Adam Rodriguez originally auditioned for the role of Danny Messer in 'CSI: NY,' but ended up being cast as Eric Delko in 'CSI: Miami' instead, as the producers thought he was a better fit for the Miami spin-off.
Rodriguez's character in 'CSI: Miami,' Eric Delko, was initially intended to be a recurring character, but his performance and the audience's response led the show's creators to make him a series regular.
In 'Criminal Minds,' Adam Rodriguez's character, Luke Alvez, was modeled after real-life FBI Fugitive Task Force agents, and he even trained with the FBI to prepare for the role.
Rodriguez had a surprising connection with 'Magic Mike' director Steven Soderbergh. He had auditioned for Soderbergh's film 'Traffic' years earlier, but didn't get the part. Their paths crossed again when he auditioned for 'Magic Mike.'
Rodriguez's role in 'Magic Mike' was originally written for a different actor, but when the original actor had scheduling conflicts, the part was rewritten specifically for Rodriguez.
While filming 'Magic Mike XXL,' Rodriguez and the rest of the cast actually performed their dance routines in front of real, unsuspecting audiences to capture authentic reactions.
Adam Rodriguez made his directorial debut with the 'CSI: Miami' Season 8 episode, "Hunting Ground."
During his time on 'Criminal Minds,' Rodriguez directed two episodes, making him one of the few actors on the show to also sit in the director's chair.
Rodriguez appeared in a 2002 music video for Jennifer Lopez's song "If You Had My Love," which caught the attention of 'CSI: Miami' producers, leading to his casting on the show.
Adam Rodriguez is a talented artist and often created his own sketches for his character, Eric Delko, to use in 'CSI: Miami.'
Rodriguez had a brief but memorable guest role on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' as Detective Dave Majors, an elite detective whom the characters idolised.
Adam Rodriguez starred in the 2008 film 'A Kiss of Chaos,' which was an official selection at the New York International Latino Film Festival.