Joel de la Fuente

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Joel de la Fuente
Born (1969-04-21) April 21, 1969 (age 49)
EducationBrown University (BA)
New York University (MFA)
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)Melissa Bowen

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.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

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.[2] 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.[3]




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  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ "Joel de la Fuente Interview: Acting as a profession - Asians on Film". Asians on Film. 14 February 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Three Brothers, Three Passions, One North Shore". Acorn: North Shore Country Day School Magazine: 10–14. Spring 2016.

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