David Castro
Portrays Raphael Santiago
David Castro
Biographical Information
Born: February 7, 1996 (age 21)
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, USA
Years active: 2004–present
Family: Albee Castro (father)
Kathy Castro (mother)
Two unnamed sisters
Anthony Castro (brother)
Raquel Castro (sister)
Series Information
Character portrayed: Raphael Santiago

David Castro is an American actor, dancer, and musician who portrays Raphael Santiago on Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments.


On June 4, 2015, David's casting as Raphael Santiago on the Freeform series Shadowhunters was announced.[1] David originally auditioned for the role of Jace Wayland on the show before being cast as Raphael.[2][3]


Season One: 7/13
Episode Appearance Status
The Mortal Cup Absent
The Descent Into Hell Isn't Easy Appeared
Dead Man's Party Appeared
Raising Hell Absent
Moo Shu to Go Appeared
Of Men and Angels Absent
Major Arcana Absent
Bad Blood Appeared
Rise Up Appeared
This World Inverted Absent
Blood Calls To Blood Appeared
Malec Absent
Morning Star Appeared
Season Two: 4/20
Episode Appearance Status
This Guilty Blood Absent
A Door Into the Dark Appeared
Parabatai Lost Appeared
Day of Wrath Appeared
Dust and Shadows Absent
Iron Sisters Appeared
How Are Thou Fallen TBA
Love is a Devil Will appear
Bound By Blood Will appear
By the Light of Dawn Will appear
Mea Maxima Culpa Will appear
You Are Not Your Own Will appear
Those of Demon Blood TBA
The Fair Folk TBA
A Problem of Memory TBA
Day of Atonement TBA
A Dark Reflection TBA
Awake, Arise, or be Forever Fallen TBA
Hail and Farewell TBA
Beside Still Water TBA


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