Anthony Michael Ruivivar (born November 4, 1970Carlos Nieto in Third Watch, as the voice of Bruce Wayne / Batman in Beware the Batman, and as Chief Alex Longshadow in the Cinemax original series Banshee. He often plays characters working in law enforcement.) is an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of paramedic
Early life and educationEdit
Ruivivar's early appearances include the films Race the Sun (1996) and a minor character in Starship Troopers (1997). Ruivivar's breakthrough role came in 1999 as Carlos Nieto, a paramedic in the action/drama series Third Watch (1999–2005), which centers around the life of police officers, paramedics, and firemen of a fictional precinct and fire station in New York City. In the show, Carlos was a Hawaiian-born Filipino-American who was abandoned by his family and spent his youth in various foster homes.
After Third Watch, Ruivivar remained in the drama genre, usually playing a police officer, detective or FBI agent in shows such as Traveler, Quantico, Numb3rs, Criminal Minds, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (all 2007) and Lie to Me (2009).
In January 1998 he married actress Yvonne Jung, who would later appear in seasons 5 and 6 (2003–05) of Third Watch as FDNY EMS Paramedic Holly Levine. In the show, Ruivivar and Jung's characters became a couple and got married in the series finale. They have 3 children; two sons, Kainoa and Kale, and a daughter, Levi, who is a member of the US Junior Women's Gymnastics national team.
|1994||White Fang 2||Peter|
|1996||Race the Sun||Eduardo Braz|
|2008||Tropic Thunder||Platoon Sergeant|
|2009||A Perfect Getaway||Chronic|
|2011||The Adjustment Bureau||McCrady|
|2015||Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant||Flight School Administrator|
|1997||Law & Order||Raymond Cartena||Episode: "Mad Dog"|
|1997||All My Children||Enrique "Ricky"||2 episodes|
|1999–2005||Third Watch||Carlos Nieto||131 episodes|
|2005||Medical Investigation||Episode: "Half Life"|
|2006||Close to Home||Detective Vega||Episode: "Escape"|
|2007||Numbers||Agent Cordero||Episode: "Finders Keepers"|
|2007||Criminal Minds||Lt. Ricardo Vega||Episode: "Ashes and Dust"|
|2007||Traveler||Agent Guillermo Borjes||8 episodes|
|2007||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Det. Ruben Bejarano||Episode: "Who and What"|
|2007||Chuck||Tommy Delgado||2 episodes|
|2009||Lie to Me||FBI Agent Dardis||Episode: "A Perfect Score"|
|2010–11||The Whole Truth||Alejo Salazar||13 episodes|
|2011||The Good Wife||Captain Moyer||Episode: "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot"|
|2011||American Horror Story: Murder House||Miguel Ramos||Episode: "Afterbirth"|
|2012||Burn Notice||Rafael Montero||Episode: "Mixed Messages"|
|2012||Major Crimes||D.D.A. Ozzy Michaels||3 episodes|
|2012||The Mentalist||Victor Phipps||Episode: "Black Cherry"|
|2013||Southland||Officer Hank Lucero||7 episodes|
|2013||Castle||Barrett Hawke||Episode: "A Murder Is Forever"|
|2013–14||Revolution||General Bill Carver||4 episodes|
|2013–14||Beware the Batman||Bruce Wayne / Batman, Thomas Wayne (voices)||26 episodes|
|2013–15||Banshee||Alex Longshadow||17 episodes|
|2014||Beauty & the Beast||Agent Henry Knox||4 episodes|
|2014||Hawaii Five-0||Marco Reyes||4 episodes|
|2014||Nashville||Brett Rivers||Episode: "I'm Coming Home to You"|
|2014–15||Avengers Assemble||Nighthawk (voice)||7 episodes|
|2015||Quantico||Agent Jimenez||Episode: "Run"|
|2015–16||American Horror Story: Hotel||Richard Ramirez||2 episodes|
|2015||NCIS: Los Angeles||Mark Ruiz||Episode: "Unspoken"|
|2015–16||Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street||Adam Hernandez||5 episodes|
|2016||Scream||Sheriff Miguel Acosta||12 episodes|
|2016–17||Frequency||Captain Stan Moreno||9 episodes|
|2017||Blue Bloods||Det. Tommy Jordan||Episode: "The Thin Blue Line"|
|2018||The Haunting of Hill House||Kevin Harris||8 episodes|
|2021||Turner & Hooch||James Clark||Upcoming series|
- Anthony Michael Ruivivar Biography, filmreference.com; accessed August 23, 2017.
- Anthony Ruivivar biodata, imdb.com; accessed August 23, 2017.
- Levi Jung-Ruivivar, usagym.org; accessed March 20, 2021.
- Anthony Ruivivar's Instagram, instagram.com; accessed March 20, 2021.
- "History of the World". Third Watch. Season 1. Episode 8. November 21, 1999.