Alex Desert, Haitian-American actor

Alex Désert, birth date of July 18, 1968, is a Haitian-American actor, who has been featured in multitudes of TV, film, and commercial acting roles. He first made an impression on viewers on a CBS series called TV 101, working with Matt Le Blanc of Friends fame. In another CBS project, The Flash, he portrayed forensic lab technician, Julio Mendez. Other TV vehicles followed including The Heights (1992) and Becker (1998-2004), with Ted Danson.


In film, Alex Desert has worked twice with Jon Favreau, first in PCU, then Swingers, and with John Cusak in High Fidelity (2000). He made a Sarah Silverman web advertisement, The Great Schlep, a public service announcement of sorts, in which Jewish, college-age students are asked to travel to Florida and urge their grandparents to vote for Barak Obama in 2008.

Alex Desert has also done voice work in Wolverine and X-Men (both in 2009), and in Lego: The Adventures of Clutch Powers and Lego Clutch Powers: Bad Hair Day (2010). He had a recurring role in Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes. He won a starring role as Wise in The Le Brons (2011), a uTube web program. More voice parts followed in video games, such as Tomb Raider: Legend (he played Zip), followed by Tomb Raider: Underworld; Splinter Cell: Double Agent; and Scarface: The World is Yours. Late in 2011 he played Zimos, a pimp, in Saints Row: The Third, produced by THQ.

Désert has been a very in-demand actor in all four entertainment mediums: TV, film, web, and video. Popular, still young, and handsome, he will continue to build an impressive résumé of work.

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