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Eddie Velez

Frankie "Dishpan" Santana in The A-Team

Photos Eddie Velez Birth name: Edwin Velez
Birth date: 1958/06/04 (65 years old)
Birth place : New-York

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Biography for Eddie Velez

Edwin "Eddie" Velez is a Hispanian-American actor, born June 04, 1958 in New York. He began his career while he was carrying out his military service in the Air Force in Sunnyvale in California, at the Sunnyvale Air Force Base. In 1981, he honorably arrested his service and left for Los Angeles to continue his career.

In 1983: he made his 1st television appearance in the TV "For Love and Honor". But it was in 1984 that he obtained his biggest role, that of Napoleon "Napo" Rodriguez in the cult film "Repo Man" alongside Emilio Estevez and Harry Dean Stanton.

In 1986: Eddie interpreted the role of Alonzo, in the Soap Opera, it was his 1st role in a TV series. A year later he endorses that of Frankie "Dishpan" Santana, new member of "The Tous Risks Agency". This series was in its 5th and last season.

In 1988: he played the role of John Hernandez in the series "Trial and Error". He will later appear in the shoes of officer John Avila in "True Blue".

Eddie also interpreted Alexander Garciaalexander in the "Port Charles" operas and later that of Paul Mendez in "Days and lives".

He played the star guests in Cagney & Lacey, Hill Street Blues, Walker, Texas Ranger, Pacific Blue and Numb3rs.

Eddie Velez is an American actor known for his roles in television series and films. He was born on November 24, 1958 in New York, in the Bronx district. Velez started his career by playing in plays and working as a model before embarking on the world of cinema and television.

Velez made his television debut in the 1980s, playing in series like Hill Street Blues, Miami Vice and L.A. Law. He also played in films such as Scarface and The Last Dragon. In the 1990s, he continued to play in popular series like Melrose Place and The Young and The Restless.

In addition to his roles in television series, Velez also played in television films, such as The Nanny Express and Love on the Run. He also appeared in television shows like The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Late Night With Conan O'Brien.

Velez is a talented and versatile actor who has been able to show his skills in a variety of roles over the years. Although he is not as well known as some of his colleagues in the industry, he knew how to make a place in the world of entertainment thanks to his talent and his determination.


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Title Role
Beautiful Loser (2006) (post-production) Diego (adult)
Black Dawn (2005) (V) Brody
Charmed - Styx Feet Under (2004) TV Episode Inspector
White Chicks (2004) Agent Vincent Gomez
Seven's Eleven (2004) Stinger
White Rush (2003) Santos Chabron
Days of Our Lives Paul Mendez (2001, 2003)
The Hunted (2003) Richards
Traffic (2000) Agent Johnson
Just Shoot Me! - Fast Times at Finchmont High (2000) TV Episode Miguel
A Father's Choice (2000) (TV) Detective Cortez
Port Charles (1997) TV Series Det. Alexander 'Alex' Garcia #2 (1999-2001)
General Hospital (1963) TV Series Alex Garcia #2 (1999, 2000)
Soldier of Fortune, Inc.
Profiler - Las Brisas (1999) TV Episode Luis Ortiz
Seven Days
Air America - Lost City (1998) TV Episode Carlos Rey de Lupos
Running Woman (1998) Reuben Alvarez
The Parent 'Hood - Don't Go There (1997) TV Episode Det. Perez
Night Man
Most Wanted (1997) Sergeant Peyton
Pacific Blue - Sandman (1997) TV Episode Eddie Montez
Under Oath (1997) Ray Ramírez
JAG - The Game of Go (1997) TV Episode
Tracey Takes On... - Health (1996) TV Episode Angelo
Walker, Texas Ranger
Live Shot (1995) TV Series Ricardo Sandoval
The Commish - Accused (1995) TV Episode Tommy Le Grange
Murder, She Wrote - Crimson Harvest (1994) TV Episode Pete Grimaldi
Bitter Vengeance (1994) (TV) Harry Carver
A Passion to Kill (1994) Morales
Body Bags (1993) (TV) Baseball Player (segment Eye)
From the Files of Joseph Wambaugh: A Jury of One (1992) (TV) Tommy Alomar
Flying Blind - The Week of Living Dangerously (1992) TV Episode Paco
Danger Island (1992) (TV) Vic
The Trials of Rosie O'Neill
Veronica Clare - The Boxing Story (1991) TV Episode
Midnight Caller - Uninvited Guests (1991) TV Episode Benny Fuentes
Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (1990) (mini) TV Series Ramon Varona
True Blue (1989) TV Series Officer Frankie Avila
Romero (1989) Lt. Columa
Shannon's Deal (1989) (TV) Chuy Vargas
Monsters - All in a Day's Work (1989) TV Episode Belphamelech
Rooftops (1989) Lobo
Tour of Duty - Non-Essential Personnel (1989) TV Episode Lt. Escobar
True Blue (1989) (TV) Officer Frankie Avila
Split Decisions (1988) Julian 'Snake' Pedroza
Trial and Error (1988) TV Series John Hernandez
The Women's Club (1987) Carlos
Houston Knights
Hill Street Blues - Sorry Wrong Number (1987) TV Episode Ramon Mendez
Capitol (1982) TV Series Alonzo (1986)
Extremities (1986) Officer #1
C.A.T. Squad (1986) (TV) Carlos
Berrenger's (1985) TV Series Julio Morales (1985)
Children of the Night (1985) (TV) Tom
Charlie & Co. (1985) TV Series Miguel Santana
Doin' Time (1985) Wetback
Cagney & Lacey - Lost and Found (1985) TV Episode El Vengador
Summer Fantasy (1984) (TV) Stratis
Repo Man (1984) Napoleon 'Napo' Rodriguez


He began his acting career while in the U.S. Air Force as a Sergeant stationed at Sunnyvale Air Force Station in Sunnyvale, California. He was honorably discharged in 1981 and moved to the Los Angeles area to pursue a TV and film acting career.


Spouse : Catharine Grace (1990 - present), Edna (1978 - ?) (divorced) 1 child

He has a daughter, Eliza, with his first wife.

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  • Creation date: 01/07/2003 by abdest

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