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Andy Garcia

Actor, Director Date of birth 12th April 1956
Place of birth Havana, Cuba
Year of debut 1983
First feature film Blue Skies Again

Awards

  • Academy Awards nominated1
  • Golden Globe Awards nominated1
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Biography

At the age of five Andy Garcia and his family moved from Cuba to Florida. After suffering from glandular fever at high school, he gave up his interest in sport to pursue acting. He worked as a waiter, in a warehouse and at The Comedy Store before landing his breakthrough role in The Untouchables. He has since solidified his reputation as an actor in movies including The Godfather Part III and Hero. He made his directorial debut in 2001 with a documentary about a Cuban composer.

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Andy Garcia's films

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Packshot for the film Rio 2
Certificate
U Certificate
Duration
101 Mins
Released
2014

Animated. Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) and his family take flight and head to the Amazon. With Anne Hathaway. Mild comic threat, slapstick.

Rent for £3.99
Packshot for the film Just One Day
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
96 Mins
Released
2013

A man and woman (Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga) fall in love during their kids' college tour. Drug use & sexual scenes.

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Packshot for the film Ocean's Eleven (2002)
Certificate
12 Certificate
Duration
112 Mins
Released
2002

George Clooney and his crew plan to rob three casinos in Las Vegas. With Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Julia Roberts. Mild violence and infrequent strong language.

Rent for £2.49
Packshot for the film Ocean's Twelve
Certificate
12 Certificate
Duration
121 Mins
Released
2004

George Clooney and his crew plan the biggest heist of their lives. With Brad Pitt. Contains some strong language.

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Did you know?

  • Andy Garcia was born with a partly-formed conjoined twin who was surgically removed from his shoulder.
  • He played Michelle Pfeiffer's husband in Dangerous Minds. He allegedly told the producers that he thought a love interest was an unnecessary part of the story. His scenes were later cut from the movie before its release.
  • He married Maria Victoria Marivi Lorido in 1982. They have three daughters and one son.
  • In City Island, his daughter Dominik Garcia-Lorido plays his on-screen daughter. She supposedly banned him from watching her film the scenes where she had to perform at a strip club.
  • To prepare for his role as an FBI deputy in Smokin' Aces, he met with members from the FBI to learn about their job roles and the mannerisms they picked up working in that environment.

Awards

  • 1 Academy Awards nominated

    • 1990 Actor in a Supporting Role - The Godfather Part III
  • 1 Golden Globe Awards nominated

    • 1991 Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - The Godfather Part III