David Zayas

David Zayas
David Zayas
  • Born: August 15, 1962
  • Nationality: Puerto Rican American
  • Profession: Actor

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David Zayas is a Puerto Rican actor. He is best known for his roles as Angel Batista on Showtime's series Dexter, Osborne the cop in Rounders (1998), Enrique Morales on the HBO prison drama series Oz, Lou the bodega owner in Annie (2014) and Sal Maroni on Fox's series Gotham.

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Art has to be reflective of our society. Society ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
As an actor, I've always found that my job is not to judge the content in which I've agreed to perform in. What I try to do is just find the truth in every moment that they've written. Truth
I love it and it is a blessing to be able to have seventy-five to eighty episodes to develop a character and find your voice. You have a similar through voice, and yet you are making different decisions, and so you act differently and you make different choices, as that is what your character would do. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I saw the original that Gela Babluani wrote and directed called '13 Tzameti,' and that was very interesting. I believe it was a French film, and I was just intrigued by the awkwardness; the off-beatness of the film really just grasped me.
Part of an actor's job, in my opinion, is adjust to the characteristics of the director and try to understand to how he tries to work. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
People are complicated. People have secrets. It doesn't make them good people or bad people.
There's not too many things I'm afraid of, but I'm not too brave when it comes to sitting in a chair getting my teeth drilled.
To get into another person's mindset and what they are trying to do with their project is a challenge, and it is what I like.
Working on 'Dexter' is like shooting one big movie every year.
You just see a good project and want to be involved in it, and that's what 'Dexter' was.

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