Joel de la Fuente
Joel de la Fuente
|Born||April 21, 1969|
New Hartford, New York, U.S.
|Education||Brown University (BA)|
New York University (MFA)
Joel de la Fuente (born April 21, 1969) is an American actor. He first gained recognition for his role as 1st Lieutenant Paul Wang in Space: Above and Beyond, and is best known for his roles as Dr. Johann Pryce in Hemlock Grove, Kenpeitai Chief Inspector Takeshi Kido in The Man in the High Castle and recurring appearances on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Technical Assistance Response Unit Tech Ruben Morales.
Early life and education
De la Fuente was born in New Hartford, New York, the second of three brothers born to Filipino immigrant parents. He is of Filipino, Chinese, Malaysian, Portuguese, and Spanish ancestry. He grew up in Evanston, Illinois, and graduated from the North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, Illinois, in 1987. He received his BA degree in Theatre Arts in 1991 from Brown University, and his MFA degree in 1994 from NYU's graduate acting program at the Tisch School of the Arts.
- Roommates (1995)
- Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)
- The Happening (2008) as Realtor
- Taking Chance (2009) as Ticketing Agent
- Brief Reunion (2011) as Aaron
- Forgetting the Girl (2012) as Derek
- Julia (2014) as Dr. Lin
- Ava's Possessions (2015) as Escobar
- Red Sparrow (2018)
- Due South (1994) as Charlie Wong (Episode "Chinatown")
- Space: Above and Beyond (1995–1996) as Lt. Paul Wang (main role)
- High Incident (1996) as Detective Aquino (3 episodes)
- When the Cradle Falls (1997) as Bill Avila
- ER (1997) as Ivan Fu
- 100 Centre Street (2001–2002) as Peter Davies
- Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2002–2011) as TARU Tech Ruben Morales
- All My Children (2007) as Seamus Wong
- Canterbury's Law (2008) as Assistant Attorney General Peter Upton (2 episodes)
- Hemlock Grove (2013–2015) as Dr. Johann Pryce (main role)
- Blue Bloods (2015) as Edward Gomez (Episode: "Flags of Our Fathers")
- The Man in the High Castle (2015–present) as Inspector Kido (main role)
- Limitless (2016) as Daniel Lee (Episode: "A Dog's Breakfast")
- Madam Secretary (2017–2018) as President Datu Andrada (2 episodes)
- Bull (2017) as Brent Janson (Episode: "How to Dodge a Bullet")
- Manifest (2018) as Dr. Brian Cardoso (Episode: "Pilot")
- "A Conversation with Joel de la Fuente, Star of 'The Man in the High Castle' and 'Hemlock Grove'". AsAm News. 24 November 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
- "Joel de la Fuente Interview: Acting as a profession - Asians on Film". Asians on Film. 14 February 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
- "Three Brothers, Three Passions, One North Shore". Acorn: North Shore Country Day School Magazine: 10–14. Spring 2016.
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