Jacob Vargas

Total Box Office:
 $469.4M
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
$5.2M 2014
53% Heaven Is for Real
  • Michael
-- 2014
71% Go For Sisters
  • Navajas
$56.0k 2013
52% Devil
  • Ramirez
$33.6M 2010
43% Death Race
  • Gunner
$36.1M 2008
66% Sleep Dealer
  • Rudy Ramirez
$35.0k 2008
Love Lies Bleeding
  • Actor
-- 2007
11% The Hills Have Eyes 2
  • Crank
$20.8M 2007
National Lampoon's TV: The Movie
  • Actor
-- 2006
46% Bobby
  • Miguel
$11.1M 2006
The Virgin of Juarez
  • Actor
-- 2005
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
Road Dogz
  • Danny
-- 2002
7% Dragonfly
  • Pilot
$30.1M 2002
RFK
  • Cesar Chavez
-- 2002
81% The Good Girl
  • Actor
$13.7M 2002
The Death and Life of Bobby Z
  • Actor
-- 2002
Come and Take it Day
  • Miguel
-- 2001
42% Dr. Dolittle 2
  • Pepito
$111.5M 2001
Road Dogz
  • Actor
-- 2000
20% Next Friday
  • Joker
-- 2000
92% Traffic
  • Manolo Sanchez
$123.8M 2000
56% The Hi-Lo Country
  • Actor
-- 1998
69% Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
  • Ramon
  • Director
-- 1997
64% Selena
  • Abie Quintanilla
-- 1997
86% Get Shorty
  • Yayo Portillo
-- 1995
85% My Family
  • Young Jose Sanchez
-- 1995
87% Crimson Tide
  • Sonarman #2
-- 1995
Huck & the King of Hearts
  • Pedro
-- 1993
19% Fatal Instinct
  • Flower Delivery Man
-- 1993
80% Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life)
  • Ernesto
-- 1993
29% Airborne
  • Snake
-- 1993
75% American Me
  • Paulito--Age 15
-- 1992
79% Gas Food Lodging
  • Javier
-- 1992
Never Forget
  • Student
-- 1991
Crack House
  • Danny
-- 1989
55% Little Nikita
  • Miguel
-- 1988
50% The Principal
  • Arturo Diego
-- 1987
62% Ernest Goes to Camp
  • Bubba Vargas
-- 1987
Children of Times Square
  • Alberto
-- 1986
Last Resort
  • Carlos
-- 1986
The B.R.A.T. Patrol
  • Student #2
-- 1986


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
The Mentalist
2008-2013
  • 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

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Quotes from Jacob Vargas's Characters

    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 (9 months ago)
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