Elvis Nolasco

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Elvis Nolasco is an American film, stage and television actor known for his work on the ABC anthology series American Crime.

Early life[edit]

Nolasco was born and raised in New York City and is of Dominican descent.[1]


Nolasco has made appearances in a number of Spike Lee films including Clockers, Oldboy, and Da Sweet Blood of Jesus.[2]

In 2015, Nolasco portrayed Carter Nix in the first season of American Crime.[3][4] He returned for the second season to play Chris Dixon, a public school principal.[5]


Film and TV performances
Year Title Role Notes
1994 I Like It Like That Tito
1995 New York Undercover Oscar Episode: Olde Tyme Religion
1995 Clockers Horace
1995 Law & Order Dennis Episode: Hot Pursuit
1996 Dance of the Quantum Cats Miguel
1996 I'm Not Rappaport Driver
1997 Prime Time Moody
1997 NYPD Blue Trevor Botsford Episode: The Truth Is Out There
2000 Third Watch Hard Brother Episode: Four Days
2002 Rock Steady Sunshine
2004 Law & Order: SVU Andre Episode: Mean
2004 107 Street Richard
2005 Miracle's Boys Abe 3 episodes
2005 Secuestro Jefe
2006 The Wannabe Crime Stoppers Caller #1
2008 Che Partygoer #4
2011 Da Brick The Real
2011 Futurestates Bato Episode: White
2012 Mango Bajito Jefe and Associate Producer
2013 Oldboy Cortez
2014 Suddenly Census Pollster
2014 Da Sweet Blood of Jesus Lafayette Hightower
2015–2016 American Crime Carter Nix (season 1)

Chris Dixon (season 2)

Series regular (seasons 1 and 2)
2017 Roxanne Roxanne Ray Post-production
2017 Claws Detective Chip Lauderdale Recurring role
2017 She's Gotta Have It Papo "Da Mayor" Recurring role


  1. ^ Medina, Jessica (22 November 2012). "'DOMINICAN ACTOR ELVIS NOLASCO WORKS WITH HOLLYWOOD DIRECTOR SPIKE LEE AGAIN IN THE FILM 'OLDBOY". www.uptowncollective.com. Retrieved 2019-04-11.
  2. ^ Simon, Rachel (12 March 2015). "'American Crime' Star Elvis Nolasco On Working With Spike Lee & 'Da Sweet Blood of Jesus'". www.bustle.com. Retrieved 2016-09-18.
  3. ^ Writer, Ilana Rapp; NYCastings; fanatic, "V" (2015-03-06). "Elvis Nolasco Plays an Addict in ABC's American Crime | Huffington Post". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2016-09-18.
  4. ^ "Carter Nix played by Elvis Nolasco".
  5. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (2015-06-23). "Elvis Nolasco, Richard Cabral Returning For 'American Crime' Season 2". Retrieved 2016-09-18.

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