Joel de la Fuente Poster


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Overview (2)

Born in New Hartford, New York, USA
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Joel de la Fuente received his Master of Fine Arts degree from the New York University Graduate Acting Program in 1994, having received his Bachelor of Arts from Brown University. He has appeared in films such as Personal Velocity (2002), Return to Paradise (1998), and Roommates (1995). On television he was a series regular on Space: Above and Beyond (1995) and had a recurring role on 100 Centre Street (2001) and High Incident (1996). He guest-starred on ER (1994), Cosby (1996), Fire Co. 132, and Due South (1994), and was a lead performer in the mini-series, _"Summer Stories: The Mall" (1992) (mini)_ and When the Cradle Falls (1997). Mr. de la Fuente's extensive theatrical experience includes appearances with the Ma-Yi Theater at the Public, Williamstown Theater Festival, National Asian American Theater (as Iago in Shakespeare's Othello), New York Shakespeare Festival, Vineyard Theater, La Jolla Playhouse and international appearances - including at London's Barbican Theater - as Liu Meng Mei in The Peony Pavillion.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: eckertv

He began to appear regularly in a supporting role as a Crime Scene Technician named Ruben Morales on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) that often helps the squad and the DA's office with forensic evidence in numerous ways. He has since become a fan favorite and appears in many episodes of the series.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: hawker2005

Spouse (1)

Melissa Bowen (? - present) ( 1 child)

Trivia (6)

Joel de la Fuente was raised in Evanston, Illinois, and graduated from the North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, Illinois, in 1987.
Received his Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts from Brown University in 1991.
Received his Master of Fine Arts degree from New York University Graduate Acting Program in 1994
Joel de la Fuente made his New York Philharmonic debut in the role of Claudio in Berlioz's opera Beatrice et Benedict.
Met his wife on the set of Space Above and Beyond. He was a series regular, she was a guest star playing a romantic interest for his character.
Burned his ear when a special effect malfunctioned on the set of Space Above and Beyond. Still has the scar.

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