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
Arias in 2010
Born (1971-06-27) June 27, 1971 (age 52)
Occupation(s)Film, television, stage actor
Years active1992–present
Anna Alvim
(m. 2002)

Life and career edit

Born and raised in New York City to a Puerto Rican mother, Miriam, and a Colombian father, Tony, Arias 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.

Filmography edit

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Innocent Blood Coroner's Assistant
1997 Dead Men Can't Dance Sixkiller
1997 Destination Unknown Rico
1998 Crossfire Hernandez
2001 Home Invaders Angel
2002 The Time Machine Toren
2007 Live Free or Die Hard Agent Johnson
2008 Hotel California Hector
2009 Street Dreams Tim Cabrera
2010 Legion Estevez
2010 Undocumented Alberto Fuentes
2011 America Correa
2015 Tag Edmund
2015 The Outfield Charles
2016 Hands of Stone Benny Huertas
2016 Restored Me Roger Escalante
2017 Secrets of Deception Detective Reyes
2018 Canal Street DJ Wado
2018 Bella's Story Marco
2018 God's Eye Marcos
2019 Bottom of the 9th Billy
2019 100 Days to Live Jack Byers
2021 Switched Before Birth Gabe Ramirez
2021 13 Minutes Carlos
2022 North of the 10 David

See also edit

References edit

  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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