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Why Hector Jimenez From Chicago Med Looks So Familiar

The recent "Chicago Med" Season 8 episode "What You See Isn't Always What You Get" features several extraordinary medical cases, including that of teen Maria Jiminez (Galilea La Salvia). Parents Hector (Antonio Jaramillo) and Gloria Jiminez (Susan Santiago) bring Maria into the emergency department after a similar disease just killed their son Hugo.

Dr. Will Halstead (Nick Gehlfuss) and Dr. Nellie Cuevas (Lilah Richcreek Estrada) are tasked with saving Maria, but even their medical expertise can't account for her brain swelling and other symptoms. The insurance company demands Maria only be treated at Oakview Community, her previous hospital. But luckily, the doctors realize what rare disease is killing her before she can be sent back.

Gloria and Hector's actors give strong performances on "Chicago Med." In specific, Jaramillo has in fact been acting since 2005, with his first credit being on "Veronica Mars." Here where else you've seen this veteran character actor, including fantasy cable shows, crime dramas, and more.

He's a rather skeptical demon in Charmed's last season

After first acting onstage, Antonio Jaramillo moved to Los Angeles in 2004 to begin his screen career. He quickly started racking up small roles, including "Veronica Mars," "Fashion House," and a key appearance on the 8th and final season of the WB's "Charmed."

Jaramillo plays the demon Dillon in the episode "Desperate Housewives." Dillon has been summoned and is under the control of the Female Possessor Demon (Elizabeth Greer), but the confident, good-looking entity also openly questions the Demon about her plans. For one, the demon isn't sure about kidnapping a Charmed One's son — in this case, Piper's (Holly Marie Combs) child, Wyatt — and resurrecting the Source of All Evil.

However, the Demon insists the plan will work, and soon dismisses the other demons around her once the Source has returned. Dillon doesn't appear again but is still one of the few demonic creatures lucky enough to have never encountered or fought the Charmed Ones.

Jaramillo plays Jesus Hernandez on Meet The Browns

After years of guest star parts, Antonio Jaramillo did finally become a recurring character on a TV show. Overall, he'd appear on every season and on 24 of the 140 episodes produced of the Tyler Perry sitcom "Meet The Browns."

Jaramillo plays Jesus Hernandez, a handyman saving for law school by working at Brown Meadows. Jesus does have a tempestuous relationship with celebrity London Sheraton (Arielle Vandenberg), but is otherwise a decent, hard-working guy. His biggest plot in the show is likely in "Meet The Mexican," as Jesus' father Francisco (Erik Estrada) comes to visit. Panicking, Jesus asks everyone to make his father believe he's a successful, rich lawyer, complete with his own servants.

Jesus doesn't appear as often in the series after Season 3, as Mr. Brown (David Mann) fires him to save money, but he returns in Season 4 and Season 5 after graduating from law school.

He was Harlee's abusive ex on Shades of Blue

Miguel Zepeda only appears on 6 episodes of the NBC series "Shades of Blue," but is crucial to the show's story, as he specifically motivates NYPD Detective Harlee Santos' (Jennifer Lopez) corruption. Zepeda is Harlee's ex and possibly Cristina's (Sarah Jeffery) father, an abuser who Harlee framed for murder to protect her daughter. However, this caused her to join Lieutenant Matt Wozniak's (Ray Liotta) extremely shady detective squad.

In prison, Miguel requests a visit from Cristina but is clueless about Harlee setting him up. When Agent Molly Chen (Annie Chang) discovers the truth, Miguel is exonerated, and he immediately starts following Harlee and Cristina around.

Harlee finally offers him $200,000 to leave Cristina alone, but Miguel later threatens her with a gun and attempts to rape her. After the angry ex threatens Cristina as well, Harlee finally snaps his neck, ending his life. Nevertheless, Zepeda's unsolved disappearance still hangs over the detective's head throughout Season 2.

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Jaramillo is Riz on Mayans MC

Antonio Jaramillo's regular character on "Sons of Anarchy" spinoff "Mayans M.C.," Michael "Riz" Ariza, is a "full patch" member of the Santo Padre chapter of the Mayans Motorcycle Club. Riz is also the club's secretary and the nephew of Santo Padre brothel owner Victoria "Vicki" Ariza (Elpidia Carrillo). Jaramillo appears as Riz in 19 episodes of the FX series.

Riz is trusted with various errands for the gang such as packing drugs, collecting from other gangs, and making sure members in prison or jail are doing alright. However, Riz does conceal Vicki's tunnel across the border from the other Mayans, only to be confronted for this by Bishop Loza (Michael Irby), Angel Reyes (Clayton Cardenas), Che "Taza" Romero (Raoul Max Trujillo), and Hank Loza (Frankie Loyal). This deception ultimately causes him to lose the position of Secretary.

Riz is otherwise one of the most loyal Mayans on the series. Yet the character is tragically caught in the middle of Taza's vendetta against Vatos Malditos president El Palo (Gregory Cruz) for the death of his lover, David. After Riz is injured during the conflict between the Vatos Malditos and the Mayans near the end of Season 2, Taza tearfully suffocates him to ensure the Mayans destroy Palo.

He's a dirty cop on another FX series, Snowfall

After his run on "Mayans MC" wrapped in 2019, Antonio Jaramillo popped up in a few episodes of another popular FX crime drama, "Snowfall." The actor appears in the early run of the show's fourth season as Tijuana police chief Oscar Fuentes.

The character is a middle-aged, dirty cop introduced to cocaine dealers Gustavo "Oso" Zapata (Sergio Peris-Mencheta) and Teddy McDonald (Carter Hudson) in the Season 4 premiere. Fuentes wants a new deal instead of the original one they shared with the previous police chief – which of course involves a massive pay raise.

Light on cash, Oso and Teddy figure they can hold off Fuentes with one payment installment. Big mistake. When Oso goes to Hernan's (Michael Ray Escamilla) house, he finds his brother and his sister-in-law Nuvia (Sabina Zúñiga Varela) dead. Written in blood on the floor is the figure "$100,000."

However, Fuentes does not count on former luchador Oso's drive for vengeance being stronger than fear, or Teddy being a CIA agent. Using the full backing of his government resources, including Mexican federal agents, Teddy and Oso ambush Fuentes and his men. Oso strangles Fuentes himself as he begs for his life, but the mourning dealer still feels nothing but rage afterward.

The actor has an arc on this season of Station 19

Most recently, Antonio Jaramillo has had a recurring role on Season 6 of ABC firehouse drama "Station 19." Tomás Silva is an old friend of Theo Ruiz (Carlos Miranda) from their Seattle neighborhood, where they grew up together.

Tomás originally recognizes Theo when the firefighter appears at a local house fire. Tomás asks him to come by his barbershop in the area and tells him how much he resembles his dad, who died when Theo was 8.

Victoria Hughes (Barrett Doss) and Theo do come by Tomás' shop, Silva & Sons, in the next episode, where the barber gives his friend a haircut. However, Vic notices Tomás has some serious electricity code violations and insists they fix things. The couple then repairs his fuses so Tomás can pass inspection.

This doesn't necessarily stop disaster from befalling the friendly barber. In "Could I Leave You?," Tomás' shop catches fire regardless, ultimately burning to the ground. But the firefighters do save José Ortega (Geoffrey Rivas) from harm, and no one else is hurt in the process.