A. Martinez (Eduardo Hernandez on Days of Our Lives)

Current Character: Eduardo Hernandez

Birthday: 1948-09-27

Birthplace: Born in Glendale, California

Marital Status: Married to Leslie Bryans


Adolfo Larrue Martinez III was born in Glendale, California and graduated from Verdugo Hills High School in Tujunga, Los Angeles. He found his love for acting while attending UCLA and played semi-professional baseball for five seasons.

While Martinez has starred in many feature films like “She-Devil” and “Once Upon a Scoundrel” he is most well-known for his television roles.

Martinez married actress Mare Winningham in 1981 but they divorced later that year. He married Leslie Bryans in 1982 and they have three children.

He premiered on daytime as Cruz Castillo on “Santa Barbara” in 1984 and went on to appear in a number of other soaps. He began appearing as Eduardo Hernandez on “Days of our Lives” in 2015.

Career Highlights

Days of our Lives - Eduardo Hernandez (September 21, 2015 - present)
The Bold and the Beautiful - Dr. Ramon Montgomery (2011 - 2012)
One Life to Live - Ray Montez (2008 - 2009)
General Hospital, Port Charles - Roy DiLucca (2001 - 2002)
Santa Barbara - Cruz Castillo (1984 - 1992)

Awards & Acclaim

Imagen Award Nominee - Best Actor in a Television Drama (2004)
ALMA Award Winner - Outstanding Actor in Daytime (2002; 2001; 2000)
ALMA Award Nominee - Television Crossover Role (1998)
Daytime Emmy Award Winner - Outstanding Lead Actor (1990)
Daytime Emmy Award Nominee - Outstanding Lead Actor (1993; 1992; 1991; 1989; 1988; 1987)
Soap Opera Digest Award Winner - Outstanding Lead Actor (1991; 1990)
Soap Opera Digest Award Winner - Outstanding Hero: Daytime (1988)


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