- Kirk Acevedo
imagesize = 150px
name = Kirk Acevedo
birthname = Kirk Acevedo
birthdate = birth date and age|1974|11|27
Brooklyn, New York, USA
yearsactive = 1996 – Present
notable role =
Miguel Alvarezin "Oz" Hector Salazar in ' Nicky Cottero"' in " The Black Donnellys"
Kirk Acevedo (born
November 27, 1974) is an American actorof Puerto Rican and Chinese descent. He is best known for his portrayal of Miguel Alvarezin the HBOseries Oz.
Acevedo's parents were both born in
New York City, and lived in Brooklynwhere both their sons, Richard and Kirk Acevedo, were born. The Acevedos moved to the Bronx, where Kirk and his brother were raised. Since childhood, Kirk had shown an interest in acting; he would perform before his family in improvised shows. Acevedo also participated in his high school's dramaclub.
"Oz" television series
After graduating from LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts, Acevedo enrolled in the SUNY Purchase School of Acting (Purchase College). In the 1990s, Acevedo earned his
Bachelor of Fine Artsdegree and shortly after auditioned for "Oz" - some of his classmates landed parts in the series and this motivated him to try out for a part, and he landed the role of the half-crazed gang leader prisoner Miguel Alvarez. Acevedo appeared in the following episodes: 1-26; 34-36 and 41-56. He was nominated for the 1997, 1998, 2000 and 2001 ALMA Awardfor his role in "Oz".
Among the other television series that Acevedo has had roles in are "" (2005) as Hector Salazar;
HBO's " Band of Brothers", produced by Steven Spielberg, as SSgt. Joseph Toye; " NYPD Blue"; 24; " The Black Donnellys" and CBS's " As The World Turns". Some of the movies/ miniseriesthat he's been in are: "Invincible" (2006), "Bait" (2000); "Boiler Room" (2000); "Dinner Rush" (2000); "Arresting Gena" (1997) and "Kirk and Kerry" (1997).
He voices Jackie Estacado in The Darkness, the video game adaptation of the comic book.He presently stars on the FOX series, Fringe, as Charlie Francis. [http://www.fringetelevision.com/2008/05/kirk-acevedo-charlie-francis.html]
In 1999, Kirk won an ALMA Award for his role in "The Thin Red Line" [ [http://www.kirkacevedo.com/ Filmography] ] . He was nominated in the "Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play" category 1997 for the Drama Desk Award for "Tooth of Crime". He co-founded the theater company, The Rorschach Group, with
List of famous Puerto Ricans
Kirk is married to actress, Kiersten Warren. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiersten_Warren] .
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