Rubén Blades Bellido de Luna (born July 16, 1948), known professionally as Rubén Blades, is a Panamanian singer, songwriter, actor, musician and activist who played Danny in the 1990 film Predator 2. Other notable films Blades has appeared in include The Two Jakes (1990) and Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003).

Blades has been nominated for three Emmys.


Year Title Notes
1983 The Last Fight
1985 Crossover Dreams
1987 Critical Condition
Fatal Beauty With Brad Dourif and Paulo Tocha
1988 The Milagro Beanfield War
Homeboy With Patience Moore
1989 Disorganised Crime
The Lemon Sisters
1990 Heart of the Deal
Mo' Better Blues
Predator 2
The Two Jakes
1991 The Super
1993 Life with Mickey Uncredited
1994 A Million to Juan
Color of Night With Brad Dourif and Lance Henriksen
1996 Al Compas de un Sentimiento
Scorpion Spring
1997 The Devil's Own
Chinese Box
1999 Cradle Will Rock
2000 All the Pretty Horses With Thomas Rosales, Jr.
2002 Assassination Tango
2003 Once Upon a Time in Mexico With Thomas Rosales, Jr. and Danny Trejo, directed by Robert Rodriguez
Imagining Argentina
2005 Secuestro Express
2009 Spoken Work
2012 Safe House With Mark Anthony Newman
For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada
2013 The Counsellor With Andrea Deck, Giannina Facio, Michael Fassbender, Florian Robin and Shane Steyn, directed by Ridley Scott

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