Valderrama, Wilmer 1980–
VALDERRAMA, Wilmer 1980–
Born January 30, 1980, in Miami, FL; raised in Venezuela; son of Balvino (an owner of a farm equipment rental company) and Sobeida Valderrama. Education: Attended high school in Woodland Hills, CA.
Addresses: Agent—Shani Rosenzweig-Maydew, United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Glenn Rigberg, Rigberg Entertainment Group, 1180 South Beverly Dr., Suite 601, Los Angeles, CA 90035.
Career: Actor. Appeared in a commercial for Diet Pepsi, 2005, and in Spanish-language commercials.
Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award nomination (with others), best young ensemble in a television series, 1999, American Latin Media Arts Award nominations, outstanding actor in a comedy series, 1999, outstanding actor in a drama series, 2000, and outstanding actor in a television series, 2001, 2002, Teen Choice Award nominations, choice television sidekick, 2002, 2004, 2005, and Teen Choice Award, choice television sidekick, 2003, all for That '70s Show.
Television Appearances; Series:
Fez, That '70s Show, Fox, 1998–.
Also appeared in Driven, VH1.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Omba Makomba, The Disney Channel, 1998.
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2001, 2002.
Cop, Mad TV, Fox, 2002.
Eugenio, "Mustang Lily," Grounded for Life, Fox, 2002.
Punch, Mad TV, Fox, 2002.
Behind the Music, VH1, 2002.
Late Night With Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2003.
Punk'd, MTV, 2003.
Live With Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2004, 2005.
Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC, 2004, 2005.
E! Hollywood Hold'em, E! Entertainment Television, 2005.
The Oprah Winfrey Show, syndicated, 2005.
Voice, "Gold Dust Gasoline," Robot Chicken (animated), Cartoon Network, 2005.
Panelist, The List, VH1; voice, Mucha Lucha!, The WB.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Host, Woodstock 99, Fox, 1999.
Teen People's 25 Hottest Stars under 25, ABC, 2000.
Judge, The 2000 Miss Teen USA Pageant, CBS, 2000.
Interviewee, Making the Show: That '70s Show, MTV, 2001.
That '70s Show Special, Fox, 2002.
Judge, Summer Music Mania 2003, Fox, 2003.
The Disco Ball … A 30-Year Celebration, ABC, 2003.
The Osbourne Family Christmas Special, MTV, 2003.
American Top 40 Live, Fox, 2005.
Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:
The 1999 Teen Choice Awards, 1999.
The 1999 ALMA Awards, ABC, 1999.
Presenter, Hispanic Heritage Awards, NBC, 2000.
Presenter, 5th Annual ALMA Awards, ABC, 2000.
The 31st Annual NAACP Image Awards, Fox, 2000.
Presenter, The 2000 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 2000.
The 2000 Billboard Music Awards, Fox, 2000.
Young Hollywood Awards, 2001.
The 2002 Billboard Music Awards, Fox, 2002.
2003 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2003.
The Teen Choice Awards 2003, Fox, 2003.
Presenter, The Teen Choice Awards 2004, Fox, 2004.
Presenter, The 5th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, CBS, 2004.
Presenter, The 31st Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2005.
ESPY Awards, ESPN, 2005.
The 2005 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 2005.
Television Appearances; Pilots:
Fez, That '70s Show, Fox, 1998.
Host, Show and Go, MTV, 2004.
Television Appearances; Other:
Appeared in the miniseries Four Corners, CBS.
Television Work; Pilots:
Executive producer, Show and Go, MTV, 2004.
Mickey "Domo" Dominguez, Summer Catch, Warner Bros., 2001.
D. J. Keoki, Party Monster, Strand Releasing, 2003.
Voice of Rodrigo, Clifford's Really Big Movie (animated), Scholastic Productions/Warner Bros., 2004.
Jose, La torcedura, Lodestar Films, 2004.
Diego (title role), El muerto, Peninsula Films, 2005.
The Darwin Awards, 3 Ring Circus Films, 2005.
Appeared in a production of Blackout, Los Angeles; also appeared in a benefit performance of Sunset Boulevard.
People Weekly, September 10, 2001, p. 119; April 4, 2005, p. 20; June 27, 2005, p. 77.
Seventeen, June, 1999, p. 106.
TV Guide, June 19, 1999, p. 24.
USA Today, December 11, 1998, p. 12E; February 13, 2001, p. 4D.
Wilmer Valderrama Official Site, http://wilmerv.com, August 25, 2005.
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