David Zayas Dexter Bio

David Zayas As Angel Batista on Dexter- Photo: Peter Iovino

A former New York City Police officer, DAVID ZAYAS began his acting career when he teamed up with Philip Seymour Hoffman at the Labyrinth Theatre Company. Since then, Zayas has starred in plays including Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train, In Arabia We’d All Be Kings and Our Lady Of 121st St. After doing over 30 plays, Zayas was cast in the series Oz. His feature film credits include Bringing Out The Dead, The Yards, Undefeated, Wit, Angel and The Interpreter. Recently, Zayas was seen in Sixteen Blocks, opposite Bruce Willis and in the ABC mini-series The Path To 9/11. He will next be seen in the feature film Michael Clayton, opposite George Clooney, and The Savages with Philip Seymour Hoffman. Most recently, Zayas starred on Broadway in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Anna In The Tropics. For DEXTER, David Zayas was recently nominated for an Imagen Award.