Modesto Lacén

Active - 1999 - 2005  |   Born - Dec 20, 1976 in Loíza, Puerto Rico  |   Genres - Romance, Comedy

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  • Founded the Nuevo Escena theatre company in Puerto Rico in 1988.
  • Trained at the Public Theatre and Circle in the Square Theatre in New York.
  • Played baseball player Roberto Clemente in the touring production of DC-7: The Life of Roberto Clemente.
  • Was the acting coach for Ja Rule in Back in the Day.
  • Played Pedro Knight, the husband of Celia Cruz, in the off-Broadway musical Celia: The Life and Music of Celia Cruz, which required him to play the role in both Spanish and English on alternate nights; he later reprised the role in a TV series about her, called Celia.