Joseph Julian Soria

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Joseph Julian Soria
BornAugust 28, 1986 (1986-08-28) (age 32)
Years active2004–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] and Pete Ramos in The Oath.

Life and career[edit]

Soria was born in Los Angeles, California. His parents are Mexican. He 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 the film's release, the Filly Brown team mourned 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 (later retitled Line of Duty), 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 The Bondage Spider
True Men Thug #2
The Bliss Pablo
2007 She Wore a Yellow Scrunchy Rico Short Film
Saturday Night Special Danny DelToro Short Film
Trust Me Luis
2008 Hamlet 2 Octavio
Tru Loved Manuel
Days of Wrath Wito
The Cross Before Me Ernie
2009 Fast & Furious Drug Runner
Crank: High Voltage Chico
2010 High School Rubin
Assisting Venus Paul
2011 Benavides Born Luis
2012 Filly Brown MC Wyatt
2013 Line of Duty Derek
Enter the Dangerous Mind College Student
2014 Camp X-Ray Pvt. Rico Cruz
2014 10 Cent Pistol Officer Hanna
2015 Superfast! Cesar Veracruz
2015 Do You Believe? Carlos
2015 Max Emilio
2016 The Purge: Election Year Marcos
2016 Officer Downe Lab Tech #2
Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Shield Spider Episodes: "String Theory", "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 Episodes: "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 Episodes: "Shootout", "On the hook"
2012 Army Wives Hector Cruz Recurring role season 6; main role season 7
2014 Supernatural Kuchisake-onna Episode: "The Purge"
2014–2015 The Night Shift Javy / Javier Castro Episodes: "Grace Under Fire", "Parenthood"
2015 American Crime Luis Episodes: "Episode Five", "Episode Six"
2015 Complications Alvarez Episodes: "Diagosis", "Relapse", "Deterioration"
2016 Grimm Goyo Episode: "Silence of the Slams"
2018–present The Oath Pete Ramos Main role
2019 Hawaii Five-0 Tory Laiyaha Episode: "E'ao lu'au a kualima"


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