Miguel Sandoval (born November 16, 1951) is an American actor of film and television, known for the TV series Medium (2005–2011), where he played D.A. Manuel Devalos.
|Born||November 16, 1951|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Sandoval was born in Washington, D.C. He began working as a professional actor in 1975 when he joined a mime school in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He later joined the troupe full-time and continued his study of mime. He began his film career in the early 1980s. He had small roles in such acclaimed films as Do the Right Thing, Jungle Fever, and Jurassic Park. After appearing in Clear and Present Danger in 1994, he began to take on larger roles, and appeared in Get Shorty, Up Close & Personal, and Blow.
Having appeared briefly in Repo Man and Sid and Nancy, Sandoval has also played the major roles of Treviranus (in Death and the Compass), Bennie Reyes (in Three Businessmen) and Arizona Gray (in the microfeature Repo Chick) for director Alex Cox. In addition to film, Sandoval has acted in numerous television shows, often in recurring roles. Though shows such as The Court and Kingpin failed, he found success with Medium in 2005, where he played D.A. Manuel Devalos until the series ended in 2011. Sandoval's other guest starring roles include appearances in popular series such as Frasier, ER, The X-Files, Seinfeld, Law & Order and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. He was prominently featured in the first season of the ABC drama Murder One.
Sandoval has also directed, taking the helm for the third season Medium episode "Whatever Possessed You" which aired in March 2007. He directed one episode in each of seasons four through to seven.
Sandoval co-starred as Judge Hernandez in Bad Judge, an American legal comedy television series co-created by Chad Kultgen and Anne Heche. It premiered on NBC on October 2, 2014. After that, he had roles in Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, Sharp Objects, and Station 19.
Sandoval resides in Los Angeles, California. He and his wife Linda have a daughter, Olivia, an actress who portrayed his character's daughter on Medium.
|1982||Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann||Emil||Film role debut|
|1984||Repo Man||Archie||As Michael Sandoval|
|1986||Straight to Hell||George|
|1986||Sid and Nancy||Record Company Executive|
|1986||Howard the Duck||Bar Entertainment Supervisor|
|1989||Do the Right Thing||Officer Mark Ponte|
|1991||Ricochet||Vargas, Drug Dealer|
|1992||White Sands||FBI Agent Ruiz|
|1992||Death and the Compass||Treviranus||Originally aired as television film|
|1993||Jurassic Park||Juanito Rostagno|
|1994||Death Wish V: The Face of Death||Lieutenant Hector Vasquez|
|1994||Clear and Present Danger||Ernesto Escobedo|
|1995||Get Shorty||Mr. Escobar|
|1995||Fair Game||Emilio Juantorena|
|1996||Up Close & Personal||Dan Duarte|
|1998||Where's Marlowe?||Skip Pfeiffer|
|1998||Three Businessmen||Bennie Reyes|
|2000||Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her||Sam|
|2000||Flight of Fancy||Frank|
|2000||The Crew||Raul Ventana, Drug Lord|
|2000||Air Bud: World Pup||Coach Montoya|
|2001||Human Nature||Wendall, The Therapist|
|2002||Collateral Damage||FBI Agent Joe Phipps|
|2002||Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever||FBI Agent Julio Martin|||
|2005||Nine Lives||Deputy Sheriff Ron|
|2005||Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School||Matthew Smith|
|2005||Tortilla Heaven||Gil Garcia|||
|2008||Bottle Shock||Mr. Garcia|
|2008||Dispatches from Nicaragua||Himself||Documentary about the filming of Walker|
|2009||Repo Chick||Arizona Gray|
|2009||Tales of Masked Men||Narrator||Voice|
|2013||Oculus||Dr. Shawn Graham|
|2014||The Book of Life||Land of the Remembered Captain||Voice|
|2016||Eternity Hill||Dr. Elias|
|2016||Blood Father||Arturo Rios|
|1982||Voyagers!||Ned Dawson||Episode: "Bully and Billy"; credited as Michael Sandoval|
|1984||Remington Steele||ER Doctor||Episode: "Steele Eligible"|
|1984||Fatal Vision||MP In Jeep||Miniseries|
|1985||Badge of the Assassin||Francisco Torres||Television film; credited as Michael Sandoval|
|1986||Hotel||Reporter #1||Episode: "Promises to Keep"|
|1988||St. Elsewhere||Mr. Heath||Episode: "Requiem for a Heavyweight"|
|1989||Hunter||Augustine Rojas||Episode: "Partners"|
|1989||From the Dead of Night||Duty Officer||Television film|
|1990||Doogie Howser, M.D.||Eye Doctor||Episode: "Vinnie's Blind Date"|
|1990||Matlock||Carlos 'Carl' Berman||Episode: "Nowhere to Run"|
|1990||Dangerous Passion||Sergeant Hidalgo||Television film|
|1990||D.E.A.||Rafael Cordera||6 episodes|
|1992||L.A. Law||Alvaro Campos||Episode: "I'm Ready for My Closeup, Mr. Markowitz"|
|1992||Civil Wars||Judge Felix Silva-Pures||Episode: "Below the Beltway"|
|1992||The Golden Palace||Ramone||Episode: "Seems Like Old Times: Part 2"|
|1992||Renegade||Hector Ortega||Episode: "Partners"|
|1993||Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman||Eduardo Friez||2 episodes|
|1995||The Marshal||Lester Villa-Lobos||2 episodes|
|1996||Home Improvement||Mr. Jennings||Episode: "High School Confidentia"|
|1996||The West||Himself||Voice, miniseries documentary; 2 episodes|
|1996||Murder One||Roberto Portalegre||3 episodes|
|1996||L.A. Firefighters||Arson Investigator Bernie Ramirez||13 episodes|
|1997||Players||General Simon Lott||2 episodes|
|1998||Frasier||Mr. Martin||Episode: "Sweet Dreams"|
|1998||Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal||Gilberto||Episode: "Give and Go"|
|1999||Superman: The Animated Series||Doctor #2||Voice, episode: "Unity"|
|1999-2000||Batman Beyond||Dr. Blades, Bennie, Mendez||Voice, 3 episodes|
|2000-01||Level 9||Santoro Goff||Episode: "It's Magic/Reboot"|
|2000-05||Jackie Chan Adventures||'El Toro' Fuerte||Voice, 12 episodes|
|2000||Static Shock||Principal Aguilar||Voice, episode: "The New Kid"|
|2001||Wild Iris||Ramando Galvez||Television film|
|2001||7th Heaven||Ramon Reyes||2 episodes|
|2001||Alias||Anthony Russek||3 episodes|
|2001||The X-Files||Martin Ortega||Episode: "Vienen"|
|2001||The West Wing||Victor Campos||Episode: "Ways and Means"|
|2002||Gotta Kick It Up!||Principal Zavala||Television film|
|2003||Kingpin||Tio Beto||2 episodes|
|2003||10-8: Officers on Duty||Captain Otis Briggs||13 episodes|
|2005-11||Medium||D.A. Manuel Devalos, General||130 episodes|
|2011||Metro||Felix Alvarez||Television film|
|2011||Bad Mom||Vagner||Television film|
|2012-19||Grey's Anatomy||Captain Pruitt Herrera, Hank||2 episodes|
|2013||The Surgeon General||Senator Nortega||Television film|
|2014-15||Bad Judge||Judge Hernandez||13 episodes|
|2014||Dallas||'El Pozolero'||3 episodes|
|2016||Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency||Colonel Scott Riggins||6 episodes|
|2017||Graves||El Terrón||Episode: "Spark Meet Gasoline"|
|2018-20||Station 19||Captain Pruitt Herrera||Main role|
|2018||Sharp Objects||Frank Curry||Voice, 8 episodes|
|2023||The Diplomat||Secretary of State Miguel Ganon||8 episodes|
Video game performancesEdit
|2006||Scarface: The World Is Yours||Nacho Contreras|||
|2020-2021||Solar Opposites||Enrique||Voice, 6 episodes|||
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