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Miguel Sandoval is a Actor and Casting American born on 16 november 1951 at Washington, D.C. (USA)

Miguel Sandoval

Miguel Sandoval
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Nationality USA
Birth 16 november 1951 (72 years) at Washington, D.C. (USA)

Miguel Sandoval (born November 16, 1951) is an American film and television actor.

Biography

Sandoval was born in Washington, D.C. He began working as a professional actor in 1975 when he joined a mime school in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He later joined the troupe full time and continued his study of mime. He began his film career in the early 1980s. He had small roles in such acclaimed films Do the Right Thing, Jungle Fever, and Jurassic Park. After appearing in Clear and Present Danger in 1994, he began to take on larger roles, and appeared in Get Shorty, Up Close & Personal, and Blow.

Having appeared briefly in Repo Man and Sid and Nancy, Sandoval has also played the major roles of Treviranus (in Death and the Compass), Bennie Reyes (in Three Businessmen) and Arizona Gray (in the microfeature Repo Chick) for director Alex Cox. In addition to film, Sandoval has acted in numerous television shows, often in recurring roles. Though shows such as The Court and Kingpin failed, he found a success with Medium in 2005, where he played D.A. Manuel Devalos until the series ended in 2011. Sandoval's other guest starring roles include appearances in popular series such as Frasier, ER, The X-Files, Seinfeld and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. He was prominently featured in the first season of the ABC drama Murder One

Sandoval has recently moved into directing, taking the helm for the third season Medium episode Whatever Possessed You which aired in March 2007. He has since directed one episode in each of seasons four through seven.

He also co-starred as Judge Hernandez in the new comedy Bad Judge, an American legal comedy television series that was co-created by Chad Kultgen and Anne Heche. It premiered on NBC on Oct 02, 2014.

Best films

Usually with

Alex Cox
Alex Cox
(7 films)
Spike Lee
Spike Lee
(2 films)
Sy Richardson
Sy Richardson
(5 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Miguel Sandoval (53 films)

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Actor

Blood Father, 1h28
Directed by Jean-François Richet
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Actors Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Elisabeth Röhm, William H. Macy, Dale Dickey, Thomas Mann
Roles Arturo Rios
Rating63% 3.197643.197643.197643.197643.19764
A celebration at a musical theatre society hosted by an American ex-con goes terribly wrong when drug dealers plan to kill his daughter.
Sun Belt Express, 1h31
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors India Ennenga, Tate Donovan, Rachael Harris, Miguel Sandoval, Stephen Lang, Ana de la Reguera
Roles Ramon Velazquez
Rating61% 3.0969753.0969753.0969753.0969753.096975
Former ethics Professor Allen King (Tate Donovan) has some problems. After being terminated for plagiarizing the work of a student, he hits a personal rock bottom. To survive and get the cash he needs to cover his ex-wife Margaret's (Rachael Harris) expenses , he ends up shuttling illegal immigrants across the border and into Arizona from Mexico. On his most recent trip, he is accompanied by his pregnant Mexican girlfriend Anna (Ana de la Reguera) and his teenage daughter Emily (India Ennenga). While still south of the US border and with three undocumented immigrants supplied by human trafficker Ramon Velazquez (Miguel Sandoval) stuffed in the trunk of the car, the party crosses paths with crooked US Border Patrol officers Rick (Stephen Lang]) and Cass (Michael Sirow).
Oculus
Oculus (2014)
, 1h43
Directed by Mike Flanagan
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Films about children, Ghost films
Actors Karen Gillan, Katee Sackhoff, Rory Cochrane, Brenton Thwaites, James Lafferty, Miguel Sandoval
Roles Dr. Shawn Graham
Rating64% 3.249343.249343.249343.249343.24934
The film takes place in two different times: the present and 11 years earlier. The two plotlines are told in parallel through flashbacks. In 2002, software engineer Alan Russell moves into a new house with his wife Marie, 10-year-old son Tim, and 12-year-old daughter Kaylie. Alan purchases an antique mirror to decorate his office. Unknown to them, the mirror is malevolent and supernaturally induces hallucinations in both adults; Marie is haunted by visions of her own body decaying, while Alan is seduced by a ghostly woman named Marisol, who has mirrors in place of eyes.
The Book of Life, 1h35
Directed by Jorge R. Gutiérrez
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna, Christina Applegate, Ice Cube, Cheech Marin
Roles Land of the Remembered Captain (voice)
Rating72% 3.605343.605343.605343.605343.60534
A museum tour guide named Mary Beth takes a group of children on a tour of Mexican folk myths and legends. She tells them the story of the Mexican town of San Angel from the Book of Life, which holds every story in the world.
Real Steel
Real Steel (2011)
, 2h7
Directed by Shawn Levy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Action
Themes Sports films, Films set in the future, Boxing films, Le boxe anglaise, Robot films
Actors Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly, Anthony Mackie, Kevin Durand, Hope Davis
Roles Judge (uncredited)
Rating70% 3.548753.548753.548753.548753.54875
In 2020, human boxers are replaced by robots. Charlie Kenton (Hugh Jackman), a former boxer, owns "Ambush", but loses it in an arranged fight against a bull belonging to promoter and carnival owner, Ricky (Kevin Durand), who sees Charlie as a joke, partially because he beat Charlie up the last time they competed in the ring. Having made a bet that Ambush would win, Charlie now has a debt to Ricky—which he runs out on.
Brüno
Brüno (2009)
, 1h21
Directed by Larry Charles
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes La mode, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Sacha Baron Cohen, Lainie Kazan, Alice Evans, Gustaf Hammarsten, Harrison Ford, Josh Meyers
Roles Self / D.A. Manuel Devalos (uncredited)
Rating58% 2.948532.948532.948532.948532.94853
Gay Austrian fashion reporter Brüno Gehard is fired from his own television show, Funkyzeit mit Brüno (Funkytime with Brüno) after disrupting a Milan Fashion week catwalk (whose audience included Paul McCartney), and his lover Diesel leaves him for another man. Accompanied by his assistant's assistant, Lutz, he travels to the United States to become "the biggest gay Austrian celebrity since Hitler".
Repo Chick
Repo Chick (2009)
, 1h28
Directed by Alex Cox
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Miguel Sandoval, Chloe Webb, Xander Berkeley, Rosanna Arquette, Karen Black, Olivia Barash
Roles Arizona Gray
Rating37% 1.8707551.8707551.8707551.8707551.870755
Pixxi De La Chasse is a spoiled, self-centered celebutante heiress of a wealthy Los Angeles family. After countless tabloid scandals, her parents disinherit her, and tell her she must find a real job in order to regain her part of the fortune. When her car is repossessed, a member of her entourage suggests she get a job as a repossessor, a booming industry among widespread credit collapse.
Spoken Word, 1h56
Directed by Victor Nuñez
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Kuno Becker, Miguel Sandoval, Rubén Blades, Persia White, Monique Curnen, Jerry G. Angelo
Roles Emilio
Rating61% 3.0943053.0943053.0943053.0943053.094305
A Latino San Francisco spoken word artist returns home to Santa Fe, New Mexico to reconnect with his dying father and brother, finding himself losing his "voice" as he spirals downward back into the dysfunctional life of drugs and violence he had left behind.
Bottle Shock, 1h50
Directed by Randall Miller
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Alan Rickman, Chris Pine, Bill Pullman, Rachael Taylor, Freddy Rodríguez, Eliza Dushku
Roles Mr. Garcia
Rating67% 3.3971953.3971953.3971953.3971953.397195
Sommelier and wine shop owner Steven Spurrier (Alan Rickman), a British expatriate living in Paris, is concerned with how to save his business in his daily conversation with Maurice (Dennis Farina), a wine lover from Milwaukee who is Spurrier's regular (sometimes only) customer. He concocts a plan to hold a blind taste-test intended to introduce Parisians to the quality wines coming from elsewhere in the world.
Tortilla Heaven, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors José Zúñiga, Elpidia Carrillo, Alexis Cruz, Olivia Hussey, Judy Herrera, Lupe Ontiveros
Roles Gil Garcia
Rating53% 2.6585952.6585952.6585952.6585952.658595
A tiny town in New Mexico is turned upside down when the image of Christ appears - burned onto a tortilla - in the community's only restaurant, "Tortilla Heaven." Chaos ensues among the townfolk.
Nine Lives
Nine Lives (2005)
, 1h55
Directed by Rodrigo García
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about families, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Films about disabilities, Sign-language films, American Sign Language films, Films about language and translation
Actors Sissy Spacek, Glenn Close, Holly Hunter, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Kathy Baker, Amanda Seyfried
Roles Deputy Sheriff Ron
Rating66% 3.3464153.3464153.3464153.3464153.346415
Imprisoned Sandra (Elpidia Carrillo) has an emotional breakdown when the broken telephone in her cubicle prevents her from communicating with her daughter on visiting day.
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School, 1h43
Directed by Randall Miller
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical theatre, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Musical films
Actors Robert Carlyle, John Goodman, Sean Astin, Mary Steenburgen, Marisa Tomei, Donnie Wahlberg
Roles Matthew Smith
Rating64% 3.2435553.2435553.2435553.2435553.243555
Frank Keane (Robert Carlyle) is a baker grieving his wife's recent death and living in a near catatonic state. Frank happens upon a car accident and meets the loquacious and insightful victim, Steve Mills (John Goodman). Steve is on his way to an appointment in Pasadena to meet a childhood friend and asks Frank to go in his place. Frank goes in search of Steve's friend and arrives at a ballroom dance class. As the film progresses the story moves back and forth through the timeline of Steve's childhood, the accident scene, and the aftermath of Frank's first Lindy hop.
Puerto Vallarta Squeeze, 1h57
Directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Romance
Actors Scott Glenn, Harvey Keitel, Craig Wasson, Jonathan Brandis, Miguel Sandoval, Jorge Zárate
Roles Captain Rivera
Rating55% 2.7965952.7965952.7965952.7965952.796595
Poursuivi par ses anciens employeurs, un ex-tueur à gages du gouvernement américain s'enfuit. Dans sa tentative désespérée de leur échapper, il rencontre deux touristes qui décident de l'aider dans sa cavale à travers les contrées naturelles sauvages du Mexique.
Collateral Damage, 1h48
Directed by Andrew Davis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about terrorism, Films about the labor movement, Disaster films
Actors Arnold Schwarzenegger, Elias Koteas, Francesca Neri, Cliff Curtis, John Leguizamo, John Turturro
Roles Joe Phipps
Rating55% 2.752542.752542.752542.752542.75254
A bomb detonates in the plaza of the Colombian Consulate building in Los Angeles, killing nine people, including a caravan of Colombian officials and American intelligence agents. Among the civilians killed are the wife and son of LAFD firefighter, Captain Gordon "Gordy" Brewer, who was injured in the explosion. A tape is sent to the U.S. State Department, in which a masked man calling himself "El Lobo" (The Wolf) claims responsibility, explaining it was in retaliation for the oppression of Colombia by the United States. The FBI believes El Lobo is a Colombian terrorist named Claudio Perrini. CIA Special Agent Peter Brandt, the Colombia Station Chief, is harshly reprimanded for the incident by a Senate Oversight Committee, who promptly terminate all CIA operations in Colombia. Brandt angrily returns to Mompós and meets with his paramilitary allies to plan a major offensive to take down Claudio.
Gotta Kick It Up!, 1h18
Directed by Ramón Menéndez
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Dance films, Sports films, Children's films
Actors Camille Guaty, America Ferrera, Susan Egan, Miguel Sandoval, Elizabeth Sung, Gina Gallego
Roles Principal Zavala
Rating56% 2.8089552.8089552.8089552.8089552.808955
A young executive-turned-teacher helps a group of young Hispanic girls find themselves and overcome societal obstacles through their dance troupe.