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Wilson Cruz

5 out of 5

Openly Gay Actor Known for “My So Called Life,” “Thirteen Reasons Why” & “Star Trek: Discovery”

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Wilson Cruz Biography

Award-winning Actor, Activist, “Actorvist,” and Humanitarian Wilson Cruz currently stars as Dr. Hugh Culber on the Award-winning CBS All Access series "STAR TREK: DISCOVERY," which premieres its 4th Season on November 18th. He appeared on the Netflix series "THIRTEEN REASONS WHY" and in Hulu’s 2020 GLAAD Award-Winning original animated kids’ series "THE BRAVEST KNIGHT." He is also the Executive Producer of the critically acclaimed docuseries called VISIBLE:OUT ON TELEVISION airing on Apple TV+ that investigates the importance of TV as an intimate medium that has shaped the American conscience, and how the LGBTQ movement has shaped television.

Receiving the Emery S. Hetrick Award from the Hetrick- Martin Institute for Outstanding Contributions to LGBTQ Youth, for his role as Rickie Vasquez on the ABC series "MY SO CALLED LIFE," Cruz became the first openly Gay actor playing an openly Gay role on series television. Cruz also starred as Angel in the West Coast premiere of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning musical RENT which earned him both The Ovation and Drama Logue awards before his reprisal of the role on Broadway.

Cruz recently accepted GLAAD’s Vito Russo Award and the Make A Difference Award from the Matthew Shepard Foundation. He has also received the Rand Schrader Distinguished Achievement Award from the Los Angeles LGBTQ Center, the Liberty Award from Lambda Legal, the Visibilidad Award from GLAAD, the Fusion Achievement Award from Outfest, the Latino Spirit Award for Achievement in Entertainment and Advocacy from the California Latino Legislative Caucus, the Harvey Milk Equality Award, the Lincoln Aston Public Service Award, Aston-Brooks Award, and the Advocate Award from AdColor. He served as the Director of Entertainment Industry Partnerships and National Spokesperson for GLAAD, currently serves on the board of GLSEN and devotes considerable time supporting other LBGTQ organizations as well. Cruz is a first generation American of Puerto Rican descent.

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Wilson Cruz?

    Booking fees for Wilson Cruz, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Wilson Cruz, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Wilson Cruz?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Wilson Cruz for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wilson Cruz for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Wilson Cruz or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Wilson Cruz or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Wilson Cruz

5 out of 5

Openly Gay Actor Known for “My So Called Life,” “Thirteen Reasons Why” & “Star Trek: Discovery”

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Wilson Cruz Biography

Award-winning Actor, Activist, “Actorvist,” and Humanitarian Wilson Cruz currently stars as Dr. Hugh Culber on the Award-winning CBS All Access series "STAR TREK: DISCOVERY," which premieres its 4th Season on November 18th. He appeared on the Netflix series "THIRTEEN REASONS WHY" and in Hulu’s 2020 GLAAD Award-Winning original animated kids’ series "THE BRAVEST KNIGHT." He is also the Executive Producer of the critically acclaimed docuseries called VISIBLE:OUT ON TELEVISION airing on Apple TV+ that investigates the importance of TV as an intimate medium that has shaped the American conscience, and how the LGBTQ movement has shaped television.

Receiving the Emery S. Hetrick Award from the Hetrick- Martin Institute for Outstanding Contributions to LGBTQ Youth, for his role as Rickie Vasquez on the ABC series "MY SO CALLED LIFE," Cruz became the first openly Gay actor playing an openly Gay role on series television. Cruz also starred as Angel in the West Coast premiere of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning musical RENT which earned him both The Ovation and Drama Logue awards before his reprisal of the role on Broadway.

Cruz recently accepted GLAAD’s Vito Russo Award and the Make A Difference Award from the Matthew Shepard Foundation. He has also received the Rand Schrader Distinguished Achievement Award from the Los Angeles LGBTQ Center, the Liberty Award from Lambda Legal, the Visibilidad Award from GLAAD, the Fusion Achievement Award from Outfest, the Latino Spirit Award for Achievement in Entertainment and Advocacy from the California Latino Legislative Caucus, the Harvey Milk Equality Award, the Lincoln Aston Public Service Award, Aston-Brooks Award, and the Advocate Award from AdColor. He served as the Director of Entertainment Industry Partnerships and National Spokesperson for GLAAD, currently serves on the board of GLSEN and devotes considerable time supporting other LBGTQ organizations as well. Cruz is a first generation American of Puerto Rican descent.

Wilson Cruz Videos

  • Wilson Cruz on Visible: Out on Television | TV Insider
    We sat down to chat with actor Wilson Cruz about his latest project, Apple TV+'s Visible: Out on Telvision and why it's important for this story to...
  • Wilson Cruz on celebrating Pride and the LGBTQ movement | GMA
    The actor honors the trailblazers as World Pride celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. #GMA #WilsonCruz #LGBTQ #Pride #Stonewall...
  • Wilson Cruz | Talks at Google
    Pride @ Google Speaker Series. Actor and activist Wilson Cruz began his involvement with LGBT advocacy in 1995, when he starred in a groundbreaking...

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  • How to book Wilson Cruz?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Wilson Cruz for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Wilson Cruz, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Wilson Cruz or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Wilson Cruz?

    Booking fees for Wilson Cruz, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Wilson Cruz, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Wilson Cruz?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Wilson Cruz for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wilson Cruz for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Wilson Cruz or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Wilson Cruz or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Wilson Cruz is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Wilson Cruz for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Wilson Cruz generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Geena Rocero, Shane Ortega, Daniel Franzese, Chris Mosier and LZ Granderson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Wilson Cruz for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Wilson Cruz Speaker Videos

  • Wilson Cruz on Visible: Out on Television | TV Insider
    We sat down to chat with actor Wilson Cruz about his latest project, Apple TV+'s Visible: Out on Telvision and why it's important for this story to be told. Visit TV Insider for more news:...
    Wilson Cruz on celebrating Pride and the LGBTQ movement | GMA
    The actor honors the trailblazers as World Pride celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. #GMA #WilsonCruz #LGBTQ #Pride #Stonewall #NYC
  • Wilson Cruz | Talks at Google
    Pride @ Google Speaker Series. Actor and activist Wilson Cruz began his involvement with LGBT advocacy in 1995, when he starred in a groundbreaking drama, My So-Called Life. He also has appeared in...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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