D.J. Cotrona is an American actor best known for his role in the film G.I. Joe: Retaliation and as Seth Gecko, a professional thief and a modern-day desperado who can always charm his way out of trouble, in the supernatural horror series From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series.
His is also known for his starring role as Detective John Stone in the police procedural crime drama television series Detroit 1-8-7, from 2010-2011.
Born in New Haven, Connecticut, he went to college at Northeastern University in Boston. While there, he took theatre classes for fun, which led to a spot on an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
For his first TV series, Skin, Cotrona moved to Los Angeles, and since then has worked in numerous projects including the Paramount Pictures feature, G.I. Joe: Retaliation starring opposite Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum, Ray Parker, Adrianne Palicki, Jonathan Pryce, and Ray Stevenson.
He also appeared with Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried in Screen Gems drama, Dear John, an adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' successful novel of the same name.
On television, Cotrona starred opposite Michael Imperioli as Detective John Stone on the ABC crime drama, Detroit 1-8-7 and appeared as a series regular on the NBC series, Windfall.
His other credits include roles in the features Venom and the independent film Love is the Drug starring Lizzy Caplan and Jenny Wade.