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Erik Valdez



Kyle Cushing in “Superman & Lois”


Erik Valdez plays Kyle Kushing, Lana Lang’s (Emmanuelle Chriqui) husband, in The CW’s hit series “Superman & Lois.”


Valdez was born in Lubbock, Texas and is the son of a second-generation cotton farmer turned salesman, and an artistic, free-spirited mother. Since childhood, all he ever really wanted to do was race cars and entertain people. He learned to drive on is grandparent’s farm at age six and was cast in his first play at age seven. Although Valdez, spent the majority of his years growing up in El Paso and still considers himself a country boy at heart and credits his grandparents and parents’ humble upbringings to his genuine appreciation of life.


Having done theater throughout the years, Valdez decided to pursue a career in television and film and moved to Los Angeles in the summer of 2004. Television credits include “Graceland,” “General Hospital,” “Mistresses,” “90210,” “New Girl,” “Numb3rs,” “The O.C.” and “Gilmore Girls.” Additional credits include the feature film “Paint it Black,” video games “Far Cry 6” and “Jarhead 3: The Siege” and shorts “The Delivery,” “Rise and Wake” and “Dehydration.”


He currently resides in Vancouver, BC.




























January 2022