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Shawn Elliott (1937–2016)

Shawn Elliott (born Eliezer Santiago) grew up in New York performing as both an actor and singer. He has two sons, Roland and Russell Santiago from his first marriage to Gloria Fernandez. He also has an adopted daughter and possibly two more children. His current wife and fellow actor is Donna Murphy, to whom he has been married since 1990. See full bio »

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Do the Right Thing
Do the Right Thing Puerto Rican Icee Man
Arbitrage Flores
The Dead Pool
The Dead Pool Chester Docksteder
Caught Santiago


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 2013 Broken City
Raul Barea
 2012 Arbitrage
 2006 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Mexican Doctor
- Number One with a Bullet (2006) ... Mexican Doctor
 2005 The Feast of the Goat
Johnny Abbes
 2003 Hack (TV Series)
Ray Santiago
- Dial 'O' for Murder (2003) ... Ray Santiago
 2002 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Ray Santoya
- Kill Zone (2002) ... Ray Santoya
 2002 American Family (TV Series)
- The Star (2002)
 1992-2002 Law & Order (TV Series)
Judge Joseph Rivera / Judge Dominic Santos / Ramone Buenaventura
- Double Down (1997) ... Judge Dominic Santos
 2001 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
Jacques Mercier
- Queenie's Running (2001) ... Jacques Mercier
 2001 Double Take
Thomas Chela / Minty Gutierrez
 2000 Blue Moon
The Ambassador
 1998 Le New Yorker
 1997 Hurricane Streets
 1996 Lifestories: Families in Crisis (TV Series)
Dr. Dixon
- Someone Had to Be Benny (1996) ... Dr. Dixon
 1996 Caught
 1995 Death in Small Doses (TV Movie)
Det. Ortega
 1990-1991 The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (TV Series)
Det. Uribe
- Here Are Some Overnight Lows (1991) ... Det. Uribe
- Here's When the Fat Lady Sings (1991) ... Det. Uribe
- Here's a Perilous Research Project (1990) ... Det. Uribe
 1990 Impulse
Tony Peron
 1989 Do the Right Thing
Puerto Rican Icee Man
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
 1989 Gideon Oliver (TV Series)
- Sleep Well, Professor Oliver (1989) ... Torres
 1988 The Dead Pool
Chester Docksteder
 1988 Promised a Miracle (TV Movie)
 1985-1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Orrestes Pedrosa / Moya's Cousin
- Heroes of the Revolution (1987) ... Orrestes Pedrosa
- Milk Run (1985) ... Moya's Cousin
 1987 Hunter (TV Series)
Jake Barruzo
- Crossfire (1987) ... Jake Barruzo
 1986 Off Beat
 1985 Crossover Dreams
 1985 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Mr. Wilson
- Clair's Case (1985) ... Mr. Wilson
 1984 Beat Street
 1984 Sentimental Journey (TV Movie)
 1981 Dream House (TV Movie)
Miguel Rivas
 1977 Short Eyes
 1975 Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
Voices for 'Madeleine' (voice)
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Broadway actor in such shows as Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris and City of Angels. See more »

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Going as "Santiago", he was a singer and released a disco/soul album in 1976 under the title "Mr. Love" for Amherst Records. A pair of 12" singles were also released. See more »

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