Name: Wilson Cruz
Profession: TV Actor
Gender: Male
Height: 174 cm
Age: 49
Birth Place: Brooklyn - New York
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

Wilson Cruz

Wilson Cruz is a TV Actor, and he was born on 27 December - 1973(49 years old) in New York. Wilson Cruz zodiac sign is Capricorn. More detailed information about Wilson Cruz given below.

About Wilson Cruz

American-Puerto Rican actor and advocate for gay youth who played Rickie Vasquez on the acclaimed '90s teen drama My So-Called Life. He'd go on to star in Star Trek: Discovery, the franchise's seventh series.


He joined the board of directors of GLAAD in 1997, and in 2012 worked as a National Spokesperson and Strategic Giving Officer for the organization.

Wilson Cruz before fame

Despite his Brooklyn birth, his family later relocated to Rialto, California, where he graduated from high school in 1991.

Achievement of Wilson Cruz

He joined the board of directors of GLAAD in 1997, and in 2012 worked as a National Spokesperson and Strategic Giving Officer for the organization.

Salary 2020

Not known

Net Worth 2020

$2 Million

Wilson Cruz family life

At the age of 19, he came out to his parents. His father ejected him from the house, but the two eventually reunited.

Associations of Wilson Cruz

He starred alongside Drew Barrymore in the 2009 film He's Just Not That Into You.

Wilson Cruz Physique Measurements

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Height 174 cm
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Wilson Cruz Timeline

  • 1991

    Cruz was born in Brooklyn, New York, to parents born in Puerto Rico. His family eventually moved to Rialto, California, where he attended Eisenhower High School, graduating in 1991. At age 19, Cruz came out to his parents as gay, first to his mother and then his father. While his mother was initially hurt and shocked, she eventually accepted the news. His father, however, threw him out of the house, and Cruz spent the next few months living in his car and at the homes of friends. He later reconciled with his father.

  • 1994

    Cruz went to Hollywood to seek work as an actor, intending to be open about his sexuality from the beginning of his career. In 1994 he was cast as Enrique "Rickie" Vasquez, a troubled, gay teen, in the short-lived, critically acclaimed cult classic TV series My So-Called Life. This made Cruz the first openly gay actor to play an openly gay character in a leading role in an American television series.

  • 1996

    Following My So-Called Lifeu0027s cancellation, Cruz went on to play J. Edgar Hooveru0027s servant Joaquin in Oliver Stoneu0027s film Nixon and had a small role in the television movie On Seventh Avenue. In 1996, he appeared with David Arquette as Mikey in Johns, about the day-to-day struggles of male prostitutes. In 2000, he played Victor in the final season of Party of Five. He also had a recurring role as Rafael de la Cruz on the series, Raising the Bar.

  • 1997

    Cruz joined the board of directors of GLAAD in 1997 in order to assist the organization through a leadership transition, and joined the staff of GLAAD in 2012 as a National Spokesperson and Strategic Giving Officer.

  • 2008

    Cruz works with and advocates on behalf of LGBT youth, especially youth of color. He has volunteered his time as host for the Youth Zone, an online community at for LGBT youth. He was the Grand Marshal of the 1998 West Hollywood Gay Pride parade, the 2005 Chicago Pride Parade and the 2019 Fiertu00e9 Montru00e9al Pride Parade in Quu00e9bec. In 2008, he was the keynote speaker at the University of Illinois at Chicagou0027s Lavender Graduation and Rainbow Banquet honoring graduating LGBT students.

  • 2009

    He also appeared/starred in the 2009 movie The People Iu0027ve Slept With. He plays the openly gay best friend of a promiscuous woman who tries to find out who got her pregnant so that she can get married.

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Wilson Cruz was born on 27 December, 1973.

Wilson Cruz is from Brooklyn - New York.

Wilson Cruz is 49 year old.

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