MANNY

RUBIO

AS AGENT DE LA TORRE

Manuel Rubio Puntes was born in 1975 in El Paso, Texas and is the proud son of retired school teacher Carmen Rubio. Manny's acting career began in theater in 1997, and from there he went on to perform in every theater venue in El Paso. In 2003 he crossed into the realms of television, film and radio via commercials, industrial videos and voice-overs. Manny's big break came in 2007 when he was cast in the infamous role of Nieves on Fox's Prison Break. Two years later, he landed his first leading role in the film Hands of God as Dr. Michael Vidal. Manny's beautiful daughter Isa also appears in Odessa as Sam and Estrella's daughter, Sophia.



AS AGENT CORRADO

with his genial demeanor and strong presence, Will Haze managed to move quickly from featured to leading player. On one of his first auditions for a small role in a feature film, he was asked to read instead for the leading role and booked it. Since then, Will has appeared in over 30 films and television shows. Taking on many challenging roles; such as, portraying a robot in National Lampoon's Robodoc, a ruthless drug dealer on One Tree Hill, and working alongside some of Hollywood’s greats like Susan Sarandon in Middle of Nowhere and Naomi Watts in Sunlight Jr. and appearing in two Michael Bay’s films Transformers and Pain and Gain. Will Haze has the passion and the will to take on any role.



AS AGENT CORRADO

with his genial demeanor and strong presence, Will Haze managed to move quickly from featured to leading player. On one of his first auditions for a small role in a feature film, he was asked to read instead for the leading role and booked it. Since then, Will has appeared in over 30 films and television shows. Taking on many challenging roles; such as, portraying a robot in National Lampoon's Robodoc, a ruthless drug dealer on One Tree Hill, and working alongside some of Hollywood’s greats like Susan Sarandon in Middle of Nowhere and Naomi Watts in Sunlight Jr. and appearing in two Michael Bay’s films Transformers and Pain and Gain. Will Haze has the passion and the will to take on any role.



AS AGENT CORRADO

with his genial demeanor and strong presence, Will Haze managed to move quickly from featured to leading player. On one of his first auditions for a small role in a feature film, he was asked to read instead for the leading role and booked it. Since then, Will has appeared in over 30 films and television shows. Taking on many challenging roles; such as, portraying a robot in National Lampoon's Robodoc, a ruthless drug dealer on One Tree Hill, and working alongside some of Hollywood’s greats like Susan Sarandon in Middle of Nowhere and Naomi Watts in Sunlight Jr. and appearing in two Michael Bay’s films Transformers and Pain and Gain. Will Haze has the passion and the will to take on any role.



ANTHONY ESCOBAR

AS SAM

With his genial demeanor and strong presence, Will Haze managed to move quickly from featured to leading player. On one of his first auditions for a minor role in a feature film, he was instead asked to read for the leading role and booked it. Since then, Will has appeared in over 30 films

and television shows. He has portrayed a robot in National Lampoon's Robodoc, a ruthless drug dealer on One Tree Hill, worked alongside some of Hollywood’s greats Susan Sarandon in Middle of Nowhere and Naomi Watts in Sunlight Jr. and appeared in two Michael Bay’s films Transformers and Pain and Gain. Will Haze has the passion and resolve to take on any role.



WILL

HAZE

GRACE

SANTOS

AS ESTRELLA

For Grace Santos, the "spark" ignited when she started acting in church and school plays as a child in Tampa, Florida, then became a professional dancer with the Philippine Performing Arts Company, touring internationally by the time she was in middle school. After workshopping with the Florida Thespians, Grace began performing in professional theatre and booking commercials like the national T-Mobile campaign directed by Spike Lee. Before moving to Los Angeles, her performance in Tony Award-winner Neil Labute's Reasons to Be Pretty won Grace a Best Actress Award by renowned arts publication Creative Loafing. Most recently, Grace can be seen in Dhoom 3, the highest grossing Bollywood film in North America.



AS VICTOR

Ricky Wayne has been acting since the age of seven, first in theatre, then breaking into TV and film in 2008 when he was cast as the lead in the SyFy (NBC-Universal) original movie House of Bones opposite Charisma Carpenter. To this day House of Bones remains the most-aired, highest-rated SyFy original movie. He’s since appeared in scores of films and television series including Outsiders, Bloodline, Treme, The Glades, Revolution and The Walking Dead. Motivated by his love of improvisation Ricky moved to Los Angeles in his early 20’s to pursue a career in comedy. There, he proved adept at broad comedic character roles, and this adaptability was honed through four years of improv and sketch comedy training at The Groundlings.



RICKY

WAYNE

MAIN CAST

AS SOPHIA

Isa Rubio is a natural performer who is comfortable on stage or in front of the camera. She has studied ballet for four years and performed at recitals in front of packed houses. She also enjoys taking acting classes, and was recently the narrator in a play created and performed by students. Isa says she enjoyed working with such a wonderful cast and crew on Odessa and is looking forward to seeing the finished product. 


THE SERIES

ISA

RUBIO

AS CHIEF AGENT CORRADO

Anthony Escobar is a versatile character actor best known for his roles on the hit Fox series Prison Break and feature films The Burning Plain, Rx and Bless Me Ultima. Most recently, he can be seen  in the border drama Frontera starring Ed Harris, Michael Pena and Eva Longoria, Sun Belt Express with Tate Donovan, and the ABC series Killer Women with Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica). “When I was young, my aunt and uncle, who lived in Los Angeles, would take me down to sets and watch,” Anthony recalls. “I would always perform little shows for my dad. I knew this was something I wanted to do.” These days, he finds his home base of El Paso, Texas to be the perfect “sweet spot” between the filmmaking hubs of Los Angeles, Louisiana, Albuquerque and Austin.