Joe Minoso, who plays Joe Cruz in NBC's new drama "Chicago Fire," is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and a veteran of the Chicago theater scene. He has appeared in productions at the Goodman, Victory Gardens, Chicago Childrens, Chicago Shakespeare and American Theater Company, and has been an artistic director at Teatro Vista. He's appeared in several Chicago-filmed series, including "Boss," "The Chicago Code," "Shameless," "The Beast" and "Prison Break." He's no back in Chicago for "Chicago Fire," which premieres Oct. 19.
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