Actor Edvin Ortega is Making Major Waves In Hollywood One Role at a Time

Ortega will be on the next episode of Blue Bloods called ‘Exiles’ that will air next week May 9, on CBS at 10/9c. He just finished wrapping up filming for the lead role in a new film coming out in the fall called “The Jersey Devil”. Ortega will also be in season 2 of Orange Is The New Black which is back on Netflix on June 6th. As well the premiere of his show "Larger Than Life" The ultimate boyband show @ Adventureland in Long Island, the first show will be on memorial day 5/26.


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About Edvin Ortega


Ortega was born in Havana, Cuba, where he spent his early childhood years before his family moved to Panama City, Panama. A few years later, his family packed up again and headed for America, settling in Yonkers, NY, where he would spend his formative years and eventually graduate from Westchester Community College and Mercy College. An accomplished host, d.j., singer and dancer, Ortega regularly hosts live events for Radio Disney and is know is those circles as "MC Vin".


The highlights of his big screen career have included appearing alongside John Travolta on the movie the Taking of Pelham 123. Most recently you catch him on the hit TV show, The Following along side Kevin Bacon and the Netflix acclaimed series Orange is The New Black. Although he has done a wide range of work, he prefers roles where the characters get to fight back. He also adds “My characters are sincere, open and warm with a touch of sarcasm”. Here he draws his own personal comparison to Mark Wahlberg and Jay Hernandez.


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