Hemky Madera Biography
Hemky Madera whose full name is Hemky Louis Madera is a Dominican-American actor famous for his current role as Carlos Sujo in the new Netflix heist drama series, Kaleidoscope. Previously, he played Mr. Delmar in the Marvel superhero film, Spider-Man: Homecoming and took the leading parts in the mini-series En La Olla and Trio en Alta Mar.
Hemky Madera Age
Madera was born in Queens, New York, United States on January 26, 1977. Therefore as of 2023, Hemky is 46 years old.
Hemky Madera Height
Madera stands at a height of 1.73m and his weight is about 78 kg.
Hemky Madera Family
Madera was born to his Dominican parents Luis Madera his father and Gisela Madera his mother. He was born prematurely when his mother Gisela, came to visit relatives in New York. Later on, his family moved him back to Santiago, Dominican Republic. Hemky has also not mentioned his siblings, mostly because he does not necessarily find this information useful to the public. We will keep you posted should this information be available.
Hemky Madera Wife
Madera happily tied the knot to her beautiful wife Jesse Lynn Madera on March 15, 2011, and have been together for about a decade now. Lynn Madera is a singer-songwriter whose music is a blend of Country, Soul, and Jazz and in 2020 she released her debut record, Fortunes. On March 2019, Hemky wrote on his Instagram,” I am so lucky and blessed to be married to Jesse Lynn Madera for the past eight years. Happy anniversary, my love!!!! Te Amo!” The couple is blessed with two energetic boys, George and Jack Madera who live happily with their pet dog.
Hemky Madera Career
Holding a degree in Marketing, Madera went to Santiago Christian School and after college, he decide to act full-time when he moved to New York. There, he worked on the production of The Bookie’s Lament in 2000 with Gabriel Macht and later returned to the Dominican Republic. Back in his hometown, Madera starred in the mini-series Asalto en la Lincoln and in the sitcoms Ciudad Nueva and Los Electrolocos. His acting career kicked off in the Dominican Republic TV production Grandes Series Dominicanas taking the lead parts in En La Olla and Trio en Alta Mar both by Alfonso Rodríguez.
After going back to the United States, Madera appeared in the feature film Dreaming of Julia in 2003 with Harvey Keitel and Gael García Bernal. In 2005, he appeared in the drama film The Lost City with Andy García, Dustin Hoffman, and Bill Murray, and in 2010 in The Wrath of Cain with Ving Rhames and Robert Patrick. Additionally, Hemky has done voice work in the computer-animated Western film Rango alongside Johnny Depp and others. On TV, he appeared in single episodes of the hit police procedural drama series Law & Order: Criminal Intent, the Fox crime drama, The Shield, the ABC family drama, Brothers & Sisters, and the NBC sitcom My Name is Earl.
However, he has also appeared in the Fox comedy series, The Good Guys, and 17 episodes of the Showtime dark comedy-drama Weeds as Mexican drug cartel criminal Ignacio. Madera also recurs as a retired baseball player on the IFC TV series Brockmire and starred as Pote Gálvez in the USA Network TV crime series Queen of the South. Hemky was originally asked to audition for the role of the father but he knew that he was too young for the part. However, he said that he will just do his best and see what happens and later he was called to audition for Pote. Although he had a minor role in the Marvel superhero film, Spider-Man: Homecoming, he stated that this was his favorite role.
On stage, he appeared first in Pantallas at Santa Domingo’s Creat National Theater. Likewise, Madera appeared in Inverse Theater’s Production of Icarus and Aria as well as the New York Spanish Repertoire’s production of Feast of the Goat. In the bargain, Hemky has assorted other stage productions in the Spanish-language play, Life is a Dream, the three-act comedy, The Mistress of the Inn, and the novella Chronicles of a Death Foretold. He has as well versed in Blood Weddings, Midnight Brainwash, Revival, Burning the Bridges, and Belisa’s Capriciousness.
Released on January 1, 2023, on Netflix, Kaleidoscope is an American heist drama TV mini-series created by Eric Garcia. Unique for its shuffled order, it centers around the master thief Leo Pap ( Giancarlo Esposito) and his crew trying an epic heist worth $7 billion. However, betrayal, greed, and other threats undermine their plans. Madera plays Carlos Sujo, the henchman and Roger Salas’s right-hand man and head of security. Carlos is the one who Roger turns to when he needs something handled off-book. In the new Netflix series, Jai Courtney will star alongside:
Madera has appeared in several sitcoms that probably we have covered in the article. However, just to mention a few, here are some of his most notable films, movies, and TV shows:
- Trío en Alta Mar in 1999 as Anthony
- Curb Your Enthusiasm (1 episode) in 2000 as Cesar
- Law & Order: Criminal Intent (1 episode) in 2001 as Carlos
- The Shield (1 episode) in 2002 as Glen
- Weeds (39 episodes) in 2005 as Ignacio Morero, Jr.
- Brothers and Sisters (1 episode) in 2006 as Worker
- Yuniol in 2007 as Pepe
- Playball in 2008 as Barnabás
- La Soga in 2009
- The Wrath of Cain in 2010 as Lorenzo
- Rango as in 2011 Chorizo (voice)
- The New Normal (1 episode) in 2012 as Luis
- Problem of Evil in 2013 as Eli
- Morir Soñando in 2015
- Queen of the South (62 episodes) in 2016 as Pote Galvez
- The Good Doctor (1 episode) in 2017 as Santiago
- En Altamar in 2018 as Cantinflas
- Peter’s To-Do List in 2019 as Mr. Delmar
- Perry Mason (2 episodes) in 2020 as Rigoberto
- Acapulco (1 episode) in 2021 as Older Memo
- Satanic Hispanics in 2022
- Kaleidoscope in 2023 as Carlos Sujo
Hemky Madera’s Net Worth
Madera’s estimated net worth is $3 million. His primary source is his job as an actor.
Social Media Accounts
Madera is active on social media and he posts personal and work-related stuff from time to time. He has over 224k followers on Instagram, 1500 on Facebook, and 18.4k on Twitter.