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Kevin Alejandro in July 2011
|Born||Kevin Michael Alejandro
April 7, 1976
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Kevin Michael Alejandro (born April 7, 1976) is an American actor.
Alejandro is well known for his roles as Nate Moretta in the crime drama Southland, as Jesús Velásquez in the supernatural thriller True Blood, and as Sebastian Blood / Brother Blood in The CW series Arrow.
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 première 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 series True Blood as Jesús Velásquez.
In 2011, he appeared in the movie Red State, opposite John Goodman and directed by Kevin Smith, as well a horror film called Cassadaga. He also played Tony Arroyo, a homicide detective in the 2013 television show, Golden Boy. Alejandro portrayed Sheriff Tommy Solano in the ABC / A&E series The Returned.
In 2013, Alejandro joined the DC Comics-produced CW series Arrow, as the villainous Brother Blood. He recurred throughout the show's second season. In January, 2016, he began his role on the Fox TV series Lucifer as LAPD Homicide Detective Dan Espinoza.
|2002||Purgatory Flats||Owen Mecklin|
|2008||Creature of Darkness||Emillio|
|2011||The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy||August Edwards|
|2003||Crossing Jordan||Connor Marshall||Guest star, episode: "Fire and Ice"|
|2003||Las Vegas||Ray Duran||Guest star, episode: "Pros and Cons"|
|2004||Dr. Vegas||Raul Ortiz||Guest star, episode: "Advantage Play"|
|2004||Charmed||Malvock||Guest star, episode: "There's Something About Leo"|
|2004–05||The Young and the Restless||Dominic Hughes||Series regular|
|2005||24||Kevin McCollin||Multiple Guest Arc|
|2005||JAG||Corporal Jude Dominick||Guest star, episode: "Fit for Duty"|
|2005||Alias||Cesar Martinez||Guest star, episode: "The Orphan"|
|2005||CSI: New York||Tom Martin||Guest star, episode : "Crime and Misdemeanor"|
|2005||Threshold||Marcus||Guest star, episodes: "Pulse"|
|2005||Medium||Jason Morrow||Guest star, episode: "Still Life"|
|2006||E-Ring||Miguel Carrera||Guest star, episode: "The General"|
|2006||Without a Trace||Casey Miller||Guest star, episode: "The Road Home"|
|2006||Big Love||The Hustler||Guest star, episode: "Eviction"|
|2006||CSI: Miami||Carlos Santigo||Guest star, episode: "One of Our Own"|
|2006||NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service||Jaime Jones||Guest star, episode: "Driven"|
|2006||Faceless||Lucas Renosa||Television film|
|2006–07||Sleeper Cell||Benito "Benny" Velasquez||Series regular|
|2006–07||Ugly Betty||Santos||Recurring role|
|2007||Drive||Winston Salazar||Series regular|
|2007–08||Shark||Danny Reyes||Series regular|
|2008||Sons of Anarchy||Esai Alvarez||Guest star, episodes: "The Pull" & "Hell Followed"|
|2008||Burn Notice||Raul||Guest star, episode: "Turn and Burn"|
|2008–09||Weeds||Rudolpho Mason||Multiple guest arc|
|2009||Knight Rider||Victor Galt||Guest star, episode: "I Love the Knight Life"|
|2009||Heroes||Agent Jenkins||"Chapter Eight 'Into Asylum'"|
|2009||Drop Dead Diva||Michael Fernandez||Guest star, episode: "Lost and Found"|
|2009||Melrose Place||Anton V.||Guest star, episode: "Shoreline"|
|2009–11||Southland||Nate Moretta||Series regular|
|2010||The Deep End||Connor Smith||Guest star, episode: "White Lies, Black Ties"|
|2010||The Mentalist||Victor Bandino||Guest star, episode: "The Red Box"|
|2010||Psych||Dane Northcutt||Guest star, episode: "Ferry Tale"|
|2010||Parenthood||Mike||Multiple guest arc|
|2010||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Victor Ramos||Guest star, episode: "Branded"|
|2010–12||True Blood||Jesus Velasquez||Series regular: seasons 3 and 4. Guest star: Season 5|
|2011||Bones||Hercules "El Tornado" Maldonado||Guest star, season 6 episode: "The Change in the Game"|
|2012||Breakout Kings||Benny Cruz||Guest star, season 2 episode: "Cruz Control"|
|2013||Golden Boy||Christian Arroyo||Series regular|
|2013–14||Arrow||Sebastian Blood / Brother Blood||Recurring role (season 2)|
|2015||The Returned||Sheriff Tommy Solano||Main role|
|2015||Grey's Anatomy||Officer Dan Pruitt||Recurring role|
|2016-present||Lucifer||Detective Daniel Espinoza||Main role|
|2016||The Catch||Nathan Ashmore||Episode The Package|
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- Debi Moore (March 2, 2015). "See the World Created for A&E’s The Returned". Dread Central. Retrieved October 16, 2015.