Wilmer’s dream of a bigger career is gratifying, particularly since someone special has been watching him.
Wilmer said, “It was 1993 when I arrived to the United States in the early to mid ’90s. I don’t remember how I spoke English back then.” And when I watched TV, it was unless I watched. Desi Arnaz or anything else, I really—it’s a thing. We can see that it is. [Nakano]’s going to wake up to a world where all of us have fought those battles and said ‘no,’ and said ‘no’ enough to all the roles that didn’t really empower us to be the community that we really have been to this country, and the contribution that we’ve given to this country, its beautiful.”