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Jon Ecker

Actor

Jon Ecker stars as Güero in USA Network’s drama series, QUEEN OF THE SOUTH

Best known for his recurring role as ‘The Lion’ in “Narcos” and appearing on “Major Crimes,” Ecker has Latin American roots and speaks fluent Spanish, aiding him in dominating the Spanish-speaking film and television scene.

He achieved notoriety from his roles as Aaron ‘Ari’ Morales in “Popland!,” Pablo Peralta in the Telemundo’s “Corazón Valiente,” Nicolás ‘Nico’ de la Vega in “Gossip Girl: Acapulco,” and ‘Marlon Brando’ in the feature “Cantinflas.” His other television credits include “La Fuerza del Destino, El Equipo” and “Nia de mi Corazón.”

Born in San Marcos, Texas, Ecker graduated from University of California at Santa Barbara with a degree in Aquatic Biology.  He later went on to receive extensive acting training at Centro de Educación Artistica (El C.E.A.) in Mexico City.