Oscar J. Castillo
Oscar J. Castillo
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Character name Hot Dog Vendor

Oscar J. Castillo is an actor who portrayed the role of Hot Dog Vendor in New Amsterdam.

Oscar is a graduate and scholarship recipient of the University of Miami Drama Department, where he was a regular at the Ring Theatre with lead and supporting roles such as Protean in A Funny Thing Happened..., Willie in The Time of Your Life, Doody in Grease, and was named to the all-star cast for his performance as Elmer in The Happy Journey at the University of Miami District Drama Festival.

He has done commercials for McDonald's, Colgate, AT&T, HBO, and Sonic Burgers, amongst others; various roles on both One Life to Live and Guiding Light; appearances on Saturday Night Live and Law & Order. Some of his many voice-overs cover K-Mart, M&M's, Showtime, Hugo Boss, Budweiser, Canon, Radio Shack; promos for Univision, along with cartoon voices for USPS and PBS/P-Pals.

His print work includes Johnson & Johnson, McGraw-Hill, American Health magazine and New York Newsday, in addition to several industrials. Feature films include Porky's, Rude Awakening, Goodfellas, Moonstruck and Music & Lyrics. He has done readings for the Latino Playwrights Festival. He has also attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts advanced acting program in New York City and currently teaches voice-overs at the Screen Actors Guild.

Filmography Edit

  • Hachiko: A Dog's Story (2009) as Train station commuter
  • Old Dogs (2009/I) as Panda Bear
  • My Father's Will (2009) as Neighbor
  • Human Giant (2008)
    • She Be a Witch (2008) TV episode as Henry the Janitor
  • New Amsterdam (2008)
  • Neptunus Rex (2007) as The True Believer
  • Six Degrees (2006)
    • What You Wish For (2006) TV episode as Building Inspector

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