Julio Oscar Mechoso is an American actor best known for his small, character parts in film and television. Occasionally credited as Julio Mechoso, he was born on May 31, 1955 in Miami, Florida. He made is television debut on Que Pasa, U.S.A.? in 1979 before making his film debut as Ernestico in Guaguasi (1983). He would continue to have bit roles in a number of films, including Disney's Flight of the Navigator (1988) and Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988). Mechoso became a semi-regular on the Michael Mann produced Miami Vice, appearing in 11 episodes as a number of characters. Perhaps his highest profile role came in the Michael Bay film, Bad Boys (1995) with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. He has continued to work steadily in television, with parts in Seinfeld, Boy Meets World and Touched By An Angel. Throughout the 2000's, he has worked steadily, having roles in Billy Bob Thornton's All the Pretty Horses (2000), Jurassic Park III (2001), The Legend of Zorro (2005) and Little Miss Sunshine (2006).