Raymond Cruz (born July 9, 1961) is an American actor who played Distephano in the 1997 film Alien Resurrection. He later lent his voice to the Distephano character in the 2000 video game Alien Resurrection. Other notable films Cruz has appeared in include Under Siege (1992), Clear and Present Danger (1994), The Rock (1996) and Training Day (2001). Aside from his work in film, Cruz has had an extensive career in television. He is perhaps best-known for his roles as Detective Julio Sanchez in the police procedural series The Closer (2005-2012) and as the psychotic drug lord Tuco Salamanca in the crime drama series Breaking Bad (2008-2013) and its spin-off series Better Call Saul (2015-).


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1987 Maid to Order With Tom Skerritt
1988 Twice Dead
1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch With Archie Hahn
Cold Dog Soup
1991 Out for Justice
Dead Again With Steve Boyum
1992 Man Trouble With Veronica Cartwright, David St. James and Harry Dean Stanton
Under Siege With Gary Busey
1993 When the Party's Over
Living and Working in Space: The Countdown Has Begun
Blood In, Blood Out With John Cann, Henry Kingi, Michael Papajohn, Thomas Rosales, Jr., Paulo Tocha and Danny Trejo
1994 Dead Badge With Yaphet Kotto, Leland Orser and Danny Trejo
Clear and Present Danger With Kim Flowers
1996 Broken Arrow
Up Close & Personal With Thomas Rosales, Jr.
The Rock Uncredited; with Michael Biehn and Henry Kingi
The Substitute
1997 Alien Resurrection
1998 Playing Patti With Brad Dourif
1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money With Danny Trejo
The Last Marshal With John Ortiz
2001 Training Day
2002 Collateral Damage With William H. Burton, Jr., Jsu Garcia, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sven-Ole Thorsen
2004 Just Hustle
My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure
2005 Brothers in Arms
Havoc With Michael Biehn
2006 10 Tricks


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