Ryan Garbayo is a Cuban American screen and stage actor. He earned a BFA at Emerson College and is an alum of NYU's Graduate Acting Program where he received an MFA in Acting. On Television, Ryan played Ruben Ortiz on Law and Order: SVU in seasons 22 and 23. He has also been seen on Elementary, The Good Wife and Person of Interest. He has performed extensively with Red Bull Theater Company in New York City and at several regional theaters including Denver Center Theater Company, The Shakespeare Theatre of DC, Westport Country Playhouse, Pittsburgh Public Theater and the Maltz Jupiter Theater. Ryan has held faculty positions at the University of Miami, The Professional Performing Arts School and New York Film Academy. Ryan resides in Brooklyn, New York with his wife, Alexis, and his daughter, Ramona.