State University of New York at Purchase
LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts
Joined the cast of the series "12 Monkeys"
Cast as Charlie Francis on the J. J. Abrams-produced series "Fringe" (FOX)
Cast as Nicky Cottero on the NBC drama "The Black Donnellys"
Had a small part in Terrence Malick's "The New World"
Portrayed D.A. Investigator Hector Salazar on "Law & Order: Trial by Jury" (NBC)
Featured in the World War II-themed HBO miniseries "Band of Brothers"
Co-starred as Danny Aiello's black sheep son undone by gambling debts in the independent feature "Dinner Rush"
Had a supporting role as a leader of a theft ring in the Jamie Foxx action vehicle "Bait"
Played a psychotic chef in the restaurant-set independent comedy "In the Weeds"
Acted in Terrence Malick's "The Thin Red Line"
Appeared in the NBC miniseries biopic of Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano "Witness to the Mob"
Featured in Hannah Weyer's acclaimed independent drama "Arresting Gena"
Played troubled inmate Miguel Alvarez on the HBO drama series "OZ"
Starred with girlfriend Kerry Johnson in the short "Kirk and Kerry"
Received a Drama Desk nomination for his performance in Sam Shepard's "Tooth of Crime (Second Dance)"
Guested on an episode of "Law & Order" (NBC)
Again appeared on "New York Undercover" (FOX)
Guest starred as a crack-addled rich kid on an episode of "New York Undercover" (FOX)
Was raised in the Bronx, New York.
On being mistaken for the character he plays on "Oz", mentally unbalanced hard man Miguel Alvarez: "People are seeing you as a character and not a person doing a character. That's the great thing about being an actor." - Acevedo quoted to Latina magazine, November 1998