Reynaldo Piniella is an actor, writer and director from East New York, Brooklyn. He received the Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowship from Theatre Communications Group, the Thomas Barbour award for Playwriting, the All Stars Project Fellowship for Young Artists of Color and a Broadway World award for Best Actor for his performance in Thoughts of A Colored Man at Baltimore Center Stage. American Theatre magazine called him "a Theatre Worker You Should Know" and he is an alumni of the Civilians R&D Group and a current member of the AFO Solo Collective. TV credits include Blue Bloods, Law & Order: SVU, The Carrie Diaries, Louie, Us & Them, Greenleaf, Sneaky Pete, NYC 22 and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Film credits include Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (Warner Bros.), Broken City (20th Century FOX), One Percent More Humid (Tribeca Film Festival) and Madeline’s Madeline (Sundance Film Festival). His theater work includes Trouble in Mind (Roundabout), Thoughts of a Colored Man (Golden Theatre), The Death of the Last Black Man , Venus (Signature Theatre Company), The Skin Of Our Teeth (Theatre for A New Audience) and Lockdown (Rattlestick). He has appeared in national commercials for ESPN, MTV, Nintendo of America, Def Jam, Pop Tarts, Trojan Condoms, National Geographic, Mike & Ike Candy, Music Choice Television and Canon. He is a member of the Actors Center and a former member of the Bats, the Obie-award resident acting company of the Flea Theater. He is managed by Liz Rosier and represented by Artists & Representatives in New York and LA.