Member, Board of Directors, Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Actor, Writer, and Director
Adam Rodriguez, best known for his role as Eric Delko on the internationally acclaimed CBS crime drama, “CSI: Miami,” was recently seen recurring on the CW hit romantic comedy-drama “Jane The Virgin,” playing Jane’s critical writing professor. Adam starred opposite Channing Tatum in the Warner Brothers feature film MAGIC MIKE XXL, the sequel to the 2012 box-office hit MAGIC MIKE, directed by Steven Soderbergh and as ‘Cookies' love interest on Fox's record-breaking series “Empire.” He is currently working as a series regular on the hit CBS drama “Criminal Minds,” with Season 12 set to premiere this fall.
Rodriguez’s previous credits include, ABOUT LAST NIGHT, which he starred alongside Michael Ealy and Paula Patton, and Tyler Perry’s I CAN DO BAD ALL BY MYSELF, which won him the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture. Rodriguez earned an ALMA Award in 2011, for his breakthrough role as Eric Delko on “CSI: Miami.” He is also credited for writing and directing two episodes of the hit show. Following that, Rodriguez starred in the final season of ABC’s “Ugly Betty,” playing sexy, bad boy Bobby Talercio, and guest starred on hit shows including “Necessary Roughness” and “Psych.” He also landed a recurring role on the Fox comedy “The Goodwin Games” opposite Becki Newton and Scott Foley. He recently co-starred in CBS drama, “Reckless,” playing the role of Preston Cruz alongside Cam Gigandet and Anna Wood and recurred on the NBC drama “The Night Shift."
A New York native, Rodriguez began his acting career with a starring role in the Steven Bochco-produced “Brooklyn South,” playing Officer Hector Villanueva. His earlier television credits include “All Souls” for UPN, WB’s “Felicity” and Showtime’s “Resurrection Blvd.” In 2002, he co-starred in the final season of the cult hit “Roswell.”
Additionally, Rodriguez has been featured in popular music videos including Lionel Richie's, "I Call It Love" and Jennifer Lopez's breakthrough video, "If You Had My Love." Rodriguez currently resides in Los Angeles with his family.