JD Pardo is an American actor best known for his role as Edward Araujo, Jr./Gwen Amber Rose Araujo in the Lifetime Network Movie called A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story.
He currently stars as Nate, a member of the militia with conflicted feelings for Charlie Matheson (Tracy Spiridakos), in the post-apocalyptic science fiction drama series Revolution, since 2012.
Pardo began his acting career in NBC's 2004 series American Dream and Clubhouse. Playing recurring arcs on both shows, Pardo soon drew attention and was cast in the movie A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story, which chronicles the true story of a transgendered teen, Gwen Araujo, who was murdered.
He was nominated for an Imagen Foundation Award, which honours positive portrayal of Latinos in the media.
Pardo's success continued in 2007, when he joined Emma Stone, Nathan Fillion and Melanie Lynskey in the series Drive, created by Tim Minear and Ben Queen.
The following year he was cast in the Guillermo Arriaga film The Burning Plain. Starring alongside Charlize Theron and Jennifer Lawrence, Pardo made his mark on screen as a young teenager trying to piece together his shattered life.
He can also be seen in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2. He also co-starred in the film Snitch with Dwayne Johnson.
Pardo currently resides in Los Angeles.