Esai Morales Biography

Birthday: 1962-10-01
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York USA
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Wiki Biography: Esai Morales, a graduate of New York's High School for the Performing Arts, began his acting career on the stage, firstly appearing in El Hermano at the Ensemble Theatre Studio and at New York's Shakespeare Festival In The Park in The Tempest. Esai made his film debut in Bad Boys (1983), and later appeared as Richie Valens' older brother in La Bamba (1987). He has also done voice work on a variety of animated features such as The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (2002) (V) and Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman (2000) (V). A versatile actor, Morales is no stranger to the small screen, having appeared in a variety of roles in television series including "The Outer Limits" (1995), "Family Law" (1999)", "Resurrection Blvd." (2000), "The Twilight Zone" (1985), "Fame" (1982), "Tales from the Crypt" (1989), and "Miami Vice" (1984). He had a long-running role on ABC's popular series "NYPD Blue" (1993) as Lt. Tony Rodriguez. A self-proclaimed activist, Esai Morales has freely given of his time to assist with many charitable organizations and environmental causes. He was founding board member of E.C.O. (Earth Communications Office), which is a clearing house for environmental information and has worked closely with the Wildlife Preservation Fund in Costa Rica and Health Education Aids Liaison (H.E.A.L.).

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Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Tehuacan Project 0000
Rainy Day Friends Neekos Valdez 1985 Drama
La Bamba 1987 Drama, Music
The Principal 1987 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Naked Tango Zico Borenstein 1991 Drama, Romance
Freejack 1992
In the Army Now 1994 0
Rapa Nui 1994 Action, Adventure, Drama
Don't Do It Charles 1995 Comedy, Romance
The Real Thing Collin 1996 Crime
Scorpion Spring Astor 1996 Comedy, 0
Death in Granada Ricardo 1997 Biography, Drama, Mystery
The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit 1998
Atomic Train 1999 Action, Drama, Thriller
Southern Cross Philip Solano 1999 Action, Drama, Thriller
Doomsday Man Mike 2000 Drama
Paid in Full 2002 0, 0
Once Upon a Wedding Pineda 2005 Comedy, Romance
American Fusion Jose 2005 Comedy, Romance
Spin Cycle Nickens 2006 Comedy
The Virgin of Juarez Father Herrera 2006 Crime, Drama
Kill Kill Faster Faster Markie 2008 Thriller
King of the Avenue Natas 2010 0
Cherry Wes 2010 0, 0
La linea Pelon 2011 Action, Crime, Drama
Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike Francisco d'Anconia 2012 0, Sport, Game Show
Jarhead 2: Field of Fire Cpt. Jones 2014 Romance, 0
TOCA - Our Latin Thing Ralphael 2015 Drama