From Houston to Hollywood: Wife works in oil & gas, while husband stars in Hollywood movies

HOUSTON – Actor Dave Maldonado and his wife moved to the Spring area from Louisiana about 20 years ago for her job in the oil and gas industry.

At that time, Maldonado started pursuing acting in the Houston area with theatre, indie films, and commercials.

Fast forward to 2022, the local actor has built a strong resume working with stars such as Chris Pratt in Amazon Prime’s Tomorrow War, Tom Hanks in Greyhound, and Diane Keaton in POMS.

And more recently, he has a recurring role in the new Sylvester Stallone show, “Tulsa King” streaming on Paramount +.

Tulsa King, Paramount +, David Maldonado (Paramount +)

Maldonado also appears in the Showtime drama, “Your Honor,” with Bryan Cranston and Michael Stuhlbarg. And he is reprising his role as Lieutenant Cusack on season 2 of the show, streaming on Showtime on Jan 13, 2023.

Maldonado chatted about how he made a career in Hollywood while living in Houston and his latest roles.

Watch Maldonado’s complete interview in the video above.