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ANDY GARCIA BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Andy Garcia was born on April 12th, 1956 in Havana, Cuba with the birth name Andrés Arturo García Menéndez.  At the age of five his family relocated to Miami Beach Florida after Fidel Castro came to power.  His family soon started a successful business and they were in a much better financial state.
 
During high school at Miami Beach Senior High he was very involved in athletics and excelled at baseball.  He also developed an interest in acting.  He went on to college at Florida International University, however, before earning a degree he decided he wanted to pursue a career in acting and therefore relocated to Hollywood, California.
 
He began taking minor parts in television before being cast in his first real break through television role in, "Hill Street Blues" (1981).  Soon Garcia was appearing on the big screen in such films as, "8 Million Ways to Die" (1986), "The Untouchables" (1987), "Black Rain" (1989), "International Affairs" (1990) and "The Godfather: Part III" (1990) for which he earned an Oscar nomination for his performance.
 
Andy was now a highly desired actor and had reached a whole new level of respect in Hollywood.  Soon he was appearing in more films more frequently such as, "Jennifer Eight" (1992), "Hero" (1992), "When a Man Loves a Woman" (1994), "Night Falls on Manhattan" (1996), "Hoodlum" (1997) and "Desperate Measures" (1998).
 
He gained a huge new fan base when he starred in the highly successful film, "Ocean's Eleven" (2001) starring alongside a plethora of famous actors including Julia Roberts, George Clooney, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, Elliott Gould and many others, and appeared in both sequels in 2004 and 2007.  Some of his other recent roles have been, "New York, I Love You" (2009), "5 Days of War" (2011) and soon to release in 2012, "The Truth", "Open Road", "Admissions" and "Hemingway & Fuentes".
 
Along with his numerous film credits he has also appeared in a variety of television series such as, "Murder, She Wrote", "Will & Grace" and did some voice over work on, "The Simpsons".
 
He has been married only once to his current wife, Marivi Lorido Garcia whom he wed in 1982 and they have four children together and remain married today.  
 
Throughout his career he has received a number of honors due to his acting talents and appearance.  In 1996, Empire magazine chose him as one of the 100 sexiest stars in film history.
 
Andy Garcia has managed to have a successful personal and professional career and continues to impress Hollywood. 

 
Filmography

2012 Hemingway & Fuentes
2012 Admissions
2012 Open Road 
2012 The Truth
2011 Cristiada
2011 The Savoy King: Chick Webb & the Music That Changed America
2011 The Simpsons
2011 5 Days of War
2010 Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright 
2009 City Island 
2009 The Pink Panther 2 
2009 New York, I Love You
2009 La Linea - The Line
2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua
2008 Classical Baby (I'm Grown Up Now): The Poetry Show
2007 Ocean's Thirteen 
2007 The Air I Breathe 
2006 Smokin' Aces 
2006 George Lopez 
2005 The Lost City
2005 The Lazarus Child
2005 Kurtlar vadisi 
2004 Ocean's Twelve
2004 Modigliani
2004 Twisted
2003 Confidence
2003 Will & Grace
2003 Just Like Mona 
2001 Frasier
2001 Ocean's Eleven 
2001 The Man from Elysian Fields
2001 The Unsaid
2000 For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story 
2000 Lakeboat 
1999 Swing Vote
1999 Just the Ticket 
1998 Desperate Measures
1997 Hoodlum 
1996 Death in Granada
1996 Night Falls on Manhattan
1995 Steal Big Steal Little
1995 Dangerous Minds
1995 Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
1994 When a Man Loves a Woman
1992 Jennifer Eight 
1992 Hero 
1991 Dead Again
1990 The Godfather: Part III
1990 A Show of Force 
1990 Internal Affairs 
1989 Black Rain
1988 Clinton and Nadine 
1988 American Roulette 
1988 Stand and Deliver 
1987 The Untouchables 
1986 8 Million Ways to Die 
1986 Foley Square 
1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1985 The Mean Season
1984 Brothers
1984 Murder, She Wrote
1981-1984 Hill Street Blues
1984 The Lonely Guy
1983 A Night in Heaven 
1983 Guaguasi
1983 For Love and Honor 
1983 Blue Skies Again
1979 Archie Bunker's Place 
1978 Qué pasa, U.S.A.?





Matinee Classics - Ocean's 12 starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Vincent Cassel, Elliott Gould, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Eddie Jemison, Shaobo Qin, Carl Reiner, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Albert Finney, Eddie Izzard, Jeroen Krabbe, Bruce Willis, Cherry Jones, Robbie Coltrane, Topher Grace, Candice Azzara, erry Weintraub, Mini Anden and Jared Harris


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