Jose Nateras is an L.A. based Actor/Writer/Filmmaker from Chicago. Some favorite acting credits include: First Love is the Revolution (Steep Theatre), Fulfillment Center (A Red Orchid Theatre), Frankenstein (Remy Bumppo), Hamlet and Twelfth Night (Montana Shakespeare in the Parks), to name a few. He's appeared on NBC's Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D., Fox's Proven Innocent, The Chi on Showtime, ABC’s Promised Land, and elsewhere. Jose is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, has his MFA in Writing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), and is also a freelance journalist, a published novelist, and a screenwriter/playwright. One of his feature length screenplays, Zero Feet Away, was optioned by Village Roadshow Pictures/Brillstein Entertainment Partners while another, Departing Seniors, recently wrapped principal photography and is currently in post production. His debut novel TESTAMENT was published by Ninestar Press.