Brian Jordan Alvarez grew up in the sticks of Tennessee before moving to Los Angeles where he writes, directs, produces, and stars in The Gay and Wondrous Life of Caleb Gallo, named IndieWire’s best web series of 2016 and nominated for a 2016 IFP Gotham Independent Film Award for breakthrough series — short form. He is Colombian-American and openly gay.
He’s been seen on The CW’s Jane the Virgin, recurs on Epix's upcoming Get Shorty, and recently completed post-production on his debut feature (he wrote, directed and stars), Everything is Free. You can see his show, the trailer for his movie, and more at youtube.com/brianjordanalvarez.
He'd like to win an Oscar ASAP.