Gotham ♦ Dexter ♦ Grimm ♦ The Blacklist ♦ Law and Order ♦ Oz
David Zayasis best known for his role as Angel Batista on the Golden Globe®-nominated psychological drama “Dexter.” David was just seen as Sal Maroni on the Fox series”Gotham”. His other television credits include the role of Junior on the FX series “Saint George”, “New York Undercover,” “Law & Order,” and “NYPD Blue.” While working on the crime drama “The Beat,” Zayas met Emmy Award®-winning television writer and producer Tom Fontana, who went on to create the role of Enrique Morales on HBO’s “Oz” especially for him.
In film, he has starred in The Expendables, Skyline, 13, Michael Clayton, Sixteen Blocks, The Savages, Bringing Out the Dead, The Yards, Undefeated, Wit, Angel, and The Interpreter. David stars opposite Helen Hunt in the indie feature Ride and was recently seen in the film remake of the 1982 movie musical Annie opposite Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz. David will be seen in the upcoming films: The Lennon Report and Tallulah.
A former New York police officer, Zayas began his acting career in 1992 in theater. He has starred in more than thirty theater productions, including “Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train,” “In Arabia We’d All Be Kings,” “Our Lady of 121 St.,” and the Pulitzer Prize®-winning “Anna in the Tropics” on Broadway.
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