|Name Braulio Jr.|
|Parents Braulio Castillo|
Siblings Jorge Castillo
|Movies and TV shows El fantasma de Elena, Al Borde del Deseo, Juan Night Stand, Los Diaz de Doris|
Similar People Braulio Castillo, Gladys Rodriguez, Sully Diaz, Jacobo Morales, Alba Nydia Diaz
Preview with Bo Derek and Braulio Castillo Jr - FEI Awards 2015
Braulio Castillo, Jr. (born c. 1958) in Santurce, Puerto Rico is a Puerto Rican actor and radio host. He is the son of Braulio Castillo, an actor across Latin America, and the brother of the lesser known Jorge Castillo, also a television and theater actor.
For a short time during the 1970s, he was first known in Puerto Rico doing newsbreaks for WKBM-TV Channel 11 in Caguas, now Univision O&O WLII.
Castillo reached national fame in Puerto Rico when he participated in the 1984 Spanish soap opera Coralito at San Juan-based WKAQ-TV Channel 2. There, he shared star billing with Mexican actor Salvador Pineda and with Puerto Rican actress Sully Diaz. Afterwards, Castillo reached teen idol status across Puerto Rico. In 1985, he was one the stars of the successful telenovelaTanairi, alongside actress Von Marie Mendez.
Castillo subsequently acted on numerous telenovelas in Mexico, Peru and Venezuela.
In the 1990s he starred in the sitcom,Tres Hombres y..., inspired by the movie Three Men and a Baby, alongside Raymond Arrieta and Alba Nydia Díaz on the WKAQ-TV Telemundo de Puerto Rico network. Castillo also was the leading man of the telenovela Karina Montaner, opposite Giselle Blondet, broadcast by WAPA-TV Channel 4 in San Juan. For several years, Braulio starred in various soap operas in Colombia.
In 2003, Castillo starred in the film Los Diaz de Doris, alongside Cordelia Gonzalez and Velda González, Kidany Lugo and former Major League Baseball player Cirilo Cruz.
In 2006, he performed the role of Zacks in the musical A Chorus Line, at the Caguas Performing Arts Center, alongside Marian Pabón and Daniela Droz, among others. Castillo was acknowledged not only for his acting, but for his phenomenal attributes as a stage dancer.
Since 2007, he co-hosts a daily radio morning talk show alongside Mirayda Chavez and performs in numerous theatre productions in San Juan.
Also in 2007, Castillo performed the leading role in director Jacobo Morales's film Ángel.
In 2011 he starred in the Puerto Rican premiere of Yasmina Reza's play God of Carnage at the Tapia Theatre in San Juan.
He will be starring in the Puerto Rican production of Jerry Herman's La Cage Aux Folles as Georges, opening in August 2013 at the Luis A Ferré Performing Arts Center in San Juan.
Early in 2014, Castillo revealed that he had battled prostate cancer in 2011.