Raul Esparza

Singer, Actor
Actor Raul Esparza was most commonly known for his roles in television dramas. His acting career in television began with credits on "Law & Order" (1990-2010), "Spin City" (1996-2002) and "Law & Order: Special Victims ... Read more »
Born: 10/24/1970 in Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Filmography

Actor (11)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2012 - 2017 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hannibal 2013 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 66th Annual Tony Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Performer

A Gifted Man 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Medium 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

My Soul to Take 2010 (Movie)

Abel (Actor)

Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Pushing Daisies 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway 2007 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Find Me Guilty 2006 (Movie)

Tony Compagna (Actor)

Biography

Actor Raul Esparza was most commonly known for his roles in television dramas. His acting career in television began with credits on "Law & Order" (1990-2010), "Spin City" (1996-2002) and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1999-). He also appeared in "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (2001-2011) and "Medium" (2004-2011). He acted in the Alan Cumming documentary "ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway" (2007) and the horror film "My Soul to Take" (2010) with Max Thieriot in the early 2000s and the 2010s. He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Pushing Daisies" (2007-09). Additionally, he appeared on the television special "American Masters: Marvin Hamlisch: The Way He Was" (2013-14). Esparza last worked on "The 66th Annual Tony Awards" (). Esparza was married to Michele Esparza.

Relationships

Michele Esparza

Wife
Were high school sweethearts no longer together

EDUCATION

New York University

New York , New York 1991
Attended NYU's Tisch School of the Arts

Belen Jesuit High School

Miami , Florida 1988

Milestones

2008

Joined the Broadway revival of David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow" and earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Play

2007

Cast in a recurring role on ABC's "Pushing Daisies" as traveling salesman Alfredo Aldarisio

2007

Cast in the Broadway revival of Harold Pinter's "The Homecoming," receiving a Tony nomination for Featured Actor in a Play

2006

Was featured in Sondheim's "Company" and received his second Tony nomination

2005

Starred in the Broadway production of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"

2004

Cast in the off-Broadway play "The Normal Heart"

2003

Starred opposite Boy George in the the ill-fated musical "Taboo," for which he received a Tony nomination

2002

Played Georges Seurat in "Sunday in the Park with George" at the Kennedy Center

2001

Had the lead in the Off-Broadway musical "tick, tick ... BOOM!"

2001

Cast in the role of the Emcee in the hit Broadway revival of "Cabaret"

2000

Played Riff Raff in "The Rocky Horror Show" on Broadway

1999

Returned to New York

1999

Cast as Che in the 20th Anniversary production of "Evita"

1991

After graduating from NYU's theater program, moved to Chicago

1991

Worked in regional theater and appeared in productions at Steppenwolf, Victory Gardens, and the Goodman Theater

1969

Born in Wilmington, Delaware

Raised in Miami, Florida, primarily by his maternal grandmother

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