Philip Anthony-Rodriguez

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Philip Anthony-Rodriguez
Born (1968-03-10) March 10, 1968 (age 50)
Brooklyn, New York, United States[1]
ResidenceLos Angeles, California
Other namesPhilip Anthony Rodriguez, Philip Anthony Rodrigues
OccupationActor, voice actor
Years active1990–present

Philip Anthony-Rodriguez (born March 10, 1968) is an American actor and voice actor known for his roles on Jake 2.0 as Kyle Duarte and the voice of disc jockey Maurice Chavez in the 2002 video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.

Early life[edit]

Anthony-Rodriguez was born to parents Maximo and Veronica (née Burgos) on March 10, 1968 in Brooklyn, New York. The youngest of five children, he began acting, singing and doing voices when he was very little. At age 11, he started working with Acting by Children, a young people's performing group in New York City founded by Jeanne Niederlitz. As a result of his talent and look, the management group Niederlitz and Steele signed him and began representing him in talent auditions.[2] Philip began working almost immediately and has been a busy working actor for over four decades. Raised in a bilingual household has enabled Philip to work in the business in both English and Spanish.[3]

Career[edit]

In November 1990, Philip originated the role of Ritchie Valens in the musical Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.[4] He provided the voice of the male version of protagonist SPARTAN-B312 in the 2010 video game Halo: Reach. He is the voice of Jetstream Sam in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. He also played Dr. Evans in Madea's Big Happy Family. He recurred for six seasons as Ruben Enriquez in the ABC Family television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager. He played Nelson in film The Ode and had a guest role on the Disney Channel show Hannah Montana in 2009 and played Michael Grant in Castle in 2010.[5] In 2011, he guest-starred on the Disney Channel show Shake It Up (season 1, episode 18: "Model It Up") as designer Napoleon Fontaine and in 2013 on Modern Family in the episode "The Big Game", and in 2014 as Mr. Eloquence on Real Husbands of Hollywood. Anthony-Rodriguez voices the role of Nick Mendoza in the video game Battlefield Hardline. In 2015, he was announced as the voice of the Imperial Inquisitor, the Fifth Brother on the Disney XD animated series Star Wars Rebels.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Note(s)
1997 Academy Boyz Luis
1998 Undercurrent Carlos Rivera, Jr.
2003 I Wrote That One, Vol. 1 Ensemble / Mutiple Roles Video short
2003 SW 2.5. (The Pitch Wars) Quentin Tarantino / Spike Lee / James Ivory / Joel Coen / Andy Wachowski / Bobby Farrelly / Yoda / Anakin / Buzz Lightyear / First AD Voice role
Short
2003 I Wrote That One, Vol. 2 Ensemble / Multiple Roles Video short
2005 Bathsheba The Messenger Short
2007 InAlienable Dr. Braxton
2008 The Ode Nelson Short
2008 Waiting For Yvette Luis Short
2009 He Likes Guys Luis Segment ("Waiting For Yvette")
2010 Madea's Big Happy Family Dr. Evans Video
2010 Assisting Venus Leo
2011 Madea's Big Happy Family Dr. Evans
2013 Lost and Found Detective Castillo Short
2013 The Book of Daniel Belshazzar
2015 Madea's Tough Love Officer Frank Voice role
2017 Odious Mark

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Note(s)
1995 New York News Episode: "Cost of Living"
1995 The City Bernardo Castro Episode: "1.25"
1997-2000 Law & Order Doorman / Male Jury 2 episodes
2000 Third Watch Georgio Episode: "Just Another Night at The Opera"
2002 Street Time Enrique Abascal Episode: "Good Deeds"
2002 Becker Singer Episode: "Chris-Mess"
2003 Dragnet SID Tech #2 Episode: "All That Glitters"
2003 Star Trek: Enterprise Juan Episode: "Horizon"
2003-2004 Jake 2.0 Kyle Durate 16 episodes
2004 JAG Gunnery Sergeant Mark Burrell Episode: "Corporate Raiders"
2004 Higglytown Heroes Furnish Repairman Voice role; Episode: "All Warm Inside"
2005 CSI: Miami Jeff Colson Episode: "Payback"
2006 In Justice Sgt. DeMeo Episode: "Badge of Honor"
2006 Untitled Patricia Heaton Project Mr. Reid TV movie
2007 NCIS Lloyd Jackson Episode: "Skeletons"
2007 Shark Louis Menashi Episode: "In Absentia"
2008-2012 The Secret Life of the American Teenager Rubien Enriquez 51 episodes
2008 Privileged Len Episode: "All About Appearances"
2008 Eli Stone Michael Pelfrey Episode: "Owner of a Lonely Heart"
2009 CSI: NY Lt. John Malley Episode: "Rush to Judgement"
2009 Hannah Montana Shawn Nahnah Episode: "Papa's Got a Brand-New Friend"
2009 24 Tom Chapman 4 episodes
2009 NUMB3RS Marcus Episode: "Greatest Hits"
2009 Meet the Browns Hector Episode: "Meet The Real Dad"
2010 Dark Blue ICE Agent Steven Clark / Nathan Clark 2 episodes
2010 Castle Michael Grant Episode: "Almost Famous"
2011 Shake It Up Napeleon Fontaine Episode: "Model It Up"
2012 Person of Interest Rafeal Acosta Episode: "C.O.D."
2012 Zeke and Luther Quentin Del Toro 2 episodes
2013 Burn Notice Pablo Episode: "New Deal"
2013 The Nightmare Nanny Detective Rodriguez TV movie
2013 Real Husbands of Hollywood Mr. Eloquence 3 episodes
2013-2015 Modern Family Tim 2 episodes
2013 Cinnamon Girl Pablo Shroder TV movie
2014 Gang Related Billy Cabreba 3 episodes
2014-2015 Grimm Marcus Rispoli 13 episodes
2014 Madam Secretary Manny Acuzzo Episode: "Game On"
2015 The Mentalist Darrell Gonzalez Episode: "Green Light"
2015 Mike & Molly Manny Episode: "Buy the Book"
2015 NCIS: New Orleans Navy Captain Michael Dawson Episode: "The Insider"
2016 Star Wars Rebels Fifth Brother / Rebel Trooper / Phoenix Squadron Pilot Voice role; 6 episodes
2017 Rosewood Jamil Luther Episode: "Mummies & Meltdowns"
2017 Queen of the South Octavio Episode: "El Precio de La Fe"
2017 The Orville Fadolin Episode: "Mad Idolatory"
2018 Alex, Inc. Nelson Munoz Episode: "The Nanny"
2018 Hawaii Five-O Commander Parks Episode: "Ka Lala Kaukonakona Haki 'Ole I Ka Pa A Ka Makani Kona"
2018 Days of Our Lives Miguel Garcia 12 episodes
2018 Reverie Daniel Baez Episode: "No More Mr. Nice Guy"
2018 Homecoming Roman Episode: "Protocol"

Videogames[edit]

Year Title Role Note(s)
2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Maurice Chavez
2005 True Crime: New York City Director
2006 Saints Row Victor Rodriguez
2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories Marcie Chavez
2006 The Sopranos: Road to Respect Additional Voices
2006 SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Combined Assault Aztec
2007 Spider-Man 3 Additional Voices
2008 Saints Row 2 Victor Rodriguez
2008 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Additional Voices
2009 Red Faction: Guerilla Additional Voices
2009 Dragon Age: Origins Disciple Harvard / Templar Dreamer / Dust Town Beggar / Fade Mage Instructor / Proving Spectactor / Royal Place Servant
2009 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II Thaddeus / Nemerian / Rangers / Eldar / Guardians / Warp Spiders
2010 Halo: Reach Noble Six - Male
2010 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II: Chaos Rising Thaddeus / Eldar
2010 Call of Duty: Black Ops Additional Voices
2011 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II: Retribution Eldar Male / Eldar Voice of God
2011 Driver: San Francisco Additional Voices
2011 Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Jose "Guts" Gutierrez
2011 Uncharted: Golden Abyss Mercenary / Thug
2011 Dead Space 2 Additional Voices
2013 Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Samuel Rodrigues / Additional Voices
2014 Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Soldiers / Extras
2014 Infamous: Second Son Concrete Pawn #1
2014 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Additional Voices
2015 White Night Player / Narrator
2015 Battlefield Hardline Nicholas Mendoza
2015 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Soldiers / Extras
2015 Fallout 4 Sturges / Scott Edwards
2015 Rise of the Tomb Raider Jacob
2017 Ghost Recon: Wildlands El Gato
2018 Just Cause 4 Javi / People of Solis

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Man of the Moment: Philip Anthony-Rodriguez with Deb Smouse". All Things Girl.
  2. ^ "St. Patrick's Day". The New York Times. 13 March 1981. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Exclusive: Grimm Casts Secret Life Actor as Royal Henchman for Multi-Episode Arc". TVLine. February 8, 2014.
  4. ^ League, The Broadway. "Buddy – Broadway Musical – Original - IBDB". ibdb.com. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Days of Our Lives Comings and Goings: A Mystery Man Is Back In Salem". Soap Hub. April 8, 2018.

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