Born in 1980, Pardo has had considerable exposure on both the big and small screens. He started out as a model with the Ford Modeling Agency, and eventually found his way into show business.
- Although he is most remembered for his portrayal of murdered transgender teen Gwen Amber Rose Araujo (who used to be Edward Araujo, Jr.) in the Lifetime Network's made-for-tv film A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story.
- Pardo has appeared in more lighthearted productions, such as the film A Cinderella Story and television series Hope Ranch.
- Pardo's other acting credits include:
- American Dreams,
- Veronica Mars,
- CSI: Miami,
- The OC,
- Titans, and