The Open Mic Podcast with Brett Allan

Actor Jon Huertas | Talks Directing and "Miguel Rivas" on NBC's "This Is Us"

Episode Summary

Our guest today is the super talented actor Jon Huertas. He can currently be seen playing "Miguel Rivas" opposite Mandy Moore, and an amazing supporting cast. Tonight's episode is extra special because this is his directorial debut! He shares his story and journey to where he is now, and is very honest about the working actors life, his military background, and his love for "Fat Burger". Plus much more!

Episode Notes

Our guest today is the super talented actor Jon Huertas. He can currently be seen playing "Miguel Rivas" opposite Mandy Moore, and an amazing supporting cast. Tonight's episode is extra special because this is his directorial debut! He shares his story and journey to where he is now, and is very honest about the working actors life, his military background, and his love for "Fat Burger". Plus much more! 

Jon Huertas was born on October 23, 1969 in New York, New York, USA as Jon William Scott Hofstedt. He is an actor and producer, known for This Is Us (2016), Castle (2009) and Generation Kill (2008).

In real life, Jon Huertas is an Air Force veteran. Many of his TV and movie credits are of characters with active or past Marine background: Ramirez, a Marine Recon Sniper Spotter in JAG, Recon Marine Sergeant Espera in Generation Kill, Homicide NYPD Detective Javier Esposito in Castle, retired Marine Sergeant Jack Kale in NCIS.

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