Netflix Movies Starring J.r. Villarreal

Born in Houston, Texas, JR Villarreal has been working and living in Hollywood since the tender age of 10. A compelling and energetic actor, JR's talent and depth have earned him adulation from both industry professionals and fans alike. As a youngster, JR captivated audiences with his performance in the hit film Akeelah and the Bee starring alongside KeKe Palmer and Angela Bassett. Fresh off the success of Akeela, JR played the role of "Kit" in Millennium Film's action-drama, Bobby Z with Paul Walker and Lawrence Fishburne. Recently, his performance as the lead in the indie drama, Magic City Memoirs, garnered him a Best Actor award at the 2011 Ibiza International Film Festival. The film which is executive produced by Academy Award nominated actor, Andy Garcia, also won awards at the Miami International Film Festival and New York International Latino Film Festival. Read more on iMDB