Vincent Laresca Bio
Vincent was born and raised in New York City where he began studying acting in New York City at the Sanford Meisner Theatre at 11 years old, by the time he was 16, he had appeared in numerous theatre productions in New York at The Public Theatre and The Actor’s Studio.
He began his film career at 17 years old making his feature film debut as Radames along side Tupac Shakur in Ernest Dickerson’s cult classic film Juice. Vincent then put his acting career on hold to study acting at the conservatory at SUNY Purchase.
Vincent then went on to appear in over 40 films including, Baz Luhrman’s Romeo and Juliet, Basquiat, Before Night Falls, The Aviator, Fast and Furious Tokyo Drift, Lords of Dogtown, The Amazing Spiderman, Runner Runner and Hot Pursuit. Vincent has also had a distinguished career in television where he has appeared in 24, Weeds, Suits, Graceland, Law & Order SVU, Agents of SHIELD, and Better Call Saul. Vincent is currently appearing in the NBC show Shades of Blue as Carlos Espada.
Vincent currently resides in Los Angeles where he takes great pride in giving back to the community by volunteering over 300 hours a year with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and mentoring at risk inner city youth.