Vincent Laresca is an American actor. Laresca is of Panamanian and Italian descent. He first appeared in film in the 1992 movie Juice, as Radames. Since then, he has appeared in many popular films, including The Devil's Advocate, The Aviator, Empire, Coach Carter, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift and Baz Luhrmann's William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet. In 1997, he had a supporting role in the short-lived Fox ensemble drama 413 Hope St. He has also had major supporting roles on 24, CSI: Miami and Weeds. In 2013 Laresca took on a role as a Mexican federale and the hit man Jangles in the show Graceland. In 2016, Laresca had a main role in NBC's Shades of Blue as NYPD Detective Carlos Espada.