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J.W. Cortes

Being featured on the new NBC Television action reality show Stars Earn Stripes brings together the best of both worlds for New York/New Jersey based actor J.W. Cortes., who, in addition to his acting experience, served in the U.S. Marines Corps for nearly 13 years, during which time he rose to the rank of Gunnery Sergeant, is an Iraq war veteran,... See full bio »

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 2014 Eye Candy (TV Series) (pre-production)
Police Officer
- Pilot (2014) ... Police Officer
 2014 Three from the Block (post-production)
Detective Rodriguez
 2014 Believe (TV Series)
EMT / EMT #1
- Bang and Blame (2014) ... EMT
- Origin (2014) ... EMT #1
 2014 Taxi Brooklyn (TV Series)
Ice Agent #1 / ICE Agent
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Ice Agent #1
- Pilot (2014) ... ICE Agent
 2013 Blue Caprice
Army Recruiter
 2012 Conscientious Objector (Short)
Jason Cruz
 2012 I'm Okay (Short)
 2012 White Alligator
 2011/I Paper Weight (Short)
 2011 Gun Hill Road
Police Officer
 2010 The Last Airbender
Fire Lord Attendant
 2010 As Good as Dead
 2009 Salud
 2009 Mercy (TV Series)
Police Officer
- You Lost Me with the Cinderblock (2009) ... Police Officer (as JW Cortez)
 2009 A Kiss of Chaos
 2009 Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (Video Game) (voice, uncredited)
 2009 Cloud Gazing (Video)
 2008 Sandman's Box (Short)
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game)
Person on Street (voice)
 2008 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Police Officer
- Episode #1.15407 (2008) ... Police Officer
 2007 American Gangster
Narc Officer in Hallway (uncredited)
 2007 44
 2007 We Own the Night
Bouncer Cortez (uncredited)
 2003 Hot Tamales Live: Spicy, Hot and Hilarious (Video)
Sketch Comic
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Trained as an actor at the prestigious William Esper Studio in New York City under Terry Knickerbocker. See more »

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