Freddy Miyares is an American actor who can be seen as Raymond Santana in the acclaimed Netflix miniseries When They See Us. He plays one of the five wrongfully accused men who were incarcerated for the sexual assault and murder of a woman in Central Park, New York.
Here are seven facts about Freddy Miyares:
Freddy Miyares' already-budding career was pushed into the stratosphere with his role as Raymond Santana Jr. in the Netflix miniseries When They See Us.
About a group of 5 colored men wrongfully convicted of sexual assault and murder in what would be known as the 1989 Central Park jogger case, the miniseries went on to be critically acclaimed and was nominated for 11 Primetime Emmy Awards.
The miniseries featured performances by Jharrel Jerome, Asante Blackk, Vera Farmiga, Jovan Adepo, Felicity Huffman, Michael K. Williams, Logan Marshall-Green, Joshua Jackson, Marquis Rodriguez, and Blair Underwood, among others.
Miyares kick-started his professional acting career in the modern rendition of Arthur Conan Doyle's detective novel, Sherlock Holmes.
Starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Joan Watson, the series sees Miyares playing Javi in a 2018 episode, titled "Through the Fog".
After garnering critical acclaim for his turn as Javi in Elementary, he capitalized on his growing stock by landing the role of Sergeant Alejandr Ximenez in the CBS military-drama series, The Code.
He appeared in a 2019 episode titled, "Above the Knee".
Freddy Miyares is on Instagram under the handle @freddymiyares, and as of March 2020, his following stands at a solid 218.2k.
He frequently takes to Instagram to post snaps related to his professional and personal life.
Freddy Miyares was born on October 26, 1992, in Miami, Florida. The 5'11" Miami-native attended Carnegie Mellon School of Drama and graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor in Fine Arts in Acting.
Miyares played the recurring character of Jose Garcia in the Showtime drama series, The L Word: Generation Q.
A sequel to the drama series, The L Word, the first season aired on December 8, 2019. Miyares appeared in seven out of the eight episodes of the drama series.
Considering that Miyares only made his professional acting debut in 2018, he only has 5 acting credits to his name as of yet. But the roles he has landed, are some of the most acclaimed. He debuted in 2018 in an episode of Elementary. He then appeared in an episode of The Code before landing a gig in Netflix's acclaimed miniseries, When They See Us.
In March 2020, Miyares' net worth is estimated to be somewhere in the ballpark of $300k.