Benito Martinez

Benito Martinez

actor, producer

Benito Martinez was born on Jun 28, 1971 in USA. Benito Martinez's big-screen debut came with Zorro - Season 2 directed by Ray Austin in 1990, strarring Jose Macias / José Maceas. Benito Martinez is known for With Love directed by Meera Menon, Emeraude Toubia stars as Lily Diaz and Mark Indelicato as Jorge Diaz Jr.. Benito Martinez has got 2 awards and 8 nominations so far. The most recent award Benito Martinez achieved is NAMIC Vision Awards. The upcoming new tvshow Benito Martinez plays is With Love - Season 2 which will be released on Dec 17, 2021.

Benito Martinez is most widely recognized as David Aceveda, the character he portrays on the long running hit drama The Shield (2002), winner of the Golden Globe for Best Drama.For his work as "David," Benito has received national and international attention, nominated for many acting accolades and has been recognized by the National Council of La Raza, winning the 2007 ALMA Award for best supporting actor as well as being recognized by the NOSOTROS Foundation and the National Hispanic Media Coalition for outstanding performance in a dramatic series.Benito received his theatrical training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art's (LAMDA) prestigious three-year program after attending Hollywood High Performing Arts Magnet in Los Angeles. Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Benito got his start on stage playing the vihuela in the Mariachi Del Norte de Bennie Martinez (his father's mariachi) at the age of eight. The next year, he also started participating in theatrical productions at La Compania de Teatro de Albuquerque, a bilingual theater company, co-founded by his mother, Margarita Martinez. After many years of doing both, acting won out.Martinez's film credits include Million Dollar Baby (2004), Saw (2004), New Suit (2002), Kill Your Darlings (2006) and Ma famille (1995), to list a few, with notable small screen appearances on New York Police Blues (1993), Monk (2002), Bones (2005) and Numb3rs (2005).

  • Birthday

    Jun 28, 1971
  • Place of Birth

    Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  • Also known

    Benito James Martinez, James Martinez

Known For


2 wins & 8 nominations

NAMIC Vision Awards
Best Performance - Drama
Winner - Vision Award
ALMA Awards
Outstanding Supporting Actor - Television Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie
Winner - ALMA Award

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows