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 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." 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 The Death of the Last Black Man , Venus (Signature Theater Company), The Skin Of Our Teeth (Theatre for A New Audience), Terminus (NYTW Next Door), Romeo & Juliet (Actors Theatre of Louisville) 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, represented by Artists & Representatives in New York and LA and commercially by Stewart Talent.