|Jon Huertas Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||October 23, 1969|
Jon Huertas is an American actor, writer, producer, and voice actor who is known for playing Javier Esposito in the ABC crime comedy-drama series Castle, Miguel in the NBC drama series This Is Us, Sergeant Antonio “Poke” Espera in the 7-art HBO miniseries Generation Kill, Officer Rico Martinez in the slasher film Initiation, T.J. “The Playah” in the reality television hoax show The Joe Schmo Show, Joe Negroni in the romantic drama film Why Do Fools Fall in Love?, Sergeant Vincent Degetau in the science fiction horror film The Objective, Ray Jaffe in the action thriller film Stash House, and Brad Alcerro in the ABC sitcom Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. Jon Huertas has also been cast in various other shows like Prison Break, Cold Case, NYPD Blue, Crossing Jordan, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Chelsea Lately, Dark Blue, Touched by an Angel, and Beverly Hills, 90210.
Jonathan William Scott Hofstedt
Jon Huertas at the 2012 PaleyFest honoring ABC’s ‘Castle’ (Genevieve719 / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)
New York City, New York, United States
Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States
Jon Huertas attended John Handley High School in Winchester, Virginia, from where he graduated in 1986 at the age of 17. Then, he attended college for a year before enlisting in the United States Air Force in 1987.
Actor, Writer, Producer, Voice Actor
Jon Huertas has been repped by Innovative Artists, Talent Agency, Santa Monica, California, United States.
Jon Huertas (Right) smiling in a picture alongside Justin Hartley in an Instagram post in March 2020 (Jon Huertas / Instagram)
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jon Huertas has dated –
- Nicole Bordges – On May 4, 2014, he got married to his longtime girlfriend Nicole Bordges in Tulum, Mexico.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (Hispanic and White)
Jon Huertas is of Puerto Rican descent on his father’s side and has German roots on his mother’s side.
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Jon Huertas taking a selfie in October 2020 (Jon Huertas / Instagram)
Jon Huertas Facts
- He grew up under the care of his grandparents.
- Jon served for 8 years as an aircraft nuclear/conventional weapons specialist in the United States Air Force as well as participated in Operation Just Cause and Operation Desert Storm.
- He made his first theatrical film appearance as Sammy, Terrorist in the 1996 action film Executive Decision, starring Kurt Russell, Steven Seagal, Halle Berry, Oliver Platt, David Suchet, and John Leguizamo.
- He was cast as Brad Alcerro in the sitcom Sabrina the Teenage Witch in 1999.
- From 2009 to 2016, Jon Huertas played the character named Detective Javier “Javi” Esposito, a former Army Special Forces soldier who works in the homicide division as part of Beckett’s team, in the crime-comedy drama television series Castle. Jon and his co-star Stana Katic won the award for “Performance in a Drama Episode” at the 16th Annual PRISM Awards in 2012.
- Alongside the likes of Laurence Fishburne, Juan Pablo Raba, Esai Morales, he co-starred as Diaz in the 2018 thriller drama film Imprisoned.
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