Segarra in 2017
|Born||June 3, 1986|
Longwood, Florida, U.S.
|Alma mater||New York University|
Brace Rice (m. 2014)
Josh Segarra (born June 3, 1986) is an American actor. He is known for his roles on the television series The Electric Company, Sirens, and Arrow as well as for originating the role of Emilio Estefan in the musical On Your Feet!. His other television credits include Chicago P.D., The Other Two, and Orange is the New Black, while his other theatrical credits include the musicals Lysistrata Jones and Dogfight.
Segarra was born on June 3, 1986 in Longwood, Florida. He is of Puerto Rican descent, and is fluent in Spanish. He learned to sing in his Pentecostal church but aspired to be a professional wrestler. Segarra is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
In May 2012, Segarra was announced as a cast member for the Off-Broadway world premiere of Dogfight, a musical adaptation of the film of the same name, with music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and a book by Peter Duchan. The musical opened at the Tony Kiser Theater at Second Stage Theater on July 16, 2012. Two years later, he recurred during the first season of the comedy television series Sirens, after which he was promoted to a series regular during its second season. Segarra then began a recurring role on the NBC police procedural drama Chicago P.D. He also appeared in the 2015 comedy film Trainwreck.
Segarra originated the role of Emilio Estefan in the musical On Your Feet!, which opened at the Marquis Theater on Broadway on November 5, 2015. His final performance took place on July 10, 2016. Following his final appearance on Chicago P.D. in May 2016, Segarra was cast as a series regular on the CW superhero television series Arrow for its fifth season. He portrayed the series' adaptation of the comic book character Adrian Chase. He then returned in a guest starring capacity during the series' sixth and eighth seasons.
Since January 2019, Segarra has been a recurring cast member on The Other Two, a comedy television series on Comedy Central. In December, he recurred on The Moodys as Marco, a "commodities broker with exquisite phone skills." He is also set to star in the upcoming Netflix series AJ and the Queen, set to premiere on January 10, 2020.
|2008||The Narrows||White Gangsta|
|2009||Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet||Tyler|
|2011||The Music Never Stopped||Mark Ferris|
|2012||The Devil's Bitch||Trip||Short film|
|2014||You Must Be Joking||Asshole|
|2015||Trainwreck||Staten Island Oli|
|2018||Anything Boys Can Do||Moby||Short film|
|2005||Vampire Bats||Miles||Television film|
|2008||Drama Queenz||Gabriel||3 episodes|
|2009–2011||The Electric Company||Hector Ruiz||Main role|
|2012||Bronx Warrants||Morales||Unaired pilot|
|2013||The Following||Hank Flynn||Episode: "The Siege"|
|2014||Blue Bloods||Mike Rose||Episode: "Knockout Game"|
|2014–2015||Sirens||Billy Cepeda||Main role|
|2014–2016||Chicago P.D.||Justin Voight||Recurring role; 9 episodes|
|2016||A Bronx Life||Frankie||Television film|
|2016–2019||Arrow||Adrian Chase / Prometheus
Adrian Chase / The Hood (Earth-2)
|Main cast (season 5)|
Guest star (seasons 6, 8)
|2018||Run for Your Life||Julian Silva||Television film|
|2018–2019||Orange Is the New Black||D. Stefanovic||Recurring (seasons 6–7)|
|2018||All In||Himself||Live appearance|
|2018||The Good Cop||Warren||Episode: Will Cora Get Married?|
|2019–present||The Other Two||Lance||Recurring role; 6 episodes|
|2019||The Moodys||Marco||Recurring role|
|2020||AJ and the Queen||Hector / Damian Sanchez||Main role|
|2009||The Boys Upstairs||Eric||The SoHo Playhouse |
August 15 – September 27, 2009
(Part of The 13th Annual New York International Fringe Festival)
|2009||Fat Camp||Brent||Acorn Theater |
September 30 – October 8, 2009
(Part of 2009 New York Musical Theatre Festival)
|2010||Pool Boy (staged reading)||Jack||Barrington Stage Company Stage II |
January 11, 2010
|2011||The Cook's Tour (staged reading)||Performer||Urban Stage Theater |
February 8, 2011
|2011||Lysistrata Jones||Mick||The Gym at Judson |
May 15 – June 19, 2011
|2011–12||Lysistrata Jones||Mick||Walter Kerr Theatre |
November 12, 2011 – January 8, 2012
|2012||Dogfight||Boland||Tony Kiser Theatre |
June 27 – August 12, 2012
|2013||Around the World in 80 Days||Phileas Fogg||YOW! Theater |
July 2 – October 13, 2013
|2015||On Your Feet!||Emilio Estefan||Marquis Theatre |
October 6, 2015 – July 10, 2016
|2010||Red Dead Redemption||Abraham Reyes|
|2010||Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare|
|2013||Grand Theft Auto V||The Local Population|
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- "Annaleigh Ashford, Lindsay Mendez, Josh Segarra Set for Dogfight | TheaterMania". www.theatermania.com.
- Brantley, Ben (July 16, 2012). "'Dogfight' at Second Stage Theater". The New York Times.
- Goldberg, Lesley (August 4, 2014). "USA's 'Sirens' Promotes New Cop to Series Regular". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 14, 2015.
- Stanhope, Kate (June 23, 2017). "Dick Wolf's 'Chicago' Franchise: A Look Back at the Biggest Deaths So Far". The Hollywood Reporter.
- Rosenberg, Alyssa (July 17, 2015). "Opinion | 'Trainwreck's feminist quandaries". The Washington Post.
- Stasio, Marilyn; Stasio, Marilyn (November 6, 2015). "Broadway Review: Estefan Musical 'On Your Feet!'".
- "Ektor Rivera to Replace Josh Segarra as Emilio Estefan in On Your Feet!". Broadway.com.
- ""On Your Feet!" to Play Its Final Performance". NYTIX.
- Robinson, Will (June 16, 2016). "Arrow season 5: Josh Segarra cast as Vigilante, Adrian Chase". Entertainment Weekly.
- "Exclusive: 'Arrow' brings back Colin Donnell, Josh Segarra for final season". EW.com.
- McHenry, Jackson (February 28, 2019). "Heléne Yorke Was Happy to Use Her Dancing Talent on 'The Other Two'". Vulture.
- Ordoña, Michael (May 17, 2019). "Molly Shannon plays the mother of 3: a burgeoning teen superstar and 'The Other Two'". The Los Angeles Times.
- Petski, Denise (October 8, 2019). "'Arrow's Josh Segarra To Recur In Fox's Holiday Event Comedy Series 'The Moodys'". Deadline Hollywood.
- Petski, Denise (September 21, 2018). "'AJ And The Queen': Josh Segarra, Michael-Leon Wooley, Katerina Tannenbaum & Tia Carrere Join RuPaul's Netflix Comedy Series". Deadline Hollywood.
- Nolfi, Joey (November 19, 2019). "RuPaul glistens as Ruby Red in first look at 'AJ and the Queen' Netflix series". Entertainment Weekly.
- "Actor Josh Segarra And His Wife Welcome A Baby Boy To The Family!". LIVERAMPUP. December 8, 2016. Retrieved December 4, 2019.
- Fernandez, Celia (October 6, 2016). "Josh Segarra is a Dad!". LATINA.