Ray Santiago

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Ray Santiago
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Santiago at the 2016 Wizard World
Born Raymond Santiago
(1984-06-15) June 15, 1984 (age 32)
South Bronx, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present

Raymond "Ray" Santiago (born June 15, 1984 in South Bronx, New York[1]) is an American actor.

Early life[edit]

Santiago graduated in 2002 from F.H. LaGuardia High School for the Arts in New York City (known as the Fame school).[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Raymond Santiago played Jorge Villalobos in the film Meet the Fockers, and had minor roles in 2005's Dirty Deeds and 2006's Accepted. He also starred as Michelle Rodriguez's brother, Tiny Guzman in the 2000 film Girlfight, as Lardo in 2009's Endless Bummer and as Alberto in Suburban Gothic.[2]

He also played in the 2006 film The Sasquatch Dumpling Gang (also known as The Sasquatch Gang), alongside Justin Long, and in American Son along Nick Cannon.[3] He also appeared in the 2011 film In Time. Santiago appeared in episodes of the television series My Name is Earl, Crossing Jordan, Law & Order: LA and Dexter. In the Ash vs. Evil Dead television series, he portrays Pablo Simon Bolivar, a Latino immigrant co-worker who becomes Ash's sidekick.[4]

Personal life[edit]

He is openly gay[5]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Friday Night with Crystal Dancer Short film
Addiction: A 60's Love Story Rico
2014 Sex Ed Hector
Suburban Gothic Alberto
Date and Switch Salvador
2013 National Lampoon Presents: Surf Party Lardo
2011 In Time Victa
Without Men Jacinto
The Thaumaturge Short film; Executive Producer
2010 500mg of Something Sug Short film; Producer
Hypo Bear's Butler Director & Executive Producer
2009 El pez Photographer Short film
Endless Bummer Lardo
Ready or Not Nacho
2008 Bar Starz Captain
American Son Miguelito
2006 Price to Pay Donnie
Accepted Boy Going to Princeton
The TV Set Audience Member #1
Dead Man's Morphine Nat Short film
The Sasquatch Gang Crone
2005 Dirty Deeds Bobby D
2004 Meet the Fockers Jorge Villalobos
2003 Shelter Ray
Bringing Rain John Bell
2001 Piñero Willie
2000 Girlfight Tiny Guzman

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Shiny Baby Goats Rodd Scott Filming
2015–present Ash vs Evil Dead Pablo Simon Bolivar Main cast
Pending – Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best TV Supporting Actor (2017)[6]
2015 Backstrom Moss Brady 1 episode
2014 Bad Judge 2 episodes
NCIS: Los Angeles Little Dip 1 episode
2013 Touch Reuben Santiago 4 episodes
2012 Major Crimes Charles Alvarez 1 episode
2011 Law & Order: Los Angeles Ray Mota 1 episode
2010-2011 Raising Hope Javier 5 episodes
2009 10 Things I Hate About You Luis 1 episode
2008 Dexter Javier 2 episodes
2007 Cane Manny 1 episode
2006 My Name Is Earl Catalina's Brother 2 episodes
Windfall Ramon 1 episode
Crossing Jordan Omar 'Lil O' Rodriguez 1 episode
2004 The Jury Harry Rivera 1 episode

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rapp, Ilana (17 December 2015). "Actor Ray Santiago of 'Ash vs. Evil Dead' Is the Most Adorable Nut Job" (Interview). The Huffington Post. Retrieved 7 February 2017. My mom and dad were both born in Puerto Rico. 
  2. ^ Barton, Steve (February 11, 2015). "Ash vs. Evil Dead – First Casting News". Dread Central.
  3. ^ Gingold, Michael (February 11, 2015). "Bruce Campbell's 'ASH VS. EVIL DEAD" co-stars/characters revealed". Fangoria.
  4. ^ Miska, Brad (February 11, 2015). "Breaking: 'Ash Vs Evil Dead' Casting and Details!". Bloody Disgusting.
  5. ^ "OUT100 2016". 2016-10-31. Retrieved 2016-11-01. 
  6. ^ "Never mind Oscar, here's the 2017 FANGORIA Chainsaw Awards Nominees Ballot!". FANGORIA®. Retrieved 14 February 2017. 

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