Tyler Sage Alvarez
October 25, 1997
New York City, U.S.
|Education||Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School|
Tyler Sage Alvarez (born October 25, 1997) is an American actor, known for his roles as Diego Rueda in Nickelodeon's teen sitcom Every Witch Way and Peter Maldonado in Netflix's mockumentary series American Vandal.
Alvarez was born in New York City, to a first generation Cuban American father, and a fourth generation Puerto Rican American mother. His father works for the Drug Enforcement Administration and his mother works as a nurse administrator for a private hospital. He had one older brother, Niko, who passed away in October of 2018. Alvarez's parents divorced when he was a child and both subsequently remarried. He has two younger half-siblings, Alex and Brianna, from his father, and a younger half-sister, Sofia, from his mother.
Alvarez's first professional acting job was in a Totino's pizza rolls commercial. In 2014, he began starring as Diego Rueda, a human with magical powers, in Nickelodeon's teen sitcom Every Witch Way. The following year, Alvarez began portraying Benny Mendoza, the eldest son of Litchfield inmate Gloria Mendoza, in Netflix's comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black.
|2013||The House That Jack Built||Young Hector|
|2013||Brothers in Arms||Logan||Short film|
|2014–2015||Every Witch Way||Diego Rueda||85 episodes|
|2014||Every Witch Way: Spellbound||Diego Rueda||Television film|
|2015||Talia in the Kitchen||Diego Rueda||Episode: "Every Witch Lola's"|
|2015–2017||Orange Is the New Black||Benny Mendoza||5 episodes|
|2017||High School Lover||Larry||Television film|
|2017–2018||American Vandal||Peter Maldonado||16 episodes|
|2017||Fresh Off the Boat||Wes||Episode: "Slide Effect"|
|2018||The Fosters||Declan Rivers||5 episodes|
|2019||Veronica Mars||Juan-Diego De La Cruz||Main role,pre-production|
- Alvarez, Tyler [@tyleralvarez] (October 25, 2015). "Thank you all for the birthday wishes. I seriously love every single one of you. You guys had me smiling all day. Can't believe I'm 18" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- Rapp, Ilana (January 31, 2014). "Teen Actors Share Audition Techniques". NYCastings.
- "Tyler Alvarez Talks Nickelodeon's "Every Witch Way" – Interview". BSCkids. January 10, 2014.
- Suarez, Ana Luisa (January 17, 2014). "EXCLUSIVE: Introducing New Nickelodeon Telenovela Star Tyler Alvarez!". Latina.
- "Tyler Alvarez Height Age Weight Biography Girlfriend & Net Worth - Famed Star". Famed Star. 2017-09-28. Retrieved 2018-02-05.
- Lindsay, Benjamin (November 22, 2017). "'American Vandal' Star Tyler Alvarez Reveals How to Act in a Mystery Series". Backstage.
- Ramps, Dino-Ray (August 3, 2017). "Netflix Announces True Crime Satire 'American Vandal' With Absurdly Straight-Laced Trailer". Deadline Hollywood.
- "'American Vandal' Renewed For Season 2 By Netflix". Deadline Hollywood. October 26, 2017. Retrieved October 26, 2017.