Luis Bordonada is a Mexican actor who has played the role of Charlie Burroughs in SGT. Will Gardner a war veteran who suffers fr0om PTSD. Luis himself has been a military veteran of the US Army and has served in the 82nd Airborne Division as a paratrooper.
He has acted in multiple independent films and TV series but he has described Charles Burroughs as the character he identifies himself with. Also, Luis Bordonada has been awarded as Best Astor for his role in an independent film named Ilegales(Illegal). He has been the important and recurring cast of the Series Vida, FX’s The Bridge, AMC’s Better Call Saul, A&E’s Longmire.
Luis Bordonada Age, Birthday, Parents, sister
Luis was born on 27th July 1979 and is 41 years of age. Bordonada celebrated his 41st birthday in the year 2020. He was born in Juarez, Mexico to Mexican and Puerto Rican parents but he was raised by his grandparents in Parral. Luis’ father was also a war veteran Army Sergeant, Alexander Bordonada, who served for the USA in three tours in Vietnam. He was wounded but still had to go to Korea.
Luis has stated that he didn’t share a cordial relation with his mother, he didn’t grow up with his parents till he was 9 when his grandmother died. After which he had to come live with his parents in El Paso, Texas.
Bordonada was kicked out of his house many times and had to live in his friend’s house throughout his senior year of high school. When he was in high school, he participated in plays and at his local church. At the age of 16, Luis Bordonada left home and joined the Army in 1997 so he could pay for his college. He was discharged in 2001 but continued as National Guard for another two years.
Luis developed a passion for acting when he saw his father watching the movie Platoon. When he saw his father suffocated and get emotional watching a particular scene, he developed a desire to try his hands out in acting so he could affect others in the same way.
The Instagram posts of Luis show he has two sisters named Mayra Bordoanda Solis and Erica Bordoanda whom he takes as his inspiration and a symbol of strength.
Luis Bordonada Career, Selena: The series
Luis gained his theater education at the El Paso Community College theater program under the guidance of Prof. Hector Serrano, founder of Viva El Paso and Shakespeare on The Rocks Theater Festival. He then started working with the Chicano Theater Workshop and playing small roles in short films in 2009. His debut movie was The Book of Eli in 2010 fr0om the Hughes Brothers in which he acted as Carnegie Gunman #1.
In 2010, he was the lead cast for an independent movie Ilegales meaning Illegals which turned out to be the milestone of his acting career. He went on to win the best actor award in Chicago’s Naperville Independent Film Festival. In 2014, he got the recurring role f0rom the second season of FX’s The Bridge. He also played the character of Specialist Diaz in the movie Fort Bliss. In 2015, he worked in NBC’s 1st season of State of Affairs. He also directed and acted in a short film named La Botella (The Bottle).
In the 2016 released film Transpecos, the actor played the role of Valdez and in the 2017 released movie Barracuda, he acted as Raúl. He is also seen in AMC’s Better Call Saul and guest-starred on A&E’s Longmire.
Luis Bordonada has been playing the role of Nelson Herrera on Starz’s critically acclaimed television series Vida. In 2019, he starred as Charlie Burroughs in SGT. Will Gardner. He also guest-starred in one episode of S.W.A.T. Further, Luis has also acted in a movie called All The World Is Sleeping starring Jackie Cruz from Orange Is the New Black, Jorge Garcia from Lost.
As for 2020, he is playing the character of Johnny Canales for four episodes in a renowned series of Netflix Selena: The series.
Luis Bordonada Net worth
Luis has been a US Army veteran, he has served as National Guard Security for another two years. Then he focused on his childhood dream of becoming an actor.
Bordonada has starred in TV Series, Short movies, and Independent films. He is an award-winning actor who has turned into a director and producer. Meanwhile, Luis will be next seen in Netflix’s popular series Selena: The Series. The Latina actor deserves every success that he is enjoying now. It is estimated that Luis Bordonada’s net worth as of 2020 is $1.5 Million
Bordonada has multiple projects lined up for the upcoming years, and as he progresses further in his career, Luis is more like to enhance his net worth figure. So, we would like to wish him all the very best for his future endeavors.
Luis Bordonada Height
Luis has been in the US Army, he is a war veteran and certainly, it means he should be of an athletic built and physique. Bordonada measures 5ft 8 inches and weighs 150 pounds. He has brown eyes and brown hair and plays football, soccer, performs his own stunts in his movie. He is a parachutist and one time got injured while jumping from a parachute.
Luis Bordonada Wife, Married
The handsome hunk of the 40s, Luis is many women dream. He is tall, athletic built, he is rich, he is an actor, famous. What more a woman wants in her man? But for Luis Bordonada, he hasn’t revealed anything yet on his relationship status, whether he is married or he is dating?
He has managed to keep his personal life away from the media for now. But seeing his popularity increasing, Luis won’t be able to hide his personal life anymore in the coming days.
Luis Bordonada Social Media
Luis enjoys the attention of 1817 followers in his verified Instagram account lbordonada. He has posted 564 posts regarding his upcoming projects and posted numerous pictures of himself.
As Luis Bordonada @luisbordonada his Facebook account, he has been followed by 564 people and liked by 557 people. The last post of his in his FB account can be seen on February 9, 2018, about his series Vida.
Luis joined Twitter in May 2009 as @lbordonada and to date, he has 364 followers. He has posted a picture of John Canales the character he would play in his upcoming series Selena: The Series.
Quick Facts and information on Luis Bordonada
|Full Name/Real Name||Luis Bordonada|
|Date of Birth/Birthday||27th July 1979|
|Parents||Father: Army Sergeant Alexander Bordoanda|
|Siblings||2 sisters (Mayra Bordoanda Solis and Erica Bordoanda)|
|Profession||Actor, Producer, Director, Ex-Army|
|Education(college/university)||El Paso Community College|
|Marital status||Not Married|
|Social Media||Facebook, Twitter, Instagram|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
|Height||5ft 8 inches|