Wilmer Valderrama

Full / Real Name: Wilmer Eduardo Valderrama
Born: 30 January 1980 (40 years old)
Gender: Male



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Wilmer Valderrama is an American actor best known for his starring role as Fez in the television sitcom That '70s Show, and as the host (and creator) of the MTV series Yo Momma.

He also had a starring role as Detective Efrem Vega, Britten's ambitious and young partner - in one of his worlds, on the police procedural fantasy drama television series Awake, in 2012.

Born in Venezuela, Valderrama has been in high demand above and beyond the small screen since the premiere of That '70s Show in 1998, and he has produced, directed, written, hosted and acted in numerous projects over the past decade and continues to have many in development.

Valderrama appeared in the Universal Pictures' dramedy Larry Crowne, alongside Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts, and starred opposite America Ferrera, Jason Ritter and Melissa Leo in the drama The Dry Land, which premiered in the dramatic competition at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.

Additional film credits include From Prada to Nada, alongside Camilla Belle, Alexa Vega and Adriana Barraza, Party Monster, Fast Food Nation, Columbus Day, Unaccompanied Minors, The Darwin Awards and Clifford's Really Big Movie.

He also plays the lead role of Francis "Ponch" Poncherello in the 2009 feature film version of the classic eighties television drama CHiPs and appears in The Girl Is in Trouble, from executive producer Spike Lee.

From 2006-2007, Valderrama created, executive produced and hosted three seasons of the hit MTV show Yo Momma. He also acts as executive producer on the children's science show Bugging Out.

In 2009, he made his directorial debut, directing the video short Creepshow Raw: Insomnia, as well as Imagination Movers.

Valderrama started a production company, WV Enterprises, and has a deal with Relativity Media to create, develop and executive produce series for broadcast and cable networks.


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