Actor Cristián de la Fuente is joining the cast of the ABC Studios series Devious Maids the popular dramedy created by Marc Cherry and executive produced by Eva Longoria, Sabrina Wind, Paul McGuigan, Larry Shuman, David Lonner, John Mass, Paul Presburger and Michael García.
De la Fuente is best known for his roles in CSI Miami, Ugly Betty, Brothers and Sisters and many others. He is also widely known for his footwor on Dancing with the Stars where he took third place with his partner Cheryl Burke.
De la Fuente is an international star of film and television. He is also a very sought after TV host, having hosted major TV events such as Premio Lo Nuestro and the Latin GRAMMY®, as well as the reality show Vive el Sueño, all on Univision. OnThursday February 19th he will once again host Univision’s Premio Lo Nuestro.
In film De la Fuente debuted in alongside Sylvester Stallone in the movie Driven. Since then he has appeared in Basic and Vampires: Los Muertos alongside John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson. His voice can also be heard as the role of ‘Buttercup’ in the Spanish version of Pixar’s Toy Story 3. In 2010, he was nominated for a Goya award for his work as an actor and producer in the film Isla 10.
De la Fuente is an avid sportsman, fluent in both English and Spanish. He was the first male to grace the cover of Cosmopolitan En Español in 2006. In the past, he’s been chosen as one of People magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful” for both the English and Spanish versions (People en Español). De la Fuente is a First Lieutenant in the Chilean Air Force Reserve and a member of their High Aerobatics team.