Emilio Rivera, born February 24, 1961 in San Antonio, Texas, is an American actor who played the role of Marcus Alvarez on the FX original series Sons of Anarchy. Making his debut in the series' premiere episode, "Pilot", in the series' first season, Emilio plays the role of the President of the Mayans Oakland charter. Playing a recurring role through the series' first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh seasons, he was a main antagonist in Season 1 and Season 2, and was last seen in the series' finale episode, "Papa's Goods", in the series' seventh, and final, season.

He would go on to play Marcus Alvarez in Mayans MC, a spinoff based on the FX original series Sons of Anarchy, and makes his debut in the series' premiere episode, "Pilot", in the series' first season.


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Selected FilmographyEdit

  • Traffic as Salazar Soldier #2
  • Collateral as Paco
  • Ali G Indahouse as Lump Hudson
  • Bruce Almighty as Hood
  • Delta Farce as Jorge
  • Next Day Air as Bodega
  • Filly Brown as Mani
  • The Devil's in the Details as Bill Duffy



  • In the original pilot, Emilio played a character named Hawk, possibly based on a character that would later become Tig Trager, Eddy "Hawk" Shaw.

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Season 1 appearances
"Pilot" "Seeds" "Fun Town" "Patch Over" "Giving Back"
"AK-51" "Old Bones" "The Pull" "Hell Followed" "Better Half"
"Capybara" "The Sleep of Babies" "The Revelator"
Season 2 appearances
"Albification" "Small Tears" "Fix" "Eureka" "Smite"
"Falx Cerebri" "Gilead" "Potlatch" "Fa Guan" "Balm"
"Service" "The Culling" "Na Trioblóidí"
Season 3 appearances
"SO" "Oiled" "Caregiver" "Home" "Turning and Turning"
"The Push" "Widening Gyre" "Lochán Mór" "Turas" "Fírinne"
"Bainne" "June Wedding" "NS"
Season 4 appearances
"Out" "Booster" "Dorylus" "Una Venta" "Brick"
"With An X" "Fruit For The Crows" "Family Recipe" "Kiss" "Hands"
"Call of Duty" "Burnt and Purged Away" "To Be, Act 1" "To Be, Act 2"
Season 5 appearances
"Sovereign" "Authority Vested" "Laying Pipe" "Stolen Huffy" "Orca Shrugged"
"Small World" "Toad's Wild Ride" "Ablation" "Andare Pescare" "Crucifixed"
"To Thine Own Self" "Darthy" "J'ai Obtenu Cette"
Season 6 appearances
"Straw" "One One Six" "Poenitentia" "Wolfsangel" "The Mad King"
"Salvage" "Sweet and Vaded" "Los Fantasmas" "John 8:32" "Huang Wu"
"Aon Rud Persanta" "You Are My Sunshine" "A Mother's Work"
Season 7 appearances
"Black Widower" "Toil and Till" "Playing with Monsters" "Poor Little Lambs" "Some Strange Eruption"
"Smoke 'em if You Got 'em" "Greensleeves" "The Separation of Crows" "What a Piece of Work is Man" "Faith and Despondency"
"Suits of Woe" "Red Rose" "Papa's Goods"
Season 1 appearances
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