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Nestor Serrano (born 1955/1956) is an American film and television actor. He is known for playing Navi Araz in the fourth season of 24. He also appeared as Emilio Loera in the 4th season of the Cinemax series Banshee.
Serrano at the 2014 Alma Awards
|Born||5th November 1955|
The Bronx, New York
Serrano began his acting career in off-Broadway plays in the late 1970s. He often portrays authority figures on both sides of the law. His first film was the 1986 Tom Hanks comedy The Money Pit. Since then, he has appeared in supporting roles in films such as Lethal Weapon 2, Bad Boys, The Negotiator, Empire, Secretariat, The Insider, Runaway Jury and The Day After Tomorrow.
Serano is well known for playing Islamic terrorist Navi Araz in 24. He played Bobby's father on an episode of Ugly Betty. He played Victor, Adrianna Tate-Duncan's manager, on the CW show 90210. He made a guest-appearance on the Criminal Minds episode "Poison" as Det. Hanover, and he portrayed drug cartel leader Hector Estrada in Season 7 of the Showtime series Dexter. He played Carlos Solano, leader of the Solano Cartel in the USA show Graceland. In 2017, he played the psychiatrist Dr. Saul in the movie thriller Clinical.
- 1991: Hangin' with the Homeboys as Fernando (aka Vinny)
- 1995: Bad Boys as Detective Sanchez
- 1998: The Negotiator as Hellman
- 2001: After the Storm as Ortega
- 2002: Empire as Rafael Mendoza
- 2004: The Day After Tomorrow as Gomez
- 2005: Sueño as El Zorro
- 2009: Falling Awake as Lazaro
- 2010: Secretariat as Pancho Martin
- 2010: Cielito lindo as Matador
- 2014: Captain America: The Winter Soldier as the Committee general
- 2014: Sniper: Legacy as Steffen
- 2017: Clinical as Dr. Saul
- 1989–1990 True Blue as Off. Geno Toffenelli
- 1991 Love, Lies and Murder as Gonzalez
- 1992–1993 The Hat Squad as Rafael
- 1996–1997 Moloney as Lt. Matty Navarro
- 2001–2002 Witchblade as Captain Bruno Dante
- 2005 24 as Navi Araz
- 2006 Criminal Minds as Det. Hanover "Poison"
- 2008 Fringe as Henry Jacobson, "The Arrival"
- 2010–2011 90210 as Victor Luna
- 2011 Homeland as Tony Trujillo "Pilot"
- 2012 Dexter as Hector Estrad
- 2012 Graceland as Carlos Solano Sr.
- 2014–2015 Revenge as Chief Edward Alvarez
- 2011 Banshee as Emilio Loera
- 2016 The Last Ship as Alex Rivera
- 2017 APB as Mayor Michael Salgado
- 2019 Love, Death & Robots as Major Graham (voice)
- "Ugly Betty Casts Bobby's Parents". TVGuide.com.
- "Nestor Serrano & Brit Morgan Join Cast of USA's 'Graceland'". Zap2it.com. May 1, 2014. Archived from the original on October 23, 2016. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
- "Ethnic and Disabled Actors Ask for a Chance". NYTimes.com.