Jacob Vargas

Highest Rated:
92% Traffic (2000)
Lowest Rated:
7% Dragonfly (2002)
Birthday:
Aug 18
Birthplace:
Michoacan, Mexico
Bio:
Jacob Vargas began his acting career when he was discovered breakdancingin a schoolyard at age 12. His introduction to acting came with a bitpart as a breakdancer on the hit TV show "Diff'rent Strokes" (1978). In1995 he won the very first ALMA Award (for Emerging Artist of the Year)for his work in…

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
40% Cesar Chavez
  • Richard Chavez
$5.6M 2014
46% Heaven Is for Real
  • Michael
$91.4M 2014
72% Go For Sisters
  • Navajas
$56.0k 2013
52% Devil
  • Ramirez
$33.6M 2010
66% Sleep Dealer
  • Rudy Ramirez
$35.0k 2009
43% Death Race
  • Gunner
$36.1M 2008
Love Lies Bleeding
  • Actor
-- 2008
11% The Hills Have Eyes 2
  • Crank
$20.8M 2007
46% Bobby
  • Miguel
$11.1M 2006
National Lampoon's TV: The Movie
  • Actor
-- 2006
The Virgin of Juarez
  • Actor
-- 2006
61% Jarhead
  • Cortez
$62.6M 2005
40% The Wendell Baker Story
  • Reyes
$48.1k 2005
30% Flight of the Phoenix
  • Sammi
$20.9M 2004
Kingpin
  • Ernesto
-- 2003
Truth Be Told (Final Breakdown) (Turnaround)
  • Actor
-- 2003
7% Dragonfly
  • Pilot
$30.1M 2002
Road Dogz
  • Danny
-- 2002
81% The Good Girl
  • Actor
$13.7M 2002
RFK
  • Cesar Chavez
-- 2002
42% Dr. Dolittle 2
  • Pepito
$111.5M 2001
Come and Take it Day
  • Miguel
-- 2001
20% Next Friday
  • Joker
-- 2000
92% Traffic
  • Manolo Sanchez
$123.8M 2000
56% The Hi-Lo Country
  • Actor
-- 1998
64% Selena
  • Abie Quintanilla
-- 1997
69% Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
  • Ramon
  • Director
-- 1997
86% Get Shorty
  • Yayo Portillo
-- 1995
87% Crimson Tide
  • Sonarman #2
-- 1995
85% My Family
  • Young Jose Sanchez
-- 1995
80% Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life)
  • Ernesto
-- 1993
29% Airborne
  • Snake
-- 1993
Huck & the King of Hearts
  • Pedro
-- 1993
19% Fatal Instinct
  • Flower Delivery Man
-- 1993
79% Gas Food Lodging
  • Javier
-- 1992
75% American Me
  • Paulito--Age 15
-- 1992
Never Forget
  • Student
-- 1991
Crack House
  • Danny
-- 1989
55% Little Nikita
  • Miguel
-- 1988
62% Ernest Goes to Camp
  • Bubba Vargas
-- 1987
50% The Principal
  • Arturo Diego
-- 1987
The B.R.A.T. Patrol
  • Student #2
-- 1986
Children of Times Square
  • Alberto
-- 1986
Last Resort
  • Carlos
-- 1986
The Death and Life of Bobby Z
  • Actor
-- 1982


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
The Mentalist
2008-2014
  • Chief Rick Anaya
2013
CSI: Miami
2002-2012
  • Felix Medina
2011
Medium
2005-2011
  • Eduardo Garcia
2011
100% Psych
2006-2014
  • Juan Lava
2010
67% The Good Guys
2010
  • Tico
2010
Cold Case
2003-2010
  • Angelo Rivera
2009
Numb3rs
2005-2010
  • Victor Borrego
2006
CSI: NY
2004-2013
  • Luis Torres
2004
ER
1994-2009
  • Diablo
1995
Full House
1987-1995
  • Enrique
1992

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Quotes from Jacob Vargas's Characters

    1. Jensen Ames/Frankenstein: What's that?
    2. Gunner: Most important part of the car.
    From Death Race. Submitted by Akheel K (3 months ago)
    1. Javier Rodriguez: I had that dream again.
    2. Manolo Sanchez: Which one?
    3. Javier Rodriguez: Where my mother's suffocating.
    From Traffic. Submitted by Jean R (13 months ago)
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