Elena Angela Verdugo (April 20, 1925 – May 30, 2017) was an American actress who began in films at the age of five in Cavalier of the West (1931). Her career in radio, television, and film spanned six decades.
She is perhaps best known for her role as office assistant/nurse Consuelo Lopez in Robert Young's ABC series Marcus Welby, M.D., which ran from 1969 to 1976. In 1971-72, Verdugo was nominated for Emmy Awards in the Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in Drama category. Both nominations were for her performances on Marcus Welby, M.D.
Verdugo died on May 30, 2017 in Los Angeles at the age of 92.