Joseph Julian Soria

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Joseph Julian Soria
Born Joseph Julian Soria
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004–present

Joseph Julian Soria (born August 28, 1986) is an American actor best known for his role as Private First Class, Hector Cruz, in the Lifetime series "Army Wives". [1][2]


Joseph Julian Soria joined the cast of Army Wives in 2012 for season 6.[3] He was promoted to series regular for season 7 of the top rated series.[4]

He also starred as the lead antagonist, MC Wyatt, in the Pantelion Films and Olmos Productions film Filly Brown. The film premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival as part of the U.S. Dramatic Competition.[5] Soria plays opposite Gina Rodriguez in the film, which premiered to a limited distribution of 188 theaters on April 19, 2013.[6] Before its premiere Filly Brown had gained controversy around the loss of the film’s supporting actress, Latin superstar Jenni Rivera. who died in a plane crash, along with six other individuals, near Iturbide, Nuevo León, Mexico, on December 9, 2012.[7] "Filly Brown" was the fourth film to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival for Soria, his other films include All She Can (2011),[8] High School (2010), and Hamlet 2 (2008). Soria additionally has a lead role the indie film Mission Park which premiered on September 6, 2013, by AMC Theaters [9][10]

On June 14, 2013, it was announced that Soria would join Kristen Stewart in Camp X-Ray, a political drama written and directed by Peter Sattler.[11]


Year Film Role Other notes
2004 Meeting a Bullet Link
2005 Bliss Pablo Short Film
2006 True Men Thug #2
The Bondage Spider
The Bliss Pablo
2007 She Wore a Yellow Scrunchy Rico Short Film
Saturday Night Special Danny DelToro Short Film
Trust Me Luis
2008 The Cross Before Me Ernie
Hamlet 2 Octavio
Tru Loved Manuel
2009 Crank - High Voltage Chico
2010 High School Rubin
Assisting Venus Paul
2011 Benavides Born Luis
Filly Brown MC Wyatt post-production
2014 Camp X-Ray Pvt. Rico Cruz Awaiting Release
2015 Max Filming
Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Shield Spider Episode: "String Theory"
Episode: "Insurgents"
2007 Lincoln Heights Jesus Episode: "Obsession"
2009 NCIS Victor 'Popeye' Carmado Episode: "Deliverance
The Closer Alonso Garcia Episode: "Half Load
In Plain Sight Cesar Calderon Episode: "Jailbait"
Bones Pedro Marquez Episode: "The Bond in the Boot"
2009-2010 Southland Droopy / Hector Munoz Episode: "Phase Three"
"Unknown Trouble"
2010 Lie to Me Prince John Episode: "Dirty Loyal"
Sons of Anarchy Roscoe Episode: "Widening Gyre"
Dexter Carlos Fuentes Episode: "Circle Us/Beauty and the Beast"
2005-2010 CSI: Miami Dario Aguilar / Hector Del Rio Episode: "Shootout"
"On the hook"
2012 Army Wives Hector Cruz Recurring role season 6; main role season 7
2014 Supernatural Kuchisake-onna Episode: "The Purge"
2014 The Night Shift Javy Episode: "Grace Under Fire"

State Farm Commercial "Buffalo" driver in black jacket

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