Jon Seda

Born Oct 14, 1970

Jonathan Seda is an American actor, possibly best known for his role as Detective Paul Falsone on NBC's Homicide: Life on the Street. Seda was an amateur boxer who, in 1992, auditioned for and was given a role in the film Gladiator. He portrayed Chris Pérez alongside Jennifer Lopez in Selena and became widely known to both the Hispanic and non-Hispanic communities.… Read More

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1970 Birth Born on October 14, 1970.


1992 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Seda was an amateur boxer who, in 1992, auditioned for and was given a role in the boxing film Gladiator. … Read More
1995 24 Years Old In 1995, Seda was nominated Best Male Lead at the Spirit Awards for his role the 1994 movie I Like It Like That opposite Rita Moreno and Lauren Vélez.
1996 25 Years Old In 1996, he was nominated for the Palme d'Or (Best Actor Award) for his role as "Blue" in the film The Sunchaser, opposite actor Woody Harrelson at the Cannes Film Festival.
1997 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Seda became widely known to the Hispanic film audience when he portrayed Chris Pérez alongside Jennifer Lopez in Selena, a 1997 film based on the true story of the Tejano singer, Selena Quintanilla-Perez, who was murdered on her way to mainstream stardom. … Read More
2000 29 Years Old He also boxed opposite Jimmy Smits in the 2000 film Price of Glory.


2002 31 Years Old Jon Seda Biography at StarPulse.Com His first leading role on the large screen was as the protagonist in 2002's King Rikki, a re-imagining of Shakespeare's Richard III in East L.A. … Read More
2007 36 Years Old In 2007, Seda also made a cameo in Ludacris' song Runaway Love, as an abusive, alcoholic stepfather.


2011 40 Years Old Seda appeared in the second season of Treme as Nelson Hidalgo, a politically connected land developer from Dallas who helps out with the relief efforts in post-Katrina New Orleans. He appeared in the 2011 film Larry Crowne, which starred, and was co-written and directed by, Tom Hanks. … Read More
2012 41 Years Old In 2012, Seda began starring on Chicago Fire in a recurring role as Detective Antonio Dawson. … Read More
2014 43 Years Old In 2014, Seda began starring in the NBC police procedural drama Chicago P.D. as Det. … Read More
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