John Ortiz is an American actor. He debuted as a guest star in Law & Order in 1992. He next made his film debut in Carlito’s Way. He later had roles in the films Lotto Land, Ransom, and Amistad, among others. On TV, he had his first regular role as Nelson ‘Margarita’ Marquez in Lush Life. In the 2000s, he first starred as Ruben Somarriba in the TV series The Job. He later starred in the short-lived shows Clubhouse, Luck, and Rake. In the movies, he had notable performances in Miami Vice, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem, American Gangster, and Jack Goes Boating. He also became known for his role as Arturo Braga in the Fast & Furious films. Ortiz also had supporting roles in the films Silver Linings Playbook, Kong: Skull Island, Bumblebee, and The Cloverfield Paradox. He recently starred as Felix in the new Netflix series Messiah.