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    John Ortiz

    John Ortiz

    Actor
    Born : 23 May 1968
    Birth Place : Brooklyn, New York
    John Ortiz is an actor and Artistic Director/Co-Founder of LAByrinth Theater Company.

    In 1993, John made his film debut as Al Pacino’s young cousin ‘Guajiro’ in Carlito’s Way. He went on to appear in over 30 films including El Cantante, Take the Lead,... ReadMore
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    John Ortiz is an actor and Artistic Director/Co-Founder of LAByrinth Theater Company.

    In 1993, John made his film debut as Al Pacino’s young cousin ‘Guajiro’ in Carlito’s Way. He went on to appear in over 30 films including El Cantante, Take the Lead, Before Night Falls, Amistad, Ransom, and Narc. Most recently, his performances is Ridley Scott’s American Gangster, as Russell Crowe’s partner Javy Rivera, and Michael Mann’s Miami Vice as Jose Yero brought him much critical acclaim.

    Among Ortiz’s television roles – he has most recently played the lead in J.J. Abrams’ Hope Against Hope for HBO, a series regular on Denis Leary’s The Job and CBS’ Clubhouse as well as the NBC cop drama Blue Blood, directed by Brett Ratner.

    In 1992, Ortiz formed Latino Actors...
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