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April 24, 1959 |
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
John Vargas (John Alexander Vargas) Ingeniero de Sistemas de la Universidad del Valle, Cali - Colombia.
John Vargas was born in the Bronx and moved to Puerto Rico when his father was killed in Vietnam. He was accepted into the United States Air Force Academy upon finishing school, but instead chose to attend Carnegie Mellon University. Upon graduating, Vargas moved to Los Angeles.
John Vargas was cast in Neil Simon's film Only When I Laugh, with Marsha Mason and James Coco. The following year, he starred in the film Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan in the role of Jedda, and then joined the cast of ABC's At Ease, becoming one of the first Latino actors to star in an American television sitcom.
John Vargas has worked on several soap operas. He joined the cast of General Hospital in the role of Rico Chacone, and Santa Barbara as Marcos Llamera. In 2004, John was cast as Dr. Rojas in the soap opera Days of Our Lives. He also appeared in season 4, episode 11 of Star Trek: Voyager.