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Welcome to Néstor Carbonell Central the official fansite for actor: Néstor Carbonell. You may remember him from his role as Luis Rivera in Suddenly Susan, as the ageless & enigmatic Richard Alpert in Lost, or as stoic Sheriff, Alex Romero in Bates Motel. Other roles include the Dark Knight Trilogy, as well as numerous voice acting credits. In addition to acting he has stepped behind the camera to direct, produce, and screen write. Néstor currently co-stars in The Morning Show as Yanko Flores.
March 15 2023

31 years after appearing on Law & Order as a new actor things have come full circle for Nestor Carbonell who recently wrapped directing an episode of the series. He shared some behind-the-scenes photos with former Bates Motel alum Brooke Smith with the following message:

Just had the great privilege of directing @nbclawandorder – a particularly meaningful moment for me since it was the show that gave me my SAG card a gazillion years ago. As if that weren’t enough, I had the honor of working with a phenomenal cast and crew and the pleasure of reuniting with my Bates Motel costar @therealbrookesmith Thank you @nbcuniversal @dickwolf #rickeid @artalamo @alexhall #mattsirianni #craigdibona for this extraordinary experience!!!

March 10 2023

Nestor is in New York directing an episode of the hit series, Law & Order. This is from a tweet where a fan mentioned running into Nestor while the show was being filmed recently. He had previously announced he would be directing an episode after The Morning Show wraps filming during a live podcast he recorded in October 2022. As of yet no other information is known.

February 02 2023

Nestor Carbonell is a member of the jury for the inaugural Shorts Miami Film Festival February 3 – 5 at the Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami!

The internationally recognized University of Miami School of Communication announces its inaugural Shorts Miami International Film Festival, to be held Feb. 3-5 at the Bill Cosford Cinema in Coral Gables. The festival seeks to showcase emerging and established filmmakers in a competition that aims to promote excellence in short form narrative and documentary filmmaking.

Monetary awards of $500 will be given to the best jury-selected U.S. or international short film (20 minutes or less) in each of the following competitions: Narrative and Documentary. A $500 Best of the Festival cash-award will also be given to the jury-selected short film of any genre that exemplifies the power of short films to resonate with international audiences.

The 2023 Shorts Miami International Film Festival jury, consists of distinguished professionals in narrative and documentary filmmaking. The narrative competition jurors include: actress/writer/producer Sope Aluko (“Black Panther,” “Black Panther:Wakanda Forever”), actor/director/screenwriter Nestor Carbonell (“The Morning Show,” “The Dark Knight”), film director and Academy Award winner David Frankel (“The Devil Wears Prada,” “Marley & Me”), and producer/showrunner Zorana Popovic (“PRVA TV,” “Superstar TV”). The documentary competition jurors include: Phyllis McGrady (Senior VP “ABC News”), Byron Pitts (“Nightline”), Antonio Mora (“Good Morning America”), and Ira Rosen (“60 Minutes”).

Shorts Miami Film Festival
University of Miami School of Communication

September 18 2022

Rotten Tomatoes has released the air date & synopsis for 5×03 of New Amsterdam. The episode which Néstor directed in August airs on October 4th! Check out the full synopsis below:

An explosion at a wedding ceremony sends a stream of injured partygoers into New Amsterdam; Max and Wilder scramble to find a rare blood type to save the groom; in helping a girl out of a catatonic state, Iggy learns the truth about the wedding.
Genre: Drama
Network: NBC
Air Date: Oct 4, 2022
Directed By: Nestor Carbonell
Written By: Laura Valdivia

September 02 2022

It was announced yesterday by FanX Salt Lake’s social media that Nestor has canceled his upcoming appearance which was scheduled for September 22 – 24. Nestor addressed the cancelation on Instagram stating it was due to scheduling conflicts with the production of The Morning Show Season 3.

August 30 2022

Galaxy Con Con Live has announced a virtual meet & greet with the cast of The Tick: Patrick Warburton, Liz Vassey, Nestor Carbonell & David Burke. Autograph & Video Orders are due by November 16, note Néstor is only listed as doing autographs not the video chats. Visit the link below for more information/to buy tickets!

August 27 2022

Highland Film Group released the 2nd trailer for the upcoming thriller, Bandit which also stars Nestor Carbonell! Trailer screencaps have also been added to the gallery below.

August 24 2022

We dig into “Ab Aeterno,” the cinematic journey into Richard Alpert’s century-and-a-half-long life, with actor Néstor Carbonell — and explore the possibility that the Island is, in fact, a kind of hell.

August 16 2022

Amazing stills of Néstor Carbonell in Bandit shared by post production colorist, Mark Todd Osborne!

August 15 2022

Check out the Official Trailer for Bandit out September 23!!

SOURCE: Collider