Ismael Cruz Cordova


Ismael's Biography

Mando is the most recent addition to the Sesame Street neighborhood.

A native of Puerto Rico, Ismael holds a BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Prior to joining Sesame Street, he held a recurring role as Jimmy Patrick on the Golden Globe winning CBS drama "The Good Wife" and has acted in several films including "In The Blood", "White Alligator" and "Chaser". A well-rounded actor, audiences and critics alike have also welcomed Ismael on the stage with an HOLA and ACE award for his performance as Julio Cesar in the off-Broadway play "La Luz De in Cigarrillo" by Marco Antonio Rodriguez.