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Emilio Delgado (I)


Emilio Delgado is an actor and singer, best known for his 44 years in the role of "Luis" on Sesame Street from 1971-2015. He was born in Calexico, California and spent his early childhood living across the border in Mexicali, Mexico in a large extended family. He started working at an early age in Mexicali shining shoes and working in his uncle's ... See full bio »
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Known For

Sesame Street
Sesame Street Luis / Luis Rodriguez / Captain Swashbuckle / Singer 'Three of These Kids' / Spanish Kid ('Me') / Additional Vocals 'Wheels on My Feet' / Assistant Luis / Captain Under-Wonder (Luis) / Chaplin / Singer 'Follow the Arrows' / Subject #1 (Luis)
(1971-2017)
House of Cards
House of Cards Ambassador Davila
(2015)
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Ari Hernandez / Rodolfo Delgado
(2004-2007)
Lou Grant
Lou Grant Rubin Castillo / Castillo
(1979-1982)

Filmography

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 2018 iGilbert (post-production)
Rodolfo Gonzalez
 2017 The Get Down (TV Series)
Minister Ruiz
- Unfold Your Own Myth (2017) ... Minister Ruiz
 1971-2017 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Luis / Luis Rodriguez / Captain Swashbuckle / ...
- Having a Ball (2017) ... Luis
- Number 15's Quinceañera (2014) ... Luis Rodriguez
- Bert's Training Wheels (2014) ... Luis
- Latino Festival (2013) ... Luis
- Incarceration (2013) ... Luis
 2015 House of Cards (TV Series)
Ambassador Davila
- Chapter 33 (2015) ... Ambassador Davila
 2014 The Michael J. Fox Show (TV Series)
Flower Vendor
- Couples (2014) ... Flower Vendor
 2013 Sesame Street: Fairy Tale Fun! (Video)
Luis
 2013/II Montauk (Short)
Eduardo
 2013 Little Children, Big Challenges (TV Series)
Luis
- Incarceration (2013) ... Luis
 2013 Peeples
Chief
 2013 A Case of You
Roberto
 2011 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Detective Padilla
- Pilot (2011) ... Detective Padilla (uncredited)
 1996-2011 Learn Along with Sesame (TV Series)
Luis
- For Me, For You, For Later (2011) ... Luis
- A Is for Asthma (1998) ... Luis
- Lead Away (1996) ... Luis
 2011 Death of a Pop Star (Short)
Caretaker
 2010 Perhaps Tomorrow (Short)
Zelgai
 2009 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
Don Enrique
- Episode #1.67 (2009) ... Don Enrique (uncredited)
 2009 Cupid (TV Series)
Gus
- Live and Let Spy (2009) ... Gus
 2008 Blue Blood (TV Movie)
Superintendant
 2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Enrique Diaz
- Inconceivable (2008) ... Enrique Diaz
 2004-2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Rodolfo Delgado / Ari Hernandez
- Amends (2007) ... Rodolfo Delgado
- Pas de Deux (2004) ... Ari Hernandez
 2007 Ready for School (Video)
Luis
 2006 Guess That Shape and Color (Video short)
Luis
 2004 Red Dead Revolver (Video Game)
Bandit / D-Trooper (voice)
 2003 Sesame Street: Three Bears and a New Baby (Video)
Luis Rodriguez
 2000 Between the Lions (TV Series)
The Ram
- The Ram in the Pepper Patch (2000) ... The Ram (voice)
 2000 Law & Order (TV Series)
Elias Soriano
- Surrender Dorothy (2000) ... Elias Soriano
 2000 Cosby (TV Series)
 1998 Sesame Street 'A Is for Asthma' (Video short)
Luis
 1996 Elmo Saves Christmas (Video)
Luis
 1996 Reggie's Prayer
Stadium Announcer
 1990 Sing Yourself Silly! (Video short)
Luis
 1988 Big Bird's Favorite Party Games (Video short)
Luis
 1988 Magic on Sesame Street (Video short)
Luis
 1988 Let's Learn to Play Together (Video Game)
Luis
 1987 Sing Along (Video short)
Luis
 1986 Learning About Letters (Video short)
Luis
 1985 Follow That Bird
Luis
 1982 Born to the Wind (TV Series)
White Bull
 1979-1982 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Rubin Castillo / Castillo
- Beachhead (1982) ... Rubin Castillo
- Unthinkable (1982) ... Rubin Castillo
- Fireworks (1982) ... Rubin Castillo
- Review (1982) ... Rubin Castillo
- Cameras (1982) ... Castillo
 1982 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Paul / Fernando Diaz
- Lord of the Manor (1982) ... Paul
- Unaired Pilot ... Fernando Diaz
 1980-1981 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Officer Garcia / Felix Wanaka
- D.U.I. (1981) ... Officer Garcia
- Welcome to Paradise Palms (1980) ... Felix Wanaka
 1979 The Chisholms (TV Mini-Series)
Half Breed / Half-Breed
- Chapter IV (1979) ... Half Breed
- Chapter III (1979) ... Half-Breed
 1977 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
White Bull
- Tales of the Nunundaga (1977) ... White Bull
 1977 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Vic Salazar
- The Ninth Step (1977) ... Vic Salazar
 1977 Delvecchio (TV Series)
Attorney
- The High Price of Justice (1977) ... Attorney
 1976 Cannon (TV Series)
Dr. Gutierrez
- Cry Wolf (1976) ... Dr. Gutierrez
 1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Agitator #1
- Spanish Class (1976) ... Agitator #1
 1975 I Will Fight No More Forever (TV Movie)
Ollokot
 1970 Men at Law (TV Series)
Cadena
- Survivors Will Be Prosecuted (1970) ... Cadena
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TV commercial for FactsOnFuel.org (2006)

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Emilio was a student at CalArts in their first theater class in 1970, under the direction of innovative director Herb Blau. California Institute of the Arts '71. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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