Amaury Nolasco

as Mike Alvarez
Actor Biography

A native of Puerto Rico, Amaury Nolasco had plans to enroll in medical school while studying biology at the University of Puerto Rico, but his plans were cut short when he was approached by a director who encouraged him to pursue a career in acting. Soon after, Nolasco was cast in his first television commercial, jumpstarting his acting career.

Nolasco soon moved to New York where he studied at the American British Dramatic Arts School and went on to guest star on several popular television shows including CSI, ER, and George Lopez, before landing his first major supporting role on the big screen hit 2 Fast 2 Furious as Orange Julius. In 2005, Nolasco landed his first series-regular role as Fernando Sucre on the critically acclaimed Prison Break.

Film credits include co-starring in Michael Bay's Transformers and in David Ayer's Street Kings, opposite Keanu Reeves and Forrest Whitaker. Additionally, Nolasco has appeared opposite Mark Wahlberg in Max Payne; Armored alongside Lawrence Fishburne, Matt Dillon and Jean Reno; and The Rum Diary where he starred opposite Johnny Depp. Nolasco stars in the horror movie Anmal produced by Drew Barrymore and in John Stockwell's action/thriller In the Blood. He plays the role of Barlow in Joel Surnow's (creator of 24) directorial debut, Small Time.

Most recently, Nolasco starred in a supporting role in Ariel Vromen's 2016 drama, Criminal, starring Ryan Reynolds and Gal Gadot; as well as the NBC's series, Telenovela, opposite Eva Longoria.

Nolasco currently resides in Los Angeles.

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