- Talent Name
- Joel de la Fuente
JOEL DE LA FUENTE
Cheng Liwei in “Devils”
Joel De La Fuente stars as Cheng Liwei in the series “Devils” on The CW. An influential figure in China, Liwei has been an architect of Chinamerica alongside Dominic (Patrick Dempsey). Despite resistance from his peers, it was something Liwei believed in, and led to his appointment as Chief Strategy Officer at NYL. Liwei is a strategist, subtly manipulative but devastating in his attacks. Ultimately, the good of China comes before all other needs - including his own. Liwei sees in the battle for Big Data his stab at Chinese dominance. He is seemingly ready to do anything for his country – even kill?
De la Fuente is a New York-based actor who can be seen on two Emmy Award-winning original series as Chief Inspector Takeshi Kido in “The Man in the High Castle” and in “Hemlock Grove,” as Dr. Johann Pryce. De la Fuente spent 10 seasons appearing as TARU technician Ruben Morales in “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”
He was a series regular on “Space: Above & Beyond” playing Lt. Paul Wang. De la Fuente has had recurring roles on various series including Sidney Lumet’s “100 Centre Street,” “E.R.,” Steven Spielberg’s “High Incident,” “Manifest,” “Power Book III: Raising Kanan,” and as the controversial, but fictional, President of the Philippines in “Madam Secretary.” Guest spots recently include appearances on “Evil,” “Prodigal Son,” ‘’New Amsterdam,” “The Blacklist,” “Blue Bloods,” “Limitless,” “Game of Silence,” “Bull” and many others.
On the big screen, he stars in the feature film “Brief Reunion,” currently available on pay-per-view (garnering the Audience Choice Award for the Gotham International Film Festival and Best Narrative Film Award from the University Film and Video Association).