Hometown: New York, New York
Birthday: April 2
New York native Adam Rodriguez began his acting career with a starring role in the Steven Bochco-produced “Brooklyn South,” on the Network, playing Officer Hector Villanueva. Most recently, Rodriguez had recurring roles in “Jane the Virgin” and “Empire.” His additional television credits include “All Souls,” “Felicity,” “Resurrection Blvd.” and “Roswell.” Also, he directed an episode of “Scorpion,” for the Network.
For 11 seasons, Rodriguez played Eric Delko on “CSI: Miami,” on the Network, which earned him an ALMA Award in 2011. He also wrote and directed two episodes for the series. Additional television credits include “Ugly Betty,” “Necessary Roughness,” “Psych,” “The Goodwin Games,” “Reckless” and “The Night Shift.”
Rodriguez’s feature-film credits include starring opposite Channing Tatum in “Magic Mike XXL,” the sequel to the 2012 box-office hit “Magic Mike,” “About Last Night” and “I Can Do Bad All by Myself,” which earned him the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture in 2010.
In addition to his acting work, Rodriguez has been featured in music videos, including Lionel Richie’s “I Call It Love” and Jennifer Lopez’s “If You Had My Love.”
Rodriguez resides in Los Angeles. He served as the 2016 Padrino for the Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City. During his off time, he likes to play the guitar and write music. His birthday is April 2. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @_Adam_Rodriguez.