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.


Gallery Update News
Behind The Scenes: Nestor Directing Law & Order

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!!!

Gallery Update Public Appearance
Additional Photos: Bandit Premiere

The gallery has been updated with 15 additional HQ photos from the September 21, 2022 premiere of Nestor’s latest film: Bandit.

Nestor Directing Law & Order

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.

Convention Podcast
Galaxy Con Interview with Comic Book Central

Néstor was interviewed at GalaxyCon Columbus by Joe Stuber from Comic Book Central. You can listen to his interview below starting at 19:27. Shoutout to Joe who contacted me to let Nestor fans know ahead of the episode dropping! He also kindly shared the link to the website on the episode show notes.

SOURCE: Comic Book Central

Gallery Update
Gallery: Additional Newspaper Scans

The Gallery has been updated with various newspaper scans from the 1990s & 2000s.

Gallery Update Public Appearance
Additional Photos: For Greater Glory Premiere

The gallery has been updated with 21 additional images from the red carpet premiere of For Greater Glory on May 31, 2012.

Shorts Miami Film Festival

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

Film Gallery Update
Gallery Update: Jack The Dog

Its been 22 years since the release of Jack the Dog at the Sundance Film Festival, the gallery has been updated with 2 promotional posters as well as the highly risqué trailer.

Gallery Update
Gallery Update: Muscle

The Gallery has been updated with a cast photoshoot from the 1995 short-lived WB series, Muscle. Fun little fact: Nestor Carbonell & Shannon Kenny Carbonell met on the set of the show as series regulars. The rest as they say is history! You can check out the magazine scan section for a series premiere ad and the video vault for various promos for the series as well.

Nestor Carbonell Q & A GalaxyCon Columbus 2022

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Upcoming Projects & Events

The Morning Show … as Yanko Flores (Release: 9/13/23)
Clawfoot … as Evan (Release: October 14, 2023)
Shogun … as Rodrigues (Release: 2024)
The Image of You … as David (Release: TBA)
Triggered … as Pablo/Writer & Director (Release: TBA)

Néstor Supports

Inclusion Matters

International non-profit fostering a bias-free world for children with disabilities through the creation of inclusive playgrounds and educational programs.

Wounded Warrior Project

Honor and empower Wounded Warriors who incurred a physical or mental injury, illnesses, or wound, co-incident to military service on or after September 11, 2001.

Site Information

Site Name: Néstor Carbonell Central
Owner: Renee
Opened: December 1, 2020
Merged With Nestor Carbonell Fans: July 2021