Hot Man Thursday: Esai Morales

Esai Morales

Name: Esai Manuel Morales
DOB: Oct. 1, 1962
Where: Brooklyn, New York
Occupation: Actor, producer, musician, director
Years Active: 1982-present
Partner: Elvimar Silva(present)

-American actor best known for his role as Bob Morales in the 1987 movie La Bamba,
 Lt. Tony Rodriguez on NYPD Blue, Joseph Adama in sci-fi show Caprica.
-Also appeared in the 1992 sci-fi movie Freejack, playing Victor Vacendak(Mick Jagger)'s second in command, Ripper.

Early Life
-Is of Puerto Rican descent
-Born in Brooklyn to Iris Margarita, a union activist with Ladies International Garment Worker's Union and Esai Morales Sr, a welder
-Has a sister named Monica who worked for an insurance company
-Appeared on the 1980s TV show Fame
-In 2001, appeared on NYPD Blue
-In 2005, he lent his voice to True Crime: New York City, playing Sgt. Victor Navarro.

Personal Life
-Has a little girl named Mariana Oiveira, who was born in Sept. 2010