Francisco Viana
Character(s) Reporter
Origin USA
IMDb profile

Francisco Viana played a reporter during Season 3 of The Shield.

Biography and career Edit

Francisco Viana graduated from the the University of California, Berkeley. He studied acting at The American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, at Shakespeare & Company in Lennox, Massachussetts and at The Beverly Hills Playhouse.

Viana started his acting career in 1996, appearing as a maitre'd during an episode of Beverly Hills, 90210. After that, he has appeared in TV shows like Acapulco H.E.A.T., 24, Criminal Minds, The Unit, CSI: Miami , and Castle. Viana also had a recurring role as Detective Jake Simms on Dexter from 2006 to 2012.

Aside of TV shows, Viana has also appeared on films like Sasori in U.S.A., Bob, James Bob, and Fish Without a Bicycle.

Selected filmography Edit

  • Fish Without a Bicycle (2003)
  • Bob, James Bob (1998)
  • Sasori in U.S.A. (1997)

Television appearances

  • Dexter (2006-2012)
  • The Whole Truth (2010)
  • CSI: Miami (2009)
  • Justice (2006)
  • Big Love (2006)
  • The Unit (2006)
  • Criminal Minds (2006)

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