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J.D. Pardo
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J.D. Pardo

J.D. Pardo began his career as an elite Ford Model, gracing runways all over the world and appearing in major advertising campaigns, including Gucci, Sketchers, and Tommy Hilfiger. He segued from the modeling world into acting and hasn't looked back since, garnering numerous roles in both film and television.

Prior to landing the role of slain transgender teen Gwen Araujo for Lifetime Television starring opposite Mercedes Reuhl, Pardo was a series regular on the CBS series Clubhouse, where he played head bat-boy Jose Marquez in the baseball drama. Pardo was also a recurring star on the critically acclaimed NBC series "American Dreams, where he played a young soldier at war in Vietnam. Additional television credits include a recurring role on the widely popular FOX teen drama The O.C., and guest starring roles in the CBS procedural drama CSI: Miami, UPN's Veronica Mars, ABC's My Wife and Kids, Lifetime's For the People and Fox Family's So Little Time.

Pardo's film credits include Warner Brothers' A Cinderella Story, alongside Chad Michael Murray and Hilary Duff and Fox Searchlight's Supercross starring Daryl Hannah and Robert Carradine. Additionally, Pardo was featured in the independent film Havoc, with Anne Hathaway, about the lives of wealthy teenagers living in Los Angeles whose exposure to hip hop culture inspires them to imitate the gangster lifestyle.

Pardo currently resides in Los Angeles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

J.D. Pardo Facts

Birth Name Juan Diego Pardo
BirthdaySeptember 7, 1980 (43)
BirthplacePanorama City, California, USA
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is J.D. Pardo compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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