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Interview talk:Shalim Ortiz

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Yep, I have got a interview with Shalim Ortiz, who plays Alejandro Herrera! Please submit your questions, the due date is the 22nd of July! This interview will be done by skywalkerrbf.

  • Please note the below questions are just suggestions for consideration, and that listing your question here does not guarantee it will be asked. The format of questions, and which questions are asked is ultimately the responsibility of the interviewer.--MiamiVolts (talk) 10:31, 21 July 2008 (EDT)
  • Hey thanks for your questions everyone, I am now narrowing them down and sending them off! --Skywalkerrbf 09:13, 22 July 2008 (EDT)
    • Questions have been sent! --Skywalkerrbf 09:36, 22 July 2008 (EDT)

Question Submission


  • Do you know if you are coming back to the show?
    • According to the XM Radio interview, he doesn't know if he'll be back, but it's possible.--MiamiVolts (talk) 10:48, 21 July 2008 (EDT)
  • Was there an alternate ending initially planned, with Alejandro surviving?
  • What went through your mind when you learned that you're character was going to be killed? --SacValleyDweller (talk) 11:55, 17 July 2008 (EDT)
  • Was it your decision, or the writers to kill Alejandro? anonymousheroine
    • There was also an interview with Tim Kring (I forgot which source), where Tim spoke of his letting Shalim know his character was being killed off.--MiamiVolts (talk) 10:48, 21 July 2008 (EDT)
  • Is it possible that Alejandro will be returning to Season 3? Or is Alejandro undeniably dead?
    • This is a repeat question. See above.--MiamiVolts (talk) 10:48, 21 July 2008 (EDT)


  • If you could have any power, then what would it be?
  • Does Alejandro have the same ability as Maya?
  • I feel you died before your power could really be explored, do you think it was just to undo Maya's power or all powers? all diseases?
  • Do you have a name for Alejandro's ability?

Cast/Working on the show

  • What was it like to work with Dania Ramírez? You had a lot of scenes with her.
    • (Something along the lines of "do you two still keep in touch?")--SacValleyDweller (talk) 11:55, 17 July 2008 (EDT)
  • Do you have any stories from the set?
  • Did you have any lines which were cut from the final episodes?
  • Did you enjoy working on Heroes? Was it different from any other jobs you have had?
  • If you could have had a scene with any other cast member, who would it have been? --DocM 12:06, 16 July 2008 (EDT)
  • In one interview you state that you were only contracted for a certain amount of episodes and your part was expanded, how long were you originally contracted for and do you feel that with the writer's strike looming in the background of this season cut Alejandro's story short?Caravaggiofan 05:56, 17 July 2008 (EDT)
  • Who was your favorite cast member to work with? anonymousheroine

Other Work

  • Your website mentions a film you had been shooting, Second Honeymoon, with Cheech Marin and Jason Priestley. Are you still filming that? Can you tell us anything about your role in the film and when it is/will be released?
  • Have you done any stunt work in your career? If so, what would you consider your most dangerous stunt and where do you draw the limit as to whether a scene is too dangerous?
  • Having now done a couple webisode series, Engaged and Wannabe Me!, do you find the experience any different from acting for television? Is it similar to parts you've had in short films?


  • Did you watch Heroes before you took the part? Do you still watch it now?
  • If so do you have a favorite character or episode in Heroes?
  • How many episodes will Heroes "Villains" have?
    • This is already answered (23 per David Anders and one of the assistant producers).--MiamiVolts (talk) 10:31, 21 July 2008 (EDT)

  • Other than your mother, what other actor/singer(s) inspire you in your roles as an actor and singer?