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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 14 October 1970New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameJonathan Seda
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jon Seda's first passion was to be a championship boxer. After taking runner-up in the NJ Golden Gloves, the 1992 Olympics was the next goal. That's when fate stepped in; at his first audition, for Gladiator (1992), he was given a co-starring role! Since then he has branched off into numerous television and film roles. He has garnered critical acclaim for his roles in such films as I Like It Like That (1994), The Sunchaser (1996), Selena (1997), Undisputed (2002), and in television for his roles in Homicide: Life on the Street (1993), UC: Undercover (2001), Third Watch (1999), Oz (1997) and most recently his lead role as Marine Sgt. John "Manila" Basilone in HBO's award-winning mini series The Pacific (2010).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Purentertainmentinc@gmail.com (qv's & corrections by A. Nonymous)

Spouse (1)

Lisa Gomez (4 July 2000 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (4)

Jon was runner up in NJ Golden Gloves competition. His record was 21-1.
Son, Jonathan, born
Grew up in Clifton, New Jersey.
Was an amatuer boxer after graduating from high school and won 21 bouts including five in the 1990 New Jersey Golden Gloves Competition.

Personal Quotes (1)

I ran into a couple of guys who were boxers. They talked me into working out at their gym. I became obsessed with boxing and the idea of becoming a champion. I was hoping to compete in the 1992 Olympics . . . but I got a lead [acting]. Suddenly I was making more money than I ever dreamed possible, so I decided to pursue the acting route. It certainly was easier on my face and body.

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