David Zayas - Famous Police Officer

David Zayas Net Worth


Famous Puerto Rican actor David Zayas is known for his tremendous acting skills and is estimated to have a net worth of $4 million according to the latest reports. Zayas played various roles mainly as law enforcement officers on TV shows and movies, followed by other versatile character roles.

Key facts:

Here are 5 key facts about David Zayas:
  • David Zayas is a Puerto Rican actor known for his roles on television and film, including his role as Angel Batista on Showtime's Dexter.
  • He began his career in law enforcement, serving in the United States Air Force before joining the New York City Police Department.
  • Zayas is a member of the LAByrinth Theater Company, a traveling actors group based in New York City.
  • His experience in law enforcement gave him insight to play roles such as a corrupt police officer in 2006's 16 Blocks and an NYPD officer in 2007's Michael Clayton.
  • Zayas has diversified his acting portfolio with guest roles in popular TV series such as New York Undercover and Person of Interest.

Basic Information About David Zayas

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Actors
ProfessionsActor, Police officer
Net worth$4,000,000
Date of birth1962-08-15 (61 years old)
Place of birthPuerto Rico
NationalityUnited States of America
Curiosities and TrademarksGoatee
Low nasal voice
SpouseLiza ColΓ³n-Zayas - (21 NovemberΒ 1998 - present)Β (1 child)
Height6 ft (1.83 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

What Movie Awards did David Zayas win?


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David Zayas awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
ALMA Award - Special Achievement in TelevisionWinnerDexter2013
ALMA Award - Favorite TV Actor-Supporting Role in a DramaNomineeDexter2012
ALMA Award - Favorite TV Actor - Supporting RoleNomineeDexter2011
Imagen Award - Best Supporting Actor - TelevisionNomineeDexter2007
Satellite Award - Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionWinnerDexter2007

David Zayas roles

Movie / Series Role
The ExpendablesGeneral Garza
Force of NatureJohn
Michael ClaytonDetective Dalberto
Bringing Out the DeadCop in Elevator
Body CamSergeant Kesper
The InterpreterCharlie Russell
16 BlocksRobert Torres
13Detective Larry Mullane
The YardsOfficer Jerry Rifkin
The SavagesEduardo
DexterSgt. Angel Batista / ... 96 episodes, 2006-2013
QuanticoCharlie 1 episode, 2018
Numb3rsCarlos Costavo 1 episode, 2006
The BlacklistManny Soto 2 episodes, 2013-2016
Law & Order: Special Victims UnitDetective Milton 1 episode, 2002
Blue BloodsGovernor Martin Mendez 6 episodes, 2017-2021
Made in HollywoodSelf 1 episode, 2010
Chicago P.D.Carlos Mendoza 1 episode, 2018
CSI: MiamiBen Porterson 1 episode, 2009
Law & OrderCarlos / ... 5 episodes, 1995-2008
Burn NoticeJavier 1 episode, 2007
GrimmSalvadore Butrell 1 episode, 2012
Law & Order: Criminal IntentCaptain Pro Tem Stanley Maas / ... 3 episodes, 2006-2010
FBIAntonio Vargas 1 episode, 2020
All My ChildrenGuard 2 episodes, 1997-2000
The FollowingTyson Hernandez 1 episode, 2013
OzEnrique Morales 26 episodes, 2000-2003
DeceptionFrank 1 episode, 2013
The Guest BookDavid 2 episodes, 2017
Deadly ClassEl Alma del Diablo 5 episodes, 2019
NextNacio Flores 3 episodes, 2020
In Plain SightHarrison Locke 1 episode, 2009
Shut EyeEduardo Bernal 20 episodes, 2016-2017
SharkAlvarez 1 episode, 2007

David Zayas's Quotes

  • People are complicated. People have secrets. It doesn't make them good people or bad people.
  • You just see a good project and want to be involved in it, and that's what 'Dexter' was.]
  • Working on 'Dexter' is like shooting one big movie every year.
  • Part of an actor's job, in my opinion, is adjust to the characteristics of the director and try to understand to how he tries to work.
  • Art has to be reflective of our society.

Interesting Facts about David Zayas

  1. Former NYPD beat cop in Times Square.
  2. Member of Labyrinth Theater Company.
  3. One of four actors to star in the television series Dexter and Oz, along with Luna Lauren Velez, Erik King and Scott William Winters.
  4. Born in Puerto Rico and raised in the Bronx, New York.
  5. Served in the U.S. Air Force.
  6. The only cast member of Dexter (2006) to have been an actual Police Officer.
  7. Father of David Zayas Jr., with his wife Liza ColΓ³n-Zayas.

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