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Raymund Cruz (born July 9, 1961) is a Mexican American actor. He is mostly known for playing military roles. His movie roles include Clear and Present Danger as Ding Chavez, The Substitute as Tom Berenger's second-in-command Joey Six, The Rock in an un-credited U.S. Marine role, From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money as Jesus, Alien Resurrection as USM Private Vincent DiStephano, and Under Siege as Ramirez. He also appeared in the gang movie Blood In Blood Out, playing the role of Chuey, a gang member from the Vatos Locos. In 2005 he played Chino In Havoc. He also appears in Gremlins 2: The New Batch, credited as "The Messenger," and in Training Day as a gang member named Sniper, the poker player who doesn't know that three-of-a-kind beats two pair.

He has made guest appearances in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Siege of AR-558", in The X-Files Season 4 episode "El Mundo Gira" and in the second season of 24 as a thug. In the Music Videoclip from Madonna Vogue ,He also made an appearance as the father of a murdered girl in CSI.

Cruz played a large distributor of methamphetamines named Tuco on Breaking Bad in 2008. He is now a regular cast member on the TV series The Closer. Cruz also had a recurring role as Paco on My Name Is Earl, and as Alejandro Perez on Nip/Tuck.

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Raymund Cruz (born July 9, 1961) is a Mexican American actor. He is mostly known for playing military roles. His movie roles include Clear and Present Danger as Ding Chavez, The Substitute as Tom Berenger's second-in-command Joey Six, The Rock in an un-credited U.S. Marine role, From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money as Jesus, Alien Resurrection as USM Private Vincent DiStephano, and Under Siege as Ramirez. He also appeared in the gang movie Blood In Blood Out, playing the role of Chuey, a gang member from the Vatos Locos. In 2005 he played Chino In Havoc. He also appears in Gremlins 2: The New Batch, credited as "The Messenger," and in Training Day as a gang member named Sniper, the poker player who doesn't know that three-of-a-kind beats two pair.

He has made guest appearances in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Siege of AR-558", in The X-Files Season 4 episode "El Mundo Gira" and in the second season of 24 as a thug. In the Music Videoclip from Madonna Vogue ,He also made an appearance as the father of a murdered girl in CSI.

Cruz played a large distributor of methamphetamines named Tuco on Breaking Bad in 2008. He is now a regular cast member on the TV series The Closer. Cruz also had a recurring role as Paco on My Name Is Earl, and as Alejandro Perez on Nip/Tuck.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Raymond Cruz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 31

Birthday 1961-07-09

Place of Birth Los Angeles County, California, USA

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Also Known As

  • Ray Cruz
  • Raymond Garcia

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Cleveland Abduction as Ariel Castro
2015 Better Call Saul(3 episodes) as Tuco Salamanca
2012 Major Crimes(96 episodes) as Detective Julio Sanchez
2012 The Eric Andre Show(1 episode) as Himself
2009 White Collar(1 episode) as Enrico Morales
2008 Breaking Bad(2 episodes)
2008 Breaking Bad(2 episodes) as Tuco Salamanca
2005 Havoc as Chino
2005 The Closer(110 episodes) as Julio Sanchez
2005 Brothers in Arms as Reverend
2004 Just Hustle as Spanish Professor
2004 My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure as Raphael Garcia
2003 Nip/Tuck(1 episode)
2002 CSI: Miami(1 episode)
2001 Training Day as Sniper
1999 Harsh Realm(1 episode)
1999 The Last Marshal as T-Boy
1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money as Jesus
1997 Alien: Resurrection as Vincent Distephano
1997 Last Stand at Saber River as Manuel
1996 The Rock as Sergeant Rojas
1996 The Substitute as Joey Six
1996 Up Close & Personal as Fernando Buttanda
1994 Dragstrip Girl as Doogie
1994 Clear and Present Danger as Domingo Chavez
1993 The X-Files(1 episode)
1993 When the Party's Over as Mario
1993 Bound by Honor as Chuey
1992 Under Siege as Ramirez
1992 Nails as Paco Sanchez
1990 Made in Hollywood
1989 A Nightmare on Drug Street as Felipe

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