Richard Esteras has appeared in multiple independent films including his first role as Juanito (aka Little John) in 34th Street Films "modern day Robin Hood" feature HOOD (starring Matt Singletary and Malik Yoba) and starring in the indie crime drama movie IN FOR LIFE which won Director's Choice Award at the 2015 Prairie State Film Festival. In 2018, he starred in The CW drama pilot SKINNY DIP as a series regular opposite Sarah Wright Olsen, Matt Barr and Ben Aldridge. Other credits include TV series SHAMELESS on SHOWTIME, APB on FOX and NBC's CHICAGO PD as well as the movies DEATH WISH (starring Bruce Willis), WHEN JEFF TRIED TO SAVE THE WORLD (starring Jon Heder) and CANAL STREET (starring Bryshere Gray). He performed at Profiles Theatre in the seasonal favorite HELLCAB playing the role of Scary and with The Loop Players as Camacho in SANTOS & SANTOS. He's also been in commercials for Adidas, Hunt's/Bush's, and Kmart. He studied at Acting Studio Chicago, The Second City Training Center and GTG Labs plus many workshops including Tooned In Animation Voice-Over Workshop with Emmy Award winning director Stevie Vallance.
He was born in El Paso, TX but raised in Gary, IN and also settled in Phoenix, AZ for many years.
He is colorblind. He is left-handed. He has a deep voice. You can find out more by visiting his website at richardesteras.com and following him on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @richardesteras