Carlos Gómez is an American actor. He had his career beginnings in the 1990s, debuting in the 1995 film Desperado. That same year, he starred as Raul Melendez in the TV series ER. He next played Julio in an episode of Friends, as well as guest-starred in Charmed and NYPD Blue. Simultaneously, he had roles in such films as Fools Rush In, The Peacemaker, The Negotiator, The Replacement Killers, Enemy of the State, and Winding Roads. In the 2000s, he became known for his role as Mayor Manuel Delgado in the TV series Shark. He then became known for starring as Dr. Carlos Sanchez in The Glades, Jose Campos in Madam Secretary, and Dan Sanchez in NCIS: New Orleans. He recently played Santiago Garcia in the new series The Baker and the Beauty.