Raymond Cruz is perhaps best-known for his portrayal of the frighteningly lethal 'Tuco Salamanca' in AMC's critically acclaimed show Breaking Bad (2008), a character he later reprised for the first two episodes of the spin-off Better Call Saul (2015). The role garnered him a 'Best Performance in a Television Series' nomination from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. Cruz recently wrapped his sixth and final season of TNT's Major Crimes (2012) as 'Julio Sanchez,' a detective within the Los Angeles Police Department's Major Crimes Division, a role which originated on TNT's The Closer (2005) and which offered Cruz a nomination of 'Best Supporting Actor' from the Imagen Foundation Awards. Other TV work includes Cleveland Abduction (2015), the TV Movie in which he starred as kidnapper 'Ariel Castro,' a role he felt personally connected to having known the victims of his crime personally. Other TV work includes CSI: Miami (2002), Lauren (2012), White Collar (2009), and L

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