Benito Martinez (actor)

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Benito Martinez
Born Benito James Martinez
(1971-06-28) June 28, 1971 (age 43)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Status Single
Other names James Martinez
Occupation Actor
Years active 1988–present

Benito Martinez (born June 28, 1971) is an American actor who played David Aceveda in the television drama series The Shield. Martinez also had a recurring role as Luis Torres in Sons of Anarchy.

Biography[edit]

Martinez was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Benito trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) in Earls Court, London, United Kingdom and was in the same class as the actor Zen Gesner and actress Julie Hesmondhalgh. He holds an advanced certificate in stage combat that he obtained from LAMDA during his studies there.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1993 Sunset Grill Guillermo Film debut
1995 My Family Young Paco
2003 Scooby-Doo! and the Monster of Mexico El Curandero/Man #2 Voice, Direct-to-video
2004 Saw Brett
Million Dollar Baby Billie's Manager
2006 End Game Ramsey
Kill Your Darlings Officer Jones
2009 Not Forgotten Detective Sanchez
2010 The Dry Land David Valdez
Unthinkable Alvarez
Takers Officer in Charge
2013 Bless Me, Ultima Gabriel
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1988 The Bronx Zoo Fernadez Episode: The Gospel Truth
1990–1992 Zorro José Maceas/Macias 2 episodes
1992 Reasonable Doubts Savedra Episode: Silence
1993 Star Trek: The Next Generation Salazar Episode: Descent: Part 2
1996 Her Costly Affair Campus Cop Television film
Chicago Hope Orderly Episode: A Day in the Life
The X-Files Orderly Episode: The Beginning
1998 L.A. Doctors Policeman Episode: Leap of Faith
1999 Silk Stalkings Cesar Episode: Dance of Fever
2001 NYPD Blue Lieutenant Gomez Episode: Russelmania
Touched by an Angel Officer Dave Episode: The Birthday Present
Once and Again Raoul Episode: Chaos Theory
2002 American Family Police Officer Episode: Pilot
For the People Dr. Leonard Bushnell Episode: Our Own
What's New, Scooby-Doo? Horatio Hidalgo Voice, Episode: High-Tech House of Horrors
Firefly Boss Episode: Our Mrs. Reynolds
2003 Karen Sisco Ed Fuentes Episode: Blown Away
2006 Monk Foreman - Juror No. 7 Episode: Mr. Monk Gets Jury Duty
Numb3rs Arthur Ruiz Episode: Provenance
Bones Thomas Vega Episode: Aliens in a Spaceship
2007 Standoff Senator Espinosa Episode: The Kids in the Hall
2008 Shark Agent Juarez Episode: Wayne's World 3: Killer Shark
2002–2008 The Shield David Aceveda Series regular, Also in the 2007 video game
2008–2009 The Unit President-Elect Benjamin Castillo 3 episodes
2009 The Forgotten Police Chief Episode: Pilot
2009–2010 Saving Grace Ronnie Rodriguez 8 episodes
2010 24 Victor Aruz 2 episodes
Burn Notice David Episode: Neighbourhood Watch
Lie to Me Charlie Sheridan Episode: Pied Piper
Mandrake Harry Television film
2011 Covert Affairs Jorge Episode: All the Right Friends
Torchwood: Miracle Day Captain Santos Episode: The Blood Line
2011–2012 Supernatural Edgar/Leviathan 5 episodes
Sons of Anarchy Luis Torres 17 episodes
2012 Major Crimes Javier Ramirez Episode: Out of Bounds
2013 Dallas Officer Episode: Legacies
Castle Special Agent Sam Walker Episode: The Wild Rover
NCIS: Los Angeles Gonzalo Vargas Episode: Drive
Almost Human Captain Alexio Barros Episode: The Bends
2014 House of Cards (U.S. TV series) Hector Mendoza Season 2
2014 American Crime Alonzo Gutierrez upcoming series
Video games
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Killer7 Coyote Smith English version
Age of Empires III Delgado/General Bolivar
2010 Vanquish Professor Francois Candide English version[1]
2012 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Manuel Noriega
2013 Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Khamsin/Desperado Scientist English version
Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel Bautista

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kellams, JP (2010-10-25). "Narrative Design in Vanquish". PlatinumGames Blog. Platinum Games. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 

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