Mike Gomez (born April 18) is an American actor. Best known for his performances in such cult classics as The Big Lebowski and Star Trek: The Next Generation, Mike Gomez has costarred in numerous films including Clint Eastwood's Heartbreak Ridge and Robert Redford's Milagro Beanfield War, Zoot Suit (film), 'The Border' and 'El Norte', to name a few. His TV credits include Bones, The Shield, Desperate Housewives, and a series regular role as 'Capt. Gallardo' on NBC's series, 'Hunter', among many others. On stage, Mike's numerous theatre credits include Zoot Suit at the Winter Garden on Broadway and the Pre-Broadway run of Selena.