Jesse Borrego
American actor
Jesse Borrego
Jesse Borrego is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Cruz Candelaria in Blood in, Blood out, Jesse V. Valesquez in Fame, Gael Ortega in 24, and recently as George King in Dexter.
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Colombiana Review: A Worthy Retreat - Poptimal.com
Google News - over 5 years
The film also stars Beto Benites as Don Luis, Ofelia Medina as Mama, Callum Blue as Richard, and Jesse Borrego as Fabio. Overall, Colombiana is a very well done film, although by no means groundbreaking, it is a great mark for female action stars
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“Mission Park” tells a San Antonio tale - San Antonio Express
Google News - over 5 years
1†), Fernanda Romero (“Drag Me to Hell†) and San Antonio native Jesse Borrego (“Dexter†). “Mission Park†is set entirely in San Antonio, also the hometown of executive producer Armando Montelongo. Production on “Mission Parkâ
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'Colombiana' movie review, trailer: Zoe Saldana powers through this revenge ... - newjerseynewsroom.com
Google News - over 5 years
In his few remaining moments, Papa (Jesse Borrego) has time to slip a computer chip to his girl, bracingly well played in these early scenes by 12-year-old Amandla Stenberg. Named after an orchid, young Catelaya is apparently a top member of the
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City Paper Grade: B- - Philadelphia Citypaper
Google News - over 5 years
They're in Bogotá, that is, a fantasy space full of yellow light, crooked hillside rooftops and evil drug runners: the latter kill dad (Jesse Borrego) and so inspire a lifelong vengeance plot in little Cataleya, who grows up to be Zoe Saldana
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San Antonio going Hollywood - San Antonio Express
Google News - over 5 years
1†), Fernanda Romero (“Drag Me to Hell†) and San Antonio native Jesse Borrego (“Dexter†). “Mission Park†is set entirely in San Antonio, where Ramirez and the film's executive producer Armando Montelongo, best known for appearing in the
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Hollywood filmmaker to shoot in Alamo City - San Antonio Express
Google News - over 5 years
It also stars San Antonio's Jesse Borrego in the pivotal role of the father of two of the young boys struggling to grow up right. Ramirez said he moved away from the South Side when he was 12, and ended up moving to Leon Valley
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Starving extras, unite! - San Antonio Current
Google News - over 5 years
... Will Rothhaar (Battle Los Angeles), Will Estes (Blue Bloods), Joseph Julian Soria (Crank 2: High Voltage), Jesse Borrego (Colombiana), and Vivica A. Fox (Kill Bill: Vol. 1). Now it's time for the casting of background extras, so take note
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A top Chicano filmmaker - San Antonio Express
Google News - over 5 years
Starring Jesse Borrego and Danny De La Paz, the comedy is Gutierrez's lighthearted look at Chicano life and the lowrider culture. Gutierrez calls this film a “nice story about the good things of growing up in the barrio,†including close-knit
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Viva La Vegetable - San Antonio Current
Google News - over 5 years
The main event ($25-$50; 8pm Saturday; jump-start.org) stars Iranian-Guatemalan chef Mero Cocinero Karimi, actor and local celeb Jesse Borrego, and Jump-Start's finest, and includes a “veggie-tastic” sit-down dinner with vittles from Whole Foods,
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SUNDANCE INSTITUTE BRINGS 10 FREE FILM SCREENINGS TO TUCSON - Arizona Reporter
Google News - almost 6 years
Cast: Benjamin Bratt, Erika Alexander, Jeremy Ray Valdez, Talisa Soto Bratt, Jesse Borrego. Last Train Home / Canada (Director: Lixin Fan)-Getting a train ticket in China proves a towering ordeal as a migrant worker family embarks on a journey,
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PRESIDENT'S COMMITTEE ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES (PCAH) AND SUNDANCE ... - Movie City News
Google News - almost 6 years
Cast: Benjamin Bratt, Erika Alexander, Jeremy Ray Valdez, Talisa Soto Bratt, Jesse Borrego. Udaan/India (Director and Screenwriter: Vikramaditya Motwane)-Following his expulsion from boarding school, Rohan returns to the small industrial town of
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MOVIE REVIEW | 'LA MISSION'
NYTimes - almost 7 years
''La Mission'' was clearly a labor of love for the Bratt brothers: Peter wrote and directed it, Benjamin is the star, and both took a producer's credit. They were born in San Francisco in the early 1960s, and the film conveys an intense nostalgia for the Mission District of their youth. The garage of Che Rivera (Benjamin Bratt), a bus driver,
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TELEVISION REVIEW; Is It Miracle or Illusion? Everyone Can Say Yes
NYTimes - over 13 years
A bulky woman dressed in synthetic pink walks into a bleached, splintery church, her head covered in white lace. Kneeling in the sanctuary, she crosses herself before an alabaster statue of Jesus, then kisses her rosary. The statue's eyes are cast to heaven; its features look heavy. As the woman observes with growing awe, there are two wet-looking
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Uneasy Riders, With Plenty to Fear
NYTimes - almost 20 years
America as imagined by Peter Bratt in his surreal, politically charged road movie, ''Follow Me Home,'' is no shining misty-eyed melting pot of rainbow-colored dreams and compassionate helping hands. If you are of Chicano, black or American Indian descent, you are fair game for any itchy-fingered redneck with a gun once you stray across the
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TV WEEKEND;Despite Defeats, an Indian Leader's Heroic Persistence
NYTimes - over 21 years
TNT's ambitious and laudable American Indian film series has included "Geronimo," which had the highest viewership of any made-for-cable movie in 1993, and last year's "Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee." On Sunday night, "Tecumseh: The Last Warrior" will begin its cable run. Tecumseh was born in 1768 near what is now Springfield, Ohio, and
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FILM REVIEW; A Bronx Charmer With Problems and All the Answers
NYTimes - over 22 years
When Lisette Linares (Lauren Velez), one very smart spitfire from the Bronx, wants to land a job at a record company, she doesn't exactly sit down and fill out an application. She bluffs, coaxes and just plain charms her way to success, sweeping away any obstacles with the same kind of assurance shown by Darnell Martin, the talented new director
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Mom Always Said, Don't Take the First $2 Million Offer
NYTimes - over 22 years
Her dark feathery eyebrows moving rapidly up and down, wand-slim arms beating the air around her, Darnell Martin, the writer and director of "I Like It Like That," is trying hard to give a coherent version of a South Bronx childhood that seems anything but. Some years, the family got by on public assistance. A welfare check fed her, her mother, her
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FILM; The Boys in Their Summer Dresses
NYTimes - over 22 years
What a summer this has been for men in dresses! While Patrick Swayze, Wesley Snipes and John Leguizamo were wearing ball gowns for the filming of "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar" (scheduled to open next summer), movie theaters seemed to be filled with males of all ages, nationalities (and species) in women's clothing. Men in film
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Review/Film; The Chicano Experience, in Its Glory and Tedium
NYTimes - almost 24 years
"Bound by Honor," Taylor Hackford's ambitious melodrama about the Chicano experience in and around East Los Angeles, is like one of those huge wall murals that give bold, defiant color to an urban landscape that otherwise looks passive and drab. The film is big and long (nearly three hours), passionate and flat. It's full of heroic and tragic
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jesse Borrego
    FORTIES
  • 2009
    Age 46
    In 2009, Borrego starred in the movie La Mission where he reunited with former Blood in, Blood Out co-star Benjamin Bratt.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1999
    Age 36
    He also played role of an original gangster on DarkRoom Familia's "Veteranos" in 1999.
    More Details Hide Details Borrego is a member of the theatre group "Tribal Players". He is well known for his recurring roles on the third season of 24 as Gael Ortega and the third season of Dexter as George King.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1990
    Age 27
    Borrego returned to the stage appearing in productions at the noted Joseph Papp Theatre in New York City and the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. In addition to performing on stage and in films such as Mi Vida Loca, Follow Me Home, New York Stories, and Con Air, he began Lupita Productions in 1990.
    More Details Hide Details He has produced theatrical productions and concerts as well as two 16mm short films: El Suendo de Simon http://vimeo.com/4854918 (1993) by James Borrego and Flattime (1995) by Jimmy Santiago Baca.
  • 1984
    Age 21
    He was a regular on the musical television series Fame for the show's final three seasons from 1984-1987.
    More Details Hide Details He appeared on Married with Children as Bruno in the episode "Can't Dance, Don't Ask Me" (1989). He is well-remembered for his performance in the film Blood in, Blood out portraying the role of Cruz Candelaria.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1962
    Born
    Born on August 1, 1962.
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