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Carlos Bernard appears as Venezuelan drug kingpin/businessman Vicente Cono on the TNT "Dallas" TV series.
Carlos Bernard
General Information
Birth Name: Carlos Bernard Papierski
Born: (1962-10-12) October 12, 1962 (age 55)
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, USA
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1984-present
Appeared on/in
(or involved with):
''Dallas (second series)
Appeared as: Vicente Cano

Carlos Bernard' (born October 12, 1962) appears in the recurring role of Venezuelan businessman/drug kingpin Vicente Cano on the TNT TV series Dallas. Carios is perhaps best known for his role as Tony Almeida in 24, which he played from 2001 to 2006, and then reprised again in 2009. He received a fine arts degree from American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, CA after attendingA Illinois State University.

Life and careerEdit

Born Carlos Bernard Papierski in Evanston, Illinois, Carlos grew up in Chicago. He has Polish and Spanish ancestry. Bernard graduated from New Trier High School, where he started to become interested in acting. He then went to Illinois State University and shortly after received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Bernard started out on theater, where he performed in various plays. At the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, he performed in Scenes From an Execution, with Frank Langella. He later transitioned into television.[1]

On television, he has guest starred in roles on Walker Texas Ranger, F/X: The Series with Cameron Daddo, Babylon 5: A Call to Arms with Tony Todd and Burt Bulos, and Silk Stalkings. He has also appeared as a regular on the daytime soap opera, The Young and the Restless. Carlos also plays on the World Poker Tour in the Hollywood Home games for the PS Arts charity. [2]

Bernard has also appeared in feature films such as Vegas: City of Dreams, The Killing Jar with Xander Berkeley and Tamlyn Tomita (as well as Rob Kyker in the art department), Men in White with Karim Prince, 10.5: Apocalypse with Carly Pope, and The Colonel's Last Flight.

Family lifeEdit

Carlos married actress Sharisse Baker in 1999. They have one child, daughter Natalie, born in August, 2003.

Awards Edit

  • 2003 Screen Actor's Guild Awards - Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Drama Series
  • LA Weekly Theatre Award - Nominated for Best Director for "The Memorandum"
  • Named one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People 2003
  • Nominated in 2005 for an Imagen Award as Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series

Selected filmography Edit

Film roles
Year Series Role Notes
2010 Angel Camouflaged Jude Stevens Supporting part
The Blue Wall David Keenan Supporting role - short film
2008 Alien Raiders Aaron Ritter Supporting role
2006 10.5: Apocalypse Dr. Miguel Garcia made-for-TV film
2001 Vegas, City of Dreams Chico Escovedo Supporting role
2001 The Colonel's Last Flight' Rosario short film
2000 Mars and Beyond Lt. Ronaldo Alvarez short film
1999 Babylon 5: A Call to Arms Communications made-for-TV film
1997 The Killing Jar Chajan Supporting role

Year Series Role Notes
2015 The Inspectors (TV series) Henry Wainwright Recurring role - 5 episodes
2013 Castle (TV series) Jared Stack in episode "The Human Factor"
Hawaii Five-O Agent Chris Channing Recurring role - 3 episodes
2012 Dallas (second series) Vicente Cano Recurring role - 7 episodes
2011-12 CSI: Miami Diego Navarro Recurring role - 3 episodes
2011 Charlie's Angels (TV series) Nestor Rodrigo / Pajaro Guest star - Dual role
Ghost Storm (TV movie) Hal Miller Supporting role
2010 Scoundrels Sgt. Mack Recurring role - 8 episodes
Burn Notice(TV series) Gabriel in episode "Good Intentions"
2001-09 24 (TV series) Tony Almeida Recurring role - 118 episodes
2001 Walker, Texas Ranger Raoul 'Skull' Hidalgo in episode "Without a Sound"
1999 The Young and the Restless Rafael Delgado Recurring role - 18 episodes
1997 Sunset Beach Orderly 4 episodes
Night Man (TV Series) Parker's Henchman in episode "In the Still of the Night"
Silk Stalkings (TV series) Blake Babcock in episode "Pink Elephants"
1996 F/X: The Series Roberto Vega in episode "French Kiss"

Theater Edit

  • Blackout - Egyptian Arena Theatre
  • Scenes From An Execution - Mark Taper Forum
  • Good - American Conservatory Theatre
  • Hamlet - American Conservatory Theatre
  • Bobby Gould In Hell - Ashbury Actors Group
  • The Memorandum - Ashbury Actors Group
  • Macbeth - Marin Shakespeare Company
  • Superman: World Savior or Hermaphrodite from Hell - The Second City
  • Heartbreak House - American Conservatory Theatre
  • As You Like It - American Conservatory Theatre
  • Hands Across the Sea - American Conservatory Theatre
  • Ways and Means - American Conservatory Theatre
  • The Diary of Anne Frank - American Conservatory Theatre
  • The Boor - American Conservatory Theatre
  • The Cherry Orchard - American Conservatory Theatre
  • Looking Through Footprints - Pegasus Players

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