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Raymond Cruz

Raymond Cruz

Birthday: 1961-07-09 | Place of Birth: Los Angeles County, California, USA

Raymund Cruz (born July 9, 1961) is a Mexican American actor. He is mostly known for playing military roles. His movie roles include Clear and Present Danger as Ding Chavez, The Substitute as Tom Berenger's second-in-command Joey Six, The Rock in an un-credited U.S. Marine role, From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money as Jesus, Alien Resurrection as USM Private Vincent DiStephano, and Under Siege as Ramirez. He also appeared in the gang movie Blood In Blood Out, playing the role of Chuey, a gang member from the Vatos Locos. In 2005 he played Chino In Havoc. He also appears in Gremlins 2: The New Batch, credited as "The Messenger," and in Training Day as a gang member named Sniper, the poker player who doesn't know that three-of-a-kind beats two pair. He has made guest appearances in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Siege of AR-558", in The X-Files Season 4 episode "El Mundo Gira" and in the second season of 24 as a thug. In the Music Videoclip from Madonna Vogue ,He also made an appearance as the father of a murdered girl in CSI. Cruz played a large distributor of methamphetamines named Tuco on Breaking Bad in 2008. He is now a regular cast member on the TV series The Closer. Cruz also had a recurring role as Paco on My Name Is Earl, and as Alejandro Perez on Nip/Tuck. Description above from the Wikipedia article Raymond Cruz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Known For

Acting

Year
Title

Role

2021
My Dead Dad

as    Frank

2021
Blue Miracle

as    Hector

2020
Wander

as    Sherif Luis Santi

2019
The Curse of La Llorona

as    Rafael Olvera

2015
Cleveland Abduction

as    Ariel Castro

2012
Major Crimes

as    Detective Julio Sanchez

2005
Havoc

as    Chino

2005
The Closer

as    Julio Sanchez

2005
Brothers in Arms

as    Reverend

2004
2004
Just Hustle

as    Spanish Professor

1999
The Last Marshal

as    T-Boy

1996
Up Close & Personal

as    Fernando Buttanda

1996
The Substitute

as    Joey Six

1994
Clear and Present Danger

as    Domingo Chavez

1993
Bound by Honor

as    Chuey

1993
When the Party's Over

as    Mario

1991
Dead Again

as    Supermarket Clerk

1988
Twice Dead

as    Cheeta