Anthony Ruivivar


Date Of Birth

November 4, 1970


American actor Anthony Ruivivar was born on November 4, 1970 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He took up a Fine Arts degree from Boston University but later found a place in the entertainment industry and made a living as an actor.

In 1994, Ruivivar was cast in the Walt Disney feature "White Fang 2". This was followed by his portrayal of Eduardo Braz on "Race the Sun", and as Shujumi in the 1997 movie "Starship Troopers". The next year, he appeared on the independent film "High Art", starring Ally Sheedy and Radha Mitchell.

Ruivivar got his break in 1999, when he was cast as Carlos Nieto in the TV series "Third Watch". He was a main cast member for all six seasons of the police drama, earning him enough fame for more projects. The actor was next seen on "Simply Irresistible", then as Daniel on the film "Poster Boy". While making movies, he also continued to appear on television. He was seen on "Traveler" as Agent Guillermo Borjes, on "Chuck" as Tommy, and on "Numb3rs" as Agent Cordero.

Ruivivar had a small role in the hit comedy "Tropic Thunder", which starred veteran funnymen Ben Stiller, Jack Black and Robert Downey, Jr. This was followed by an appearance on "Lie to Me", starring Tim Roth, and on "A Perfect Getaway". In 2010, he was cast on the ABC legal drama "The Whole Truth", in addition to landing a role in "The Adjustment Bureau".

Currently, Ruivivar stars in TNT's new drama, Major Crimes.

Place of Birth

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Birth Name

Anthony Michael Ruivivar



Fun Facts

He has been married to actress Yvonne Jung since 1998 and has two children with her.

He has Filipino, Chinese, Spanish, German and Scottish roots.


1994 White Fang 2
1996 Race the Sun
1997 Starship Troopers
1998 High Art
1999 Simply Irresistible
2004 Poster Boy Daniel
2008 Tropic Thunder
2009 A Perfect Getaway
2010 The Adjustment

1999-2005 Third Watch
2007 Traveler
2007 Chuck
2007 Numb3rs
2007 Criminal Minds
2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2009 Lie to Me
2010 The Whole Truth


5' 9" (175 cm)

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