Daniel Zacapa

BirthDay:

19 Jul 1951

BirthPlace:

Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Bio:

Honduran- born Daniel Zacapa has established himself as one of the most effective character actors working. His varied and diverse film roles include Se7en (1995), Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), 'The Mexican', 'The Gene Generation', and 'Phenomenon', sharing the screen with such actors as 'Jack Lemmon', Walter Matthau, Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Forest Whitaker, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell and Mel Gibson, to name a few.

His television credits include starring for three seasons on the highly acclaimed Showtime series, 'Resurrection Blvd.' as Tio Ruben, the heart and soul of the Santiago family. His numerous guest-star appearances include, Medium, Alias, Nip/tuck, The West Wing, Criminal Minds, Without a Trace, Six Feet Under , and N.Y.P.D. Blue. He was a recipient of an ALMA Award in 1998 for his work in 'Foto Novelas'.

Raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, his ongoing work with children include the Foundation for Youth Non-Violence in Northern California and Woodcraft Rangers in L.A., he reads regularly in elementary schools throughout the state. Daniel has received numerous awards from the State of California and the City of Los Angeles recognizing him as a pillar of the Latino community.

Daniel is an avid motorcyclist, major San Francisco Giants fan (if you know the significance of the numbers 24 and 44, you now have the combination to his safe). He is also the owner/partner of The Alabama Coach Co. in Montevello, Alabama (where the strip steak is named "The Zacapa") and the proud father of two beautiful daughters. He currently resides in West Los Angeles with his three cats, Jay, Cody, and Liberty.
Filmography

Actor ( 99 credits )

A Place in the Caribbean (2017) Marcelo
Same Kind of Different as Me (2017) Julio Larraz
True Memoirs of an International Assassin (2016) Detective Diego Garcia
Before the Border (2015) Michael
Adam Ruins Everything (2015)  Dave (1 episode, 2015)
Search Party (2014) Roberto
No One But Lydia (2014) Frank
Frontera (2014) Abuelo
The Zwickys (2014) Don Manuel
Rush (2014)  Emiliano / ... (1 episode, 2014)
Our Boys (2013) Salvador
The Radio Gamers (2013) Max
Destiny Road (2012) Frank
The Voices from Beyond (2012) Mario
The River (2012)  Emilio Valenzuela (8 episodes, 2012)
Valley of the Sun (2011) Convenience Store Owner
The Big Deal (2011) Benny
Futurestates (2010)  Felix (1 episode, 2010)
No Country for Old Yeller (2010) The Vet
Van Nuys (2010) Carlos Cortez
The Things We Carry (2009) Leslie
FlashForward (2009)  Hector (1 episode, 2009)
Men of a Certain Age (2009)  Javier (1 episode, 2009)
San Saba (2008) Detective Morales
Ball Don't Lie (2008) Paco
The Mentalist (2008)  Janitor (1 episode, 2009)
The Gene Generation (2007) Randall
Room 401 (2007)  Bowling Alley Manager (2008) (unknown episodes)
Fallen Angels (2006) Hendricks
Criminal Minds (2005)  Captain Griffith (1 episode, 2005)
Prison Break (2005)  Priest (1 episode, 2009)
Weeds (2005)  Mexican Pharmacist (1 episode, 2008)
The Closer (2005)  Mr. DeLeon (1 episode, 2009)
Coronado (2003) Sancho
First Watch (2003) Col. Hawkins
Nip/Tuck (2003)  Pepe (2 episodes, 2003)
Dragnet (2003)  Detective / ... (2 episodes, 2003)
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) Renda
CSI: Miami (2002)  Luis Velasquez (1 episode, 2010)
Without a Trace (2002)  Mr. Arintero (1 episode, 2003)
Boomtown (2002)  Carlos Ramirez (1 episode, 2003)
She Spies (2002)  Warden Antista (1 episode, 2003)
The Mexican (2001) Mexican Bartender
Six Feet Under (2001)  Mr. Suarez, Jr. (1 episode, 2001)
Alias (2001)  The Warden (1 episode, 2006)
The Agency (2001)  Pablo Martinez (1 episode, 2002)
Broken (2000) Angel (1999)
The Egg Plant Lady (2000) Peter Vecino
The District (2000)  Mario Lopez (1 episode, 2003)
The Brothers Garcia (2000) (1 episode, 2002)
Resurrection Blvd. (2000)  Ruben Santiago (53 episodes, 2000-2002)
The West Wing (1999)  Esteban 'Steve' Hernandez (1 episode, 2003)
Judging Amy (1999)  Det. Ben Saganey (1 episode, 2001)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)  Luis Nuñez (1 episode, 2015)
The Odd Couple II (1998) Lead Cop
After the Game (1997) Detective Garcia
The Bad Pack (1997) Hector Chavez
Black Dawn (1997) Luis Flores
The Practice (1997)  Mr. Tabbitt (1 episode, 2000)
Players (1997)  Mason (1 episode, 1998)
C-16: FBI (1997)  B (1 episode, 1998)
Phenomenon (1996) Father at Book Fair
Up Close & Personal (1996) Harvey Harris
Flash Forward (1996)  Hector (1 episode)
The Sentinel (1996)  Cesar Fuente (1 episode, 1996)
Se7en (1995) Detective Taylor
Star Trek: Voyager (1995)  Astronomer (1 episode, 2000)
JAG (1995)  Bernardo / ... (2 episodes, 1999-2005)
The Sandlot (1993) Police Chief (as Garret Pearson)
Painted Desert (1993) Luigi (as Garret Pearson)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993)  Henry (1 episode, 1995)
NYPD Blue (1993)  EMS Officer / ... (2 episodes, 1993-2001)
Diagnosis Murder (1993)  Walter (1 episode, 1999)
Sisters (1991)  Officer Peck (1 episode, 1994)
Sons and Daughters (1991)  Security Guard (1 episode, 1991)
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)  Detective Pate (2 episodes, 1997)
Equal Justice (1990)  Foreman (1 episode, 1990)
Seinfeld (1989)  Power Guy (1 episode, 1996)
Quantum Leap (1989)  Officer Montero (1 episode, 1990)
Tequila Sunrise (1988) Arturo (as Garret Pearson)
Empty Nest (1988)  Roberto (1 episode, 1992)
Dear John (1988)  Brian (1 episode, 1988)
Out of This World (1987)  Luis (1 episode, 1991)
The Charmings (1987)  Delivery Man (1 episode, 1987)
Airwolf (1984)  Radio Operator (1 episode, 1985)
Knight Rider (1982)  Manuel Gomez (1 episode, 1986)
Hill Street Blues (1981)  First Reporter / ... (7 episodes, 1982-1987)
Simon & Simon (1981)  Mechanic (1 episode, 1983)
Cagney & Lacey (1981)  Dr. Acuino (2 episodes, 1982-1985)
Boulevard Nights (1979) Ernie (as Garret Pearson)
Knots Landing (1979)  Waiter (1 episode, 1982)
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)  Customer #1 (1 episode, 1981)
Detective School (1979)  Munk (1 episode, 1979)
Dallas (1978)  Medic (1 episode, 1982)
The White Shadow (1978)  Reporter (1 episode, 1981)
Lou Grant (1977)  David (1 episode, 1978)
The Bionic Woman (1976)  Raul (1 episode, 1978)
Days of Our Lives (1965)  Priest (2 episodes, 1999)
Masterminds (0) Quintero