Arias, Yancey 1971–

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Arias, Yancey 1971–


Born June 27, 1971, in New York, NY; son of Antonio (a tour bus owner) and Miriam (a business professor) Arias; married Anna Alvim (an actress), December 22, 2002. Education: Studied drama at Carnegie Mellon University, 1989–91. Avocational Interests: Playing baseball.


Agent—Paradigm, 360 North Crescent Dr., North Bldg., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Nine Yards Entertainment, 8530 Wilshire Blvd., 5th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Publicist—Penner Public Relations, 8224 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90046.


Actor. Also professional singer; appeared in a Spanish language McDonald's commercial, c. 1985. Body Language (a workout wear line), creator and owner (with Anna Alvim), 1999—. Played at the World Poker Tour's Five Diamond Classic, Las Vegas, NV, 2005.


Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.


Film Appearances:

Coroner's assistant, Innocent Blood (also known as A French Vampire in America), Warner Bros., 1992.

Rico, Destination Unknown, 1997.

Sixkiller, Dead Men Can't Dance, Live Entertainment, 1997.

Hernandez, Crossfire, 1998.

Angel, Home Invaders, Castle Hill Productions, 2001.

Toren, The Time Machine, Warner Bros., 2002.

Film Coproducer:

Destination Unknown, 1997.

Home Invaders, 2001.

Television Appearances; Series:

Emilio Gonzales, One Life to Live, ABC, 1994–97.

Gabe, The Division (also known as Heart of the City), Lifetime, 2004.

Conrado Gonzalez, American Family (also known as American Family: Journey of Dreams), PBS, 2004.

Gabriel "Gabo" Williams, Thief, FX Channel, 2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Miguel Cadena, Kingpin, NBC, 2003.

Himself, Retrosexual: The 80's, VH1, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Raymond Alvarez, Criminal Justice, HBO, 1990.

Brad Larosa, Guilty Until Proven Innocent (also known as Presumed Guilty), NBC, 1991.

Bravo, Blade Squad, Fox, 1998.

Panfilo Crisostomo, Walkout, HBO, 2006.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Jose Garcia, The Shield, Fox, 2002.

Gabriel "Gabo" Williams, Thief, FX Channel, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Amando, "After Shakespeare," New York Undercover (also known as Uptown Undercover), Fox, 1994.

Antonio Silvera, "Horses," Swift Justice, UPN, 1996.

Ron Perez, "The Unthinkable," New York Undercover (also known as Uptown Undercover), Fox, 1997.

Bobby Rock, "Upstairs, Downstairs," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1997.

Reverend Alvarez, "To Everything a Season," Promised Land (also known as Home of the Brave), CBS, 1997.

Paul Sanchez, "Stalker," Law & Order, NBC, 1998.

Arnaz, "46 Long," The Sopranos, HBO, 1999.

Denny Corea, "Legacy," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2000.

Santos Ramirez, "Liberty," JAG, CBs, 2001.

Inspector Cortez, "Charmed Again: Parts 1 & 2," Charmed, The WB, 2001.

Rafael Mercado, "Puppy Love," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2001.

Ramon Cruz, "Blood Brothers," CSI: Miami, CBS, 2003.

Carter Del Toro, "The Big My Life & Kids Episode," Half & Half, UPN, 2004.

Carter Del Toro, "The Big Parent Trap Episode," Half & Half, UPN, 2004.

Rafael Salinas, "Snakes," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, CSI: Weekends, and Les experts), CBS, 2005.

Carr, "Three," Night Stalker, ABC, 2005.

Ignacio, "Crossing the Line," In Justice, ABC, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Understudy, various roles, and Thuy, Miss Saigon, Broadway Theatre, New York City, 1994–2000.

Black, The Wild Party, Virginia Theatre, New York City, 2000.



People Weekly, February 17, 2003, p. 65.


Yancey Arias Official Site,, October 19, 2006.