Melvin Rodriguez has been acting professionally for more than 20 years. In that time, he has built an acting resume that includes almost 80 on-screen credits and the list keeps growing every year. While he may not always have the biggest roles, Mel’s presence can be felt on every project he’s a part of. He has a special way of bringing all of his characters to life and his ability to command attention is undeniable. Recently, he has gotten lots of attention for his decision to leave the cast of CSI: Vegas. While it’s unclear what’s next for Mel, we know we certainly haven’t seen the last of him. Keep reading to learn 10 things you didn’t know about Mel Rodriguez.