Who is Domingo Chavez in Jack Ryan Season 4? Explained

By Adam Lock
Published: July 3, 2023 (Last updated: December 30, 2023)
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Who is Domingo Chavez in Jack Ryan Season 4

Who is Domingo Chavez in Jack Ryan Season 4? We discuss the new character in the Prime Video series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Season 4.

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan is back on our screens for one final mission.

In the latest season, viewers are introduced to the new character of Domingo Chavez, a major player in the Tom Clancy franchise known simply as the Ryanverse, who has appeared previously in multiple books and movies.

With Domingo Chavez finally making an appearance in the Jack Ryan TV series, fans are eager to find out more about this mysterious character and who exactly is playing him in the Prime Video original.

Who is Domingo Chavez in Jack Ryan Season 4, and why is he important?

Domingo Chavez is a deadly assassin who is hired by the CIA. He works on their covert operations, taking out cartel bosses and other important criminal figures. He is integral to the plot of season 4 as he knows the inner workings of Miller’s black ops.

Jack Ryan (John Krasinski) hopes that Chavez can help him uncover the truth behind the corruption in his own agency and the American government at large. Chavez also has strong ties to Chao Fah in Myanmar and the cartel boss Marquez in Mexico.

These two crime syndicates are part of a global convergence that could threaten the American people.

Is Domingo Chavez in any other Tom Clancy films and books?

Yes, Domingo Chavez can be found in multiple Tom Clancy books and films. He is first introduced in the 1989 novel Clear and Present Danger, which was then adapted into a 1994 movie starring Harrison Ford as Jack Ryan. Chavez was played by Raymond Cruz (Breaking Bad).

Chavez can also be found in the novels: The Sum of All Fears, Debt of Honor, Executive Orders, and Rainbow Six. He’s also made subsequent appearances in over ten other novels since Rainbow Six, which was released back in 1998. Not all of these were written by Tom Clancy, but they all take place within the same universe.

Who plays Domingo Chavez in Jack Ryan Season 4?

Domingo Chavez is played by actor Michael Peña. This is only the second on-screen portrayal of the character.

What else is Michael Peña known for?

Michael Peña is probably most famous for his role as Luis in the Ant-Man franchise, but he is also a key character in Crash, American Hustle, and End of Watch. Michael Peña usually plays comedic characters, but he has been known to take on more serious roles as well during his impressive film career.

The American actor has also worked in the TV industry, finding success on streaming platforms in recent years. He played Kiki Camarena in the Netflix series Narcos: Mexico, as well as a recurring role in The Shield and Eastbound & Down in the past.

Michael Peña seems to be sticking with TV for the foreseeable future. There are rumors that his Domingo Chavez character will be receiving his very own spin-off series at Prime Video. Although this is still in the development stage.

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