Oct. 14th, 1970
New York City, New York, USA
Jon Seda's Main TV Roles
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Seda was an amateur boxer who auditioned for and was given a role in the 1992 boxing film Gladiator. and Detective Antonio Dawson in NBC's Chicago PD.
Seda has appeared in more than two dozen movies, including Bad Boys II (2003) as Roberto, and the role of Chris Pérez alongside Jennifer Lopez in the movie Selena. In 1995, Seda was nominated Best Male Lead at the Spirit Awards for his role the movie I Like It Like That (1994), opposite Rita Moreno and Lauren Vélez. In 1996, he was nominated for the Palme d'Or (Best Actor Award) at the Cannes Film Festival, for his role as Blue in the film The Sunchaser, opposite actor Woody Harrelson.
His numerous television appearances.Include the role of Paul Falsone in the show Homicide: Life on the Street, he has had notable roles as Dino Ortolani in Oz, Matty Caffey in Third Watch, Paul Falsone (in a Homicide crossover with Law & Order), House, and CSI: Miami. He is featured as one of the three leads in the HBO World War II mini-series The Pacific (released on March 14, 2010), portraying Marine John Basilone. Seda appeared as a guest star in an episode of Burn Notice and in 2007, he made a cameo appearance in Ludacris' song "Runaway Love", as an abusive, alcoholic stepfather.
In 2020, Seda will play the lead role of Dr. Benjamine Glass in the NBC apocalyptic drama pilot La Brea which was written by David Appelbaum.
- (1994) Son, Jonathan, born
- Grew up in Clifton, New Jersey.
- Jon was runner up in NJ Golden Gloves competition. His record was 21-1.
- Was an amatuer boxer after graduating from high school and won 21 bouts including five in the 1990 New Jersey Golden Gloves Competition.