Yancey Arias

Yancey Arias (born June 27, 1971) is an American actor. He played Miguel Cadena in the NBC series Kingpin and Gabriel Williams in the FX series Thief.[1]

Yancey Arias
Yancey Arias 2010.jpg
Arias in 2010
Born (1971-06-27) June 27, 1971 (age 51)
Occupation(s)Film, television, stage actor
Years active1992–present
Anna Alvim
(m. 2002)

Life and careerEdit

Arias's mother, Miriam, is Puerto Rican and his father, Tony, is Colombian. Arias was born and raised in New York City. He attended Moore Catholic High School and St. John's Preparatory School before studying theater at Carnegie Mellon University.

His first big break came in the Broadway production of Miss Saigon in 1992, which he worked on in different capacities for several years. In addition to television roles, he also continued to work on stage, including a starring role in The Wild Party in 2000.

In 2001, he moved to Los Angeles, where he lives with his wife, actress Anna Alvim. He was on the show Knight Rider for the first half season. In 2004, he played little DeeDee's(actress Essence Atkins) love interest on the sitcom Half & Half.

In July 2013, it was announced that Arias would play Carl Villante, the head of an elite investigative unit, in the ABC series Castle.[2] He appears in the film Cesar Chavez.

In 2017, Arias plays Colonel Cortez in USA's hit series Queen of the South.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Yancey Arias Website". Yancey Arias. January 25, 2014.
  2. ^ "Yancey Arias Books Season 6 Arc as Elite Crimefighte". TVLine. July 17, 2013.

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