect what her life would do at the moment. Xo and Rogelio rehearse for their show, but Xo remains confused as why Rogelio is acting odd. Elsewhere, Jane agrees to attend Michael's police force commendation, but sets a few ground rules.
Chapter 22 11 MAY 2015 122
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WRITTEN BY Josh Reims & Jennie Snyder Urman
DIRECTED BY Zetna Fuentes
After having false labor, Jane insists that Xo and Rogelio go to Las Vegas to perform their show, but once they are gone the labor turns very real. Xo does everything she can to get back to help Jane, but ends up making Rogelio feel like he's not part of the family. The truth about Michael and Rafael's feelings for each other, and Jane, are put aside to help make Jane's labor easier. With the good news on the birth of Jane's baby, Alba is excited to tell her special friend. Meanwhile, Petra learns some very important information that concerns Rafael, leaving her to decide if she should tell him

Notes and references