Derek Basco (born 29 August 1970) is an American actor, producer, director, and writer.
His film credits include roles in The First Purge (2018); This Is 40 (2012); Finding Madison (2008); Alien Raiders (2008); Stolen Souls (2006 Video); All In (2006); Perfect Opposites (2004); Naked Brown Men (2003); Spider's Web (2002); The Debut (2000); Beverly Hood (1999); Pros & Cons (1999); Six Days Seven Nights (1998); Tiger Heart (1996, uncredited); Sgt. Bilko (1996); and A Dangerous Place (1994).
His TV movies include Kevin Hart's Guide to Black History (2019); Can't Buy My Love (2017); Delores & Jermaine (2015); How to Be a Better American (2010); Sorority (1999); Riot (1997); Time Well Spent (1996); and Matters of the Heart (1990).
His shorts include Flip the Record (2017); The Guild (2012 series shorts); and 69 Cents (2007).
His TV credits include appearances on Speechless; How to Get Away with Murder; Hawaii Five-0; NCIS: Los Angeles; LA to Vegas; The Detour; Lady Dynamite; Adam Ruins Everything; The Odd Couple; The Real O'Neals; The Last Ship; Sidetracked; Legit; Rake; The Middle (uncredited); It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia; Party Down; 24; Avatar: The Last Airbender (voice); Hannah Montana; The Shield; Dragnet; Love & Money; Will & Grace; Becker; L.A. Heat; Saved by the Bell: The New Class; Vanishing Son; and Wings.
- 2004: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Derek was born in Pittsburg, California. He is the eldest of three brothers and one sister. He lives in Los Angeles and is married to Emily Cho. 
- He is of Filipino descent.