Raul Castillo is an American actor and playwright. He is famous for hos roles in Amexicano and Cold Weather. For his role in the film We the Animals, he was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male.
Raul Castillo was born on 30 August,1977. His parents are Raul H. Castillo Sr and Adela “Adelita” Rodriguez De Castillo.They are Mexican immigrants from Reynosa, Tamaulipas,Mexico. He has two siblings, one younger sister and one older brother. His brother played guitar and was a musician. Raul was interested in music and want to pursue a career as a rock musician. His schooling was from hometown school-McAllen high school. He continued to act and concentrated in theatre after graduating and went on to pursue playwriting as an undergraduate at Boston University College of Fine Arts.
Castillo’s first acting role was in high school in a production of Paul Zindel’s play The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild. Next, he appeared in I Remember Mama in his high school production. In 2000, after college he gave performance in Austin production of “Santos & Santos”. Castillo began writing for the LAByrinth Theater Company shortly after arriving in New York. He appeared in the 2005 short film Immaculate Perception. In 2006, he made his Broadway debut in the LAByrinth Theater Company’s production of José Rivera’s drama School of the Americas at the Public Theater in New York. In 2007, he appeared in his feature film as Ignacio in Amexicano. Laura Collins-Hughes of The New York Sun praised his performance as Beto in the Ensemble Studio Theatre’s 2008 production of José Rivera’s Flowers, calling it “flawlessly nuanced.” He made his Off-Broadway debut in Cusi Cram’s A Lifetime Burning at Premiere Stages in 2009. He continues to make appearances in short films and indie films such as My Best Day and Bless Me, Ultima. Roger Ebert praised his performance in the independent film Cold Weather, which he directed in 2011. In 2012, he was cast in the lead role of Rey Reyes in Goodman Theater’s production of Cándido Tirado’s play Fish Men, on the Guatemalan genocide. Castillo also appeared in the 2012 BareBones production of Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train in Pittsburgh, which premiered at the LAByrinth Theater Company and was directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman. Castillo has appeared in a number of television series, including Nurse Jackie, Blue Bloods, and Law & Order. He played the major part in the action comedy web series The Trainee, as well as a recurring role as Edgar in the web sitcom East WillyB.In the 2014 Victory Gardens Theater performance of Death and the Maiden, he played Gerardo with Sandra Oh. On Fox Broadcasting Company’s drama series Gotham, Castillo played Eduardo Flamingo, a soulless, unfeeling villain. The Hollywood Reporter praised Castillo’s “charismatic performance in the lead part carries much of the film’s weight” in the indie film El Chicano, which he starred in in 2019.
As per reports Raul Castillo was in relationship since 2016 with Alexis Forte, a costume designer.
Raul Castillo’s height is 5 feet 9 inches and 188 cm and his weight is 175 kg approx. His body measurement is not known. His eyes colour is Brown and hair colour is black.
Raul Castillo’s estimated net worth is $6 million as of year 2022.