Jon Huertas
Jon Huertas
Character Javier Esposito
Birthday October 23, 1969
Birth Place New York City, New York, USA
Appearances Javier Esposito - List of Appearances

Jon Huertas sometimes credited as John Huertas, is an American actor and US Air Force Veteran who plays Javier Esposito in ABC's Castle.

Born in New York City under the name Jon William Scott Hofstedt, he was raised primarily by his grandparents. His father was Puerto Rican/African-American, and his mother was Caucasian. Huertas served for eight years in the US Air Force, serving in Operation Just Cause (Panama) and Desert Storm (the first war in Iraq).

He received his degree in theater while serving in the military. Huertas regularly attends charity events benefiting veterans, including Wounded Warriors and Puppies Behind Bars.

Huertas played Brad Alcero in Sabrina the Teenage Witch, for which he was nominated for an ALMA award. He is also known for his role as Sergeant Antonio 'Poke' Espera in HBO's Generation Kill the miniseries, as well as Joe Negroni in the film Why Do Fools Fall in Love?

Huertas recently has been making the transition from working in front of the camera to working behind it by producing and directing music videos and films.

Huertas married on May 4, 2014 to his longtime girlfirend Nicole.


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Awards and Nominations

  • 2014 - People's Choice Awards - Favorite TV Bromance - Castle (2009) Shared with Seamus Dever (Nominated)
  • 2013 - Imagen Award - Best Actor/Television (Castle) (Won)
  • 2012 - ALMA Award - Favorite TV Actor-Supporting Role in a Drama - Castle (Won)
  • 2012 - PRISM Awards - Performance in a Drama Episode - Castle - Kill Shot (Won)
  • 2000 - ALMA Award - Emerging Actor in a Drama Series - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (Nominated)

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