Emiliano Díez is a Cuban-American actor. He is best known for his role as Dr. Vic Palmero, George's father-in-law, in the sitcom George Lopez, as well as his role as Manny Beltrán in the sitcom Los Beltrán.
Díez began his acting career in 1976 in theatre and television. In 1980 at the age of 26, he immigrated to Miami to extend his career by doing numerous popular plays like Blithe Spirit, La Cage Aux Folles, The Rose Tattoo and many others.
Díez also appeared in radio and television commercials, as well as the soap operas El Magnate, Marielena, Guadalupe and for two seasons he was cast for the leading role playing Manny Beltrán in the award-winning sitcom, Los Beltrán.
He later crossed over doing American films and television guest starring in Everybody Loves Raymond, Yes, Dear, MDs, Manhattan, AZ, The Brothers Mamita and a recurring role for nine episodes in the daytime drama Passions. He also appeared on seaQuest DSV, Fortune Hunter, Sins of the City, Nostromo, Gang Related as El Mozo, Bates Motel as Alex's dad, and co-starred on George Lopez as Dr. Victor Palmero, Angie's father. His film credits include Sudden Terror: The Hijacking of School Bus #17, Water, Mud and Factories, The Last Straw and Cafe and Beer. He appeared in Adventures in Babysitting as Leon Vasquez. He also voiced Francisco in the computer-animated television series, Elena of Avalor.
|1999||Water, Mud and Factories||Pepe|
|1999||The Last Marshal||Maria's Father|
|2003||Cafe and Tobacco||Jorge|
|2012||Step Up Revolution||Mayor Fernandez|
|2014||Quiero ser fiel||Mr. Ramon|
|1991||The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage||Colonel Mendez||Episode: "A Pirate Story"|
|1996||Sudden Terror: The Hijacking of School Bus #17||Eduardo Sanchez||TV movie|
|1996–1997||Nostromo||Don Pepe||Television mini-series|
|2000||Manhattan, AZ||Mayor Gonzalez||Episode: "Cattle Drive"|
|2000–2001||Los Beltrán||Manny Beltran||20 episodes|
|2001||Passions||Francisco Lopez||9 episodes|
|2002||Miami Sands||Mr. Hernandez||Episode: "#1.110"|
|2002||Yes, Dear||Cheese Host||Episode: "Mr. Big Shot"|
|2002||MDs||Fernando||Episode: "Wing and a Prayer"|
|2002–2007||George Lopez||Dr. Victor "Vic" Garcia Lantigua Palmero||54 episodes|
|2003||Everybody Loves Raymond||Hector||Episode: "The Bachelor Party"|
|2003||Te amaré en silencio||Leandro||Episode: "#1.1"|
|2007||Living with Fran||Principal Meechum||Episode: "School Ties"|
|2010||Miami Medical||Alberto Zambrano||Episode:"Like a Hurricane"|
|2012||Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess||Guest Star||TV movie|
|2013||Anger Management||Priest||Episode: "Charlie & Catholicism"|
|2014||Gang Related||El Mozo||5 episodes|
|2015||Bates Motel||Alex's Dad||Episode: "The Last Supper"|
|2016||Adventures in Babysitting||Leon Vasquez||TV movie|
|2016–2020||Elena of Avalor||Francisco||Main cast|
|2018||One Day at a Time||Padre Jose||Episodes: "Hello, Penelope" and "Not Yet"|
|2018||Designated Survivor||President Ortega||Episode: "Grief”|
|2019||Blue Bloods||Wilson||Episode: “Another Look”|
- "See What the Forgotten Costars of 'George Lopez' Look Like Now". Closer Weekly. 2016-08-24. Retrieved 2020-04-03.
- Scoop, T. V. "Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, February 28, 2020". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 2020-04-03.