LogBook Placid Azylum5 Nestor Carbonell was interviewed for Lostpedia. The interview will be available for reading in the near future. Submit questions here. LogBook Placid Azylum5

Nestor Carbonell has portrayed Richard Alpert since Season 3 of Lost. He also narrated the clip show, "Lost: The Story of the Oceanic 6".


  • Carbonell has won awards such as The ALMA Awards 1999 ALMA Award Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series for Suddenly Susan and The Star on the Horizon Award (President Award) at the Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival in 2003. He has been nominated for numerous other awards at the ALMA Awards and NCLR Awards.
  • He has appeared in House, Monk, Daybreak, Law and Order, Scrubs, and most recently Smokin' Aces among many more. During the time the Lost episode "Not in Portland" was exhibited, Carbonell also plays a recurring role in Cold Case.
  • One of his prominent and most remembered TV roles was in the superhero sitcom The Tick, playing the character Batmanuel.
  • Carbonell played a Cuban man who fails in a mission to assassinate President Batista in the Andy Garcia-directed feature film The Lost City.
  • Appeared on House once, where he played Tracy Middendorf's husband.
  • Played a major character, Frank Duque, in the now canceled CBS drama, Cane.



  • The Dark Knight (2008) as Mayor
  • Smokin'Aces (2007) as Pasquale Acosta S.A. Gerald Diego



  • He met his wife, Shannon Kenny while they were both working in the movie Attention Shoppers.
  • His character in the film Smokin' Aces, (Pasquale Acosta S.A. Gerald Diego), is the only one who shares screen time with Matthew Fox's character (Bill, Security Super). In that scene, Carbonell's character kills Fox's character. Also starring in the movie is Lost actor Kevin Durand.
  • Appeared in a few episodes of Suddenly Susan together with his Lost colleague Brett Cullen.
  • Appeared in the film The Laramie Project with Lost co-stars Michael Emerson and Jeremy Davies.
  • Appeared on the television show Scrubs, which referenced Lost using Apollo Bars.
  • Portays Mayor Anthony Garcia in the Batman film The Dark Knight.
  • Carbonell has a naturally dark eyeline; this is not due to makeup. (source 2)

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