Miguel Sandoval

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Miguel Sandoval
Miguel Sandoval and John Bair.jpg
Miguel Sandoval (left) and John Bair (right) in Key Biscayne, Florida, filming The Crew
Born (1951-11-16) November 16, 1951 (age 65)
Washington, D.C., United States
Residence Los Angeles, California
Occupation Actor, Director
Years active 1982-present
Spouse(s) Linda Sandoval
Children Olivia Sandoval

Miguel Sandoval (born November 16, 1951) is an American film and television actor.[1]

Biography[edit]

Sandoval was born in Washington, D.C. He began working as a professional actor in 1975 when he joined a mime school in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He later joined the troupe full-time and continued his study of mime, he began his film career in the early 1980s. He had small roles in such acclaimed films Do the Right Thing, Jungle Fever, and Jurassic Park, after appearing in Clear and Present Danger in 1994, he began to take on larger roles, and appeared in Get Shorty, Up Close & Personal, and Blow.

Having appeared briefly in Repo Man and Sid and Nancy, Sandoval has also played the major roles of Treviranus (in Death and the Compass), Bennie Reyes (in Three Businessmen) and Arizona Gray (in the microfeature Repo Chick) for director Alex Cox.[2] In addition to film, Sandoval has acted in numerous television shows, often in recurring roles. Though shows such as The Court and Kingpin failed, he found a success with Medium in 2005, where he played D.A. Manuel Devalos until the series ended in 2011. Sandoval's other guest starring roles include appearances in popular series such as Frasier, ER, The X-Files, Seinfeld, Law & Order and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. He was prominently featured in the first season of the ABC drama Murder One.[1]

Sandoval has recently moved into directing, taking the helm for the third season Medium episode Whatever Possessed You which aired in March 2007. He has since directed one episode in each of seasons four through seven.[3]

He also co-starred as Judge Hernandez in the new comedy Bad Judge, an American legal comedy television series that was co-created by Chad Kultgen and Anne Heche, it premiered on NBC on Oct 02, 2014.[4]

Sandoval resides in Los Angeles, California.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1982 Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann Emil
1984 Repo Man Archie (as Michael Sandoval)
1986 Straight to Hell George
1986 Sid and Nancy Record Company Executive
1986 Howard the Duck Bar Entertainment Supervisor
1987 Walker Parker French
1989 Do the Right Thing Officer Ponte
1991 Jungle Fever Officer Ponte
1991 Ricochet Vaca
1992 White Sands FBI Agent Ruiz
1992 Death and the Compass Treviranus (originally aired as TV movie)
1993 Jurassic Park Rostagno
1994 Death Wish V: The Face of Death Hector Vasquez
1994 Clear and Present Danger Ernesto Escobedo
1995 Get Shorty Mr. Escobar
1995 Fair Game Emilio Juantorena
1996 Up Close & Personal Dan Duarte
1996 Mrs. Winterbourne Paco
1998 Where's Marlowe? Skip Pfeiffer
1998 Three Businessmen Bennie Reyes
2000 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her Sam
2000 Panic Detective Larson
2000 Flight of Fancy Frank
2000 The Crew Raul Ventana, Drug Lord
2001 Blow Augusto Oliveras
2001 Human Nature Wendall the Therapist
2002 Collateral Damage Joe Phipps
2003 Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever Julio Martin
2005 Nine Lives Deputy Sheriff Ron
2005 Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School Matthew Smith
2005 Crazylove Bill Johansen
2005 Tortilla Heaven Gil Garcia
2008 Bottle Shock Mr. Garcia
2008 Dispatches from Nicaragua himself (documentary about the filming of Walker)
2009 Repo Chick Arizona Gray
2009 Brüno himself (as himself)
2009 Tales of Masked Men Narrator (voice)
2013 Oculus Dr. Shawn Graham
2013 The Book of Life Land of the Remembered Captain (voice)
2016 Eternity Hill Dr. Elias
2016 Blood Father Arturo Rios

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1982 Voyagers! Ned Dawson TV series, 1 episode (as Michael Sandoval)
1985 Badge of the Assassin Francisco Torres TV movie (as Michael Sandoval)
1990 Dangerous Passion Sergeant Hidalgo TV movie
1990 D.E.A. Rafael Cordera TV series, 2 episodes
1992 L.A. Law Alvaro Campos TV series, 1 episode
1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Eduardo Friez TV series, 2 episodes
1995 The Marshal Lester Villa-Lobos TV series, 2 episodes
1996 The West TV series, 2 episodes (voice)
1996 Murder One Roberto Portalegre TV series, 3 episodes
1996 L.A. Firefighters Arson Investigator Bernie Ramirez TV series, 13 episodes
1997 Players General Simon Lott TV series, 2 episodes
1997 Seinfeld Marcelino TV series, 2 episodes
1999 Superman: The Animated Series Doctor #2 TV series, 1 episode (voice)
2000 Level 9 Santoro Goff TV series, 2 episodes
2000 Static Shock Principal Aguilar TV series, 2 episodes (voice)
2000 Jackie Chan Adventures El Toro Fuerte TV series, 12 episodes (voice)
2001 Wild Iris Ramando Galvez TV movie
2001 7th Heaven Ramon Reyes TV series, 2 episodes
2001 Alias Anthony Russek TV series, 3 episodes
2002 Gotta Kick It Up! Principal Zavala TV movie
2003 Kingpin Tio Beto TV series, 2 episodes
2003 10-8: Officers on Duty Captain Otis Briggs TV series, 13 episodes
2006 Scarface: The World Is Yours video game (voice)
2005 Medium D.A. Manuel Devalos TV series, 130 episodes
2010 Entourage Carlos TV series, 5 episodes
2011 Metro Felix Alvarez TV movie
2011 Bad Mom Vagner TV movie
2013 The Surgeon General Sen. Nortega TV movie
2014 Dallas El Pozolero TV series, 3 episodes
2014 Bad Judge Judge Hernandez TV series, 13 episodes
2016 Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Colonel Scott Riggins TV series, 6 episodes

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