Jon Seda is an American actor who came to limelight after making a film debut in Gladiator (1992) as the Cuban boxer Romano. He garnered critical acclaim for his roles in such films as Selena (1997) where he played the role of Chris Pérez alongside , Undisputed (2002), and in television for his roles in Homicide: Life on the Street (1997–1999) as Detective Paul Falsone, NBC’s Chicago PD (2014–2019) where he portrayed the role of Detective Antonio Dawson, and in HBO’s award-winning mini-series titled The Pacific (2010) where he appeared as the legendary Marine John Basilone.

Sun Sign



Los Angeles, California, United States


He is represented by Agency for the Performing Arts.

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. Lisa Gomez (2000-Present) – He tied the knot with his long time girlfriend Lisa Gomez on July 4, 2000. They have 4 children including a son named Jonathan (b. 1994).

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Sharp features
  • Mole on the left side of his neck
  • Tattoos on his arms

Jon Seda Favorite Things

  • Close Friend – Chris Perez who is his real-life counterpart of Selena
  • Stars He Wanted To Be Inspired By For His Performances As An Actor – , ,

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Jon Seda Facts

  1. He was brought up in Clifton in New Jersey.
  2. Soon after graduating from high school, he started working out and boxing in gyms in New Jersey upon being convinced by 2 of his friends to take up boxing. As an amateur boxer, he had a record of 21 bouts and 1 loss that included 5 wins in the 1990 New Jersey Golden Gloves Competition where he was a runner up.
  3. Seda had landed the role in the boxing film Gladiator after auditioning for it.
  4. After appearing in Selena, he became widely recognized to both the Hispanic and non-Hispanic communities.
  5. He has played the same character of Detective Antonio Dawson on 3 different series other than Chicago P.D., that have been Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2016), Chicago Fire (2012–2019), and Chicago Justice (2017).
  6. He set up The Jon Seda Foundation to fund the research into the causes and treatments of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS) after his sister was detected with the disorder.

Featured Image by Jon Seda / Instagram


Facts of Jonathan Seda

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJonathan Seda
  • nicknamesJon
  • birthplaceManhattan, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth October 14, 1970
  • Age 51 years 1 months
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Peridot
  • Lucky Color Blue
  • Best Match for Marriage Gemini
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundPuerto Rican
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$5 million
  • professionActor
  • weight68 kg or 150 lbs
  • height5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildAthletic
  • high schoolClifton High School
  • sistersSofia

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