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All posts tagged "American Actor"

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    Biography: Michael Pena

    Michael Anthony Peña (born January 13, 1976) is an American actor best known for his lead role in the film Crash. Peña, a Mexican-American, was born in Chicago, Illinois, where his father worked at a button factory and his mother was an assistant to a social worker. Both of Peña’s parents were...

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    Biography: Mario Lopez

    Mario Lopez, Jr. (born October 10, 1973) is an American actor who has appeared on several television...

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    Biography: Luis Guzman

    Luis Guzmán (born August 28, 1956) is an American actor. He is known for his character work. For much of his career, his squat build, wolfish features, and brooding countenance have garnered him roles largely as sidekicks, thugs, or policemen, but his later career has seen him move into more mainstream roles....

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    Biography: Jon Huertas

    Jon Huertas (born October 23, ), sometimes credited as John Huertas, is an American actor and US Air Force Veteran. He is perhaps best known for his role as Sergeant Antonio ‘Poke’ Espera in HBO’s Generation Kill the miniseries as well as Joe Negroni in the film Why Do Fools Fall in...

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    Biography: John Leguizamo

    Jonathan Alberto “John” Leguizamo (born July 22, 1964) is a Colombian-American actor, comedian, voice artist, and producer. According to Leguizamo, his paternal grandfather was of Italian descent  and his maternal grandfather was Lebanese. Leguizamo has also described himself as being of Amerindian and Mestizo heritage. Leguizamo’s father was once an aspiring film...

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    Biography: Jay Hernandez

    Jay Hernandez (born February 20, 1978) is an American actor. Hernandez was born Javier Manuel Hernandez, Jr. in Montebello, California, the son of Isis (née Maldonado), a secretary and accountant, and Javier Hernandez, Sr., a mechanic. He has a younger sister, Amelia, and two older brothers, Michael and Gabriel. Hernandez is a...

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    Biography: Emilio Estevez

    Emilio Estévez (born May 12, 1962) is an American actor, film director, writer and poet. He started...

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    Biography: Wilmer Valderrama

    Wilmer Valderrama (born January 30, 1980) is an American actor and television personality, best known for the...

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    Biography: Charlie Sheen

    Carlos Irwin Estévez (born September 3, 1965), known professionally as Charlie Sheen, is an American actor. His...

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    Biography: Ricardo Chavira

    Ricardo Antonio Chavira (born September 1, 1971) is an American actor, perhaps best known for his role as Carlos Solis on Desperate Housewives. Chavira was born in Austin, Texas, the son of a Bexar County judge, Juan Antonio Chavira. Raised in San Antonio, Texas, he graduated from Robert E. Lee High School,...

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    Biography: Andy Garcia

    Andrés Arturo García Menéndez (born April 12, 1956), professionally known as Andy García, is a Cuban American actor. He became known in the late 1980s and 1990s, having appeared in several successful Hollywood films, including The Godfather: Part III, The Untouchables, and When a Man Loves a Woman. More recently, he has...