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Luis Moncada is a Honduran actor best known for his role as Marco Salamanca in the hit crime drama shows Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul.

Biography[]

Moncada was born alongside his brother Daniel on July 18, 1977, in Honduras. The names of his parents are not known, as is where he went to school and why he wanted to become an actor. What is known is that Moncada got his first on-screen role in 2002, when he was cast as Smiley for 1 episodes of the dramatic family series American Family. Moncada got his first major role in 2010, when he was cast alongside his brother as Marco Salamanca, one half of a pair of hitmen known as "The Cousins", for 5 episodes of the hit crime drama series Breaking Bad, as well as 6 episodes of the spin-off series Better Call Saul. Moncada has also appeared in TV shows and movies such as The Night Shift, Battlefield Hardline, Complications, The Night Is Young, Bright, Queen of the South, Key and Peele, Lethal Weapon, This Is Now, Dexter, The Mentalist, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.

On Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders[]

Moncada portrayed Hector Pedroza, the leader of a Mexican gang called La Orca, in the Season Two episode "La Huesuda".

Filmography[]

  • Flipped - 10 episodes (2020) - Marco
  • Better Call Saul - 6 episodes (2016-2020) - Marco Salamanca
  • Get Shorty - 7 episodes (2019) - Queso
  • Too Old to Die Young (2019) - Tattoo Face Guard
  • Father's Advice (2018) - Unknown Character
  • The Last Ship (2018) - Cuban Soldier #1
  • Noches con Platanito (2018) - Guest
  • Queen of the South - 3 episodes (2018) - Joker
  • Bright (2017) - Casper
  • The Night Shift (2017) - Romero
  • Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders - "La Huesuda" (2017) TV episode - Hector Pedroza
  • The Night Is Young (2017) - Luis
  • This Is Now (2016) - Johnny
  • Lethal Weapon (2016) - Paco
  • So B. It (2016) - Zander's Dad
  • Street Level: Behind the Scenes Featurrette (2016) - Tommy
  • Goliath (2015) - Luis Capablanca
  • Street Level (2015) - Tommy
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (2015) - Manny
  • Complications - 2 episodes (2015) - Mando
  • Battlefield Hardline (2015) - Additional Voices (voice)
  • Butter (2014) - Butterman
  • Key and Peele - 2 episodes (2013-2014) - Roberto
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2014) - Randall
  • Gang Related - 5 episodes (2014) - Gnomo Pinzeta
  • Chop Shop - 6 episodes (2014) - Grueso
  • The Bold and the Beautiful (2014) - Man
  • Sabotage (2014) - Brujo's Sicario
  • The Arsenio Hall Show (2013) - Mexican Tough guy
  • Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel (2013) - Additional Voices (voice)
  • Southland - 2 episodes (2009-2013) - Eddie/Latino Gangbanger
  • The Client List (2013) - Reynaldo
  • Chosen (2013) - Alfonso
  • K-11 (2012) - ShyBoy
  • Common Law (2012) - Cuahtemoc
  • Counter Culture (2012) - Vega
  • The Mentalist (2012) - Luis Ozorio
  • Dexter (2011) - Julio Benes
  • No Ordinary Family (2011) - Quesada
  • Breaking Bad - 5 episodes (2010) - Marco Salamanca
  • In Plain Sight - 2 episodes (2009-2010) - Lala
  • Down for Life (2009) - Oso
  • Castle (2009) - Jesus
  • The Cleaner (2009) - Ray Ray
  • Dark Blue (2009) - T-Wall Waller
  • The Closer (2009) - Tavio Baran
  • Fast & Furious (2009) - Scar Thug
  • Lie to Me (2009) - Inmate #1
  • ER (2009) - Rogelio
  • Leverage (2008) - Julio
  • Crash (2008) - Umberto
  • The Young and the Restless (2008) - Convict
  • Days of Wrath (2008) - Oso
  • Women's Murder Club (2008) - Man in house
  • Hitting the Bricks (2008) - Rudy
  • Moonlight - 3 episodes (2007-2008) - Huerta
  • Californication - 2 episodes (2007) - Carjacker
  • CSI: Miami (2007) - Julio Rentoria
  • Lincoln Heights (2007) - Gang Banger
  • The Unit (2006) - Elias Lianez
  • Yard Sale (2004) - Gang Member #2
  • El padrino (2004) - Bodyguard (uncredited)
  • Collateral (2004) - Cold Eyed Killer
  • Good Girls Don't... (2004) - Brother
  • Latin Dragon (2004) - Gangster
  • Vengeance (2004) - Old School Gangster
  • The Handler (2003) - Alejandro
  • 10-8: Officers on Duty (2003)- Gangbanger (uncredited)
  • Er (2003) - Rogelio
  • America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (2003) - Re-Enactment
  • Robbery Homicide Division (2002) - Crew #3
  • American Family (2002) - Smiley

External Links[]

For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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