Carlos Gómez (actor)

Carlos Gómez (born January 1, 1962) is an American actor.

Carlos Gómez
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Carlos Gómez at the 2014 Alma Awards.
Carlos Gómez II

(1962-01-01) January 1, 1962 (age 58)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Years active1981–present

Life and careerEdit

Gómez was born in New York, to Latin American parents, the son of Cora Gomez.[1] He is an actor who has starred in both film and the small screen since the late 1980s. His first part in a film came in the form of a dancer looking to make it big in Dance to Win (1989). One of his more notable performances is considered to be as gay paramedic Raul Melendez in ER (1995–1996).

He has, among other roles, guest-starred as a repeating support villain on the hit television show Charmed as the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) Internal Affairs Department Inspector (and undercover demon) Rodriguez pressuring the regular character Andy Trudeau. He first appeared in the 20th episode of the first season "The Power of Two", and his final appearance was in the 22nd episode of the season (its finale) "Deja Vu All Over Again".

He has also starred alongside Salma Hayek in two films, the first being Desperado, where he plays the Right Hand of Bucho, the man Antonio Banderas spends the film looking for, and also, in Fools Rush In, where he plays Salma's ex-boyfriend, Chuy. Carlos can also be seen in the CBS drama Shark, where he plays Mayor Manny Delgado, alongside James Woods and Jeri Ryan.

Gomez appeared in the 2008 Broadway musical In the Heights as Kevin, and was a cast member of the A&E television series The Glades for all four seasons. He also played the part of officer Navarro in the Criminal Minds episode "Machismo."

He also appeared in season 3 of the NBC sitcom Friends episode titled "The One with All the Jealousy", and in season 3 of the Fox drama 24. He appeared in Dolphin Tale 2. In 2020, Gomez was cast as Rafael Garcia, the lead character’s father, in the ABC romantic comedy-drama series The Baker and the Beauty.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1989 Dance to Win
1995 Desperado Carlos Gomez
1997 Fools Rush In Chuy
1997 The Peacemaker Captain Santiago
1998 The Negotiator Eagle
1998 The Replacement Killers Hunt
1998 Enemy of the State FBI Agent
1999 Winding Roads Jesus
2003 In Hell Tolik
2003 House of Sand and Fog Alvarez
2014 Dolphin Tale 2 Dr. Miguel Arroyo
2016 Ride Along 2 Captain Hernandez
2019 The Report Jose Rodriguez
TBA Spiked TBA
Year Title Role Notes
1995–1996 ER Raul Melendez
1997 Friends Julio Episode 3x12 - The One with All the Jealousy
1999 Charmed Inspector Rodriguez
1999 NYPD Blue Raul Montez
2003 NCIS Chief Petty Officer Reyes
2003 24 Luis Annicon
2006 Monk Miguel Escobar S4 E16
2006 Criminal Minds Officer Navarro Episode 1x19 - Machismo
2006–2008 Shark Mayor Manuel Delgado
2010–2013 The Glades Dr. Carlos Sanchez
2015–2016 Madam Secretary Jose Campos
2017–2018 NCIS: New Orleans Dan Sanchez Recurring role
2019 Elementary Enrique Ruiz 7X09 On the Scent
2019 Chicago Med James Young 4x09 Death Do Us Part
2020 The Baker and the Beauty Rafael Garcia Main role


  1. ^ Carlos Gomez Biography ((?)-)
  2. ^ "The Baker and the Beauty Meet the Cast". ABC Entertainment. Retrieved April 13, 2020.

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