Victor Almanzar, is a New York base actor who came from the Dominican Republic at an early age. He appeared as Oswaldo in the Pulitzer price winning production of Between Riverside And Crazy in both The Atlantic Theater and Second Stage Theater. He also appeared as Oscar at The Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago. He has completed a lead role in the feature film 11:55 (INDEPENDENT), a recurring role in the hit TV series Empire as Big Heavy (FOX), a guess star role in Chicago PD (NBC), a guess star role in High Maintenance (HBO), and a role in LFE (a pilot for CBS). Before turning his attention to acting, Victor was in the United States Marine Corp, where he served in Kosovo and Iraq. Since then he has worked on the New York stage Regional Theaters and in London. He was nominated for The Lucille Lortel Award for his role in Between Riverside And Crazy.