Adam Rodriguez (actor)
Rodriguez at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, February 2015
|Born||Adam Michael Rodriguez
April 2, 1975
Yonkers, New York, United States
|Occupation||Actor, screenwriter, director|
Adam Michael Rodriguez (born April 2, 1975) is an American actor, screenwriter and director. He is best known for his long running role as Eric Delko on CSI: Miami. In September of 2016, he will be portraying Task Force Agent and the newest recruit to the BAU Agent Luke Alvez in season 12 of Criminal Minds.
He attended Clarkstown High School North in New City, New York along with NFL player Keith Bulluck of the New York Giants, where he graduated with the class of 1993. Rodriguez had initially hoped to be a professional baseball player, but after a high school injury, he turned his attention to acting and performed in a children's theater in New York. Prior to full-time acting, he was a stockbroker.
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He has appeared in commercials, including one for Coca-Cola. His first film appearance was as an extra in The X-Files. He later appeared on Brooklyn South, Law & Order, Felicity, Roswell and NYPD Blue.
He has appeared in a number of music videos, including Jennifer Lopez's 1999 video, "If You Had My Love", Busta Rhymes' "Respect My Conglomerate", Lionel Richie's "I Call It Love", opposite Nicole Richie, Melanie Fiona's "It Kills Me", 50 Cent's "Many Men", alongside Rory Cochrane, and Wisin & Yandel's No Dejemos Que Se Apague. He was a participant in the pro-Obama video, Yes We Can. He joined the main cast of CSI: Miami which premiered in 2002 and directed and wrote the episode "Hunting Ground" (Season 9 Episode 16). He left the main cast 5 episodes into Season 8 and was credited as a recurring cast member for 8 episodes. In Season 9, he returned to the main cast until the show ended with season 10 in 2012.
Rodriguez starred in the 2009 Tyler Perry movie I Can Do Bad All By Myself as Sandino, alongside Taraji P. Henson. Rodriguez also co-starred in a smaller film called Love and Debate. He played Bobby, Hilda's love interest in season 4 of Ugly Betty. He splits his time between New York and Los Angeles, and has a third residence in Puerto Rico.
|1997||NYPD Blue||Uniform Cop||Episode 4x12 "Upstairs, Downstairs"|
|1997-98||Brooklyn South||Officer Hector Villanueva||20 episodes, season 1|
|1999||If You Had My Love||Jennifer Lopez music video|
|1999||Ryan Caulfield: Year One||Pilot|
|1999||Law & Order||Chino||Episode 10x06 "Marathon"|
|1999-2000||Felicity||Erik Kidd||Season 2, 3 episodes|
|2001-02||Resurrection Blvd.||Jorge||Four episodes|
|2001||All Souls||Patrick Fortado||6 episodes|
|2001-2002||Roswell||Jesse Esteban Ramirez||Season 3, 17 episodes|
|2002||King Rikki||Alejandro Rojas|
|2002||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||CSI Level 3: Eric "Delko" Delektorsky||Episode 2x22 "Cross-Jurisdictions"|
|2002-2012||CSI: Miami||CSI Level 3: Eric "Delko" Delektorsky||Main role|
|2003||Queens Supreme||Hector Martinez||Pilot|
|2004||Six Feet Under||Kenny Simms||Episode 4x10 "The Black Forest"|
|2005||Keeper of the Past||Stanley||Short|
|2005||Kim Possible||Burn Burnam||Episode 3x10 "Team Impossible" (voice)|
|2005||Category 7: The End of the World||USAF Pilot Ritter||TV Movie|
|2006||Love & Debate||Elias|
|2006||Thanks to Gravity||Elias|
|2007||Cielito Lindo||Leonard||Directed/Produced by Alejandro Alcondez|
|2008||15 Minutes of Fame||Casting Director|
|2008||A Kiss of Chaos||Freddie|
|2006||I Call It Love||Boyfriend||Music Video|
|2009||I Can Do Bad All By Myself||Sandino|
|2009||Many Men||Detective||Music Video|
|2009||Respect My Conglomerate||Police Officer/Cameo|
|2009||Caught in the Crossfire|
|2009-2010||Ugly Betty||Bobby Talercio||Season 4, 11 episodes|
|2009||It Kills Me||Boyfriend||Music Video|
|2010||Let the Game Begin||Rowan Sly 'Ricky'|
|2010||Caught in the Crossfire||Shepherd|
|2010||Psych||Tommy Nix||Episode 5x05 "Shawn and Gus in Drag (Racing)"|
|2011||Sesame Street||Detective Alfie Betts||Episode 42x14 "Letter 'R' Mystery"|
|2012||Necessary Roughness||Edmund "Gonzo" Gonzalez||Episode 2x04 "Slumpbuster"|
|2013||The Goodwin Games ||Ivan||Season 1, 3 episodes|
|2014||About Last Night||Steven Thaler|
|2014||Reckless||Preston Cruz||13 episodes|
|2015||Magic Mike XXL||Tito|
|2015||The Night Shift||Dr. Joseph "Joey" Chavez||Season 2, 6 episodes|
|2015||Jane The Virgin||Jonathan Chavez||Recurring Season 2|
|2015||Empire||Laz Delgado||Recurring Season 2|
|2016-present||Criminal Minds||Luke Alvez||Main role|
Awards and nominations
|2013||MTV Movie Awards||Best Musical Moment||Magic Mike||Nominated|
- "Adam Rodriguez" (2006). Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. Vol. 71. Detroit: Gale. Accessed via Biography in Context database, August 7, 2016.
- Rodriguez, Francis (September 16, 2009). "CSI's Adam Rodríguez looks beyond 'Miami'". New York Daily News. Retrieved January 27, 2012.
- Adam Rodriguez profile, filmreference.com; accessed March 17, 2016.
- Terrero, Nina (June 27, 2012). "Adam Rodriguez Strips Down and Tells All". NBC Latino. NBC News. Retrieved August 7, 2016.
- Let the Game Begin (2010) IMDb
- Prudom, Laura (June 8, 2016). "'Criminal Minds' Casts Adam Rodriguez as Series Regular for Season 12". Variety. www.variety.com. Retrieved 2016-08-07.
- Snierson, Dan. "Adam Rodriguez signs on to 'The Goodwin Games' -- EXCLUSIVE". EW.com. Retrieved 30 October 2012.
- Brevet, Brad (March 5, 2013). "2013 MTV Movie Award Nominations Led By 'Django Unchained' and 'Ted'". Rope of Silicon. Retrieved March 16, 2013.