Melvin Rodriguez aka Mel Rodriguez is known for his most popular roles. He has spent 20 years of his life in the field of acting. He has acted in more than 80 acting projects. He is known for playing big roles in the high-budget films and TV series for which he always gets appreciation. We can see his acting abilities in a variety of projects. He got much acclaim for leaving the cast of CSI: Vegas. Still, there are many things to know about him, and we are sure that you might not nkwo before. Let’s have a look at the given things we have shared!
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Mel Rodriguez
1- Appeared in a Music Video
Besides acting in movies and television series, Mel Rodriguez became famous for appearing in a music video. In 2014, the actor made an appearance in a music video for the song named ‘Greens and Blues’ by the Pixies. He has more than 1.7million views on his music video available on YouTube’s.
2- Former Boxer
At his young age, Mel Rodriguez was interested in sports as he wanted to become a boxer. During his teenage, he finally stepped into the ring and became a boxer.
3- Family Guy
Mel Rodriguez is known for being a family guy as he loves spending time with his family. He enjoys spending time with his daughter and wife Desiree Dundr Rodriguez. The couple is blessed with two children.
4- Faced Hardships
Rodriguez faced hardships but he didn’t give up. During an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the actor shared that he and his wife were homeless about eight or nine years ago. And it was a tragic phase for both of them.
5- Wanted to Be in A Pixar Movie
Mel Rodriguez wanted to be in a Pixar movie. He has acted in many films and televison series, but he had a wish to be a part of Pixar Movies. He loved cars, toys, stories, monsters, and Inc.
6- Worked At a Cigar Shop
Before acting, Rodriguez worked at a cigar shop. Here we can say that he is a man who faced and experienced many hard phases but he never loses hope.
7- Started Acting In His Teens
It has been said that Mel Rodriguez started off his professional acting career in his teens. And since then, he didn’t stop himself working in movies and televison series.
8- Joined Production Line
Apart from acting, Rodriguez gained experience in the field of production. In 2013, he got his first production assignment and produced a film named ‘Fat’.