Julio Oscar Mechoso

Julio Oscar Mechoso

Highest Rated: 83% Deep Cover (1992)

Lowest Rated: 0% A Pyromaniac's Love Story (1995)

Birthday: May 31, 1955

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA

One of Cuban-American actor Julio Oscar Mechoso's first major breakthroughs was set in his own hometown; on NBC's glamorous crime drama "Miami Vice," Mechoso played the recurring part of Lester Kosko, a techie whose gadgets were of valuable use to Detectives Crockett and Tubbs. He had a few other stints on television shows, wearing the badge again as Officer Richie Fernandez on "High Incident" and switching settings from Miami to Minnesota for "Coach." In the meantime, his film career was blossoming, with appearances in "Toys," starring Robin Williams, and the sci-fi/horror film "Virus," starring Jamie Lee Curtis. Police dramas have proven to be his most frequent stomping grounds; he has had roles in movies like "Good Cop, Bad Cop," the claustrophobic "Phone Booth" with Colin Farrell, and the action-comedy "Blue Streak" with Martin Lawrence and Luke Wilson. But Mechoso has also been in popular and critical favorites like "Little Miss Sunshine," playing a mechanic who couldn't fix that iconic VW Bus's overactive horn, and he's had a fruitful relationship with the pulp director Robert Rodriguez, having appeared in "Once Upon a Time in Mexico" as well as the feature-length "Planet Terror" component of the exploitation omnibus "Grindhouse."

Highest rated movies

Deep Cover
Tortilla Soup
Bookies
Heartbreakers
Jurassic Park III Cake Assassination Tango
Ken Park

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
48% 44% Cake Dr. Mata (Character) $1.9M 2014
38% 34% Last Weekend Hector (Character) $6.1K 2014
No Score Yet 81% Beyond the Blackboard Johnny Hernandez (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Magic City Memoirs Alejandro Acosta (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 23% Justice for Natalee Holloway Detective Martinez (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet El Dorado: Temple Of The Sun General Mata (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 45% El Dorado: City of Gold General Mata (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Baby Antonio (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 44% The Janky Promoters John Glanville (Character) - 2009
33% 20% Rise: Blood Hunter Arturo (Character) - 2007
42% 61% The Go-Getter Sergio Leone (Character) - 2007
26% 48% The Legend of Zorro Frey Felipe (Character) $45.4M 2005
67% 50% Bookies Martinez (Character) - 2003
46% 54% Ken Park Peaches' Father (Character) - 2002
47% 32% Assassination Tango Orlando (Character) $970.2K 2002
37% 56% Pumpkin Dr. Frederico Cruz (Character) $305.7K 2002
49% 36% Jurassic Park III Enrique Cardoso (Character) $181.2M 2001
74% 71% Tortilla Soup Gomez (Character) $4.4M 2001
54% 51% Heartbreakers Leo (Character) $40.3M 2001
No Score Yet 77% For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story Unknown (Character) - 2000
32% 42% All the Pretty Horses Captain (Character) $15.5M 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Missing Pieces Hernandez (Character) - 2000
12% 21% Virus Squeaky (Character) $14M 1999
36% 64% Blue Streak Diaz (Character) $68.2M 1999
16% 24% Krippendorf's Tribe Simon Alonso (Character) $7.6M 1998
13% 51% Vegas Vacation Limo Driver (Character) $36.4M 1997
32% 46% Switchback Jorge Martinez (Character) $6.5M 1997
42% 78% Bad Boys Detective Ruiz (Character) $63.9M 1995
0% 53% A Pyromaniac's Love Story Jerry (Character) $465.6K 1995
83% 77% Deep Cover Hernandez (Character) $16.6M 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live! From Death Row Reyes (Character) - 1992

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 78% Madam Secretary Mateo Penagos (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet 87% Life in Pieces Coach Kip (Guest Star) 2016
No Score Yet 71% From Dusk Till Dawn Culebra Lord (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet 81% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
88% 94% Burn Notice Ruben Hernandez (Guest Star) 2013
85% 68% Nikita Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
No Score Yet 84% House of Lies Franco Colmonares (Guest Star) 2012
0% 100% Miami Medical Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
81% 82% The Big Bang Theory Officer Hackett (Guest Star) 2010
80% 77% FlashForward Detective Rick Malchiodi (Guest Star) 2009
75% 79% Nip/Tuck Hans (Guest Star) 2009
24% No Score Yet The Cleaner Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
73% No Score Yet My Own Worst Enemy Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cold Case Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
55% No Score Yet Cane Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Without a Trace Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Invasion Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
84% 77% Grey's Anatomy Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet 85% Ghost Whisperer Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
73% No Score Yet The Handler Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
41% No Score Yet Greetings From Tucson Unknown (Character) 2002-2003
83% No Score Yet NYPD Blue Ramon DeJesus Marinal (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rude Awakening Mike (Character) 1998-2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dharma & Greg Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Yes, Dear Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Touched by an Angel Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
No Score Yet 95% Boy Meets World Dr. Sanchez (Guest Star) 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Damon Stacy Phillips (Character) 1998
88% No Score Yet Michael Hayes Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
57% No Score Yet Gun Unknown (Character) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet High Incident Unknown (Character) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Coach Unknown (Guest Star) 1994-1996
89% 93% Seinfeld Julio (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote Unknown (Guest Star) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Matlock Unknown (Guest Star) 1993
No Score Yet 94% Quantum Leap Raul Casta (Guest Star) 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jake and the Fatman Unknown (Guest Star) 1990
23% No Score Yet Luis Unknown (Guest Star)
95% No Score Yet Karen Sisco Unknown (Guest Star)

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