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Also Known As: Raul E. Esparza Died:
Born: October 24, 1970 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Wilmington, Delaware, USA Profession: singer, actor

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Actor Raul Esparza was most commonly known for his roles in television dramas. His acting career in television began with credits on "Law & Order" (1990-2010), "Spin City" (1996-2002) and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1999-). He also appeared in "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (2001-2011) and "Medium" (2004-2011). He acted in the Alan Cumming documentary "ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway" (2007) and the horror film "My Soul to Take" (2010) with Max Thieriot in the early 2000s and the 2010s. He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Pushing Daisies" (2007-09). Additionally, he appeared on the television special "American Masters: Marvin Hamlisch: The Way He Was" (2013-14). Esparza last worked on "The 66th Annual Tony Awards" (). Esparza was married to Michele Esparza.

Actor Raul Esparza was most commonly known for his roles in television dramas. His acting career in television began with credits on "Law & Order" (1990-2010), "Spin City" (1996-2002) and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1999-). He also appeared in "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (2001-2011) and "Medium" (2004-2011). He acted in the Alan Cumming documentary "ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway" (2007) and the horror film "My Soul to Take" (2010) with Max Thieriot in the early 2000s and the 2010s. He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Pushing Daisies" (2007-09). Additionally, he appeared on the television special "American Masters: Marvin Hamlisch: The Way He Was" (2013-14). Esparza last worked on "The 66th Annual Tony Awards" (). Esparza was married to Michele Esparza.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Ferdinand (2017)
2.
 Custody (2017)
3.
 Custody (2015)
4.
 25/8 (2010)
5.
 Find Me Guilty (2006)
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1999:
Cast as Che in the 20th Anniversary production of "Evita"
2002:
Played Georges Seurat in "Sunday in the Park with George" at the Kennedy Center
2005:
Starred in the Broadway production of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"
1991:
After graduating from NYU's theater program, moved to Chicago
2004:
Cast in the off-Broadway play "The Normal Heart"
1991:
Worked in regional theater and appeared in productions at Steppenwolf, Victory Gardens, and the Goodman Theater
1970:
Born in Wilmington, Delaware
2001:
Cast in the role of the Emcee in the hit Broadway revival of "Cabaret"
2001:
Had the lead in the Off-Broadway musical "tick, tick ... BOOM!"
2000:
Played Riff Raff in "The Rocky Horror Show" on Broadway
1999:
Returned to New York
2007:
Cast in a recurring role on ABC's "Pushing Daisies" as traveling salesman Alfredo Aldarisio
2007:
Cast in the Broadway revival of Harold Pinter's "The Homecoming," receiving a Tony nomination for Featured Actor in a Play
2006:
Was featured in Sondheim's "Company" and received his second Tony nomination
2008:
Joined the Broadway revival of David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow" and earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Play
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Raised in Miami, Florida, primarily by his maternal grandmother
2003:
Starred opposite Boy George in the the ill-fated musical "Taboo," for which he received a Tony nomination
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Education

Belen Jesuit High School: Miami, Florida - 1988
New York University: New York, New York - 1991

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