Actor / Producer / Humanitarian

Jose Yenque Receives an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts at CSUSM

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Jose Yenque, noted Humanitarian and Actor, received on May 21, 2011 an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the California State University, San Marcos.  Details provided further below.

Jose Yenque receives Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from The California State University, San Marcos.

California State University Honorary Degrees Conferred in 2011 - Jose Yenque, Doctorate of Fine Arts

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California State University Honorary Degrees Conferred in 2011 - Jose Yenque

HOLA Awards – Photos

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Jose Yenque receives the HOLA Ilka Humanitarian Award on Monday, October 18, 2010.

“The Yenque Acting Tradition” Dec 7th at Cal State San Marcos

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Event moved to Tuesday, December 7, 2010

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The Yenque Acting Tradition with Teresa & Jose Yenque

Presented at The McMahan House at Cal State San Marcos.

Location: Cal State San Marcos, 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, CA 92096
When: 7:00pm, Tuesday, December 7, 2010

(Map – site #50, just west of the stadium)

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.

Video – Stills Collection

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2005 Academy Award winner (Student category) “Wednesday Afternoon”

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Wednesday Afternoon

Winner of the 2005 Academy Award (Student category)

There is no right or wrong in the world that Miguel, an East L.A. teenager, and his father live in, only choices. One’s an American, the other an immigrant, and though they are son and father, they are separated by a culture that threatens to tear them apart.

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Roles in:

  1. “The Last Adam” (2006)
  2. “Wednesday Afternoon” (2004, Oscar Award Winning Short Film – Student Category)
  3. “The Blue Diner” (2001)

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Roles in:

  1. “Heroes-Destiny: Escape” (2008, TV Series)
  2. “Broken” (2006, Short)
  3. “Traffic” (2000, Academy Award Winning Film)

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