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Jose Yenque

Jose Yenque's powerful performances have warranted notable mentions and strong recognition. His most recognizable role was in the Steven Soderbergh film 'Traffic' (2000) where he portrayed a corrupt Tijuana soldier known as the "Torturer" opposite Benicio Del Toro. Yenque's TV film debut earned him an 'ALMA Award' for _Foto-Novelas: The Fix (1997)... See full bio »
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 2016 A Life Lived (pre-production)
Dr. Alberto Martinez
 2015 Mucho Dinero
Juan Armando Garcia
 2014 Tango Amargo (Short)
 2014 4am Gas Station Muzak (Short)
The Angel
 2014 El Porvenir (TV Series)
Camilo Sandoval
- La Llamada (2014) ... Camilo Sandoval
- Los Hombres de la Compañia (2014) ... Camilo Sandoval
- El Manjar de la Noche (2014) ... Camilo Sandoval
- El Hallazgo (2014) ... Camilo Sandoval (voice)
 2012 Fortunate Son (Short)
State Senator Agrimendez
 2012 Freeloaders
I.N.S. Agent Cruise
 2012 The Magicians (Short)
Aziz the Amazing / Carlos
 2012 Botes al Amanacer (Short)
Herald Jimenes
 2012 Kidnapped Souls
Detective Ramos
 2011 11:11
 2011 Hearts of Men
Det. Zavala
 2011 Lost Revolution
 2011 Silent Woods (Short)
 2011 Supah Ninjas (TV Series)
Officer Ramirez
- Mechanov (2011) ... Officer Ramirez
 2011/IV Happy New Year
 2011 Borderline Murder (TV Movie)
Sheriff Carlos Rodriguez
 2011 Mamitas
 2011 Miss Bala
Kike Cámara
 2011 Beyond the Ropes (Short)
Geronimo Guerrero
 2010 Beginners
 2010 Elite
Diego Torres
 2010 Lost (TV Series)
- Ab Aeterno (2010) ... Doctor
 2010/II Good Intentions (Short)
 2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Manuel Rojas
- Spooked (2009) ... Manuel Rojas
 2008 Heroes: Destiny (TV Mini-Series)
- Escape (2008) ... Edward
 2008/I Bloom (Short)
Mr. Herrera
 2008 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
- Kyle Ainge (2008) ... Manuel
 2008 Cold Play
Santiago Valdez
 2007 Marlowe (TV Movie)
 2007 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series)
- Dennis and Dee's Mom Is Dead (2007) ... Ernesto
 2007 Lincoln Heights (TV Series)
Detective Wilkes
- Spree (2007) ... Detective Wilkes
 2006/IV Broken (Short)
Luis Morales
 2006 The Last Adam
Ricardo Guzman
 2006 Mini's First Time
 2006 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Manuel Martinez
- Skeletons (2006) ... Manuel Martinez
 2006 Bad Dream (Short)
 2005 End of the Spear
Ecuadorian Teacher (uncredited)
 2005 JAG (TV Series)
Officer John Alcala
- The Sixth Juror (2005) ... Officer John Alcala
 2005 Dangerous Perceptions
Nicole's Boyfriend Clark
 2002-2004 Justice League (TV Series)
Copperhead / Driver
- Kid Stuff (2004) ... Copperhead (voice)
- Hereafter (2003) ... Copperhead (voice, uncredited)
- Only a Dream (2003) ... Copperhead (voice)
- Fury (2002) ... Copperhead / Driver (voice)
 2004/I Wednesday Afternoon (Short)
 2004 Pink Punch
German Corona
 2003 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Franco Reyes
- A Tree Falls (2003) ... Franco Reyes (as José Yenque)
 2003 The Agency (TV Series)
Balthazar Estone
- Mi Cena con Andrei (2003) ... Balthazar Estone
 2002 Robbery Homicide Division (TV Series)
Det. Arturo Vasquez
- Had (2002) ... Det. Arturo Vasquez
 2002 Presidio Med (TV Series)
Juan De la Torre
- Milagros (2002) ... Juan De la Torre
 2002 The Zeta Project (TV Series)
Officer Tate
- The Wrong Morph (2002) ... Officer Tate
 2001 Angel (TV Series)
Vampire Leader
- Quickening (2001) ... Vampire Leader (as José Yenque)
 2001 Innocent (Short)
Det. Buddy Mendoza
 1995-2001 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Ramon Santos / Rico
- Cold Heaters (1995) ... Rico
 2001 The Blue Diner
 2001 ER (TV Series)
- The Crossing (2001) ... Wardell
 2000 Traffic
Salazar Soldier / The Torturer
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series)
Alex Vasquez
- Nathan's Hot Dog (2000) ... Alex Vasquez
 2000 Providence (TV Series)
Francisco Aguilar
- Rescue Me (2000) ... Francisco Aguilar
 2000 Price of Glory
The Hood
 2000 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
El Diablo
- El Diablo (2000) ... El Diablo
 1999 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
 1998 Going Nomad
 1998 The Pandora Project
Tomas Martinez
 1998 New York Undercover (TV Series)
- Quid Pro Quo (1998) ... Juan
 1998 Brooklyn South (TV Series)
- Don't You Be My Valentine (1998) ... Tomas
 1997 Foto Novelas: The Fix (TV Short)
Tony Pompa
 1997 Fall
 1997 The X-Files (TV Series)
Soledad Buente
- El Mundo Gira (1997) ... Soledad Buente (as José Yenque)
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Son of actress Teresa Yenque. Both appeared in the PBS film "The Blue Diner" and an episode of "The Division" on Lifetime, they were never in the same scene.

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