Jimmy Ortega Biography

Wiki Biography: He was born and raised in El Paso Texas. Miguel Ortega (father) was a cross country truck driver and Paulina Ortega (mother) a housewife. Began career doing summer stock theater for 2 years - El Paso Del Norte. Moved to Los Angeles in 1978. Shortly after arriving, he started to work as a stuntman on a picture by the name of Hooper (1978). His first acting job was in a guest starring role on a TV show by the name of "CHiPs" (1977). He has won a Stuntman's Award - Most Spectacular Sequence - "North & South" miniseries. He also won a Screen Actors Guild Award - Outstanding Performance By Cast - Traffic (2000).

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Filmography

Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Beverly Hills Cop III Rondell 1994 Action, Comedy, Crime
Dead Connection Vince 1994 Thriller, Drama
Persons Unknown Comet 1996 Action, Thriller
Ground Zero Johanson 2005 Action, Drama