Luis Chávez is a Mexican-born American actor best known for his role as illegal immigrant Cesar Uman, who endures the brutalities of evil men and the merciless desert as he undertakes a treacherous journey from Guatemala to America, in the television drama series Crash, from 2008-2009.
Chavez played the dual roles of Nestor and Nestor’s brother in comedy/crime thriller Ocean’s Thirteen; appeared in Delta Farce alongside Larry the Cable Guy; and the gritty indie While She Was Out opposite Kim Basinger.
On television, Chavez is known for his recurring role on The Sarah Connor Chronicles as John Connor’s best friend in high school. He also had a recurring part in Lincoln Heights and has been seen in Sleeper Cell, Malcolm in the Middle, ER and Monk.
Born and raised in Mexico, Chavez now lives in Los Angeles.