Armando Riesco is a versatile and highly regarded NYC based actor. He has appeared in over a dozen films (Garden State, Adult World, Bella, World Trade Center), and regular, recurring, and guest starring spots on television ("National Treasure: Edge of History","The Chi", "Queen of the South"). He has voiced and done motion capture for video games, including the "Grand Theft Auto" series and "Just Cause 3". His voice can be heard in national and international publicity campaigns for major companies such as Macy's, Chase, Garnier, McDonalds, and many others. His voice work is also plentiful in the podcast/audiobook scene. On stage he was most notably the title character in the Elliot Trilogy, which includes the Pulitzer Prize winning "Water by the Spoonful" by Quiara Hudes, for which he received a Lucille Lortel nomination for outstanding lead actor in a play. He has worked at the Goodman Theater, Steppenwolf Theater, Hartford Stage, Victory Gardens, Wilma Theater, and others. As a director and writer/producer, his short film "Remember", adapted from a story by Anton Chekhov, was an official selection at LA Shorts, HBO NYLFF, LALIFF, and the Soho Film Festival.. His 1st feature film "Seneca", which he also stars in, won awards at the HBO Latino Film Festival, Woodstock Film Festival, Film Fest Tucson, Phoenix Film Festival, and Tide Film Festival. The film was picked up by HBO Max and is currently available on all online platforms. His new film "Meri Crismas" is in development. He is a proud graduate of Northwestern University and Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola in Puerto Rico, and is a member of The Actors Center collective in New York City.
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