Hiram Lodge in “Riverdale”
Mark Consuelos stars as Hiram Lodge, a powerful and ruthless businessman and father of Veronica Lodge, on The CW’s drama “Riverdale.”
Actor and producer Mark Consuelos continues to captivate global audiences with transformative performances spanning television, film and theater, while constantly seeking new and compelling narratives to develop. He recently received a nomination for Choice TV Villain at the 2018 Teen Choice Awards.
Consuelos appeared in “Difficult People,” “Queen of the South,” “Kingdom” and Amazon’s first original series “Alpha House,” opposite John Goodman. He also starred in the hit medical drama “The Night Shift.”
In 2012, Consuelos famously underwent a drastic physical transformation for his role as “Spivey,” a dark and demented patient at Briarcliff Manor, the institution at the center of Ryan Murphy’s “American Horror Story: Asylum.”
Consuelos is best known for his role as “Mateo Santos” on the long-running soap series, “All My Children,” for which he received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination in 2002. His other television credits include “Pitch,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “The New Normal,” “Guys with Kids,” “Hope & Faith,” “Third Watch,” “Ugly Betty,” “American Family” and “Friends,” among others.
On the big screen, Consuelos starred in Barry Sonnenfeld’s comedy “Nine Lives,” opposite Jennifer Garner and Christopher Walken. He also starred in Katie Holmes’ directorial debut “All We Had,” which premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. Previously, Consuelos starred in Universal’s “A Walk Among the Tombstones,” opposite Liam Neeson, and in John Dahl’s WWII drama “The Great Raid,” co-starring Benjamin Bratt and James Franco. His other film credits include “Wedding Daze” with Isla Fisher and Jason Biggs, “My Super Ex-Girlfriend,” opposite Uma Thurman and Luke Wilson and Kevin Smith’s “Cop Out,” opposite Bruce Willis.
On stage, Consuelos most recently appeared in the New York premiere of Stuart Ross’ off-Broadway production “Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays,” a collection of short plays addressing the battle for marriage equality in the United States. He has also appeared in off-Broadway productions of “Boy’s Life” by Howard Korder and “Orphans” by Lyle Kessler, as well as the Penguin Repertory production of “One Shot, One Kill” and “An Oak Tree” at the Barrow Street Theatre.
In 2007, Consuelos and his wife Kelly Ripa, created the production banner Milojo Productions dedicated to championing top-of-the-line documentaries and bringing powerful stories to life. Milojo has developed and produced for networks including Bravo, Logo, VH1, E!, CMT, HGTV, WeTV, TLC and Discovery. In addition, Milojo produced the Emmy®-nominated documentary “The Streak” for ESPN and the critically-acclaimed documentary “Off the Rez” for TLC, both of which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Their newest docu-series for Logo, “Fire Island,” premiered in 2017. The company has been involved in such projects as “Masters of Reception,” “Homemade Millionaire,” “Dirty Soap,” “Cheer,” “Secret Guide To Fabulous,” “My Diet Is Better Than Yours,” “Secret Guide to Summer” and the “NewNowNext Vote with Wanda Sykes” election specials. Milojo is deeply involved in the digital space with multiple web series, including their recent series for YouTube’s AwesomenessTV “Joffrey Elite.”
Consuelos resides in New York City with his wife Kelly and their children Michael, Lola and Joaquin.