Antonio Jaramillo did not know he would become an Actor. Having had a difficult childhood, pursuing an acting career was an unlikely choice. Lucky for us, his path led him to the stage and since arriving in Hollywood in 2004 this tall, sexy and handsome actor has been turning in stellar performances.
Thus far, Antonio has managed to move with ease from stage to television to film. In 2022 as Papa Leon in Martin Campbell's "Memory" along side Liam Neeson, Guy Pearce & Monica Bellucci. in 2021 as Raul in "Encounter" along side Oscar Winning Actress Octavia Spencer & Oscar Nominated Actor Riz Ahmed. Antonio also portrayed the trustworthy accountant and negotiator for the cartel in Oliver Stone's "Savages" alongside Hollywood Stars Benicio Del Toro, Salma Hayek & Damian Bichir. In 2009 Antonio also appeared on the big screen with Andy Garcia, Ray Liotta, Esai Morales & Danny Trejo in the celebrated Indie Drama "The Line". On Televison Antonio has Guest-starred in some of America's favorite shows including "Snowfall", "SEAL Team", "NCIS", "Queen Of The South", "Lucifer", "The Rookie", "Magnum P.I.", "Shades Of Blue" in which he played Miguel Zepeda the ex- boyfriend of Jennifer Lopez's character (Harlee Santos), "Notorious", "Rosewood" , TNT's "Dallas" , "The Mentalist", "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation", "CSI Miami", "Gang Related", "Burn Notice", "The Wilding", "Arrested Development", "Outlaw", "Charmed", "Veronica Mars", "Days Of Our Lives" & others...He was also a Series Regular on FX Network "Mayans MC" as outlaw biker Michael "Riz" Ariza. In Tyler Perry's sitcom "Meet The Browns" & MyNetwork TV Drama "Fashion House". On stage, Antonio's favorite moments have been playing the lead role in the west coast premiere of Stephen Adly Guirgis dark comedy "Our Lady of 121st Street", konstantin in Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull" , Jacques Casanova in Tennessee Williams "Camino Real", Cheche in Nilo Cruz's "Anna In The Tropics" & Arkady in Patrick Marber's "Three Days In The Country".
Born in Tijuana,Mexico. He spent his early years in an orphanage until moving to San Diego as a teenager where he worked and attended school. Antonio has always had a passion and interest in the arts, specially music but it wasn't until his mid 20's when he came across the writings of Anton Chekhov and later Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams that his decision to become an actor was fully realized. Today, Antonio continues to study his craft and enjoys going to the Theatre, Boxing, Tennis, Tequila and training wild animals!