Birth Name: Kirk Acevedo
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Born on Nov. 27, 1974 in Brooklyn, NY, Acevedo was raised in the Bronx and attended LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts, then received his BFA from Purchase College, State University of New York, the alma mater of several fellow "Oz" actors including Edie Falco, Robert Clohessy and Seth Gilliam. There he also met up with Shea Wigham, with whom he would found The Rorschach Group, a New York theater company. Guest work on the NYC-filmed dramas "New York Undercover" (Fox, 1994-98) and "Law & Order" (NBC, 1990-2010) marked the actor's entry into television work. The big screen called soon after, and turns in such independents as "Arresting Gena" (1997) and "Kirk and Kerry" (1997) result...
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