Clifton Craig Collins Jr. (born June 16, 1970) is an American
actor. He has appeared in films such as Traffic, Capote, Star Trek,
Pacific Rim, Sunshine Cleaning, and Triple 9. He has also appeared in
a variety of television shows, including The Event, Westworld, and
Thief, for which he received an
1 Early life 2 Career 3 Writing 4 Filmography
4.1 Film 4.2 Television 4.3 Video games
5 References 6 External links
Collins was born in Los Angeles, California. He is the grandson of
actor Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez. He is sometimes been credited as
Clifton Gonzalez-Gonzalez in honor of his grandfather. He is of
Mexican descent. He has been married twice: Once to Megan Ozurovich
(2012-?) and then to Francesca Eastwood, daughter of Clint Eastwood,
since January 1, 2017.
He first broke through the mainstream in 1997 with a performance as
tagger César Sánchez in the film One Eight Seven. In 1998, he was in
Ray Bradbury's cult film The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit. He next
portrayed a gay hitman named Francisco "Frankie Flowers" Flores for
the Mexican drug cartels in Steven Soderbergh's 2000 ensemble drama
Traffic. For his portrayal of a USMC prisoner in the 2001 film The
Last Castle Collins was nominated for the 2002 American Latino Media
Arts (ALMA) Award for Best Supporting Actor in a motion picture. In
2002, he played the role of Buddy in the film Confessions of an
American Girl. In 2005, Collins won rave reviews for his subtle
portrayal of killer Perry Smith in the fact-based film Capote, which
was nominated for the
Academy Award for Best Picture in 2006. He
starred in the 2005 film Dirty alongside Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr.
Collins starred on FX Networks' series Thief and received an Emmy
nomination. Collins also played a supporting role on FX Networks'
Year Title Role Notes
1991 Grand Canyon Carlos' friend No. 2
1993 Fortress Nino Gomez
Menace II Society Vato No. 2
Poetic Justice Mailroom supervisor
1994 The Stoned Age Tack
1995 One Tough Bastard Jarhead No. 2
Dead Presidents Betancourt
1996 Sgt. Bilko Soldier No. 2
1997 One Eight Seven Cesar Sanchez
The Bad Pack Townsman 1
1998 The Replacement Killers Loco
The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit Martinez
1999 My Sweet Killer Unknown
Light It Up Robert 'Rivers' Tresmont
2000 Road Dogz Raymo Serrano
Price of Glory Jimmy Ortega
Tigerland Pvt. Miter
Traffic Francisco Flores Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2001 The Last Castle Cpl. Ramon Aguilar
2002 The Rules of Attraction Rupert
American Girl Buddy
2003 I Witness Claudio Castillo
2004 Mindhunters Vince Sherman
2005 Life of the Party Kipp
Capote Perry Smith Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Dirty Officer Armando Sancho
2006 TV: The Movie Unknown
Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders Kenneth Bianchi
Babel Officer at Border Crossing
Little Chenier T-Boy Trahan Phoenix Film Festival Award for Best Cast
2008 Under Still Waters Jacob
2009 Sunshine Cleaning Winston
The Perfect Game Cesar Faz
Crank: High Voltage El Huron
Star Trek Ayel Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast
Brothers Major Cavazos
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day Romeo
2010 The Experiment Nix
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World Vegan Police Uncredited cameo
2011 The FP CC Jam
2012 Hellbenders Lawrence
2013 Pacific Rim Ops Tendo Choi
2014 Transcendence Martin
2015 Stung Sydney
Man Down Charles
2016 Triple 9 Franco Rodriguez
Punching Henry Dramatic Actor
2017 Small Town Crime Mood
The Vault Detective Iger
Year Title Role Notes
1990 Freddy's Nightmares Mickey Episode: "Interior Loft"
1990 The Flash Javier O'Hara Episode 5: "Double Vision", credited as Clifton Gonzalez Gonzalez
1991 Jake and the Fatman Roberto Episode: "Street of Dreams"
1995 Madman of the People Jorge Episode: "Notes from the Underground"
1996 Walker, Texas Ranger Fito 2 episodes
1997 Crisis Center Nando Taylor 6 episodes
ER Mr. Brown Episode: "Tribes"
NYPD Blue Jimmy Cortez Episode: "I Love Lucy"
2000–2001 Resurrection Blvd. James Garcia 3 episodes
2002 The Twilight Zone Andy Perez Episode: "Last Lap"
2003 Alias Javiar Parez 3 episodes
Undefeated Loco Television movie
Jack "Bump" Hill
2007 The Shield Hernan 2 episodes
Masters of Science Fiction Frendon Blythe Episode: "Little Brother"
2008 Fear Itself Richard 'Family Man' Brautigan Episode: "Family Man"
2010 Southland Detective Ray Suarez Episode: "The Runner"
2010–11 The Event Thomas 13 episodes
2011 CSI: NY Raymond Harris 2 episodes
Pound Puppies Scar / Weasel Voice Episode: "Rebel Without a Collar"
2013 Red Widow James Ramos 8 episodes
The Blacklist Hector Lorca Episode: "The Stewmaker"
2015–17 Ballers Maximo Gomez 7 episodes
2016–present Westworld Lawrence / El Lazo 10 episodes
Year Title Voice role
2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Cesar Vialpando
Clifton Collins Jr.
v t e
Satellite Award for Outstanding Motion Picture Ensemble
The Thin Red Line
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
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Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Apollo 13 Kevin Bacon, Tom Hanks, Ed Harris, Bill Paxton, Kathleen Quinlan, Gary Sinise
The Birdcage Hank Azaria, Christine Baranski, Dan Futterman, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, Dianne Wiest, Robin Williams
The Full Monty Mark Addy, Paul Barber, Robert Carlyle, Deirdre Costello, Steve Huison, Bruce Jones, Lesley Sharp, William Snape, Hugo Speer, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Woof
Shakespeare in Love Ben Affleck, Simon Callow, Jim Carter, Martin Clunes, Judi Dench, Joseph Fiennes, Colin Firth, Gwyneth Paltrow, Geoffrey Rush, Antony Sher, Imelda Staunton
American Beauty Annette Bening, Wes Bentley, Thora Birch, Chris Cooper, Peter Gallagher, Allison Janney, Kevin Spacey, Mena Suvari
Traffic Steven Bauer, Benjamin Bratt, James Brolin, Don Cheadle, Erika Christensen, Clifton Collins Jr., Benicio del Toro, Michael Douglas, Miguel Ferrer, Albert Finney, Topher Grace, Luis Guzmán, Amy Irving, Tomas Milian, D. W. Moffett, Dennis Quaid, Peter Riegert, Jacob Vargas, Catherine Zeta-Jones
Complete list (1995–2000) (2001–2010) (2011–2020)
WorldCat Identities VIAF: 54390527 LCCN: n00113770 ISNI: 0000 0001 1444 4524 GND: 1061626962 SUDOC: 110865642 BNF: