John J. Concado is the son of Argentinian immigrants, a proud life-long New Yorker and a tortured Mets fan. John studied acting with Susan Aston at The Actors Studio Drama School as well as with LAByrinth Theater Company under the direction of Philip Seymour Hoffman. He has worked extensively on stage throughout New York and calls INTAR Theatre Co. his artistic home. John has acted in many national commercials for companies such as Dunkin' Donuts and Verizon and is also an established bilingual voice over artist. He is the voice behind many spots, including Gatorade's recent global hit "No te caigas" (Don't Go Down), starring soccer superstar Lionel Messi. John played the role of Dr. Serrano in EA's hit video game Dead Space 3 and is also featured in an unreleased Rockstar Games title. He has narrated several audiobooks, including The Washington Square Ensemble for Audible.com. John is very excited about the feature 42 Seconds of Happiness directed by Christina Kallas, which is currently touring domestic and international film festivals. John plays the lead of Marc, a man torn between the life he has and the one he once envisioned. The film was the result of nearly two years of improvisational exercises and was shot adhering to the rules of the Dogme 95 film movement. Fall 2017 will also see the release of the feature film Orgami. John plays opposite Steven Ogg (The Walking Dead); he is a detective in a small town with dark secrets. The film is an NYU thesis feature of young visionary director, Woonjae Park. John is thankful for all the support and love of his family and friends, especially his mamá, María Teresa.
ps: If you'd like to delve further into John's psyche, you can listen to the interview he did for Bernardo Cubria's theatre podcast 'Off & On': Listen on iTunes.
pps: John encourages all to register for the National Bone Marrow Registry. The experience has changed his life and being a donor is much easier and less scary than people imagine. He thanks you for checking it out: Delete Blood Cancer.