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Kirk Acevedo

Kirk Acevedo stars on Law & Order: Trial by Jury, the drama series from executive producer Dick Wolf, as Hector Salazar, a young detective who was wounded in the line of duty and is now reassigned to the District Attorney's Investigative Squad. His character was partnered with acerbic DA Investigator Lennie Briscoe (the late Jerry Orbach who reprised his memorable character from the original Law & Order).

Acevedo is well known for his performance as Staff Sgt. Joseph Toye on the miniseries Band of Brothers. In addition, Acevedo starred in such feature films as Dinner Rush, The Thin Red Line (for which he was feted with an ALMA award), Bait, Boiler Room, Kirk and Kerry and 5up 2down. He also just completed The New World, an upcoming film starring Colin Farrell.

Acevedo's television credits include his CableACE-nominated role as Miguel Alvarez in the series Oz as well as such movies as Witness to the Mob and The Sunshine Boys. He also guest-starred in various series, including NBC's Third Watch and Law & Order, Fastlane and New York Undercover. Acevedo was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for his performance in Sam Shepard's Tooth of Crime.

Acevedo lives in Los Angeles and New York. His birthday is November 27.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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Kirk Acevedo Facts

BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

2:00 A.M.
Running Man
12 Monkeys: Season Two
The Ghost Network
Band of Brothers
The Thin Red Line
Oz: Season 5
Oz: Season 6
Fringe: Season 2
Fringe: Season 1
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