David Barrera is an American actor, married to actress María Canals with whom he has two daughters. He is best known for his latest role as Gunnery Sgt. Ray 'Casey Kasem' Griego in Generation Kill. He has appeared in television series including Grimm, Heroes, CSI: Miami, Boston Legal, Medium, Nip/Tuck, Without a Trace, The West Wing and 24 for which he got nominated for an ALMA Award.
Barrera appeared in Universal's family comedy Evan Almighty, further he worked on films like Infinity, No Way Back and The United States of Leland (First Officer).
Barrera guest starred in the episode, "Alex Gives Up", of a Disney Channel Original Series live-action sitcom, Wizards of Waverly Place in which his wife, María, was one of the main cast members.
While at the University of California, San Diego he was awarded the Princess Grace Award in acting.