Zayas, David

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Zayas, David


Married Liza Colon (an actress). Education: Studied acting at Ernie Martin's studio.


Agent—TalentWorks, 3500 West Olive Ave., Suite 1400, Burbank, CA 91505.


Actor. LAByrinth Theatre Company, member, New York, NY, 1992—; appeared in television commercials, including Pepcid and Tums antacid tablets, and Pepsi products. Former New York Police Department policeman.


Film Appearances:

Jorge, Lena's Dream, 1997.

Lieutenant Ballard, Bleach (short), 1998.

Omar, O.K. Garage (also known as All Revved Up), New City Releasing, 1998.

Cop number one, Scar City (also known as S.C.A.R. and Scarred City), 1998.

Construction foreman, Return to Paradise (also known as All for One), MCA/Universal, 1998.

Osborne, Rounders, Miramax, 1998.

Hector, Above Freezing, 3DD Entertainment, 1998.

Policeman, Stepmom, Columbia, 1998.

Kingdom Come, 1999.

Cop in elevator, Bringing Out the Dead, Paramount, 1999.

Billy the cop, Sam the Man, 2000.

Officer Jerry Rifkin, The Yards, Miramax, 2000.

Alfred D'Angelo, A Gentleman's Game, First Look International, 2001.

David, Washington Heights, 2002.

Cynthia's dad, Anne B. Real, Screen Media Films, 2003.

La arana, La arana (short), 2003.

Paulie, Mimmo & Paulie (short), 2004.

Popo, Brooklyn Bound, Image Entertainment, 2004.

Guard, Jailbait, Kindred Media Group, 2004.

Detective Benson, Bristol Boys, Fabrication Films, 2005.

Charlie Russell, The Interpreter (also known as L'interprete), Universal, 2005.

Nestor, Sangre/Blood (short), 2005.

Antonio de la Maza, La fiesta del chivo (also known as The Feast of the Goat), 2005.

Robert Torres, 16 Blocks, Warner Bros., 2006.

Eduardo, The Savages, Fox Searchlight, 2007.

Detective Dalberto, Michael Clayton, Warner Bros., 2007.

Hector, Burning Mussolini, 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Rei Morales, The Beat, UPN, 2000.

Enrique Morales, Oz, HBO, 2000-2003.

Angel Batista, Dexter, Showtime, 2006.

Javier, Burn Notice, 2007.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Super, Angels in America, HBO, 2003.

Lou Napoli, The Path to 9/11, ABC, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Code Team Blue Head, Wit, HBO, 2001.

Paulie, Undefeated, HBO, 2003.

Angel's father, Angel (also known as Angel Rodriguez), HBO, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Hernan, Conviction, NBC, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

McGinty, "Savages," Law & Order, NBC, 1995.

Raoul Cervantes, "Causa Mortis," Law & Order, NBC, 1996.

Martinez, "The Enforcers," New York Undercover (also known as Uptown Undercover), Fox, 1996.

"Somebody's Lyin," Feds, CBS, 1997.

Carlos, "Flight," Law & Order, NBC, 1998.

Uniform cop number one, " … To Forgive, Divine," Trinity, NBC, 1998.

Motoman, "Welcome to Camelot," Third Watch, NBC, 1999.

"These Shoots Are Made for Joaquin," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2000.

All My Children, ABC, 2000.

Detective Milton, "Protection," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2002.

Jorge Gonzales, "Manhunt," UC: Undercover, NBC, 2002.

Prison guard, The Guiding Light (also known as Guiding Light), CBS, 2002.

John Mireles, "Smoke," Law & Order, NBC, 2003.

Fire marshal, "On Fire," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2006.

Carlos Costavo, "Brutus," Numb3rs (also known as Num3ers), CBS, 2006.

Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith, ESPN, 2006.

Gabriel Molina, "Crash and Burn," Without a Trace (also known as W.A.T.), CBS, 2007.

Alvarez, "Strange Bedfellows," Shark, CBS, 2007.

Ballistics Brian, "Grave Doubts," The Closer, TNT, 2007.

Stage Appearances:

Valdez, Jesus Hopped the A Train, Classic Stage Company Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Edwin, Our Lady of 121st Street, Union Square Theatre, New York City, 2003.

Cheche, Anna in the Tropics, New York City, 2003-2004.

Also appeared in Divine Horseman, Francisco and Benny, and In Arabia, We'd All Be Kings, all LAByrinth theatre company, New York City.