Freddy Miyares is an actor known for portraying Adult Raymond Santana in the Netflix’s mini TV series When They See Us which was released on 31st May. He plays alongside
- Asante Blackk (Young Kevin Richardson),
- Marquis Rodriguez (Young Raymond Santana)
- Ethan Herisse (Yusef Salaam)
- Bryan Terrell (Ortega)
- Marsha Stephanie Blake (Linda McCray)
- Jharrel Jerome (Korey Wise)
- Isis King (Norman / Marci)
Quick Facts and Information on Freddy Miyares
|Birthday||26th October 1992|
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|Relationship Status||Under review|
|Net Worth||Under Review|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
Freddy Miyares Family: Mother, Father, Siblings
The Latin-American actor, Freddy, was born to his parents on 26th October 1992 and is 26 years old now. He is the youngest one in his family and has an older sister by the name Alejandra Miyares, who he grew alongside with.
Freddy’s mother is a Latina whereas his father Freddy Miyares Sr. belongs to the white ethnicity. Moreover, the When They See Us actor is very close to his parents as he keeps sharing his love for them via his Instagram posts. Freddy inherited Honduran and Cuban roots from his parents. Freddy is also fluent in Spanish.
On the occasion of 2019’s mother’s day, Freddy shared his childhood picture with his mom and in the caption; he expressed what his mother means to him. He wrote,
𝚃𝚘 𝚖𝚢 𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚘, 𝚖𝚢 𝚛𝚘𝚕𝚎 𝚖𝚘𝚍𝚎𝚕, 𝚖𝚢 𝚒𝚗𝚜𝚙𝚒𝚛𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚘𝚗- 𝙷𝙰𝙿𝙿𝚈 𝙼𝙾𝚃𝙷𝙴𝚁’𝚂 𝙳𝙰𝚈
Furthermore, he doesn’t miss out on expressing his love for his father as well. Wishing all his followers on the occasion of 2018’s Christmas, he shared a picture where he is seen grooming his father. Also, in the caption, he mentioned how he is thankful for being able to shape up his dad.
Freddy Miyares difficult Latino upbringing
“When I was a kid I could not speak Spanish without being mocked. I grew up in Miami and the boys we spoke in Spanish called us “refs”, as refugees.” says Freddy in his interview.”
He refrained from communicating in Spanish so that he would not be picked up- a decision he regrets now.
Freddy Miyares College
Freddy Miyares is an alumnus of Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama in Pennsylvania. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2017. He was a reputed scholar and earned a scholarship and made into the Dean’s List.
Freddy Miyares as Raymond Santana in When They See Us
When They See Us is a real-life story based on events that forever changed the lives of five young Americans, who were falsely accused of rape and attempted murder in 1989.
Famously known as The Central Park Jogger case, it ended with the incarceration of 14-16-year-old boys – Raymond Santana, Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, and Antron McCray. However, In 2001, a serial murderer and rapist by the name of Matias Reyes confessed to being the perpetrator of the crime for which the young men were charged and after an investigation, the five guys were released.
In the series, Freddy Miyares plays the important role of Raymond Santana, who is one of the victims.
His profile at Carnegie Mellon University has listed his skills as:
- HAND TO HAND COMBAT
- WEAPON TRAINING ( ESKRIMA, TACTICAL KNIFE, HANDGUN)
- CYR WHEEL
- MEN’S TRAPEZE
- HIP-HOP DANCING
- FLUENT SPANISH SPEAKER, ACCENTS ( HISPANIC; MORE UPON REQUEST)
- GLASS BLOWING
- BASIC GUITAR SKILLS
- MOTION CAPTURE