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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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Known For

Million Dollar Baby
Million Dollar Baby Billie's Manager
(2004)
The Shield
The Shield David Aceveda
(2002-2008)
Saw
Saw Brett
(2004)
Outbreak
Outbreak Dr. Julio Ruiz
(1995)

Filmography

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 2017 Behind Enemy Lines (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Mateo Rodriguez
 2017 The Leftovers (TV Series)
Arturo
 2015-2017 American Crime (TV Series)
Alonzo Gutierrez / Luis Salazar / Dominic Calderon
- Episode #3.4 (2017) ... Luis Salazar
- Episode #3.3 (2017) ... Luis Salazar
- Episode #3.2 (2017) ... Luis Salazar
- Episode #3.1 (2017) ... Luis Salazar
- Season Two: Episode Ten (2016) ... Dominic Calderon
 2016-2017 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Senator Diaz
- Lipet's Seafood Company (No. 111) (2017) ... Senator Diaz
- Alexander Kirk (No. 14): Conclusion (2016) ... Senator Diaz
- Alexander Kirk (No. 14) (2016) ... Senator Diaz
- Susan Hargrave (No. 18) (2016) ... Senator Diaz
 2016 Home (TV Movie)
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)
Officer
- Legacies (2013) ... Officer
 2013 Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel (Video Game)
Bautista (voice)
 2013 Castle (TV Series)
Special Agent Sam Walker
- The Wild Rover (2013) ... Special Agent Sam Walker
 2013 Bless Me, Ultima
Gabriel
 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
 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)
Jorge
- All the Right Friends (2011) ... Jorge
 2010 Vanquish (Video Game)
Prof. Francois Candide (English version, voice)
 2010 Mandrake (TV Movie)
Harry
 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)
David
- Neighborhood Watch (2010) ... David
 2010 Unthinkable
Alvarez
 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)
Dad
 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
Ramsey
 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)
 2002-2005 ¡Mucha Lucha! (TV Series)
Lone Star
- The Magnificent Three (2005) ... Lone Star (voice)
- Lone Stars/The Littlest Luchadora (2003) ... Lone Star (voice)
- The Man from M.A.S.K/The Flea's Bueno Twin (2003) ... Lone Star (voice)
- Tooth or Dare/The Mask Mitzvah (2002) ... Lone Star (voice)
- Bring Your Dad to Lucha Day/Our Founder (2002) ... Lone Star (voice)
 2005 ¡Mucha Lucha!: The Return of El Maléfico (Video)
Lonestar / Don Reyes (voice)
 2004 Saw
Brett
 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)
Corbin
- Our Mrs. Reynolds (2002) ... Corbin
 2002 New Suit
Juan
 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)
Raoul
- Chaos Theory (2001) ... Raoul
 2001 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Lt. Gomez
- Russellmania (2001) ... Lt. Gomez
 2000 Romeo and Juliet (Video)
Tybalt
 1999 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
Cesar Lobo
- Dance Fever (1999) ... Cesar Lobo
 1998 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
Policeman
- Leap of Faith (1998) ... Policeman
 1998 The X-Files (TV Series)
Orderly
- The Beginning (1998) ... Orderly
 1996 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Orderly
- A Day in the Life (1996) ... Orderly
 1996 Her Costly Affair (TV Movie)
Campus Cop
 1995 Outbreak
Dr. Julio Ruiz
 1995 My Family
Young Paco
 1993 Sunset Grill
Guillermo
 1992 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series)
Savedra
- Silence (1992) ... Savedra
 1990-1992 Zorro (TV Series)
Jose Macias / José Maceas
 1988 The Bronx Zoo (TV Series)
Fernandez
- The Gospel Truth (1988) ... Fernandez
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Alternate Names:

Benito James Martinez | James Martinez

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Graduated from Hollywood High School Performing Arts Center, one year ahead of his future The Shield (2002) co-star, Anthony Anderson. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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