Murciano in April 2006
|Born||Enrique Ricardo Murciano
July 9, 1973
Miami, Florida, U.S.
|Other names||Enrique Murciano Jr.|
Early life and education
Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Murciano attended Christopher Columbus High School and then Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He originally studied at New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts, for a time, but ultimately decided to pursue an acting career. Eventually, he moved to Los Angeles, California, making his feature film debut in the 1997 action film Speed 2: Cruise Control, which starred Sandra Bullock and has been an actor ever since.
In 2000, Murciano appeared in the film Traffic. In 2001, he starred as Francesco Torres on the cancelled MTV soap opera Spyder Games. That same year, he appeared in Black Hawk Down. It was there that he met Jerry Bruckheimer, leading to him being offered a starring role in the CBS mystery drama Without a Trace. The series centered around a missing persons unit of the FBI. He portrayed Danny Taylor from when the show began in 2002 for seven seasons until it ended in 2009. This role earned him two nominations from the ALMA Award in 2008 and in 2009.
His additional film credits include Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (his second film with Sandra Bullock), How to Go Out on a Date in Queens, The Lost City and Máncora. He also appeared in the music video "Yes We Can" by will.i.am and in the video directed by Demi Moore "Presidential Pledge".
In October 2009, Murciano appeared in the CBS police procedural drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in season 10: episode 4 titled "Coup de Gráce" (French for "stroke of mercy"), playing Det. Carlos Moreno from the LVPD Vice Division.
In April 2011, Murciano began a recurring role in the CBS police procedural drama NCIS, playing CIA Agent Ray "CI-Ray" Cruz appearing in season 8: episode 20 titled "Two-Faced" and the eighth season finale titled "Pyramid". In January 2012, he made his final appearance on the show in season 9: episode 13 titled "A Desperate Man".
In April 2012, Murciano returned to CSI: Crime Scene Investigation reprising his role of Det. Carlos Moreno, appearing in season 12: episode 20 titled "Altered Stakes", the twelfth season finale titled "Homecoming", the thirteenth season premiere titled "Karma to Burn" and season 13: episode 3 titled "Wild Flowers".
In October 2012, Murciano began a recurring role in the cancelled ABC supernatural/horror drama 666 Park Avenue, playing Dr. Todd Scott Evans, appearing in episode 5 titled "A Crowd of Demons", episode 6 titled "Diabolic" and episode 7 titled "Downward Spiral".
On May 8, 2013, it was reported that Murciano will be co-starring in the 3-D science fiction film Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes, to be released on Memorial Day 2014.
|1997||Speed 2: Cruise Control||Alejandro||Credited as Enrique Murciano Jr.|
|2001||Black Hawk Down||Ruiz|
|2003||Cafe and Tobacco||Tico|
|2005||Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous||Jeff Foreman|
|The Lost City||Ricardo Fellove|
|2006||How to Go Out on a Date in Queens||Junior|
|2012||Water and Power||Water|
|2014||Dawn of the Planet of the Apes||TBA||Post-production|
|1999||Suddenly Susan||Enrique||1 episode 3.12: "Wedding-Bell Blues"|
|The Pretender||Tony||1 episode 4.04: "Risque Business"|
|2001||Spyder Games||Francisco Torres||Series regular, 65 episodes|
|2002||Star Trek: Enterprise||Tolaris||1 episode 1.17: "Fusion"|
|2002–2009||Without a Trace||Danny Taylor||Series regular, 160 episodes|
|2009||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Det. Carlos Moreno||Recurring role, 1 episode 10.04: "Coup de Gráce"|
|2010||Off the Map||Manny Diaz||Dropped|
|Marry Me||Harry||Mini-series, 2 episodes "Part 1" and "Part 2"|
|2011||Hail Mary||Carlos Moreno||TV movie|
|NCIS||CIA Agent Ray "C-I-Ray" Cruz||Recurring role, 2 episodes 8.20: "Two-Faced" and 8.24: "Pyramid"|
|Medium||Luis Amenabar||1 episode 7.13: " Me Without You"|
|2012||NCIS||CIA Agent Ray "C-I-Ray" Cruz||Recurring role, 1 episode 9.13: "A Desperate Man"|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Det. Carlos Moreno||Recurring role, 4 episodes 12.20: "Altered Stakes", 12.22: "Homecoming", 13.1: "Karma to Burn" and 13.3: "Wild Flowers"|
|666 Park Avenue||Dr. Todd Scott Evans||Recurring role, 3 episodes 1.5: "A Crowd of Demons", 1.6: "Diabolic" and 1.7: "Downward Spiral"|
|2013||The Saint||Insp. John Henry Fernack||TV movie|
- Enrique Murciano: Without a Trace on CBS
- Enrique Murciano
- "Without A Trace". Television New Zealand. Retrieved September 29, 2011.
- "2008 NCLR ALMA AWARD - Nominees". Retrieved January 14, 2012.
- "2009 NCLR ALMA AWARDS - Nominees". Retrieved January 14, 2012.
- Cable, Simon (February 15, 2011). "A model break-up: Lily Cole and her leading man end their romance". Daily Mail (London). Retrieved January 14, 2012.
- "The Sexiest Men Alive 2006 - Enrique Murciano". People. November 15, 2006. Retrieved January 14, 2012.