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Jesse Garcia

Jesse Garcia
Garcia (right) with David W. Ross, fellow star of Quinceañera, at the Sundance Film Festival, January 21, 2006.
Personal information
Birth datec. 1982
Place of birthRawlins, Wyoming, U.S.A
Years active2003 - Present

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Jesse Garcia (born c. 1982) is an American actor.

Garcia starred in the award-winning film Quinceañera, written and directed by Wash Westmoreland and Richard Glatzer with executive producer Todd Haynes, which won both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival in the Dramatic Independent Feature Competition. Quinceañera was also selected to play at the Berlin Film Festival. Garcia won Best Actor at the 2007 ALMA Awards for his role as Carlos, a troubled gay teenager, in Quinceañera. He appeared in the thriller Locker 13 in 2009.

Garcia was born in Rawlins, Wyoming, and was reared as a Jehovah's Witness. His father is from the Mexican state of Durango and his mother, a native of Wyoming, is of Spanish and Mexican descent.

He appeared in the 2010 revival of The Pee-wee Herman Show. and in the 2010 music video of Wisin & Yandel's "Estoy enamorado".

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