A native Los Angelino, Tonatiuh graduated from USC's School of Dramatic Arts and is a member of Sokamba Performing Arts Company and Echo Theater Company.
An advocate of storytelling for social change, Tonatiuh believes that it is the artist's responsibility to help create a more empathetic and tolerant society. If media can be used to separate and isolate, it also can be used to unite and heal.
Tonatiuh's recent television credits include Stargate Origins (MGM), The Loud House (Nickelodeon), Vida (Starz), Famous in Love (Freeform), and Jane the Virgin (CW). Theatre Credits include: Fixed (Echo), Les Blancs (Rogue Machine) Species Native to California (IAMA), House That Jake Built (IAMA), and Hit the Wall (LGBT Center).