Kamar de los Reyes, a Puerto Rican actor, gained recognition for his role as Antonio Vega in the ABC soap opera “One Life to Live” and for portraying Raul Menendez, the main antagonist in the 2012 video game “Call of Duty: Black Ops II.”
Age: 56 years
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 68 kg
Born: 8 November 1967
Died: 24 December 2023
Death place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Spouse: Sherri Saum (m. 2007)
Profession: Puerto Rican actor
Nationality: American, Puerto Rican
Kamar de los Reyes’s Parents
Born in San Juan, he was the son of Walfredo De Los Reyes and Matilde Pages. He is the sibling of Walfredo Reyes Jr., the percussionist for the band Chicago, and Daniel de los Reyes, who was formerly with Yanni and is currently a percussionist for the Zac Brown Band.
Kamar de los Reyes’s Wife
In 2007, he tied the knot with actress Sherri Saum, and the couple welcomed twin boys. Additionally, he had a son named Caylen from a previous relationship.Caylen, 26, and twins Michael and John, age 9.
Kamar de los Reyes’s Career
Kamar de los Reyes has had a diverse career, showcasing his talents in various forms of entertainment. Notably, he appeared alongside Patrick Stewart as a “dashing, if thick-tongued” Ferdinand in a 1995 production of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest. In 1997, he earned a spot on People Magazine’s “Fabulous 50” list.
In 2001, he took on a starring role in the television film The Way She Moves, alongside Annabeth Gish and fellow soap opera star Daniel Cosgrove. He also played roles in the controversial film Love and Suicide and featured in Toni Braxton’s music video for her song “Spanish Guitar.” His television appearances include guest roles on popular shows like Law & Order and CSI: Miami.
In 1995, Kamar de los Reyes starred in Oliver Stone’s biopic Nixon, alongside James Woods, Ed Harris, and Sir Anthony Hopkins. He portrayed convicted Watergate burglar Eugenio Martínez in the controversial film.
A significant milestone in his career came in 2012 when he provided the voice acting and motion-captured body acting for the main antagonist, Raul Menendez, in the video game Call of Duty: Black Ops II. The game achieved remarkable success, grossing an estimated US$1 billion in its first fifteen days of availability.
In 2013, Kamar de los Reyes took on the role of Santana, the leader of the Los Lordes gang, in the two-part season finale of the third season of the CBS police procedural drama Blue Bloods. De los Reyes also played Jobe a demon the fourth season of Sleepy Hollow, and Ryan Caradine on The Rookie.
Kamar de los Reyes’s Net Worth
At the time of his passing, Kamar’s estimated net worth was around $3 million.
Kamar de los Reyes’s Cause of Death
Kamar de los Reyes, a versatile actor recognized for his roles as a former gang member turned cop in the soap opera “One Life to Live” and a villain in the video game “Call of Duty: Black Ops II,” passed away at the age of 56 in Los Angeles. The family confirmed his death, citing a brief battle with cancer. The announcement came through a statement from Lisa Goldberg, a publicist representing de los Reyes’ wife, actress Sherri Saum.
The family statement mentioned that at the time of his passing, Kamar de los Reyes was actively involved in filming “All American.” Additionally, he had recently completed roles in Marvel’s upcoming “Daredevil” series and Hulu’s unreleased “Washington Black,” featuring Sterling K. Brown.
The family statement emphasized that while Kamar de los Reyes resided in Los Angeles, his connection to Puerto Rico remained strong. It mentioned that despite living in Los Angeles, his heart was deeply tied to Puerto Rico. The statement also highlighted his active involvement in the recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria in 2017.