Carlos Gómez
Carlos Gómez
as Rafael Garcia

Actor Biography

Carlos Gómez is one of the most versatile performers working today. With a career spanning more than 25 years in film, television and theater, he is considered one of the Latino actors who blazed the trail for others who have since followed.

Gómez currently appears in the ABC drama series "The Baker and the Beauty." He starred in the NBC drama series "Law & Order True Crime: The Menedez Murders" as Jose Menendez and also had a recurring guest star role in the hit drama television series "Madam Secretary" as Agent Jose Campos.

For four seasons, Gómez starred on A&E network's hit show "The Glades" as Carlos Sanchez. He won three Imagen Awards for Best Supporting Actor and garnered numerous Alma Award nominations for his work. Other television credits include an extensive variety of roles in some of the highest-rated television series: "Elementary," "Instinct," 'Chicago Med," "Gang Related," "Weeds," "Sleeper Cell," "Friends," "NYPD Blue," "NCIS," "Criminal Minds," "House of Lies," "Charmed," "Boston Legal," "Grimm," "ER" and many more.

His feature film work includes starring roles in "Spiked" with Aiden Quinn, "Ride Along 2" opposite Ice Cube and Kevin Hart; "The Torture Report," "Trial by Fire," "A Dolphin Tale 2," "Desperado," "Fools Rush In" "Enemy of the State," "The Replacement Killers," "A Day Without A Mexican," "All About Steve," "The Mambo Kings," "The Negotiator," "The Perfect Game," "House of Sand and Fog" and many others. He's also worked alongside Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas, Sandra Bullock, Samuel Jackson, Kevin Spacey, Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman and George Clooney.

In theater, Gómez starred in over 300 performances as Kevin Rosario in the original Broadway production of the Tony Award®-winning musical "In the Heights." His two songs "Inutil" and "Atencion" were both part of the GRAMMY® Award-winning musical's soundtrack. In 2016, Gómez returned to the New York stage in the critically acclaimed play "Daphine's Dive," helmed by Hamilton's director Thomas Kail.

Gómez is of Cuban descent and resides in Los Angeles, New York and Miami.