Character

Lyle Menendez

Played by Miles Gaston Villanueva

Actor Bio

Miles Gaston Villanueva stars as Lyle Menendez in the new NBC drama "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders."

Born and raised in Central California in Visalia, Villanueva was artistic at a young age and soon found his calling as a theater actor. His theatrical experiences include Shakespeare Santa Cruz, TheatreWorks, San Diego Repertory Theater and Kingsmen Shakespeare. He traveled for nearly five years working as a professional actor before moving to Los Angeles in 2013 to explore film and TV opportunities. Once settled in Hollywood, Villanueva went on to guest star on "Chasing Life" (Freeform), "Rosewood" (Fox) and "Jane the Virgin" (CW).  

Earlier this year he starred opposite Al Pacino and Judith Light in a new play, "God Looked Away," which had its first full production at the Pasadena Playhouse.

Miles currently resides in Los Angeles.

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