Wilson Cruz

Wilson Cruz

actor, producer

Wilson Cruz was born on Dec 27, 1973 in USA. Wilson Cruz's big-screen debut came with My So-Called Life - Season 1 directed by Mark Piznarski in 1994, strarring Rickie Vasquez. Wilson Cruz is known for The American Boys directed by Matt Chupack, Wilson Cruz stars as Billy (segment "Billy's Blowjobs") and Zackary Arthur as Zander (segment "These Things Take Time"). Wilson Cruz has got 3 awards and 4 nominations so far. The most recent award Wilson Cruz achieved is TeaDance Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Wilson Cruz plays is The American Boys which will be released on Nov 30, 2020.

Wilson Cruz, whose heritage is Puerto Rican, was born in New York City, the eldest of three brothers. Early on, his parents encouraged his interest in the theater. At age seven, Wilson began appearing in plays, among them "Cradle of Fire," "Supporting Cast," "Becoming Memories," and "The Roar of the Greasepaint...," as well as in a number of Shakespearean productions on both coasts. Blessed with a beautiful singing voice, Wilson also performed across the country with Young Americans, and has been featured in shows seen at Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Sea World/Orlando.When the young actor was 10, he moved with his family to San Bernardino, California, where he grew up. A graduate of Eisenhower High School, he attended California State University at San Bernardino, where he was pursuing a double major in theater and English before he joined the cast of "My So-Called Life." He plans on returning to college eventually. In the meantime, his acting career continues to flourish. He made his television debut in 1991 on the series, "Great Scott!," in the recurring role of Jonathan, an obnoxious choirboy. The role of Rickie Vasquez is his first as a series regular.In his rare free time, Wilson finds relaxation in playing the saxophone. He likes to collect vintage black-and-white photos of actors, and admires the work of Tom Hanks and Robert De Niro. Does the handsome young actor think of himself as an Hispanic role model? "I don't know if I believe in role models," Wilson reflects. "We're all so different; we're all individuals. In the long run, that's what matters."

  • Birthday

    Dec 27, 1973
  • Place of Birth

    Brooklyn, New York, USA
  • Also known

    Γουίλσον Κρουζ, Wilson Echevarría

Known For


3 wins & 4 nominations

TeaDance Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Best Actor
Winner - Festival Award
GLAAD Media Awards
Winner - Visibilidad Award
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Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows