Kevin Alejandro in July 2011
|Born||Kevin Michael Alejandro
April 7, 1976
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Leslie de Jesus Alejandro (2004 - present) 1 Child|
Kevin Michael Alejandro (born April 7, 1976) is an American actor. Alejandro may be best known for his roles as Nate Moretta in the crime drama Southland and as Jesús Velásquez in the supernatural thriller True Blood.
Alejandro was featured on the ABC series Ugly Betty, playing Santos, the father of Justin Suarez and love interest of Hilda. At the time of the season 1 finale episode's filming, he had just become a series regular on the Fox network's newly introduced Drive, since cancelled. He was a featured player in the second season of the Showtime original series Sleeper Cell, playing Benito Velasquez, and also played Dominic Hughes in The Young and the Restless.
He made an appearance, along with fellow Ugly Betty actor Eric Mabius, in the CSI: Miami episode "One of Our Own", and another as a gay hustler in HBO's Big Love. He also appeared on an episode of Charmed season 7 as Malvock, a cunning demon. He also appeared in the first few episodes of 24's fourth season, as a terrorist henchman, in which he also stars with Tony Plana, fellow Ugly Betty actor. Alejandro was a regular on the now defunct drama Shark as Deputy District Attorney Danny Reyes. Recently he had a small role on The Cleaner, an A&E television series.
Alejandro also appeared in the movie Crossing Over, which was released in February 2009, alongside Harrison Ford. He played Detective Nate Moretta in Southland, produced by Emmy Award winner John Wells. Southland was canceled by NBC Broadcasting, just two weeks prior to the premiere of the show's sophomore run, but has since been picked up by the cable network TNT.
He has also had a role in Weeds, season 4 and 5. Drop Dead Diva's Season 1, Episode 5 also features Alejandro, as the wrongfully convicted Michael Fernandez. He appeared on Season 1 of Sons of Anarchy as one of the Mayan MC members, son of Marcus, the mc's president. Alejandro stars in the third and fourth seasons of the vampire television series True Blood as Jesús Velásquez.
He also played Tony Arroyo, a homicide detective in the 2013 television show, Golden Boy.
|2011||Cassadaga (2011 Independent Film)||Mike||Single father, love interest of Lily (Kelen Coleman) [Lead Actor]|
|2011||The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy||August Edwards|
|2008||Creature of Darkness||Emillio|
|2006||Faceless||Lucas Renosa||Made for Television Movie|
|2002||Purgatory Flats||Owen Mecklin|
|2003||Crossing Jordan||Connor Marshall||Guest Star Episode: "Fire and Ice"|
|Las Vegas||Ray Duran||Guest Star Episode: "Pros and Cons"|
|2004||Dr. Vegas||Raul Ortiz||Guest Star Episode: "Advantage Play"|
|Charmed||Malvock||Guest Star Episode: "There's Something About Leo"|
|2004-2005||The Young and the Restless||Dominic Hughes||Series Regular|
|2005||24||Kevin McCollin||Multiple Guest Arc
- "Day 4: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m."
- "Day 4: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m"
- "Day 4: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m."
|JAG||Corporal Jude Dominick||Guest Star Episode: "Fit for Duty"|
|Alias||Cesar Martinez||Guest Star Episode: "The Orphan"|
|CSI: New York||Tom Martin||Guest Star Episode : "Crime and Misdemeanor"|
|Threshold||Marcus||Guest Star Episodes: "Pulse"|
|Medium||Jason Morrow||Guest Star Episode: "Still Life"|
|2006||E-Ring||Miguel Carrera||Guest Star Episode: " The General"|
|Without a Trace||Casey Miller||Guest Star Episode: "The Road Home"|
|Big Love||The Hustler||Guest Star Episode: "Eviction"|
|CSI: Miami||Carlos Santigo||Guest Star Episode: "One of Our Own"|
|NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service||Jaime Jones||Guest Star Episode: "Driven"|
|2006-2007||Sleeper Cell||Benito "Benny" Velasquez||Series Regular|
|2007||Drive||Winston Salazar||Series Regular|
|2007-2008||Shark||Danny Reyes||Series Regular|
|2008||Sons of Anarchy||Esai Alvarez||Guest Star Episodes: "The Pull" & "Hell Followed"|
|2008-2009||Weeds||Rudolpho Mason||Multiple Guest Arc
- "If You Work for a Living, Then Why Do You Kill Yourself Working?"
- "Wonderful Wonderful"
- "Machetes Up Top"
- "List of Weeds episodes#Su-Su-Sucio"
|2009||Knight Rider||Victor Galt||Guest Star Episode: "I Love the Knight Life"|
|Heroes||Agent Jenkins||"Chapter Eight 'Into Asylum'"|
|Drop Dead Diva||Michael Fernandez||Guest Star Episode: "Lost and Found"|
|Melrose Place||Anton V.||Guest Star Episode: "Shoreline"|
|2009-2011||Southland||Nate Moretta||Series Regular|
|2010||The Deep End||Connor Smith||Guest Star Episode: "White Lies, Black Ties"|
|The Mentalist||Victor Bandino||Guest Star Episode: "The Red Box"|
|Psych||Dane Northcutt||Guest Star Episode: "Ferry Tale"|
|Parenthood||Mike||Multiple Guest Arc
- "The Booth Job"
- "Date Night"
- "I'm Cooler Than You Think"
|Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Victor Ramos||Guest Star Episode: "Branded"|
|2010-2012||True Blood||Jesus Velasquez||Series Regular: Season 3 & 4, Guest: Season 5|
|2011||Bones||Hercules "El Tornado" Maldonado||Guest: Season 6 "The Change In The Game"|
|2012||Breakout Kings||Benny Cruz||Guest: Season 2 "Cruz Control"|
|2013||Golden Boy||Christian Arroyo||Series Regular|