Eddie Velez

Eddie Velez

Jun. 4th, 1958
Born in
New York City, New York, USA

Eddie Velez's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The A-Team TV Show
The A-Team
True Blue TV Show
True Blue
Charlie & Co. TV Show
Charlie & Co.
Live Shot TV Show
Live Shot
Bay City Blues TV Show
Bay City Blues
Berrenger's TV Show

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Velez began acting while in the United States Air Force, when he was stationed in Sunnyvale, California at the Sunnyvale Air Force Statio. In 1981, he was honorably discharged from the service and later on moved to Los Angeles to pursue his TV and film acting career.
Eddie got his first TV series role in the TV series Charlie & Co., his other TV role was on the soap opera Capitol in 1986 as Alonzo. He later on that year starred in the hit NBC TV series The A-Team as Frankie "Dishpan" Santana from 1986 (with one remaining episode broadcast in 1987) as a new member of the team, a special effects expert. The show was in its fifth, final season, and Eddie was brought in alongside TV veteran Robert Vaughn as part of a revamp in an attempt to revive flagging ratings. Eddie's other TV roles were in the series Trial and Error in 1988 as John Hernandez. He starred in True Blue as Officer Frankie Avila.
Eddie starred in the soap opera Port Charles and General Hospital as Det. Alexander Garcia, and later on starred in the soap opera Days of our Lives as Paul Mendez.
Some of Eddie's other feature film roles were Doin' Time (1985), The Women's Club (1987), Rooftops (1989), Romero (1989), Traffic (2000), White Chicks (2004) and Beautiful Loser (2008). His most recent film is Repo Chick.
Velez has made guest appearances on various programs, including Cagney & Lacey, JAG, Hill Street Blues, Walker, Texas Ranger, Pacific Blue, Charmed, and Numb3rs. He stars in Albert Pyun neo-noir thriller Bulletface.

  • He began his acting career while in the U.S. Air Force as a Sergeant stationed at Sunnyvale Air Force Station in Sunnyvale, California. He was honorably discharged in 1981 and moved to the Los Angeles area to pursue a TV and film acting career.
  • He has a daughter, Eliza, with his first wife.

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