Merlin Santana

Merlin Santana

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Birthday: Mar 14, 1976

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Dominican-born Merlin Santana was a beloved actor, well-known for his memorable performances in television. In 1979, he began his career as an advertising model for fast food chains. In 2001, he co-starred in the feature "Flossin," which was directed by Todd Bridges. Santana's early acting career was mostly founded on his roles in various television comedies, such as "The Cosby Show" (NBC, 1984-1992), "Major Dad" (CBS, 1989-1993) and "Getting By" (1992-94). He also appeared in "Hangin' With Mr. Cooper" (ABC, 1992-97). He also appeared in the TV movie "In the Line of Duty: Street War" (NBC, 1992-93). In the nineties, he shifted his entertainment career towards more dramatic roles, appearing on "NYPD Blue" (1993-2005), "Under One Roof" (CBS, 1994-95) and "Matt Waters" (CBS, 1995-96). Santana's music was most recently featured in "The Door in the Floor" (2004) with Jeff Bridges. He also was featured in the TV movie "Play'd: A Hip Hop Story" (VH1, 2001-02). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Half & Half" (UPN, 2002-06). He also appeared in the Robert De Niro action movie "Showtime" (2002). Santana passed away in November 2002 at the age of 26.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Blues Unknown (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet 94% Play'd: A Hip Hop Story Mayhem (Character) - 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Flossin Jermaine (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet In the Line of Duty: Street War Unknown (Character) - 1992

TV

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No Score Yet No Score Yet Half & Half Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet JAG Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Steve Harvey Show Romeo Santana (Character) 1996-2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Moesha Unknown (Guest Star) 1999 1996
83% No Score Yet NYPD Blue Warren (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hangin' With Mr. Cooper Unknown (Guest Star) 1995-1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Under One Roof Marcus (Character) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sister, Sister Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
33% No Score Yet Getting By Marcus Dixon (Character) 1993-1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Cosby Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 1991

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