Benito Martinez


Date Of Birth

June 28, 1971


Benito Martinez is known to TV viewers as the extremely intelligent and ambitious David Aceveda on The Shield. On the big screen, he is credited for movies such as Million Dollar Baby, Saw, Outbreak, The Dry Land, End Game and Romeo and Juliet among others.

Before becoming a celebrity, Martinez trained at
the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art as well as the Hollywood High Performing Arts Magnet in Los Angeles.

Martinez, who has also appeared on 24, Covert Affairs, Saving Grace and The Unit, has joined the cast of Sons of Anarchy season 4 as a member of the cartel.

Place of Birth

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Birth Name

Benito Martinez



Fun Facts



2007: ALMA Award - Outstanding Supporting Actor - Television Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie
for The Shield

2009: Vision Award - Best Performance - Drama for The Shield


2011 Sons of Anarchy (TV series)
2011 Covert Affairs (TV series)
2010 Vanquish (Video Game)
2010 Lies in Plain Sight (TV movie)
2010 Mandrake (TV movie)
2010 Lie to Me (TV series)
2010 Takers
2010 Burn Notice (TV series)
2009-2010 Saving Grace (TV series)
2010 Unthinkable
2010 The Dry Land
2010 24 (TV series)
2009 The Forgotten (TV series)
2008-2009 The Unit (TV series)
2009 Not Forgotten
2002-2008 The Shield (TV series)
2008 The S Word (short)
2008 Shark (TV series)
2008 The Man Couch (short)
2007 Standoff (TV series)
2007 The Shield (Video Game)
2006 Bones (TV series)
2006 Numb3rs (TV series)
2006 Kill Your Darlings
2006 End Game
2006 Monk (TV series)
2005 Age of Empires III (Video Game)
2005 Killer7 (Video Game)
2004 Million Dollar Baby
2004 Saw
2003 Karen Sisco (TV series)
2003 Scooby-Doo! and the Monster of Mexico (video)
2002 Firefly (TV series)
2002 What's New, Scooby-Doo? (TV series)
2002 New Suit
2002 For the People (TV series)
2002 American Family (TV series)
2001 Once and Again (TV series)
2001 Touched by an Angel (TV series)
2001 NYPD Blue (TV series)




5' 10" (1.78 m)



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