E.J. Bonilla joined the cast of Guiding Light on May 18, 2007 as teenager Raphael "Rafe" Rivera, the son of Gus Aitoro.
Though this is E.J.'s daytime debut. Recently, he did appear in the made for cable TV movie, The Ron Clark Story and guest starred on Law and Order: Criminal Intent. He has also done a voice over for a Burger King commercial.
He was born and raised in New York City and is currently attending Bard College. E.J. enjoys dancing in his free time.