Wilmer Valderrama

American actor Wilmer Valderrama

Wilmer Eduardo Valderrama is an American actor and television personality, known for the role of Fez ("Foreign Exchange Student") in the sitcom That '70s Show, hosting the MTV series Yo Momma, and voicing the character of Manny in the children's show Handy Manny. He most recently starred as Detective Efrem Vega in the 2012 NBC series Awake.
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Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Baskets' on FX
LATimes - about 1 month
SERIES NCIS McGee and Torres (Sean Murray, Wilmer Valderrama) visit the home of a high-schooler (guest star April Brinson) who witnessed a hit and run, only to have the girl and her parents (guest stars Jamie Kaler, Gabrielle Carteris) flee. Also, Vance’s (Rocky Carroll) daughter (guest star Naomi...
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Wilmer Valderrama Returns For 'Felices Los 4' Salsa Version Video
The Huffington Post - 7 months
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America Ferrera Wants To Change The Way Americans View Activism
Huffington Post - 9 months
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Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Fresh Off the Boat' on ABC
LATimes - 10 months
SERIES NCIS Gibbs, McGee and Torres (Mark Harmon, Sean Murray, Wilmer Valderrama) venture into a rebel-held part of Paraguay to find a Navy SEAL who vanished while on a trip that wasn’t officially sanctioned. Pauley Perrette, David McCallum, Jennifer Esposito and Emily Wickersham also star in...
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Tuesday's TV highlights: 'NCIS New Orleans' on CBS
LATimes - 10 months
SERIES NCIS The murder of a Marine turns out to be connected to an undercover mission Torres (Wilmer Valderrama) worked that involved a dirt-bike gang. Mark Harmon, Pauley Perrette, Sean Murray, Jennifer Esposito, Emily Wickersham and David McCallum also star. 8 p.m. CBS The Middle Axl (Charlie...
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Wilmer Valderrama: There's Nothing More Patriotic Than Voting
Huffington Post - over 1 year
An estimated 27 million Latinos are eligible to vote this year, and Wilmer Valderrama is calling on every single one of them to make their voice heard at the polls on or before Election Day. The 36-year-old actor-activist, who works closely with the non-partisan organization Voto Latino, recently spoke with The Huffington Post about patriotism, Latinos’ civic responsibility and why he feels sitting out the upcoming election is absolutely not an option. “[Voting] really is a responsibility, it really is a duty as a people who enjoy this country that I think that it doesn’t get more patriotic than casting a vote on behalf of the well-being and progress and evolution of your own country,” he explained to HuffPost. “To me, that’s the most patriotic thing you can do, is to vote so you can continue to shape the country to what you want it to be.” And if that’s not a compelling enough reason to head to the polls, Valderrama, who was born in Miami and is of Colombian and Venezuelan...
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Wilmer Valderrama Covers American Refugees In Mexico After Trump Is Elected
Huffington Post - over 1 year
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There's Going To Be A Concert On The U.S.-Mexico Border
Huffington Post - over 1 year
Music has the ability to transport you. In this case, it could take you across borders. On Oct. 15, a slew of talented musicians and celebrities will head to the U.S.-Mexico border for a free, bilingual concert called “RiseUp AS ONE.” The show will include performances by Juanes, Carlos Vives, Andra Day, Jesse & Joy, Los Tigres del Norte, Lila Downs and Alejandro Sanz, as well as appearances by special guests Gael García Bernal, Jonás Cuarón, Mía Maestro and Wilmer Valderrama. The event, staged by Univision and Fusion, will be held in San Diego, Calif. at the Cross Border Xpress (CBX), an airport terminal and enclosed skywalk bridge that provides access to Tijuana Airport. The bridge spans just over 390 feet, and is the first to directly connect a facility in the U.S. to a foreign airport, making it the perfect location for such an event.  “The U.S.-Mexico border provides the perfect stage for this amazing event and is a way to highlight diversity and inclusion, despite b...
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Wilmer Valderrama Is Your Newest NCIS Agent
Huffington Post - over 1 year
You'll probably recognize the newest NCISagent: Wilmer Valderrama is joining the long-running CBS drama as a series regular for its upcoming fourteenth season. The actor will play an NCIS field agent who disappeared after accepting a deep cover assignment many years ago. In fact, many agents don't even know that he's still on the job—or whether he's even alive. When he resurfaces, he'll be as dedicated to his job and country as ever, but after his years-long assignment he'll become an unpredictable, charismatic loose cannon. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
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Demi Lovato, Wilmer Valderrama announce breakup
Yahoo News - over 1 year
Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama have announced that they're ending their relationship after nearly six years.
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Demi Lovato And Wilmer Valderrama Decide To Give Their Hearts A Break
Huffington Post - over 1 year
Before we dive into this, you might wanna check your local tween is still standing after the breakups of Tayvin and ZaGi -- and now Dilmer. Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama shared the same statement on Instagram to confirm on Friday night that they had broken up. They told fans that they just work "better as friends." "After almost 6 loving and wonderful years together, we have decided to end our relationship," the former Disney star and "That 70s Show" actor wrote. "This was an incredibly difficult decision for both of us, but we have realized more than anything that we are better as best friends. We will always be supportive of one another." A photo posted by Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) on Jun 3, 2016 at 8:15pm PDT Lovato and Valderrama were first linked together in 2010 after meeting on a shoot for Voto Latino, an organization that "empowers Latino Millennials to claim a better future for themselves and their community." That same year, Lovato ent...
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Christina Milian Has Us 'Waiting For Tonight' In New 'Lip Sync Battle' Clip
Huffington Post - almost 2 years
Christina Milian went full '90s J.Lo with a seductive performance of the singer's hit song "Waiting For Tonight" for this week's episode of "Lip Sync Battle." The 34-year-old star channeled Lopez while going head-to-head with her "Grandfathered" co-star Josh Peck, who may be at a slight disadvantage considering Milian has plenty of singing and dancing experience.   But both Milian and Peck have a hard act to follow, Gina Rodriguez and Wilmer Valderrama brought their A-game Thursday to the "Lip Sync Battle" stage with Backstreet Boys and Lil' Wayne-inspired performances.  Watch a preview of Milian's performance above and check out the full battle Thursday at 10 p.m. on Spike.  -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
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Gwen Stefani And Blake Shelton Look So In Love At Vanity Fair Oscars Party
Huffington Post - almost 2 years
Despite some questionable breakup rumors, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are still going strong.  And what better way to show the world than by making their official red carpet debut? The couple, who began dating last year, attended the Vanity Fair Oscars party on Sunday night, quashing rumors and looking oh-so-happily in love. The No Doubt frontwoman arrived wearing a show-stopping sheer red Yanina Couture gown with strategically placed layered appliqués. It was definitely giving off some Katniss Everdeen, girl-on-fire vibes. She kept her blond locks down with a few loose glamour waves framing her face, and wore her signature red lip. Shelton kept things simple in jeans, a black suit jacket and a black shirt, letting his partner's outfit truly shine. (Although seeing Shelton in a tuxedo would've been a treat, right?) Throughout the night, Stefani and Shelton hung out with fellow celebrity couples Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, as well as Demi Lovato and...
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Jennifer Lopez Is Second To None In Jaw-Dropping Las Vegas Debut
Huffington Post - about 2 years
BRB, moving to Las Vegas real quick to see JLo slay your faves.  Jennifer Lopez launched her Las Vegas residency on Wednesday night at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino and made sure to leave everything on the floor. The "American Idol" host treated an audience chock full of celebs (we'll get to that later) with a jaw-dropping display of her considerable talents: dancing, singing and looking better than a 22-year-old in a sheer bodysuit.  Britney Spears has performed her "Piece of Me" show at Planet Hollywood since late 2013. The two will alternate nights until Lopez's show ends in June 2016.  Lopez performed some of the biggest hits of her career as part of her show, dating all the way back to her breakthrough debut album "On the 6," like "Waiting for Tonight" and "If You Had My Love." The show, titled "Jennifer Lopez: All I Have," was directed by choreographer couple Napoleon and Tabitha D'umo (aka Nappytabs) and featured a live five-piece band and 16 dance...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Wilmer Valderrama
    THIRTIES
  • 2016
    Age 36
    On June 16, 2016, it was announced that Valderrama is set to join NCIS in its fourteenth season.
  • 2014
    Age 34
    On March 10, 2014, Valderrama revealed that a Salud Part 2 is in the works and that he has his own music coming out towards the end of the summer of 2014.
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  • 2013
    Age 33
    He said he was hoping to release more music in 2013, yet nothing was released.
    By late November 2013, Valderrama had joined the cast of From Dusk till Dawn: The Series.
    On September 27, 2013, Valderrama won an ALMA Award for Outstanding Social Activism.
  • 2012
    Age 32
    In August 2012, he appeared alongside Vanessa Curry and Leighton Meester in house music group Nomads' music video of "Addicted to Love".
    In 2012, Valderrama co-hosted Premios Juventud as a superhero on July 19, 2012.
  • 2011
    Age 31
    In 2011, he appeared in three episodes of USA Network's Royal Pains as Eric Kassabian, an art dealer.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2010
    Age 30
    In 2010, Valderrama guest-starred on Disney Channel's series Wizards of Waverly Place playing the role of Theresa Russo's brother, Ernesto.
  • 2007
    Age 27
    In January 2007, Valderrama launched his own men's fashion label called "Calavena".
  • 2003
    Age 23
    In April and May 2003, Valderrama appeared in the Los Angeles Times critic's choice play Blackout, an adaptation of the feature film Drunks, and on April 4, 2004, starred opposite Anjelica Huston and Ben Kingsley in the Actors' Fund of America one-performance only reading of Sunset Boulevard.
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    He also played DJ Keoki in the 2003 film Party Monster alongside Macaulay Culkin, Chloë Sevigny, Wilson Cruz and Seth Green.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1998
    Age 18
    Valderrama played Fez on That '70s Show from 1998–2006; he was a senior in high school when the pilot episode was filmed.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1980
    Age 0
    Born on January 30, 1980.
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