Fast Facts

  • Began acting in college and was nominated for an Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship.
  • Received ALMA Award nominations (in 1996 and '97) for his role on the TV series Dangerous Minds.
  • Relocated from L.A. to New Mexico in 2005 after being cast on the ABC Family drama Wildfire, which was filmed in the Albuquerque area.
  • Opened an acting studio in New Mexico in 2007 with his wife Carmen, an actress who has appeared on AMC's Breaking Bad.


  • Nya — Daughter
  • Mark — Stepson
  • Carmen Serano — Wife
  • Cheyenne — Daughter