Harvey Guillén

American actor

Javier "Harvey" Guillén (pronounced [ɡiˈʝen]; born May 3, 1990)[2][3] is an American actor. He is best known for his role as the human Guillermo de la Cruz in the 2019 television series What We Do in the Shadows.[4][5]

Harvey Guillén
Guillén at GalaxyCon Richmond in 2022
Javier Guillén

(1990-05-03) May 3, 1990 (age 34)
Years active2008–present

He identifies as queer.[6][7]


  1. "Harvey Guillen's Nerd in "The Internship" Wreaks Havoc With Laughs | LatinHeat Entertainment". LatinHeat. 5 June 2013. Archived from the original on 16 January 2021. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  2. "Jamie and Natasia Demetriou: 'Our spirit animal is a Muppet with its mouth open'". i. 6 September 2019. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  3. @harveyguillen (May 3, 2019). "Had a amazing time celebrating my bday last night". Instagram. Archived from the original on 2021-12-24. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
  4. Christina Radish (April 17, 2019). "'What We Do in the Shadows': Harvey Guillén and Mark Proksch on Improv & Not Getting Costumes". Collider. Retrieved May 28, 2019.; Kellie Freeze (May 27, 2019). "5 Questions With Harvey Guillén Of FX's 'What We Do In The Shadows'". TV Insider. Retrieved June 2, 2019.
  5. Ellen, Barbara. "The week in TV: When They See Us, The Planets and more – review", The Guardian, June 2, 2019
  6. Daniel Reynolds (2019-05-29). "Harvey Guillén Is the Queer, Human Heart of What We Do in the Shadows". Advocate. Retrieved 2019-05-29.
  7. Jerry Portwood (2020-06-10). "'The First Time' With Actor Harvey Guillén". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2020-07-06.