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


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: 13/20
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 Absent
Love is a Devil Appeared
Bound By Blood Appeared
By the Light of Dawn Appeared
Mea Maxima Culpa Appeared
You Are Not Your Own Appeared
Those of Demon Blood Appeared
The Fair Folk Appeared
A Problem of Memory Appeared
Day of Atonement Absent
A Dark Reflection Absent
Awake, Arise, or be Forever Fallen Absent
Hail and Farewell Appeared
Beside Still Water Credited only
Season Three: 8/22
Episode Appearance Status
On Infernal Ground Appeared
The Powers That Be Absent
What Lies Beneath Appeared
Thy Soul Instructed Appeared
Stronger Than Heaven Absent
A Window Into an Empty Room Absent
Salt in the Wound Absent
A Heart of Darkness Absent
Familia Ante Omnia Absent
Erchomai Absent
Lost Souls Appeared
Original Sin Absent
Beati Bellicosi Absent
A Kiss From a Rose Absent
To the Night Children Appeared
Stay With Me Absent
Heavenly Fire Appeared
The Beast Within Absent
Aku Cinta Kamu Appeared
City of Glass Absent
Alliance Absent
All Good Things... Appeared


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


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