Yancey Arias is an American actor. He started his career on stage. His major break was when he joined the main cast of Miss Saigon in the early 1990s. He expanded his career by acting on television where he mostly had guest roles. He also starred on the stage production of The Wild Party in the early 2000s. It was also during this time that he moved to Hollywood. Upon moving, he joined the cast of the TV series Knight Rider. In the 2010s, he became known as Carl Villante on the TV series Castle. He also appeared in the feature film Cesar Chavez.