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David Zayas


David Zayas was born on August 15, 1962 in Puerto Rico. He is an actor and producer, known for Dexter (2006), Oz (1997) and The Expendables (2010). He is married to Liza Colón-Zayas. See full bio »

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Known For

Dexter
Dexter Sgt. Angel Batista / Det. Angel Batista / Lt. Angel Batista
(2006-2013)
Oz
Oz Enrique Morales
(2000-2003)
The Expendables
The Expendables General Garza
(2010)
16 Blocks
16 Blocks Det. Robert Torres
(2006)

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 2018 Tell No Tales (pre-production)
Frank (rumored)
 2017 Eli Moran (post-production)
Coach Romero
 2016/I Shine (post-production)
Ramon
 2016 11:55
Maurice
 2016 Bloodline (TV Series)
Sheriff Aguirre
- Part 22 (2016) ... Sheriff Aguirre
- Part 21 (2016) ... Sheriff Aguirre
- Part 20 (2016) ... Sheriff Aguirre
- Part 19 (2016) ... Sheriff Aguirre
- Part 18 (2016) ... Sheriff Aguirre
 2016 The Lennon Report
Officer Joseph Medina
 2016 Tallulah
 2016 Shut Eye (TV Series)
Eduardo Magana
- Episode #1.10 (2016) ... Eduardo Magana
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... Eduardo Magana
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... Eduardo Magana
- Two of Swords (2016) ... Eduardo Magana
- Judgment (2016) ... Eduardo Magana
 2015 Lost Cat Corona
Ponce
 2015 Elementary (TV Series)
Juan Murillo
- The Past Is Parent (2015) ... Juan Murillo
 2015 The Wannabe
 2014 Annie
Lou
 2014/I Ride
Ramon
 2014 Saint George (TV Series)
Junior
- Rich Girl (2014) ... Junior
- School's Out (2014) ... Junior
- I Wish (2014) ... Junior
 2013 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Manny Soto
- Frederick Barnes (No. 47) (2013) ... Manny Soto
 2013 Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret (TV Movie)
Detective Flores
 2013 The Following (TV Series)
Tyson Hernandez
- Guilt (2013) ... Tyson Hernandez
 2013 Deception (TV Series)
Frank
- Pilot (2013) ... Frank
 2012 Hostage
Lt. Tarelli
 2012 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Ernie Trask
- Super (2012) ... Ernie Trask
 2010 Skyline
Oliver
 2010 H.A.W.X.2 (Video Game)
Manny (voice)
 2010 Coach (Video)
Ramon
 2010/II Shadowboxing
Bill
 2009 Flying By
Tony
 2009 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Ben Porterson
- Wolfe in Sheep's Clothing (2009) ... Ben Porterson
 2009 Concerto (Short)
Ray Lorentz
 2009 Burning Mussolini
Hector
 1995-2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Detective Justin Cabrera / John Mireles / Carlos / ...
- Submission (2008) ... Detective Justin Cabrera
- Smoke (2003) ... John Mireles
- Flight (1998) ... Carlos
- Causa Mortis (1996) ... Raoul Cervantes
- Savages (1995) ... McGinty
 2007 Burn Notice (TV Series)
Javier
- Pilot (2007) ... Javier
 2007 The Closer (TV Series)
Brian
- Grave Doubts (2007) ... Brian
 2007 Shark (TV Series)
Alvarez
- Strange Bedfellows (2007) ... Alvarez
 2007 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Gabriel Molina
- Crash and Burn (2007) ... Gabriel Molina
 2007 The Savages
Eduardo
 2006 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Carlos Costavo
- Brutus (2006) ... Carlos Costavo
 2006 Bristol Boys
Detective Benson
 2006 The Path to 9/11 (TV Mini-Series)
Lou Napoli
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Lou Napoli
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Lou Napoli
 2006 Conviction (TV Series)
Cartwright
- Pilot (2006) ... Cartwright
 2005 The Feast of the Goat
Antonio de la Maza
 2005 Angel (TV Movie)
Angel's Father
 2005 Sangre/Blood (Short)
Nestor
 2005 The Interpreter
Charlie Russell
 2004 Brooklyn Bound
Popo
 2004 Jailbait
Guard
 2004 Mimmo & Paulie (Short)
Paulie
 2003 Angels in America (TV Mini-Series)
Super
- Heaven, I'm in Heaven (2003) ... Super
- Beyond Nelly (2003) ... Super
- Stop Moving! (2003) ... Super
- Part 2 Perestroika (2003) ... Super
 2003 La Araña (Short)
La Araña
 2003 Undefeated (TV Movie)
Paulie
 2003 Anne B. Real
Cynthia's Dad
 2002 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Prison Guard
- Episode dated 22 October 2002 (2002) ... Prison Guard
 2002 Washington Heights
David
 2002 UC: Undercover (TV Series)
Jorge Gonzales
- Manhunt (2002) ... Jorge Gonzales
 2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Detective Milton
- Protection (2002) ... Detective Milton
 2001 Wit (TV Movie)
Code Team Blue Head
 2001 Sam the Man
Billy the Cop
 2000 All My Children (TV Series)
 2000 The Yards
Officer Jerry Rifkin
 2000 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Joaquin Enriquez
- These Shoots Are Made for Joaquin (2000) ... Joaquin Enriquez
 1999 Kingdom Come
 1999 Bringing Out the Dead
Cop in Elevator
 1999 Third Watch (TV Series)
Motorman
- Welcome to Camelot (1999) ... Motorman
 1998 Bleach (Short)
Lt. Ballard
 1998 Trinity (TV Series)
Uniform Cop #1
- ...To Forgive, Divine (1998) ... Uniform Cop #1
 1998 Stepmom
Policeman
 1998 Above Freezing
Hector
 1998 Rounders
Osborne
 1998 Return to Paradise
Construction Foreman
 1998 Scar City
Cop #1
 1998 O.K. Garage
Omar
 1997 Lena's Dreams
Jorge
 1997 Feds (TV Series)
- Somebody's Lyin (1997)
 1996 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Paco Martinez
- The Enforcers (1996) ... Paco Martinez
  Blanco (TV Movie)
Ortiz
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Appearing in "Anna in the Tropics" on Broadway. See more »

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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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I saw the original that Gela Babluani wrote and directed called '13 Tzameti,' and that was very interesting. I believe it was a French film, and I was just intrigued by the awkwardness; the off-beatness of the film really just grasped me. See more »

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Born in Puerto Rico and raised in the Bronx, New York. See more »

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Star Sign:

Leo

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