Raymond Cruz

Raymond Cruz

  • Born on
    • July 9th, 1961
Raymund Cruz (born July 9, 1961) is a Mexican American actor. He is mostly known for playing military roles. His movie roles include Clear and Present Danger as Ding Chavez, The Substitute as Tom Berenger's second-in-command Joey Six, The Rock in an un-credited U.S. Marine role, From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money as Jesus, Alien Resurrection as USM Private Vincent DiStephano, and Under Siege as Ramirez. He also appeared in the gang movie Blood In Blood Out, playing the role of Chuey, a gang member from the Vatos Locos. In 2005 he played Chino In Havoc. He also appears in Gremlins 2: The New Batch, credited as "The Messenger," and in Training Day as a gang member named Sniper, the poker player who doesn't know that three-of-a-kind beats two pair. He has made guest appearances in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Siege of AR-558", in The X-Files Season 4 episode "El Mundo Gira" and in the second season of 24 as a thug. In the Music Videoclip from Madonna Vogue ,He also made an appearance as the father of a murdered girl in CSI. Cruz played a large distributor of methamphetamines named Tuco on Breaking Bad in 2008. He is now a regular cast member on the TV series The Closer. Cruz also had a recurring role as Paco on My Name Is Earl, and as Alejandro Perez on Nip/Tuck. Description above from the Wikipedia article Raymond Cruz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (28 Credits)

2021Blue Miracle as Hector
2020Wander as Sherif Luis Santi
2019The Curse of La Llorona as Rafael Olvera
2015Cleveland Abduction as Ariel Castro
2012Major Crimes as Detective Julio Sanchez
2005Brothers in Arms as Reverend
2005Havoc as Chino
2005The Closer as Julio Sanchez
2004My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure as Raphael Garcia
2002Collateral Damage as Junior
2001Training Day as Sniper
1999From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money as Jesus
1997Alien: Resurrection as Pvt. Vincent Distephano
1997Last Stand at Saber River as Manuel
1996The Substitute as Joey Six
1996Up Close & Personal as Fernando Buttanda
1996The Rock as Sergeant Rojas (uncredited)
1996Broken Arrow as Air Force Staff Officer at Casualty Briefing (uncredited)
1995Operation Dumbo Drop as Staff Sergeant Adams
1994Clear and Present Danger as Domingo Chavez
1993Blood In, Blood Out as Chuey
1992Under Siege as Ramirez
1992When the Party's Over as Mario
1992Man Trouble as Balco
1991Dead Again as Supermarket Clerk
1990Gremlins 2: The New Batch as Messenger
1989I Know My First Name Is Steven as Punk #2
1988Twice Dead as Cheeta


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