Wilmer Valderrama
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  • "From playing a foreign exchange student in 'That 70s Show' to voicing an animated character in 'Handy Manny' and hosting 'Yo Momma' on MTV, Valderrama’s versatility cannot be denied."
    -Fox News Latino

  • "Wilmer was an exceptional speaker.  He was articulate and educated on the issues at hand in regards to the Hispanic voice.  He gave us pieces of wit and comedy at just the right times to get the audience eager and engaged.  Loved having him and hope to bring him back in the fall."
    -Arizona State University

Wilmer Valderrama


Best known for his role as Fez on Fox's That 70's Show, Wilmer has been in high demand above and beyond the small screen since the premiere of the series in 1998. Wilmer has produced, directed, written, hosted and acted in numerous projects over the past decade and continues to have many in development. Wilmer was most recently seen in the new NBC debut of Awake as Deputy Efram Vega.

Wilmer can also be heard as the voice of 'Manny' on the Disney animated hit show Handy Manny. The show features Wilmer who plays Manny Garcia, a bilingual Hispanic handyman, and his anthropomorphic tools. It also teaches young children the beginnings of Spanish and the importance of cultural diversity.

Wilmer recently started a production company, WV Enterprises and currently has a deal in place with Relativity Media. The deal has Wilmer creating, developing, and executive producing series for broadcast and cable networks. Wilmer has appeared in nearly 20 films. Over the past few years, Valderrama appeared in the Universal Pictures' dramedy Larry Crowne, alongside Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts, and starred opposite America Ferrera, Jason Ritter and Melissa Leo in the drama The Dry Land.

From 2006-2007, Valderrama created, executive produced and hosted three seasons of the hit MTV show Yo Momma. He also acts as executive producer on the children's science show Bugging Out. In 2009, he made his directorial debut, directing the video short Creepshow Raw: Insomnia, as well as Imagination Movers.

Recently Valderrama has been starring as Carlos in From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series on the El Rey Network, which was just renewed for a second season. He is now currently in post production on a new movie called, To Whom It May Concern, and will star in FOX's new science fiction drama, Minority Report.

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