Rodriguez at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, February 2015
Adam Michael Rodriguez
April 2, 1975
Yonkers, New York, United States
|Occupation||Actor, screenwriter, director|
Grace Gail (m. 2016)
Adam Michael Rodriguez (born April 2, 1975) is an American actor, screenwriter and director. He became known for his long running role as Eric Delko on CSI: Miami. He is currently portraying Task Force Agent and the newest recruit to the BAU, Agent Luke Alvez in Criminal Minds.
He attended Clarkstown High School North in New City, New York, 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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Rodriguez 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.
|2000||Details||Chris||Short film directed by Eric Daniel.|
|2002||King Rikki||Alejandro Rojas||Drama film directed by James Gavin Bedford.|
|2005||Keeper of the Past||Stanley||Short thriller film co–written and directed by Alonso Filomeno Mayo|
|2006||Love & Debate||Elias||Romantic–drama film written and directed by Jessica Kavana Dornbusch.|
|Splinter||Private Martinez||Thriller film co–written and directed by Michael D. Olmos.|
|Unknown||County Doctor||Mystery–thriller film directed by Simon Brand.|
|2007||Take||Steven||Crime–thriller film written and directed by Charles Oliver.|
|2008||B.O.H.I.C.A.||Diz||Drama–war film directed by D.J. Paul.|
|A Kiss of Chaos||Freddie||Crime-drama–thriller film written and directed by Ricardo Sean Thompson.|
|Christmas Break||Alejandro||Short comedy–musical film written and directed by Matthew Del Negro.|
|15 Minutes of Fame||Casting Director||Comedy film co–written and directed by Jo D. Jonz.|
|2009||I Can Do Bad All By Myself||Sandino||Romantic musical comedy-drama film directed, produced, and written by Tyler Perry.|
|2010||Let the Game Begin||Rowan Sly 'Ricky'||Romantic comedy film directed by Amit Gupta.|
|Cielito lindo||Leonardo||Drama–thriller film produced, written and directed by Alejandro Alcondez.|
|Caught in the Crossfire||Shepherd||Crime–drama film directed by Brian A Miller and direct-to-DVD.|
|2012||Magic Mike||Tito||Comedy-drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh.|
|2014||About Last Night||Steven Thaler|
|Lovesick||Jason||Comedy film directed by Luke Matheny.|
|2015||Magic Mike XXL||Tito||Comedy-drama film directed by Gregory Jacobs.|
|2017||Axis||(voice)||Film directed by Aisha Tyler|
|2018||Incredibles 2||Detective No. 2||Pixar animation film, directed by Brad Bird|
|1997||NYPD Blue||Uniform Cop||Episode: "Upstairs, Downstairs" (S 4:Ep 12)|
|1997–98||Brooklyn South||Officer Hector Villanueva||Contract role|
|1999||Ryan Caulfield: Year One||Guest||Episode: "Pilot" (S 1:Ep 1–Pilot)|
|Law & Order||Chino||Episode: "Marathon" (S 10:Ep 06)|
|2001||All Souls||Patrick Fortado||Recurring|
|Roswell||Jesse Esteban Ramirez||Recurring|
|2002||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||CSI Level 3: Eric Delko||Episode: "Cross-Jurisdictions" (S 2:Ep 22)|
|2002–2012||CSI: Miami||Contract role, directed 2 episodes|
|2003||Queens Supreme||Hector Martinez||Pilot|
|2004||Six Feet Under||Kenny Simms||Episode: "The Black Forest" (S 4:Ep 10)|
|2005||Kim Possible||Burn Burnam||Episode: "Team Impossible" (S 3:Ep 10)|
|2005||Category 7: The End of the World||USAF Pilot Ritter||Miniseries directed by Dick Lowry.|
|2007||NCIS||Dead Body in the Taxi||Episode "Trojan Horse" S4 Ep23"|
|2009–2010||Ugly Betty||Bobby Talercio||Recurring|
|2010||Psych||Tommy Nix||Episode:"Shawn and Gus in Drag (Racing)" (S 5:Ep 05)|
|2011||Sesame Street||Detective Alfie Betts||Episode: "Letter 'R' Mystery" (S 42:Ep 14)|
|2012||Necessary Roughness||Edmund "Gonzo" Gonzalez||Episode: "Slumpbuster" (S 2"Ep 4)|
|2013||The Goodwin Games ||Ivan||Recurring|
|2014||Reckless||Preston Cruz||Contract role|
|2015||The Night Shift||Dr. Joseph "Joey" Chavez||Recurring|
|2015, 2018||Jane the Virgin||Jonathan Chavez||Recurring|
|Runner||Troy||Made-for-TV-Movie directed by Michael Offer.|
|2016||Chunk & Bean||Jim Herrera||Pilot comedy series directed by Chris Koch.|
|2016–present||Criminal Minds||Luke Alvez||Contract role|
|1999||If You Had My Love||Jennifer Lopez music video|
|2006||I Call It Love||Boyfriend||Music Video|
|2009||Respect My Conglomerate||Police Officer|
|Many Men||Detective||Music Video|
|It Kills Me||Boyfriend||Music Video|
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.
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- "Westchester Native Joins CBS' 'Criminal Minds' Cast As Show's Star Is Fired". Rivertowns Daily Voice. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
- Marquez, Eui-jo (July 2009). "LOVE & DEBATE". Home Media Magazine. 31 no.30: 28.
- Let the Game Begin (2010) IMDb
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- "Details". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 2, 2016.
- "Impostor". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 2, 2016.
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- "A Kiss of Chaos". Fabrication Films. Los Angeles. February 15, 2011. ASIN B00473YW14. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "15 Minutes of Fame". Fabrication Films. Los Angeles. May 8, 2012. ASIN B007I1TG6I. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "I Can Do Bad All By Myself". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "Let the Game Begin". Rotten Tomatoes. Los Angeles: Fandango Media. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "Filman en Chihuahua "Cielito Lindo"". Wayback Machine. San Francisco: Internet Archive. Archived from the original on August 17, 2007. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "Caught in the Crossfire". Fabrication Films. Los Angeles. July 13, 2010. ASIN B003INBNQQ. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "Magic Mike". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "About Last Night 2014". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "About Last Night 1986". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "Lovesick". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "Magic Mike XXL". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "CHiPs". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "Category 7: The End of the World". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- Snierson, Dan (September 13, 2012). "Adam Rodriguez signs on to 'The Goodwin Games' -- EXCLUSIVE". Entertainment Weekly. New York City: Time Inc. Retrieved October 30, 2012.
- Wagmeister, Elizabeth (February 18, 2016). "'Breaking Bad' Alum Anna Gunn Cast in ABC Comedy Pilot 'Chunk & Bean'". Variety. United States: Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- Brevet, Brad (March 5, 2013). "2013 MTV Movie Award Nominations Led By 'Django Unchained' and 'Ted'". Rope of Silicon. Retrieved March 16, 2013.