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Nicholas Gonzalez Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, Career

Nicholas Edward Gonzalez is an American actor. He is most recognised for his performances as Dr. Neil Melendez on the ABC television series The Good Doctor and Alex Santiago on the Showtime television series Resurrection Blvd.

Hallmark Channel hired Nicholas Gonzalez for his first Hallmark movie Playing Cupid in 2021. He worked as lead actor with popular Hallmark actress Laura Vandervoort. The movie is about a girl who sets her single father up with her teacher after starting a matchmaking business for a school project.

Nicholas Gonzalez Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, CareerPersonal Details

Full Name Nicholas Edward Gonzalez
Nick Name Nick Gonzalez
Date of Birth January 3, 1976
Age 48 years as of January 2024
Birth Place San Antonio, Texas, United States
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Ethnicity Mexican
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Occupations Actor
School Central Catholic High School, San Antonio
College/ University
  • Stanford University, California
  • University of Oxford, England
  • Trinity College, Dublin
Education Qualification Graduate
Net Worth $2.75 Million USD as of 2023
Marital Status Married
  • Tv: Dharma & Greg (1998)
  • Film: Scenes of the Crime (2001)

Physical Appearance

Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Chest 40 Inches
Waist 32 Inches
Biceps 15 Inches
Height 5 Feet 7 Inches
Weight 77 kg
Shoe Size 11 (US)

Personal Life (Family, Friends, Girlfriends, Children)

Father John Gonzalez
Mother Sylvia Mosier
Sibling John Joseph Gonzalez (brother)
Girlfriend/ Wife Kelsey Crane ​(married in 2016-present)
  • Ever Lee Wilde Gonzalez (daughter)
  • Leo Camino Gonzalez (son)

Early life, Family and Relationship

Nicholas Gonzalez born on January 3, 1976,  the Texas city of San Antonio, He has Mexican ancestry. Being up in a multilingual home and being the son of famous dermatology surgeon Dr. John Gonzalez and Sylvia Mosier, Gonzalez is fluent in Spanish.

He was a talented cross-country and track runner when he was a student at Central Catholic High School in San Antonio. There, he won the mile and two-mile state championships for Texas.

Gonzalez pursued an English degree at Stanford University in California after graduating in 1994 and declining a presidential invitation to West Point.

He studied at Oxford University in England for two semesters. He finished his thesis on James Joyce’s Ulysses the following summer after travelling back to Europe on a research fellowship to study at Oxford and Trinity College, Dublin.

Gonzalez had stumbled into acting at Stanford after taking an elective in improvisational theatre and starting to participate in student theatre. He was asked to perform in Gas, a one-man theatrical production by Maria Irene Fornés. He was inspired to become a professional actor by actress and Stanford lecturer Alma Martinez.

Nicholas Edward Gonzalez with his wife Kelsey Crane

Career, Struggle, Turning Point, and Success

Gonzalez chose to pursue acting after earning a degree from Stanford in 1998, and with Martinez’s assistance, he became involved in the San Francisco theatre scene.

He was once advised to go by “Nicholas Edward” and use his middle name Edward to hide his nationality, but he rejected. Gonzalez relocated to Los Angeles in 1998, where he was cast in little roles in shows including NBC’s One World and ABC’s Dharma and Greg.

The Lifetime television film My Little Assassin, starring Joe Mantegna and Gabrielle Anwar, featured Gonzalez next as Fidel Castro’s kid. His first significant exposure came from his part as Andy, the homosexual yuppie on MTV’s Undressed, in which he featured for six episodes.

In 2000, Gonzalez completed the production of two movies. The first, Scenes of the Crime, which featured Jeff Bridges, Jon Abrahams, and Noah Wyle, had its world debut at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. Dominique Forma served as the director.

The second movie, called Spun, was an independent production with Mena Suvari, Mickey Rourke, Brittany Murphy, and John Leguizamo in the lead roles. The 2003 Sundance Film Festival included it.

Gonzalez also earned the main role in Resurrection Blvd., a Showtime original series that debuted on June 26, 2000. Gonzalez portrayed boxer Alex Santiago, a pre-med student who left school to pursue a career in boxing. After the film’s rapid popularity, the network decided to make it a regular weekly series.

He continued working on Resurrection Boulevard while making guest appearances on Walker, Texas Ranger and That ’70s Show. Alongside Marisol Nichols, he co-starred in the movie The Princess and the Barrio Boy, which was called She’s in Love in Europe.

Gonzalez added two more movies to his filmography. The first, Sea of Dreams, was shot in May 2003 in Veracruz, Mexico. After that, Nick spent the summer in Fiji finishing out the film’s production.

Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid premiered in cinemas on August 27, 2004. Gonzalez was further seen in Melrose Place (2009). On the ABC programme Off The Map in 2011, he portrayed Mateo.

Gonzalez co-starred in the Witches of East End television series on Lifetime. Gonzalez has had recurring parts in the television shows Pretty Little Liars on Freeform, How to Get Away with Murder as Dominick Flores, the antagonist, and Being Mary Jane as the boyfriend of Lisa Vidal’s character.

His job on Narcos as an undercover DEA agent located in Colombia looking into the Cali Cartel required him to learn Spanish, and he also appeared in the show as a guest star.

He also performed physically as Nick Mendoza for the video game Battlefield: Hardline (motion capture). Gonzalez’s most well-known job to date came when he was chosen as a series regular for the part of surgeon Dr. Neil Melendez in the medical drama The Good Doctor in 2017.

His father and elder brother, who are also physicians, served as inspirations for some of the character traits he portrayed.

Hallmark Movie

Premiere Date Hallmark Movies name  Prime Video/ DVD link
February 13, 2021 Playing Cupid Watch on Prime, Buy DVD

Nicholas Gonzalez Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, Career & More)

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