David Rodriguez

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David Rodriguez

David Rodriguez

David Rodriguez

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: August 18, 1970
Date of Passing: October 29, 2020
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Obituary: Hollywood Reporter

David Rodriguez was an American writer, producer, and director.

Rodriguez spent his formative years at the New York Military Academy, served in the United States Marine Corps, and went on to work in corrections and law enforcement, including serving time as an undercover narcotics officer in South Florida.

David Rodriguez was an American writer, producer, and director.

Rodriguez spent his formative years at the New York Military Academy, served in the United States Marine Corps, and went on to work in corrections and law enforcement, including serving time as an undercover narcotics officer in South Florida.

In 2003, Rodriguez left law enforcement to pursue a career in the entertainment business. He began working steadily as a director, producer, and writer in film and television in 2004. Rodriguez was a co-executive producer for 10 episodes of The Chi, in addition to directing three episodes. He also directed episodes of NCIS: Los Angeles, Rosewood, The Resident, Scandal, Power, S.W.A.T., and Dick Wolf's Chicago franchise.

His recent work included producing 26 episodes of Animal Kingdom between 2018 and 2019, as well as directing an episode of Stumptown in 2019, and two episodes of Hightown in 2020.

Rodriguez died October 29, 2020. He was 50.

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David Rodriguez at the L.A. Area Emmy Awards presented at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in North Hollywood, California.
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David Rodriguez at the L.A. Area Emmy Awards presented at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in North Hollywood, California.
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David Rodriguez at the L.A. Area Emmy Awards presented at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in North Hollywood, California.

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