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Jacob Vargas


Jacob Vargas began his acting career when he was discovered breakdancing in a schoolyard at age 12. His introduction to acting came with a bit part as a breakdancer on the hit TV show Diff'rent Strokes (1978). In 1995 he won the very first ALMA Award (for Emerging Artist of the Year) for his work in both Allison Anders' Mi vida loca (1993) and ... See full bio »

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 2014 The Road Home (pre-production)
Amigo
 2015 The 33 (post-production)
Edison 'Elvis' Peña
 2014 Roadrun (post-production)
Jesus
 2014/I The Tell-Tale Heart (completed)
Adams
 2014 Heaven Is for Real
Michael
 2013-2014 Blue (TV Series)
Roy
- Call Me Francine (2014) ... Roy
- Winning With (2013) ... Roy
- I'm Not a Stalker (2013) ... Roy
 2014 Cesar Chavez
Richard Chavez
 2013 Go for Sisters
Navajas
 2013 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Chief Rick Anaya
- The Red Barn (2013) ... Chief Rick Anaya
 2013 Kroll Show (TV Series)
 2012 Christine (TV Series)
Roy
- Roy (2012) ... Roy
 2012 El cocodrilo (Short)
Eduardo
 2012 Gotten (Video short)
Pimp
 2012 Filmmaker Intervention (Short)
 2011 Machine Gun Justice (Short)
J. J. Magnum
 2011/VI Reunion (Short)
Male Lead
 2011 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Felix Medina
- Last Stand (2011) ... Felix Medina
 2011 Medium (TV Series)
Eduardo Garcia
- Me Without You (2011) ... Eduardo Garcia
 2010 Psych (TV Series)
Juan Lava
- The Polarizing Express (2010) ... Juan Lava
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Tico
- Little Things (2010) ... Tico
 2010 Devil
Ramirez
 2010 Burn Notice (TV Series)
Omar Hernandez
- Friendly Fire (2010) ... Omar Hernandez
 2010 The Odds (TV Movie)
Sergio Vargas
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series)
Angelo Rivera '09
- Dead Heat (2009) ... Angelo Rivera '09
 2009 Tom Cool
 2007-2008 Moonlight (TV Series)
Guillermo
- Sonata (2008) ... Guillermo
- Click (2008) ... Guillermo
- Dr. Feelgood (2007) ... Guillermo
 2008 Love Lies Bleeding (Video)
Det. Billy Jones
 2008 Finnegan (TV Movie)
Smash
 2007 The Death and Life of Bobby Z
Jorge Escobar
 2007 Are We Done Yet?
Mike the Plumber
 2007 The Hills Have Eyes II
Crank
 2006 Bobby
Miguel
 2006 The Virgin of Juarez
Detective Lauro
 2006 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Victor Borrego
- Mind Games (2006) ... Victor Borrego
 2006 TV: The Movie
 2004 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Luis Torres
- Outside Man (2004) ... Luis Torres
 2004 Memoirs of an Evil Stepmother (Short)
Vincent Enano
 2003 E.D.N.Y. (TV Movie)
 2003 Kingpin (TV Mini-Series)
Ernesto 'El Huevudo' Romo
- Pilot (2003) ... Ernesto 'El Huevudo' Romo
 2002 RFK (TV Movie)
Cesar Chavez
 2002 The Proud Family (TV Series)
Big Alto
- The Altos (2002) ... Big Alto (voice)
 2002 Watching Ellie (TV Series)
Miguel
- Gift (2002) ... Miguel
 2002 The Brothers Garcia (TV Series)
Chuey
- West Side Stories (2002) ... Chuey
 2002 Dragonfly
Victor
 2002 Turnaround
Gonzalez
 2001 She-Bat (Short)
Zer
 2001 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Manuel 'Paco' Bolin
- Familia (2001) ... Manuel 'Paco' Bolin
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2
Pepito (voice)
 2001 Come and Take It Day
Miguel
 2001 Off Limits (TV Series)
Cast
 2000 Road Dogz
Danny Pacheco
 2000 Wall to Wall Records (TV Movie)
 2000 Next Friday
Joker
 1998 USMA West Point (TV Movie)
 1998 The Hi-Lo Country
Delfino Mondragon
 1997 Clueless (TV Series)
Ricardo
- Salsa, Chlorine & Tears (1997) ... Ricardo
 1997 Santa Fe
Jesus
 1996 The Pretender (TV Series)
Javi Padillo
- Every Picture Tells a Story (1996) ... Javi Padillo
 1996 Malibu Shores (TV Series)
Benny
- The Fall (1996) ... Benny
- Hotline (1996) ... Benny
- The Road Not Taken (1996) ... Benny
- Cheating Hearts (1996) ... Benny
 1995 ER (TV Series)
Diablo
 1995 JAG (TV Series)
Corporal Cortez
- War Cries (1995) ... Corporal Cortez
 1995 Crimson Tide
Sonarman #2
 1995 My Family
Young Jose
 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Prince Luis
- Sleeping Beauty (1995) ... Prince Luis (voice)
 1993 Fatal Instinct
Flower Delivery Man
 1993 Silent Rain (Short)
Dave Alvers
 1993 Airborne
Snake
 1992 Full House (TV Series)
Enrique
- Educating Jesse (1992) ... Enrique
 1992 Judgement
Hispanic Boy
 1992 Steel Justice (TV Movie)
Arturo Gomez
 1992 American Me
Paulito - age 15
 1992 Gas, Food Lodging
Javier
 1991 Seeds of Tragedy (TV Movie)
Cholo #2
 1991 Never Forget (TV Movie)
Student
 1991 The New Adam-12 (TV Series)
Collins
- D.A.R.E. (1991) ... Collins
 1989 Crack House
Danny
 1989 Hard Time on Planet Earth (TV Series)
Billy
- The Hot Dog Man (1989) ... Billy
 1988 Little Nikita
Miguel
 1987 The Tracey Ullman Show (TV Series)
Taco Place Manager
- Episode #2.3 (1987) ... Taco Place Manager
 1987 The Principal
Arturo Diego
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Student #2
- The B.R.A.T. Patrol (1986) ... Student #2
 1986 Last Resort
Carlos
 1986 Miracle of the Heart: A Boys Town Story (TV Movie)
Enrique Mendoza
 1986 The Children of Times Square (TV Movie)
Alberto
 1986 Hunter (TV Series)
Emilio Morales
- Fagin 1986 (1986) ... Emilio Morales
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While working on "Flight of the Phoenix", Jacob Vargas operated the camera to shoot Hugh Laurie's audition tape for "House". See more »

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Leo

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