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Kirk Acevedo          

Actor Best Known for His Roles on "Dexter," "Band of Brothers" and "Fringe"

Kirk Acevedo is an American actor. He is primarily known for his work on television for the portrayals of Miguel Prado in the Showtime series "Dexter," Joe Toye in "Band of Brothers" and FBI Agent Charlie Francis in the science-fiction series "Fringe." His best-known films are "The Thin Red Line," "Dinner Rush" and "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

After graduating from LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, Acevedo enrolled in the SUNY Purchase School of Acting (Purchase College). In the 1990s, Smits earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, and as some of his classmates had landed parts shortly after auditioning for "Oz," he was also motivated to try out, and subsequently landed the role of the half-crazed gang leader prisoner Miguel Prado.

After landing the role of Miguel Prado, he was promoted to series regular in season two. Among his other most notable credits include his roles in "Law & Order: Trial by Jury" as Hector Salazar and HBO's "Band of Brothers," produced by Steven Spielberg, as Staff sergeant Joseph Toye.

He had guest starring roles on well known Television shows such as "NYPD Blue," "24" and the soap opera "As The World Turns." He had a notable recurring role on the television show "The Black Donnellys."

Some of his most well known movies and miniseries he has starred in include The "Thin Red Line," "Invincible," "Boiler Room," "Dinner Rush," "Arresting Gena" and "Kirk and Kerry." He voices Jackie Estacado in "The Darkness," the video game adaptation of the comic book.

In 2008, he landed a supporting role on the Fox science fiction horror television series, "Fringe" as Charlie Francis which he starred on since the show's beginning in 2008. He played Detective Luisito Calderon on the short-lived U.S. remake of "Prime Suspect." He then appeared on "The Walking Dead" on November 24th, 2013.

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'Blue Bloods': 'Oz' alum Kirk Acevedo cast as cop Maria's criminal ...

'Oz' and 'Fringe' veteran Kirk Acevedo returns to TV in the Friday, Nov. 22, episode of CBS' 'Blue Bloods' as the crime-steeped brother of Detective Maria Baez ...

'Fringe's' Kirk Acevedo Joins Syfy's '12 Monkeys' (Exclusive ...

Fringe's Kirk Acevedo is heading to Syfy. The actor has boarded the NBCUniversal-owned cable network's 12 Monkeys drama pilot, The Hollywood Reporter ...

'Kingdom' Adds Kirk Acevedo In Season 3 As Production Begins ...

12 Monkeys star Kirk Acevedo has signed on for a recurring role in Season 3 of Kingdom, Byron Balasco's praised martial arts drama series. Production has ...

'12 Monkeys': Amanda Schull, Emily Hampshire & Kirk Acevedo ...

To get you caught up, Starpulse visited 12 Monkeys' Toronto set to ask series stars Amanda Schull (Cassie), Emily Hampshire (Jennifer) and Kirk Acevedo ...

In the Second Season of '12 Monkeys,' Time Traveling Grows More ...

The characters played by Kirk Acevedo, left, and Aaron Stanford in “12 Monkeys” are sent to new years in “12 Monkeys” this season. Credit David Lukacs/Syfy.

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