Freddy Rodriguez

Actor
Although he rose to prominence as ambitious undertaker Rico Diaz on the groundbreaking HBO series "Six Feet Under" (2001-05), Freddy Rodriguez had been plying his trade as an actor for nearly a decade. Turning to ... Read more »
Born: 01/16/1975 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (45)

The Night Shift 2013 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Fort Bliss 2014 (Movie)

Captain Garver (Actor)

Fortuna 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

CBGB 2013 (Movie)

Idaho (Actor)

Perception 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden 2012 (Movie)

Trench (Actor)

Soldiers of Fortune 2012 (Movie)

Reed (Actor)

Chaos 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Party of Five 1998 - 1999, 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ugly Betty 2007 - 2008, 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2008 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Bottle Shock 2008 (Movie)

Gustavo Brambila (Actor)

Immigrants (L.A. Dolce Vita) 2008 (Movie)

Voice (Actor)

Nothing Like the Holidays 2008 (Movie)

Jesse Rodriguez (Actor)

Scream 2007 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

ER 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Grindhouse 2007 (Movie)

Wray (Actor)

Planet Terror 2007 (Movie)

Wray (Actor)

Scream Awards 2006 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

2006 Alma Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Bobby 2006 (Movie)

Jose Rojas (Actor)

Harsh Times 2006 (Movie)

Mike Alvarez (Actor)

Lady in the Water 2006 (Movie)

Reggie (Actor)

Poseidon 2006 (Movie)

Marco Valentin (Actor)

Teen Titans 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Voice

Video Game Awards 2005 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Dallas 362 2005 (Movie)

Rubin (Actor)

Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story 2005 (Movie)

Mandolin (Actor)

Six Feet Under 2000 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

The 5th Annual Latin Grammy Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Havoc 2004 (Movie)

Hector (Actor)

Scrubs 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

TV Revolution 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Chasing Papi 2003 (Movie)

Victor (Actor)

Oh Grow Up 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Payback 1999 (Movie)

Punk Messenger (Actor)

Can't Hardly Wait 1998 (Movie)

Jock No 3 (Actor)

The Pest 1997 (Movie)

Ninja (Actor)

A Walk in the Clouds 1995 (Movie)

Pedro Aragon Jr (Actor)

Dead Presidents 1995 (Movie)

Jose (Actor)

Angel Street (TV Show)

Actor

Good Advice (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Although he rose to prominence as ambitious undertaker Rico Diaz on the groundbreaking HBO series "Six Feet Under" (2001-05), Freddy Rodriguez had been plying his trade as an actor for nearly a decade. Turning to performing to escape the criminality of inner city living, Rodriguez quit Chicago for Hollywood in 1994 and quickly built an impressive résumé of feature film and television roles. An early part as the son of screen legend Anthony Quinn in Alfonso Arau's "A Walk in the Clouds" (1995) led to meatier assignments in "Dead Presidents" (1995), "The Pest" (1997), "Payback" (1999) and the HBO biopic "For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story" (2000). During the acclaimed run of "Six Feet Under," Rodriguez was a semi-regular on the hit NBC sitcom "Scrubs" (NBC/ABC, 2001-2010) and starred with Anne Hathaway in Barbara Kopple's controversial "Havoc" (2005). With the uptake in his celebrity stock, Rodriguez enjoyed bits in Wolfgang Petersen's big budget disaster flick "Poseidon" (2006) and M. Night Shyamalan's whimsical "Lady in the Lake" (2006) while proving a charismatic leading man in Robert Rodriguez's "Planet Terror" (2007) and Randall Miller's indie comedy "Bottle Shock" (2008). Not even the quick cancellation of his CBS series "Chaos" (2011) could slow the career ascendancy of Freddy Rodriguez, a veteran Hollywood player bound for bigger and better things on screens big and small.

Relationships

Elsie Rodriguez

Wife
Were high school sweethearts

Giancarlo Rodriguez Actor

Son
Mother, Elsie Rodriguez

Elijah Rodriguez

Son
Mother, Elsie Rodriguez

EDUCATION

Lincoln Park High School

Chicago , Illinois

Milestones

2008

Made executive producing debut, "Nothing Like the Holidays"; also starred as a solider home for the holidays

2007

Cast as El Wray in "Planet Terror," Robert Rodriguez's portion of the double-feature film, "Grindhouse" a collaboration with Quentin Tarantino

2007

Joined the second season of ABC's "Ugly Betty" as Gio, the sandwich cart guy

2006

Cast as a busboy in Emilio Estevez's directorial debut, "Bobby," an ensemble centered around the night of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination

2006

Starred in director Wolfgang Petersen's remake of "The Poseidon Adventure"

2005

Played a jockey in the movie "Dreamer" co-starring Dakota Fanning

2003

Had a recurring role as Carla's brother Marco on NBC's "Scrubs"

2001

Played the regular role of mortician Federico Diaz in the acclaimed HBO series "Six Feet Under"; earned an Emmy nomination in 2002 for Supporting Actor in a Drama

2000

Co-starred in the HBO movie "For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story"

1998

Played an obnoxious jock in the ensemble "Can't Hardly Wait"

1997

Appeared opposite John Leguizamo in "The Pest"

1995

Played a Vietnam veteran in "Dead Presidents" with Chris Tucker and Larenz Tate

1995

First major supporting role in "A Walk in the Clouds"

1994

Made feature debut in "The Fence"

1992

Professional acting debut in an episode of the short-lived CBS drama "Polish Hill"

Began performing while still in high school, appearing with the Whirlwind Performance Company

Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois

Won scholarship to Chicago's Center for the Gifted; attended for two summers

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