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Wilmer Valderrama (born January 30, 1980 in Miami, Florida), a Venezuelan American comic actor, most famous for the role of Fez in the sitcom That '70s Show.

He was born in Miami, but moved to Venezuela when he was three years old. Valderrama then moved to Los Angeles from Venezuela with his family at thirteen years old. He didn't speak a word of English. He quickly learned the language and began drama classes in high school to help assimilate himself into American culture.

Other television appearances

According to Internet Movie Database, Valderrama has made several appearances on various talk shows, such as Jimmy Kimmel Live, Live with Regis and Kelly, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, and The Howard Stern Show. He also appeared in the Rob Thomas music video for "Ever The Same".

One of his programs is a show on MTV called Yo Momma, in which he travels the country to select cities and has joke battles to ultimately crown the winner of the week.

His latest program is a show on the Disney Channel called Handy Manny.

Personal life

He was previously in serious relationships with both Mandy Moore and Lindsay Lohan. Valderrama stated on an interview on the Howard Stern Show that he and Lohan dated for a year.

Selected filmography

CHiPs (2008)

Handy Manny

Fast Food Nation (2006)

El Muerto (2006)

Yo Momma TV series (2006)

Beauty Shop (2005) (uncredited)

The Darwin Awards (2005)

Party Monster (2003)

Summer Catch (2001)

That '70s Show (1998) (TV series)


Wilmer has been Punk'd three times by Ashton Kutcher. He currently holds the record for being Punk'd the most.

In an episode of That '70s Show, when the kids' high school yearbooks were shown, Wilmer's character Fez was voted "Most Likely To Play Ponch in The Musical Version of CHiPs." In 2008, Wilmer will star in the movie version of CHiPs as Ponch. Interestingly, he also played the part alongside Danny Masterson and Mila Kunis in a parody entitled "CHiPS 2002" on an episode of MadTV.

He was named to People magazine's "Top 50 Bachelors" in 2002.

Wilmer Valderrama co-owns three restaurants: Dolce, The Lodge, Geisha House.

He also had a voice role in the video game Scarface: The World is Yours.






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