Kevin Alejandro

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Kevin Alejandro

Kevin Alejandro in July 2011
BornKevin Michael Alejandro
(1976-04-07) April 7, 1976 (age 36)
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Spouse(s)Leslie de Jesus Alejandro (2004 - present) 1 Child
 
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Kevin Alejandro

Kevin Alejandro in July 2011
BornKevin Michael Alejandro
(1976-04-07) April 7, 1976 (age 36)
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Spouse(s)Leslie de Jesus Alejandro (2004 - present) 1 Child

Kevin Michael Alejandro (born April 7, 1976) is an American actor. Alejandro may be best known for his roles as Nate Moretta in the series Southland and as Jesus Velasquez in the series True Blood.

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Biography

Early life

Alejandro, a Latino American born in San Antonio, Texas, grew up in the small West Texas town of Snyder. He then attended the University of Texas at Austin.

Career

Alejandro was featured on the ABC series Ugly Betty, playing Santos, the father of Justin Suarez and love interest of Hilda. At the time of the season 1 finale episode's filming, he had just become a series regular on the Fox network's newly introduced Drive, since cancelled. He was a featured player in the second season of the Showtime original series Sleeper Cell, playing Benito Velasquez, and also played Dominic Hughes in The Young and the Restless.

He made an appearance, along with fellow Ugly Betty actor Eric Mabius, in the CSI: Miami episode "One of Us", and another as a gay hustler in HBO's Big Love. He also appeared on an episode of Charmed season 7 as Malvock, a cunning demon. He also appeared in the first few episodes of 24's fourth season, as a terrorist henchman, in which he also stars with Tony Plana, fellow Ugly Betty actor.[1] Alejandro was a regular on the now defunct drama Shark as Deputy District Attorney Danny Reyes.[2] Recently he had a small role on The Cleaner, an A&E television series.

Alejandro also appeared in the movie Crossing Over, which was released in February 2009, alongside Harrison Ford. He played Detective Nate Moretta in Southland, produced by Emmy Award winner John Wells.[3] Southland was canceled by NBC Broadcasting, just two weeks prior to the premiere of the show's sophomore run, but has since been picked up by the cable network TNT.

He has also had a role in Weeds, season 4 and 5. Drop Dead Diva's Season 1, Episode 5 also features Alejandro, as the wrongfully convicted Michael Fernandez. He also appeared on Season 1 of Sons of Anarchy as one of the Mayan MC members, son of Marcus, the mc's president. Alejandro stars in the third and fourth seasons of the vampire television series True Blood as Jesus Velasquez.[4]

In 2011, he appeared in the movie Red State opposite John Goodman and directed by Kevin Smith, as well an upcoming horror film called Cassadaga. [5]

Filmography

Film

Television
YearSeriesRoleNotes
2011Cassadaga (2011 Independent Film)MikeSingle Father, Love interrest of Lily(Kelen Coleman) [Lead Actor]
2011Red StateHarry
2011The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American ConspiracyAugust Edwards
2009Crossing OverGutierrez
2009WakeDetective Daniels
2008Creature of DarknessEmillio
2006FacelessLucas RenosaMade for Television Movie
2003Graduation NightFishman
2002Purgatory FlatsOwen Mecklin

Television

Alvarez' Son

Television
YearSeriesRoleNotes
2003Crossing JordanConnor MarshallGuest Star Episode: "Fire and Ice"
Las VegasRay DuranGuest Star Episode: "Pros and Cons"
2004Dr. VegasRaul OrtizGuest Star Episode: "Advantage Play"
CharmedMalvockGuest Star Episode: "There's Something About Leo"
2004-2005The Young and the RestlessDominic HughesSeries Regular
200524Kevin McCollinMultiple Guest Arc
- "Day 4: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m."
- "Day 4: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m"
- "Day 4: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m."
JAGCorporal Jude DominickGuest Star Episode: "Fit for Duty"
AliasCesar MartinezGuest Star Episode: "The Orphan"
CSI: New YorkTom MartinGuest Star Episode : "Crime and Misdemeanor"
ThresholdMarcusGuest Star Episodes: "Pulse"
MediumJason MorrowGuest Star Episode: "Still Life"
2006E-RingMiguel CarreraGuest Star Episode: " The General"
Without a TraceCasey MillerGuest Star Episode: "The Road Home"
Big LoveThe HustlerGuest Star Episode: "Eviction"
CSI: MiamiCarlos SantigoGuest Star Episode: "One of Our Own"
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative ServiceJaime JonesGuest Star Episode: "Driven"
2006-2007Sleeper CellBenito "Benny" VelasquezSeries Regular
Ugly BettySantosRecurring
2007DriveWinston SalazarSeries Regular
2007-2008SharkDanny ReyesSeries Regular
2008-2009WeedsRudolpho MasonMultiple Guest Arc
- "If You Work for a Living, Then Why Do You Kill Yourself Working?"
- "Wonderful Wonderful"
- "Machetes Up Top"
- "List of Weeds episodes#Su-Su-Sucio"
2009Knight RiderVictor GaltGuest Star Episode: "I Love the Knight Life"
HeroesAgent Jenkins"Chapter Eight 'Into Asylum"
Drop Dead DivaMichael FernandezGuest Star Episode: "Lost and Found"
Melrose PlaceAnton V.Guest Star Episode: "Shoreline"
2009-2011SouthlandNate MorettaSeries Regular
2010The Deep EndConnor SmithGuest Star Episode: "White Lies, Black Ties"
The MentalistVictor BandinoGuest Star Episode: "The Red Box "
PsychDane NorthcuttGuest Star Episode: "Ferry Tale"
ParenthoodMikeMultiple Guest Arc
- "The Booth Job"
- "Date Night"
- "I'm Cooler Than You Think"
Law & Order: Special Victims UnitVictor RamosGuest Star Episode: "Branded"
2010-2012True BloodJesus VelasquezSeries Regular: Season 3 & 4, Guest: Season 5
2011BonesHercules "El Tornado" MaldonadoGuest: Season 6 "The Change In The Game"
2012Breakout KingsBenny CruzGuest: Season 2 "Cruz Control"

Web

Web
YearSeriesRoleNotes
2008Gemini DivisionAmasso

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