Nestor Gastón Carbonell (born December 1, 1967) is an American actor known for his roles as Luis Rivera on the sitcom Suddenly Susan, Richard Alpert in Lost, Batmanuel in The Tick, Frank Duque in Cane, and Mayor Anthony Garcia in The Dark Knight.
Carbonell was born in New York City of Cuban descent. He attended Deerfield Academy and went on to Harvard University in the late 1980s. His father is a business executive, and is active in the Cuban community. Carbonell is a cousin of former professional baseball player, Rafael Palmeiro.
Carbonell had recurring roles on Resurrection Blvd., The Tick, Strong Medicine, Kim Possible (as the voice of Señor Senior, Jr.), and Cold Case. He also guest-starred on Scrubs ("My Moment of Un-Truth"), House ("Cursed"), Day Break, and Monk. He also played the role of Luis Rivera on the show Suddenly Susan for 4 seasons.
Carbonell played Richard Alpert for seven episodes in the third season of Lost, and the mysteries surrounding his ageless character were heavily discussed among the fan community. While producing the final episodes of the third season, Carbonell was cast in a starring role as Frank Duque on the new CBS series Cane. The writers modified