Rodriguez in 2014
Adam Michael Rodriguez
April 2, 1975
|Occupation||Actor, screenwriter, director|
Grace Gail (m. 2016)
Adam Michael Rodriguez (born April 2, 1975) is an American actor, screenwriter and director. He became known for his long running role as Eric Delko on CSI: Miami. He is currently portraying Task Force Agent and the newest recruit to the BAU, Agent Luke Alvez, in Criminal Minds.
He attended Clarkstown High School North in New City, New York, where he graduated with the class of 1993. Rodriguez had initially hoped to be a professional baseball player, but after a high school injury, he turned his attention to acting and performed in a children's theater in New York. Prior to full-time acting, he was a stockbroker.
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Rodriguez has appeared in commercials, including one for Coca-Cola. His first film appearance was as an extra in The X-Files. He later appeared on Brooklyn South, Law & Order, Felicity, Roswell, and NYPD Blue.
He has appeared in a number of music videos, including Jennifer Lopez's 1999 video, "If You Had My Love", Busta Rhymes' "Respect My Conglomerate", Lionel Richie's "I Call It Love", opposite Nicole Richie, Melanie Fiona's "It Kills Me", 50 Cent's "Many Men", alongside Rory Cochrane, and Wisin & Yandel's No Dejemos Que Se Apague. He was a participant in the pro-Obama video, Yes We Can.
He joined the main cast of CSI: Miami which premiered in 2002 and directed and wrote the episode "Hunting Ground" (Season 9 Episode 16). He left the main cast 5 episodes into Season 8 and was credited as a recurring cast member for 8 episodes. In Season 9, he returned to the main cast until the show ended with season 10 in 2012.
Rodriguez starred in the 2009 Tyler Perry movie I Can Do Bad All By Myself as Sandino, alongside Taraji P. Henson. Rodriguez also co-starred in a smaller film called Love and Debate. He played Bobby, Hilda's love interest in season 4 of Ugly Betty. He splits his time between New York and Los Angeles, and has a third residence in Puerto Rico.
|2001||Impostor||Trooper #1||Based upon the 1953 short story of the same name by Philip K. Dick.|
|2002||King Rikki||Alejandro Rojas|
|2005||Keeper of the Past||Stanley||Short film|
|2006||Love & Debate||Elias|
|2008||A Kiss of Chaos||Freddie|
|2008||Christmas Break||Alejandro||Short comedy–musical film|
|2008||15 Minutes of Fame||Casting Director|
|2009||I Can Do Bad All By Myself||Sandino|
|2010||Let the Game Begin||Rowan Sly 'Ricky'|
|2010||Caught in the Crossfire||Shepherd||Direct-to-DVD film|
|2014||About Last Night||Steven Thaler|
|2015||Magic Mike XXL||Tito|
|2017||Axis||(voice)||Film directed by Aisha Tyler|
|2018||Incredibles 2||Detective No. 2||Voice role|
|1997||NYPD Blue||Uniform Cop||Episode: "Upstairs, Downstairs"|
|1997–98||Brooklyn South||Officer Hector Villanueva||Main role; 19 episodes|
|1999||Ryan Caulfield: Year One||Guest||Episode: "Pilot"|
|1999||Law & Order||Chino||Episode: "Marathon"|
|1999–2000||Felicity||Erik Kidd||Recurring role; 3 episodes|
|2001||All Souls||Patrick Fortado||Recurring role; 6 episodes|
|2001–02||Resurrection Blvd.||Jorge||Recurring role; 4 episodes|
|2001-02||Roswell||Jesse Esteban Ramirez||Main role (season 3); 18 episodes|
|2002||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Eric Delko||Episode: "Cross-Jurisdictions"|
|2002–2012||CSI: Miami||Main role; 219 episodes|
|2003||Queens Supreme||Hector Martinez||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2004||Six Feet Under||Kenny Simms||Episode: "The Black Forest"|
|2005||Kim Possible||Burn Burnam||Episode: "Team Impossible"|
|2005||Category 7: The End of the World||USAF Pilot Ritter||Miniseries |
|2007||NCIS||Dead Body in the Taxi||Episode "Trojan Horse"|
|2009–2010||Ugly Betty||Bobby Talercio||Recurring role; 11 episodes|
|2010||Psych||Tommy Nix||Episode:"Shawn and Gus in Drag (Racing)"|
|2011||Sesame Street||Detective Alfie Betts||Episode: "Letter 'R' Mystery"|
|2012||Necessary Roughness||Edmund "Gonzo" Gonzalez||Episode: "Slumpbuster"|
|2013||The Goodwin Games ||Ivan||Recurring role: 3 episodes|
|2014||Reckless||Preston Cruz||Main role; 13 episodes|
|2015||The Night Shift||Dr. Joseph "Joey" Chavez||Recurring role; 6 episodes|
|2015, 2018||Jane the Virgin||Jonathan Chavez||Recurring role; 7 episodes|
|2015||Empire||Laz Delgado||Recurring role; 5 episodes|
|2016||Chunk & Bean||Jim Herrera||Pilot|
|2016||Lip Sync Battle||Himself||Episode: "Channing Tatum vs. Jenna Dewan-Tatum"|
|2016–present||Criminal Minds||Luke Alvez||Main role;4 Seasons 69 episodes|
|2011–2012||CSI: Miami||Episodes: "Hunting Ground" & "At Risk"|
|2015||Scorpion (TV series)||Episode: "Dam Breakthrough"|
|2018–present||Criminal Minds||Episodes: "Last Gasp" & "Ashley"|
|2011–2012||CSI: Miami||Episodes: "Hunting Ground" & "At Risk"|
|1999||If You Had My Love||Jennifer Lopez Music video|
|2006||I Call It Love||Nicole Richies Boyfriend||Lionel Richie Music Video|
|2009||Respect My Conglomerate||Police Officer|
|Many Men||Detective||Music Video|
|It Kills Me||Boyfriend||Music Video|
Awards and nominations
|2013||MTV Movie Awards||Best Musical Moment||Magic Mike||Nominated|
- "Adam Rodriguez" (2006). Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. Vol. 71. Detroit: Gale. Accessed via Biography in Context database, August 7, 2016.
- Rodriguez, Francis (September 16, 2009). "CSI's Adam Rodríguez looks beyond 'Miami'". New York Daily News. Retrieved January 27, 2012.
- Adam Rodriguez profile, filmreference.com; accessed March 17, 2016.
- Terrero, Nina (June 27, 2012). "Adam Rodriguez Strips Down and Tells All". NBC Latino. NBC News. Retrieved August 7, 2016.
- "Westchester Native Joins CBS' 'Criminal Minds' Cast As Show's Star Is Fired". Rivertowns Daily Voice. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
- Marquez, Eui-jo (July 2009). "LOVE & DEBATE". Home Media Magazine. 31 no.30: 28.
- Let the Game Begin (2010) IMDb
- "'Jane The Virgin' Casts 'Magic Mike' Star Adam Rodriguez for Recurring Arc". TheWrap. 2015-09-30. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
- Turchiano, Danielle; Turchiano, Danielle (2018-03-03). "'Jane The Virgin' Boss Breaks Down Revisiting the Jane-Chavez Relationship Through the 'Me Too' Lens". Variety. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
- Prudom, Laura (June 8, 2016). "'Criminal Minds' Casts Adam Rodriguez as Series Regular for Season 12". Variety. www.variety.com. Retrieved 2016-08-07.
- "Details". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 2, 2016.
- De Leon, Kris (February 4, 2008). "'CSI: Miami' Actor Stars in a War Movie". BuddyTV. Seattle: Advanced Media Research Group, Inc. Archived from the original on October 4, 2016. Retrieved October 2, 2016.
- "A Kiss of Chaos". Fabrication Films. Los Angeles. February 15, 2011. ASIN B00473YW14. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "15 Minutes of Fame". Fabrication Films. Los Angeles. May 8, 2012. ASIN B007I1TG6I. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "I Can Do Bad All By Myself". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "Let the Game Begin". Rotten Tomatoes. Los Angeles: Fandango Media. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "Filman en Chihuahua "Cielito Lindo"". Wayback Machine. San Francisco: Internet Archive. Archived from the original on August 17, 2007. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "Caught in the Crossfire". Fabrication Films. Los Angeles. July 13, 2010. ASIN B003INBNQQ. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "Magic Mike". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "Lovesick". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "Magic Mike XXL". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- "Category 7: The End of the World". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- Snierson, Dan (September 13, 2012). "Adam Rodriguez signs on to 'The Goodwin Games' -- EXCLUSIVE". Entertainment Weekly. New York City: Time Inc. Retrieved October 30, 2012.
- Wagmeister, Elizabeth (February 18, 2016). "'Breaking Bad' Alum Anna Gunn Cast in ABC Comedy Pilot 'Chunk & Bean'". Variety. United States: Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
- Brevet, Brad (March 5, 2013). "2013 MTV Movie Award Nominations Led By 'Django Unchained' and 'Ted'". Rope of Silicon. Retrieved March 16, 2013.