Valente Rodriguez

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Valente Rodriguez (born February 14, 1961) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Ernesto "Ernie" Cardenas on the sitcom George Lopez. He currently stars as Cesar in the TV Land sitcom Happily Divorced. Rodriguez was born in Edcouch, Texas. He attended the University of Texas-Pan American. In 1988, Rodriguez moved to Los Angeles, California. He later landed his first leading role in the film Salsa. Other film credits include Impulse, Bound by Honor, Twenty Bucks, Ed, Volcano, Blood in Blood Out, Suckers, Erin Brockovich, Roosters, The Ugly Truth, The New Guy and the critically acclaimed Mi Familia or My Family. He has also made television appearances as a regular on the Fox's comedy show Culture Clash, as well as Mad About You, Golden Girls, Growing Pains, Falcon Crest, Beverly Hills, 90210, Dharma and Greg, Yes, Dear, George Lopez, and he also makes a quick cameo appearance on the film The House Bunny and (500) Days of Summer. He also played as Mr. Reyna in Gotta Kick It Up!. Rodriguez also appeared in an episode of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a resident of an apartment building which was going to be knocked down to make a parking lot for a university.
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