Benito Martinez

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  • Birth Name: Benito James Martinez
  • Birth Place: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Performed in his father's mariachi band as a child.
  • Studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts while working part-time as a bar bouncer.
  • Taught theatrical workshops in fencing and stage combat.
  • Is a veteran of theatrical repertory companies (for which he also wrote and directed productions).
  • Is active in Latino causes (particularly children's theater) and cohosted the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's 2005 gala in Washington, D.C.
  • Provided voice work for the video games Killer7 and Age of Empires III; had a recurring role in the animated wrestling series Mucha Lucha.
  • In 2011, was named an appointee to the executive committee for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Awards

  • 2017, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Supporting Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Isabella Martinez — Daughter
  • Laura Martinez — Wife
  • Victoria Martinez — Daughter

College

  • Attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, London, England

Details

  • Birth Name: Benito James Martinez
  • Birth Place: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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