In 2008, he was tapped to participate in the sixth season of the wildly successful American edition of “Dancing with the Stars” (ABC, 2005- ) – no doubt raising his international profile more than any film possibly could.In 1998, de la Fuente was tapped by Telemundo to star in “Reyes y Rey” (1998), a remake of “Starsky and Hutch” (ABC, 1975–79) for Mexican television.From 2008-2010, Fuente played Raphael "Raph" Ramírez on In Plain Sight.Fuente returned to Chile to film the second season of his TV show Golpe Bajo.While still a sophomore, de la Fuente was discovered by a talent scout and encouraged to enter the country’s Super Teen contest, which he won.This was soon followed by roles in several soap operas, including “Eclipse de luna” (Canal 13, 1997), as well as a stint as host of Chile’s top-rated variety series, “Venga conmigo” (Canal 13, 1995-2002).In 1998, de la Fuente was tapped by Telemundo to star in Reyes y Rey (1998), a remake of Starsky and Hutch for Mexican television.
De la Fuente was seen in supporting roles in the indie romantic drama Sueno (2005) with John Leguizamo and the Latin-themed comedy Once Upon a Wedding (2005).
He also had a recurring role on Brothers & Sisters from 2009-2010.
He had a recurring role on ABC's Private Practice from 2010-2011.
More Stateside work increased de la Fuente's profile with American audiences; he made his motion picture debut alongside Sylvester Stallone in Renny Harlin's racing drama Driven (2001), and partnered with Jon Bon Jovi as a vampire-hunting priest in Vampires: Los Muertos in 2002.
That same year, de la Fuente married Chilean-born actress Angelica Castro, with whom he had a child.In 2012, he became a series regular on Amor bravío and on Quiero amarte from 2013-2014. Gallery of behind the scene stills released to promote the actor.