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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
 2014 Roadrun (post-production)
Jesus
 2014 The 33 (post-production)
Edison 'Elvis' Peña
 2014/I The Tell-Tale Heart (completed)
Adams
 2014 Heaven Is for Real
Michael
 2014 Cesar Chavez
Richard Chavez
 2013 Go for Sisters
Navajas
 2012 El cocodrilo (Short)
Eduardo
 2012 Filmmaker Intervention (Short)
 2011 Machine Gun Justice (Short)
J. J. Magnum
 2011/VI Reunion (Short)
Male Lead
 2010 Devil
Ramirez
 2009 Tom Cool
 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 TV: The Movie
 2004 Memoirs of an Evil Stepmother (Short)
Vincent Enano
 2002 Dragonfly
Victor
 2002 Turnaround
Gonzalez
 2001 She-Bat (Short)
Zer
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2
Pepito (voice)
 2001 Come and Take It Day
Miguel
 2000 Road Dogz
Danny Pacheco
 2000 Next Friday
Joker
 1998 The Hi-Lo Country
Delfino Mondragon
 1997 Santa Fe
Jesus
 1995 Crimson Tide
Sonarman #2
 1995 My Family
Young Jose
 1993 Fatal Instinct
Flower Delivery Man
 1993 Silent Rain (Short)
Dave Alvers
 1993 Airborne
Snake
 1993 Mi vida loca
Ernesto
 1992 Judgement
Hispanic Boy
 1992 American Me
Paulito - age 15
 1992 Gas, Food Lodging
Javier
 1989 Crack House
Danny
 1988 Little Nikita
Miguel
 1987 The Principal
Arturo Diego
 1986 Last Resort
Carlos
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5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Born in Mexico, but moved to California at age 1. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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