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Julian Acosta is a Puerto Rican actor best known for his role as Craig Sterling in the political drama series Madam Secretary.

Biography[]

Little is known about Acosta's past, including his birthday, the names of his parents, and why he wanted to become an actor. What is known is that Acosta was born in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico, grew up in Lubbock, Texas, and attended both the North Harris College, the Florida International University, and Rutgers University. Acosta got his first on-screen role in 1999, when he was cast as a brtender for one episode of the hit soap opera series One Life to Live. Acosta got his first major role in 2001, when he was first cast as Al Rodriguez for all 19 episodes of the comedic crime series The Job. Acosta has also appeared in TV shows and movies such as Madam Secretary, NCIS: New Orleans, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS, Proof, The Atticus Institute, Proof, Grimm, The Librarians, The Mentalist, Elementary, Three Christs, Major Crimes, The Rookie, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.

On Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders[]

Acosta portrayed Edward Delgado, a co-worker of Keri Lodel and a suspect in two murders, in the Season Two (Beyond Borders) episode "Blowback".

Filmography[]

  • A Teacher (2020) - Jeffrey Manning
  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2020) - Doctor Pascal Vega
  • The Rookie - 2 episodes (2019-2020) - Sergeant Antonio Hernandez
  • A Million Little Things - 2 episodes (2019-2020) - Max
  • Room 104 (2019) - Older Brother
  • Pearson (2019) - Eric McBride
  • The Fix (2019) - Detective Diego Ramon
  • Major Crimes - 4 episodes (2017) - Doctor Mateo Garza
  • Three Christs (2017) - Doctor Francisco
  • Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders - "Blowback" (2017) TV episode - Edward Delgado
  • Hand of God - 6 episodes (2014-2017) - Guy Guillet
  • NCIS: New Orleans - 5 episodes (2016-2017) - Javier Garcia
  • The Librarians - "And The Curse of Cindy" (2017) TV episode - Adamski
  • Elementary - "Ill Tidings" (2016) TV episode - Mateo Lima
  • Madam Secretary - 8 episodes (2015) - Craig Sterling
  • NCIS: Los Angeles - 2 episodes (2015) - Assistant U.S. Attorney Oscar Guevara
  • Being Mary Jane - 5 episodes (2015) - Gael Montoya
  • Proof - "Memento Vivere" (2015) TV episode - Doctor Cameron Nash
  • The Atticus Institute (2015) - Young Robert Koep
  • Grimm - "Cry Luison" (2014) TV episode - Gabriel Martel
  • CBGB (2013) - Johnny Ramone
  • The Secret Life of the American Teenager - 5 episodes (2012-2013) - Edward
  • Lauren - 2 episodes (2013) - Papaderu
  • The Lords of Salem (2012) - Priest
  • Hollywood Heights - 6 episodes (2012) - Brian
  • Franklin & Bash - 2 episodes (2011-2012) - Henry Stein
  • We Have Your Husband (2011) TV movie - Septien
  • The Defenders - 5 episodes (2010) - Judge Reyes
  • Law & Order: LA - "Harbor City" (2010) TV episode - Detective Jorge Rivas
  • Covert Affairs - "South Bound Suarez" (2010) TV episode - Victor Ponces
  • Futurestates - "Seed" (2010) TV episode - Mateo
  • NCIS - "The Inside Man" (2009) TV episode - Matt Burns
  • Castle - "Little Girl Lost" (2009) TV episode - Alfred Candela
  • The Unit - "Flesh & Blood" (2009) TV episode - Doctor Reyes Flores
  • The Mentalist - "The Thin Red Line" (2008) TV episode - Detective Steve Preciado
  • Dirt - 4 episodes (2008) - Adam Proteau
  • True Love (2007) - Juan
  • Scrubs - "My Best Friend's Baby's Baby and My Baby's Baby" (2006) TV episode - Jesus
  • George Lopez - "George Enrolls Like That" (2006) TV episode - Rick Martinez
  • The West Wing - "The Message of the Week" (2005) TV episode - Leon Montero
  • Entourage - "The Sundance Kids" (2005) TV episode - Alejandro Teva
  • Bound by Lies (2005) Video - Emanuel Juarez
  • Second Time Around - "Second Time Around" (2004) TV episode - Diego
  • Strong Medicine - 7 episodes (2002-2003) - Miguel Arenas
  • Kingpin - "Pilot" (2003) TV episode - District Attorney
  • The Job - 19 episodes (2001-2002) - Al Rodriguez
  • Law & Order - "Formerly Famous" (2001) TV episode - Jonathan Brim (uncredited)
  • The Loneliness of Animals (2001) Short - Waiter
  • One Life to Live - 'Episode #1.8144" (1999) TV episode - Bartender

External Links[]

For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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