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"Beginners" Akbar scene with Christopher Plummer

  • Yenque appears in the highly praised film “Miss Bala” in the role of Kike Camara.
  • Yenque appears in the role of “Martinez” in “Happy New Year” by Director Lorrell Manning.
  • Congratulations to Christopher Plummer who was awarded the Best Actor Oscar and Golden Globe Awards for his role in Beginners. In 2011 Yenque was seen in the role “Robert” opposite Christopher Plummer and Ewan McGreger in the Mike Mills feature film “Beginners”.
  • Check IMBD for the latest projects.

Photos from “Beginners” Cast:

Jose Yenque with "Beginners" director, Mike Mills, co-stars, Rafael Noble, Ewan McGregor, and legendary star, Christopher Plummer


Jose Yenque with kids at Casa Hogar

Yenque has taken the lead in significant humanitarian and educational projects, in an effort to utilize his recognition in the entertainment industry to the benefit of those in need.

Yenque’s success with students parallels his success on the screen and stage, and he is committed to weaving together his considerable skills and talents as both an actor and humanitarian.


  • “The Yenque Acting Tradition” with Tesesa and José Yenque.
    Location: Cal State San Marcos, 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, CA 92096
    When: 7:00pm, Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Note new date! (event webpage)
    Come meet Teresa and Jose Yenque, two generations of award-winning actors who have shared the stage and screen with many of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. Their careers have spanned Broadway theatre, Hollywood film/TV, and international and indie productions. Hear their stories of struggle and triumph, view a screening of two of their finest short films (award winners Abuela’s Revolt and Wednesday Afternoon), and dialogue with them about their careers and lives. Presented at The McMahan House at Cal State San Marcos.
    (Map – site #50, just west of the stadium)

Interviews & Press

  • 11/1/10Latination Episode 706:  Find out how actor Jose Yenque (Traffic) takes his role as a humanitarian just as serious as any role on the big screen. Being aired 11/1/10 – 11/7/10.
  • 10-25-10NTN24: Planeta Gente con José Yenque
  • 10-19-10 - Latino LA: Jose Yenque Receives HOLA’S 2010 ILKA Humanitarian Award
  • 10-18-10 – KLUZ-TV Albuquerque: Organización de actores reconoce el trabajo de jóvenes talentos y veteranos
  • 10-13-10Telemundo 23: El actor José Yenque será reconocido por sus compañeros por su labor humanitaria
  • 10-9-10Latin Heat Online: Actor Jose Yenque To Receive the HOLA 2010 Ilka Humanitarian Award
  • 4-23-10TV Fanatic Exclusive: Interview with Lost Guest Star Jose Yenque

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