Rudy Reyes emancipated himself, at the age of 17 and left an orphanage with his two brothers and raised them in Kansas City, MO. He excelled at Martial Arts and MMA, and as a champion he was able to provide for his family. At the age of 26, he was seeking a higher calling and joined the United States Marine Corp., where he was selected straight out of boot camp to try out for the elite Marine First Reconnaissance Battalion (special forces). Rudy served our nation and was a member of the lead combat force that entered both Afghanistan and Iraq. His unit was depicted best-selling nonfiction book by Iraq War embedded Rolling Stone correspondent Evan Wright, which later became a 7-part miniseries on HBO titled Generation Kill.
Rudy Reyes was hired originally as a consultant on the production, but soon after became the only Recon Marine to play himself in the award-winning series. Rudy has gone on to work in both film and TV, all while working for the U.S. Department of State on counter-terror operations across the world. Rudy has retired from active service and is focused exclusively on his career as an actor, spokesperson and role model for fitness and issues affecting Veterans.
While working and on his days off, Rudy is dedicated to physical fitness and constantly pushing himself to new heights.
Rudy Reyes is currently has both TV and film productions deals in development, and is available for casting. Skills: Advanced Martial Arts, MMA, weapons, stunts, survival, combat tactics and modeling.