J. Salomé Martinez Jr. is a Chicago born actor who’s theatre credits include: A Christmas Carol (Goodman Theatre); Parachute Men (Teatro Vista); This is Modern Art, How long will I cry? (Steppenwolf Theatre); Cascabel, Big Lake Big City (Lookingglass Theatre);  After (Profiles Theatre); As You Like It, Man of La Mancha, The Seagull (Constance Theatre); The War of the Worlds (Hippodrome State Theatre). Salomé has also appeared on several TV shows and films such as Empire, Sirens, Law & Order, CastleChicago Fire, Emmy winning HBO mini-series Generation Kill, NYC Underground, New York, I Love You and Oscar Nominated film The Messenger. Salomé is a proud Ensemble Member with Teatro Vista and an Artistic Associate with the Lookingglass Theatre. He received his B.A in theatre from Barat College and his M.F.A in acting from the University of Florida. 



Past Work