CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 19:  Joe Minoso appears in advance of a panel discussion at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago, IL on February 19, 2014  (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images)

Joe Minoso


Born in the Boogie Down Bronx, Joe Minoso moved to the Windy City after graduating from Northern Illinois University to pursue a career in acting. He began as a thespian in numerous Chicago stage productions, eventually making his way to the small screen on shows such as Prison BreakShameless and Boss before landing a lead role as Joe Cruz in Chicago Fire. In 2013, he made his movie debut in the superhero action flick Man of Steel.  (Photo: Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images)