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Benito Martinez is most widely recognized as David Aceveda, the character he portrays on the long running hit drama The Shield (2002), winner of the Golden Globe for best drama. For his work as "David," Benito has received national and international attention, nominated for many acting accolades and has been recognized by the National Council of La... See full bio »
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 2017 Mena (post-production)
James Rangel
 2016 Home (TV Movie) (completed)
Peter Ochoa
 2015 Code Black (TV Series)
Steve Jasso
- In Extremis (2015) ... Steve Jasso
 2015 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Chief Raul Montoya
- Outlaw (2015) ... Chief Raul Montoya
 2015 Battlefield Hardline (Video Game)
Captain Julian Dawes (voice)
 2014 Beyond the Lights
Jesse Soria
 2014 Graceland (TV Series)
Alfredo Armas
- Connects (2014) ... Alfredo Armas
 2014 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Commander Delgado
- Black Helicopters (2014) ... Commander Delgado
 2013 Almost Human (TV Series)
Captain Alexio Barros
- The Bends (2013) ... Captain Alexio Barros
 2013 Dallas (TV Series)
- Legacies (2013) ... Officer
 2013 Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel (Video Game)
 2013 Castle (TV Series)
Special Agent Sam Walker
- The Wild Rover (2013) ... Special Agent Sam Walker
 2013 Bless Me, Ultima
 2013 Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (Video Game)
Desperado scientist / Khamsin (English version, voice)
 2013 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Gonzalo Vargas
- Drive (2013) ... Gonzalo Vargas
 2011-2012 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series)
Luis Torres / Luis
- Darthy (2012) ... Luis Torres
- Crucifixed (2012) ... Luis Torres
- Orca Shrugged (2012) ... Luis Torres
- Laying Pipe (2012) ... Luis Torres
 2012 Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Video Game)
Manuel Noriega (voice)
 2012 Major Crimes (TV Series)
Javier Ramirez
- Out of Bounds (2012) ... Javier Ramirez
 2011 Torchwood (TV Series)
Captain Santos
- Miracle Day: The Blood Line (2011) ... Captain Santos
 2011 Covert Affairs (TV Series)
- All the Right Friends (2011) ... Jorge
 2010 Vanquish (Video Game)
Prof. Francois Candide (English version, voice)
 2010 Mandrake (TV Movie)
 2010 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Charlie Sheridan
- Pied Piper (2010) ... Charlie Sheridan
 2010 Takers
Officer in Charge (as James Martinez)
 2010 Burn Notice (TV Series)
- Neighborhood Watch (2010) ... David
 2010 Unthinkable
 2010 24 (TV Series)
Victor Aruz
- Day 8: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (2010) ... Victor Aruz (uncredited)
 2009 The Forgotten (TV Series)
Police Chief
- Pilot (2009) ... Police Chief
 2008 The Man Couch (Short)
 2008 The S Word (Short)
 2008 Shark (TV Series)
Agent Juarez
- Wayne's World 3: Killer Shark (2008) ... Agent Juarez
 2007 Standoff (TV Series)
Senator Espinosa
- The Kids in the Hall (2007) ... Senator Espinosa
 2007 The Shield (Video Game)
Captain David Aceveda (voice)
 2006 Bones (TV Series)
Thomas Vega
 2006 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Arthur Ruiz
- Provenance (2006) ... Arthur Ruiz
 2006 Kill Your Darlings
Officer Jones
 2006 End Game
 2006 Monk (TV Series)
Foreman - Juror No. 7
- Mr. Monk Gets Jury Duty (2006) ... Foreman - Juror No. 7
 2005 Age of Empires III (Video Game)
Delgado / General Bolivar (voice)
 2005 Killer7 (Video Game)
Coyote Smith (English version, voice)
 2005 ¡Mucha Lucha!: The Return of El Maléfico (Video)
Lonestar / Don Reyes (voice)
 2004 Saw
 2003 What's New, Scooby-Doo? (TV Series)
Horatio Hidalgo
- High-Tech House of Horrors (2003) ... Horatio Hidalgo (voice)
 2003 Karen Sisco (TV Series)
Ed Fuentes
- Blown Away (2003) ... Ed Fuentes
 2003 Scooby-Doo and the Monster of Mexico (Video)
El Curandero / Man #2 (voice)
 2002 Firefly (TV Series)
- Our Mrs. Reynolds (2002) ... Boss
 2002 New Suit
 2002 For the People (TV Series)
Dr. Leonard Bushnell
- Our Own (2002) ... Dr. Leonard Bushnell
 2002 American Family (TV Series)
Police Officer
- Pilot (2002) ... Police Officer (as Benito James Martinez)
 2001 Once and Again (TV Series)
- Chaos Theory (2001) ... Raoul
 2001 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Officer Dave
- The Birthday Present (2001) ... Officer Dave
 2001 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Lt. Gomez
- Russellmania (2001) ... Lt. Gomez
 2000 Romeo and Juliet (Video)
 1999 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
Cesar Lobo
- Dance Fever (1999) ... Cesar Lobo
 1998 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
- Leap of Faith (1998) ... Policeman
 1998 The X-Files (TV Series)
- The Beginning (1998) ... Orderly
 1996 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
- A Day in the Life (1996) ... Orderly
 1996 Her Costly Affair (TV Movie)
Campus Cop
 1995 My Family
Young Paco
 1995 Outbreak
Dr. Julio Ruiz
 1993 Sunset Grill
 1992 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series)
- Silence (1992) ... Savedra
 1990-1992 Zorro (TV Series)
Jose Macias / José Maceas
 1988 The Bronx Zoo (TV Series)
- The Gospel Truth (1988) ... Fernandez
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Alternate Names:

Benito James Martinez | James Martinez


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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