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Anthony Ruivivar Biography

Birth Name:
Anthony Michael Ruivivar
Birth Place:
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Father, Tony Ruivivar, is founder of the well-known Hawaiian musical group Society of Seven
  • First acting role was in a high-school production of Up the Down Staircase
  • Attended Boston University at the same time as his wife, Yvonne, a fellow Hawaii native and theater student
  • However, the two did not know each other well in college and did not become a couple until after both had graduated
  • Prepared for his role as paramedic Carlos Nieto on Third Watch by shadowing New York City paramedics as they responded to real medical emergencies
  • Directed and cowrote the play Safe, which was performed by the Imua! Theater Company in 2003
  • The cast featured Third Watch costars Coby Bell, Jason Wiles and Anthony's wife, Yvonne (who joined Third Watch in 2003)

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