November 14, 1974 |
Moses Lake, Washington, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Erica Franco (m. 2009)|
Matt Cedeño (born November 14, 1974) is an American television actor and former male fashion model, best known for his roles as Brandon Walker on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives (1999-2005), and as Alejandro Rubio in the Lifetime primetime comedy-drama Devious Maids (2013-2014).
Life and career
Cedeño was born in Moses Lake, Washington, to an Afro-Cuban father and an Irish-English mother. He became a model doing gigs in Milan, Spain, New York and Los Angeles, which Cedeno juggled, along with academics, until he finished school. Cedeño married Erica Franco on July 31, 2009, and their son, Jaxson Cruz, was born on August 7, 2013.
Cedeño is known for his role as Brandon Walker on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives from 1999 to 2005. He has been nominated three years in a row for an ALMA award as Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama for his work as Brandon Walker on NBC's Days of our Lives. He played a young boxer in the 2000 feature film Price of Glory (Jimmy Smits plays the same character years later). He guest-starred on Boy Meets World, CSI: Miami, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and The Mentalist.
Cedeño appeared on the one hundredth episode of ABC comedy-drama series Desperate Housewives as Umberto Rothwell, the gay husband of Edie Britt (Nicollette Sheridan). In 2013, he had a recurring role in the Lifetime comedy-drama Devious Maids during season 1 and part of season 2, playing another gay character called Alejandro Rubio. However his character was killed off in season 2.
|1997||Life with Roger||Kyle||Episode: "The Boxer Rebellion"|
|1997||Boy Meets World||Sergio||Episode: "Last Tango in Philly"|
|2000||28 Days||Bob Ramirez||Uncredited|
|2000||Price of Glory||Young Arturo Ortega|
|2000||Days of Innocence||Michael Moreno||Uncredited|
|1999-2005||Days of Our Lives||Brandon Walker||Series regular|
|2005||CSI: Miami||Gary||Episode: "10-7"|
|2005||Romancing the Bride||Carlos||TV Movie|
|2006||Half & Half||Franco||Episode: "The Big My Funny Valentine Episode"|
|2006||Hot Tamale||Caesar Lopez|
|2006||That '70s Show||Indian||Episode: "We Will Rock You"|
|2006||The War at Home||Police Officer||Episode: "Love Is Blind"|
|2007||It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia||Rico||Episode: "The Gang Gets Whacked: Part 1"|
|2008||Psych||Jorge Gama-Lobo||Episode: "Lights, Camera... Homicidio"|
|2009||Desperate Housewives||Umberto||Episode: "The Best Thing That Ever Could Have Happened"|
|2009||Brothers||Jesus||Episode: "Mike's Comeback"|
|2009||The Mentalist||Narcisco Rubrero||Episode: "Throwing Fire"|
|2011||Melissa & Joey||Gustavo Carvallho||Episode: "Joe Versus the Reunion"|
|2012||Common Law||Tango Phil||Episode: "Soul Mates"|
|2012||Retribution||Ray Martinez||TV Movie|
|2013||Anger Management||Gonzalo||Episode: "Charlie's Dad Breaks Bad"|
|2013-2014||Devious Maids||Alejandro Rubio||Recurring role, 13 episodes|
|Baby Daddy||Javier||One Episode: Strip or Treat|
|2015-||Z Nation||Vasquez||Main Cast (Season 2 -)|
|2016||The Originals||Gaspar Cortez||Episode: "An Old Friend Calls"|
- "POP CULTURE". Soap Opera Digest. August 5, 2013. p. 65.
- "www.cinecon.com". www.cinecon.com. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
- "Matt Cedeño Biography". Tvguide.com. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
- Matt Cedeno Welcomes Baby Boy
- Andreeva, Nellie. "Melinda Page Hamilton & Matt Cedeno Join Lifetime's 'Devious Maids'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
- "Matt Cedeño as Alejandro Rubio - Devious Maids Cast". myLifetime.com. Retrieved 2014-04-19.