Marquis Rodriguez (born September 17, 1998) is an American Actor and Instagram Personality. He recently gained huge fame for playing the role of Young Raymond Santana in Netflix mini-series called “When They See Us”. Furthermore, his real full birth name is Marquis Kofi Rodriguez.
Furthermore, at the age of 14, Raymond along with his other 5 friends were falsely convicted of raping and attempted murder of Trisha Meili (a white female jogger) in Central Park, New York. His other friends were Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, and Korey Wise.
Moreover, the show made of four episodes which aired on the 31st of May 2019. Ava DuVernay is the director, creator, and writer of the hit series. In fact, Ava impressively depicted the true story of all 5 teenagers who were wrongly charged with the crime they never did. The New York Times
Matias Reyes is the man behind this crime, and he attempted to murder Trisha Meili.
The Star Cast, Actors, Actress in Netflix’s “When They See Us” Series are:
- Jovan Adepo as Antron McCray.
- John Leguizamo as Raymond Santana Jr.
- Reginald L. Barnes as NYPD Officer Harmon.
- Chris Chalk as Yusef Salaam.
- Omar J. Dorsey as Elombre Brath.
- Marsha Stephanie Blake as Linda McCray.
- Justin Cunningham as Kevin Richardson.
- Aunjanue Ellis as Sharon Salaam.
- Kylie Bunbury as Angie Richardson.
- Jharrel Jerome as Korey Wise.
- Bryan Terrell Clark as Ortega.
- Vera Farmiga as Elizabeth Lederer.
- Asante Blackk as Young Kevin Richardson.
Marquis Rodriguez started his career with a small role in the film titled “Definitely, Maybe” in 2008. He played a minor role as a school kid. In addition, he made a debut on the television with a TV show “Younger” as Frederick in 2015.
Rodriguez is also one of the fresh casts for Game of Thrones Prequel. It is yet to be named. His character that he will be playing is likely to represent a young Grey Worm as Marquis matches him quite a bit.
|Full Birth Name||Marquis Kofi Rodriguez.|
|Occupation||Actor and Instagram Personality.|
|Age (As of 2020)||24 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||September 17, 1998.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||The United States of America.|
|Famous For||his role as Young Raymond Santana in the Netflix's When They See Us.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Virgo.|
|Current Residence||New York, USA.|
|Movies & TV Series List||1. When They See Us.
2. Definitely, Maybe.
3. Phoebe in Wonderland.
4. Saturday Church.
6. Total Freak.
8. Blue Bloods.
9. Game of Thrones Prequel (upcoming).
11. Chicago Fire
|Debut||Film: Definitely, Maybe (2008, as School Kid).
Short-film: Total Freak (2014).
TV Show: Younger (2015, as Frederick).
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.7 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 68 Kg.
Pounds: 149 lbs.
|Biceps Size||14 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||38-28-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Tattoos details?||Will Update.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Name not found.
Mother: Not Known.
|Siblings||Brother: Not Known.
|Girlfriend & Fiancee||Marcela Avelina.|
|Alma Mater||Will Update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Ryan Reynolds.
Actress: Jennifer Lawrence.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Watching movies.|
|Favorite Dishes||Pan Cake, Fries, Chicken & Cheese Burger.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||$550K US Dollars (As of 2020).|
|Income Source||Acting Fees & Sponsorships.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Marquis Rodriguez
- Actor Marquis Rodriguez was born on the 17th of September 1996 in the United States of America. At present, his age is 22 years old, as of 2018.
- There is no information about his father, mother, and siblings available on the internet but we will update you soon.
- He belongs to Latin-American ethnicity.
- In 2008, he also acted in the film “Phoebe in Wonderland” as Martin.
- He loves to watch the Dragon Ball animation series. His favorite character is “Goku”.
- In 2017, he performed in the project called “Saturday Church” and played one of the recurring roles as Raymond.
- Moreover, the same year, the actor appeared in five episodes of the TV series “Iron Fist” (as Darryl).
- Marquis Rodriguez is a tall person with a height of 5 Feet 7 Inches (170 cm).
- He also possesses a slim, sexy, and healthy physique with a weight of 68 kilograms (149 pounds).
- Furthermore, Marquis is in a long time relationship with his girlfriend Marcela Avelina. She is an American musical artist and singer. They have been together for more than 5 years.
- After the release of his new miniseries, Rodriguez’s fan following on Instagram is increasing rapidly. Currently, he has 25+k followers.
- Some of his other films and TV shows are Landline, Total Freak (short film), Blue Bloods, Manifest, and Chicago Fire.
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- On 2 June 2020, he shared an Instagram post on #blacklivesmatter. This hashtag is trending after the death of George Floyd on 25 May 2020. The “Black Lives Matter” protest started in the USA. All 4 police officers i.e. Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, Tou Thao, and J. Alexander Kueng involved in this case are arrested.
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|1.||↑||The New York Times|