JP has been acting in films, television and theatre in Los Angeles for over 25 years.

He began his television career with appearances on soap operas GENERAL HOSPITAL, ALL MY CHILDREN, and PASSIONS and quickly moved into prime time, first on GROWING PAINS and PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS, then STAR TREK: NEXT GENERATION. In no time he was regularly appearing on network television.

Some of his recent credits include AMERICAN CRIME, SOUTHLAND, NCIS, SHAMELESS, COLD CASE; and recurring roles on CSI MIAMI, and THE WEST WING.  JP also spent 3 seasons as a member of the cast of E.R., receiving two SAG Awards for his portrayal of paramedic LARS AUDIA.