Jonathan Medina

Jonathan Medina

Actor, Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Los Angeles City Center, Los Angeles County, California

Member Since:
January 2013
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About Jonathan

Jonathan booked a number of short films and commercials in Arizona, and then moved to Los Angeles. During his first year in Los Angeles he booked a national commercial for Father's Day produced by Gillette and Nickelodeon. He continued to book short films, readings, and plays. He has performed at Theater 40 of Beverly Hills, HERO Theatre, Eclectic theatre, Rogue Machine, Boston Court, and Antaeus, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Los Angeles Fringe Festival.

His first network television role was the antagonist in the Criminal Minds spin-off series, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, where he played Antonio Cayetan. This was followed by an appearance on Shameless as Dr. Ruiz, and a guest star on the long running procedural, NCIS, where he portrayed Navy Commander Ted Morgan.

His first major recurring role was on season 2 of The Purge, where he portrayed Tommy Ortiz, a team member of Ryan Grant (played by Max Martini).

His Film/TV credits include Offseason, The Laundromat, Colony, General Hospital, NCIS: New Orleans, The Young and the Restless, The Brave, and Westworld.

Jonathan resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Jennifer Lee Laks.

Unique traits: Can be anybody, anywhere, anytime; if you can squint and stretch your imagination a bit.


  • Bingo

    Bingo (2021)
    Film Actor

  • Offseason

    Offseason (2020)
    Film by Mickey Keating (Horror) Clayton A southern gothic horror story set in an isolated island town.

  • Immersion

    Immersion (2020)
    Film Actor

  • Dimensional Shift

    Dimensional Shift (2019)
    TV Series Actor

  • Telling Lies

    Telling Lies (2019)
    Video Game Actor

  • The Laundromat

    The Laundromat (2019)
    Film Actor

  • The Purge

    The Purge (2019)
    TV Series by USA (Action and Horror) Tommy Ortiz Recurring character, part of Ryan Grant's (played by Max Martini) team.

  • Kingpin Katie

    Kingpin Katie (2019)
    TV Series Actor

  • The Young and the Restless

    The Young and the Restless (2019)
    TV Series Actor

  • Boléro

    Boléro (2019)
    Film Actor

  • NCIS: New Orleans

    NCIS: New Orleans (2019)
    TV Series Actor

  • Box

    Box (2018)
    Film Actor

  • The Runner

    The Runner (2018)
    Film Actor

  • On Killer Robots

    On Killer Robots (2018)
    Film Actor

  • Westworld

    Westworld (2018)
    Television (Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi and Western) Actor Westworld isn't your typical amusement park. Intended for rich vacationers, the futuristic park allows its visitors to live out their most primal fantasies with the robotic "hosts." However, the robotic hosts have evolved an artificial consciousness that is similar to, yet diverges from, human consciousness. No matter how illicit the fantasy may be, there are no consequences for the park's guests, allowing for any wish to be indulged; but there is a price to be paid.

  • The Brave

    The Brave (2017)
    Television (Action, Drama, Thriller and War) Actor The complex world of our bravest military heroes who make personal sacrifices while executing the most challenging and dangerous missions behind enemy lines.

  • SEAL Team

    SEAL Team (2017)
    TV Series Actor

  • ReWrite

    ReWrite (2017)
    Film (Short and Sci-Fi) Actor The story of a fourth-dimensional artifact, the thief who steals it, and the man who will kill him to change the past.

  • Operator: Episode 2

    Operator: Episode 2 (2017)
    Television (Horror) Actor Operator is a stopmotion webseries about an evil corporation that enslaves its workers by releasing a plague of bio-mechanical parasites.

  • General Hospital

    General Hospital (1963 - 2017)
    Television (Crime, Drama and Romance) Actor During the original show up through the 1970s, the show primarily covered Dr. Steve Hardy (John Beradino) and his friend, Nurse Jessie Brewer (Emily McLaughlin). Late in the 1970s, the show was doing badly in the ratings, so a new executive producer, Gloria Monty, decided to move the show's focus away from the hospital and onto material more relevant to a younger audience than the stereotypical "bored housewife", thus bringing in Luke and Laura, (Anthony Geary and Genie Francis) and eventually having them marry in a stereotypical fantasy wedding that would not be matched until the real-life marriage of Prince Charles and Lady Diana. Written by Paul Robinson

  • Colony

    Colony (2017)
    Television (Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi) Actor Set in the near future, Colony centers on a family headed up by Holloway and Callies who must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together while trying to survive. They live in L.A., which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with the authorities and benefit from the new order, others have rebelled and suffer the consequences. Written by malahide-107-163858

  • NCIS

    NCIS (2003 - 2017)
    Television by CBS / Terrence O'Hara Commander Morgan The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.

  • Shameless

    Shameless (2011 - 2016)
    Television by Paul Abbott (Comedy and Drama) Actor Meet the fabulously dysfunctional Gallagher family. Dad's a drunk, Mom split long ago, eldest daughter Fiona tries to hold the family together. Eldest son Philip (Lip) trades his physics tutoring skills for sexual favors from neighborhood girls. Middle son Ian is gay. Youngest daughter Debbie is stealing money from her UNICEF collection. Ten-year-old Carl is a budding sociopath and an arsonist, and toddler Liam is - well, he might actually be black, but nobody has a clue how. Written by Showtime Publicity

  • Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders

    Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
    Television by CBS Unsub

  • Lessons

    Lessons (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor 'The Lessons exist at all times, man. At the plane of consciousness outside of time.' - Jake From their illegally-situated camping tent, urban squatters Jake and Tom compose an unusual manifesto of practical philosophy learned from their years of living on the streets. Inspired by sounds they've recorded in their adventures, their unique worldview unfolds as they rehearse their creed...until they're caught by a cop intent on evicting them. So confronted, they must draw upon their shared history and deep friendship to continue on.


    COLONY (2016)
    Series by Olatunde Osunsanmi Chuy Set in the near future, Colony centers on a family headed up by Holloway and Callies who must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together while trying to survive. They live in L.A., which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with the authorities and benefit from the new order, others have rebelled and suffer the consequences.

  • Special Forces

    Special Forces (2015)
    Film (short) by Phil Bucci (Action and Comedy) Actor A detective is forced to work with two lowly, bumbling, not so super powered superhero cops to save the city from a villain's sinister plot.

  • The Observer

    The Observer (2015)
    Film (short) by Brad Schreiber (Action) Actor

  • The Temporal Party

    The Temporal Party (2015)
    Film (short) by Ignacio Reveco (Drama, Mystery and Sci-Fi) Actor Two grad students do a theoretical time traveling experiment, they organize a party for future time travelers, by sending the invitations after the party is finish. There believes are struck when someone shows up claiming he is from the future. Written by Anonymous

  • Crowned

    Crowned (2015)
    Film (short) by Daniele Joi (Sci-Fi) Actor

  • Closed Position

    Closed Position (2015)
    Film (short) by Jaselle Martino Actor

  • Cheetah in August

    Cheetah in August (2015)
    Television (Drama and Romance) Actor Cheetah in August is a riveting story about a former high school track athlete who's distorted views on love, negatively affects the people closest to him. The journey of the main character, August, from his high school years into adult life is extremely interesting and current to the times of today. Sexuality, love, religion, psychology, and self-hate are all themes that are touched on throughout this series and it definitely raises awareness to societal issues that are often swept under the rug. Written by Andrew Malone

  • Love Lessons

    Love Lessons (2015)
    Film (short) by Andrew M. McGivern (Horror and Thriller) Actor A murderous thug receives a lesson in love after asking his mentor friend to help torture and kill his cheating girlfriend.

  • Retreat Hell

    Retreat Hell (2015)
    Film (short) by Riley Robbins (Thriller) Actor Harrison and Nikole are surprised when Jared pays them an unexpected visit. Haunted by his memories, Jared needs to get closure in order to move on.

  • Penance

    Penance (2015)
    Film (short) by Shilpi Roy Actor

  • Avengers Grimm

    Avengers Grimm (2015)
    Film by Jeremy M. Inman (Action, Adventure, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Actor When Rumpelstiltskin destroys the Magic Mirror and escapes to the modern world, the four princesses of "Once Upon a Time"-Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, and Rapunzel-are sucked through the portal too. Well-trained and endowed with magical powers, the four women must fight Rumpelstiltskin and his army of thralls before he enslaves everyone on Earth. Written by The Asylum

  • Probable Robot

    Probable Robot (2015)
    Film by Karyn Ben Singer (Comedy and Sci-Fi) Actor Mona and her ex-girlfriend, Jules, broke up six months ago and they still can't manage to have a conversation that doesn't dissolve into an argument. It wouldn't be such a problem if they didn't work in neighboring retail shops and have to see each other every day. Meanwhile, something weird is going on with the residents of their small town. Some of them are getting sick, others are acting a little less human and a lot more like robots. Can Mona and Jules set aside their relationship drama long enough to avoid the body snatching invaders? Written by Karyn Ben Singer

  • Dirges in the Dark

    Dirges in the Dark (2014)
    Film (short) by Burke McLain (Action, Drama and Thriller) Actor One woman's struggle to reclaim control of her life and break the cycle of abuse that has plagued her.

  • Duel at the Mound

    Duel at the Mound (2014)
    Film by Travis Mills (Drama and Sport) Actor A baseball drama about two retired players who continue their "duel" at the mound, while they struggle to find their place in life.

  • Voices from the Grave

    Voices from the Grave (2014)
    Film by Richard Stoudt (Horror) Actor From Filmmakers Richard Stoudt and Laurence C. Holloway comes a terrifying film experience called "Voices from the Grave". Three tales of terror, including one story adapted from the work of master horror writer Gary Brandner author of "The Howling", to make your flesh creep and your heart race! Deadly spirits, back from the grave with vengeance in mind give fuel to these tales of supernatural horror. "Invitation" based on a short story by Gary Brandner, tells the creepy tale of Len Krager, a life loser who attends a party he'll never forget! "All Hallows' Eve" is an exercise in suspense and atmosphere set on an eventful Halloween night. Robert Mundy is bitter since the accidental death of his brother on Halloween night. This Halloween night will be different as a vengeful ghost will seek retribution. Ghostly road hazards endanger a young used car owner in the turbo-charged yarn "Re-Possessed", a spine tingling 'vehicle' for absolute fright. Jeff purchases a killer car for a killer ... Written by Richard Stoudt

  • Alone

    Alone (2014)
    Film (short) by Aaron Falvey (Adventure) Actor When a young man takes a weekend trek in the wilderness, his world is forever changed. Separated from all that he knows and loves, he must survive. And in order to survive, he must do things he never imagined he could.

  • The Class Analysis

    The Class Analysis (2014)
    Film (short) by Webb Pickersgill (Drama and Sci-Fi) Actor In a quiet mining town's local bar, an Aryan Brotherhood biker, a wealthy black businessman, a peaceful Muslim, a poor Hispanic couple, and the Vietnam Vet bar owner are thrust into a corrosive argument. Race, class and religion violently disrupt this group of diverse patrons bringing them to peace in the most unexpected way. Written by Anonymous

  • What Actually Happens

    What Actually Happens (2014)
    Film (short) by Sandy Kim (Comedy) Actor A look at the difference in perception that men and women have about what happens after a break up. Do men and women always perceive what happens differently? What really happens?

  • Jack London's a Piece of Steak

    Jack London's a Piece of Steak (2014)
    Film (short) by Travis Mills (Crime and Drama) Actor A homeless man, who used to be a boxer, is challenged by a young MMA fighter, sending him on a journey through the night to get a decent meal before his fight at dawn.

  • Ring Lardner's My Roomy

    Ring Lardner's My Roomy (2014)
    Film (short) by Travis Mills (Sport) Actor A sportswriter tries to track down the reason why the Dragons players won't sign their new contracts, leading him to a series of funny stories involving a particular player.

  • True Story

    True Story (2013)
    Film by Daniel Salinas (Comedy and Drama) Actor Mark has no job, lives with his mom and has a psycho girlfriend and she just got pregnant. He wants to leave her, but she won't let him. Jimmy is a cop who has marriage problems and breaks the law occasionally. Jerry is a whipped husband who seems to always have a lot of money even though he fixes air conditioners. Junior is a part time worker who pursues single moms. Johnny is a married man who seems to be the only one who has his stuff together. Put them altogether and you have one damn good true story. Written by Anonymous

  • The Men Who Robbed the Bank

    The Men Who Robbed the Bank (2013)
    Film by Travis Mills (Crime) Actor Five thieves wait in a house to split the money they stole.

  • Itty Bitty Bang Bang

    Itty Bitty Bang Bang (2013)
    Film (short) by Travis Mills (Comedy) Actor A special kind of ring rekindles the spark between a young couple.

  • Maybe Tomorrow

    Maybe Tomorrow (2013)
    Film (short) by Caelia Adams (Romance and Western) Actor Stuck in time, a young woman must find a way to save herself and her lover from murder.

  • Patchwork Dreams

    Patchwork Dreams (2013)
    Film (short) by Lee Quarrie (Drama) Producer When Xiang is passed up for an opportunity at work, she is inspired to break out on her own.

  • Second Chance

    Second Chance (2012)
    Film (short) by Lee Quarrie (Comedy and Drama) Actor A young man receives divorce papers and finds solace from ordering things off television and the delivery man who delivers them.

  • The Understudy

    The Understudy (2011)
    Film (short) by Hayley Kosan (Comedy) Actor New York City, 1938. On opening night of the new musical "Blind Ambition: The Story of Helen Keller," understudy Kate Lovelace decides to poison lead actress Rose Fairwell in order to become a star.

  • Ideally

    Ideally (2011)
    Film (short) by Bryan Simcox (Drama) Actor John, an ex-cop, steps in to save a girl being held up in an alley. The people involved are much more dangerous than John could have expected and they make him suffer dearly for his involvement. After losing everything important to him, John tries to find a way to redeem himself so that he can die in peace. Written by Bryan Simcox

  • Corporate Dawgz

    Corporate Dawgz (2002)
    Film (short) by Elisha Miranda Actor Although mainstream filmmakers are fond of their White saviors, most audiences of color are not. Whether it's the FBI swooping in to rescue us in Mississippi Burning or a fearless teacher storming a "ghetto" school to prove our youth can learn as in Dangerous Minds, we are often offended by such cinematic myths that are more interested in appeasing White liberal sensibilities than raising complex questions about what Whites must truly sacrifice if they are sincere about ending racial injustice. Produced by Chica Luna Productions, Corporate Dawgz is a comedic ode to White revolutionaries who understand that what they give up in privilege they gain tenfold in humanity. Written by Anonymous

  • Civil Disobedience

    Civil Disobedience
    TV Serie Actor

  • The Bond

    The Bond




  • William O'Leary

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