David Zayas is best known for his role as Angel Batista on the Golden Globe®-nominated psychological drama Dexter. David was recently seen as Sal Maroni on the Fox series Gotham, Sheriff Aguirre on Netflix’s Bloodline, and will be seen as Eduardo Magana on the upcoming Hulu series Shut Eye. His other television credits include the role of Junior on the FX series Saint George, New York Undercover, Law & Order, and NYPD Blue. While working on the crime drama The Beat, Zayas met Emmy Award®-winning television writer and producer Tom Fontana, who went on to create the role of Enrique Morales on HBO’s Oz especially for him.
In film, he has starred in The Expendables, Skyline, 13, Michael Clayton, Sixteen Blocks, The Savages, Bringing Out the Dead, The Yards, Undefeated, Wit, Angel, and The Interpreter. David recently starred opposite Helen Hunt in the indie feature Ride, opposite Ellen Page and Allison Janney in the feature Tallulah, and was recently seen in the film remake of the 1982 movie musical Annie opposite Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz.
A former New York police officer, Zayas began his acting career in 1992 in theater. He has starred in more than thirty theater productions, including Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train, In Arabia We’d All Be Kings, Our Lady of 121 Street, and the Pulitzer Prize®-winning Anna in the Tropics on Broadway.
Eduardo Magana is a second-generation Mexican-American and successful businessman who comes to Charlie for psychic help and spiritual guidance. A family man on the surface, Eduardo struggles with the street life he’s tied to, which severely tests his budding friendship with Charlie.