Andy Garcia is an American actor and director. He is known for his appearances in successful 1980s and 1990s Hollywood films, including The Godfather Part III, The Untouchables, Internal Affairs and When a Man Loves a Woman. In the 2000s, he starred in Ocean’s Eleven and its sequels, Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean’s Thirteen, and in The Lost City. In recent years he’s had a career resurgence in such films as Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Book Club, The Mule, and My Dinner with Hervé.
García was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Vincent Mancini in The Godfather Part III. He was Emmy Award- and Golden Globe Award-nominated for his titular role in For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story.
Garcia was born Andrés Arturo García Menéndez in Havana, Cuba. During his last year in high school, he became ill with mononucleosis, which convinced him to pursue a career in acting. Additionally, he began his acting career by taking a drama class with Jay W. Jensen in his senior year at Miami Beach Senior High School. Moreover, he graduated from Florida International University in Miami.
García began acting at Florida International University but soon went to Hollywood. He had a short role in the first episode of Murder, She Wrote as “1st white tough”, in 1984. Moreover, he played the role of a gang member in the first episode of the popular TV series Hill Street Blues. Likewise, he appeared in a supporting role in The Mean Season in 1985, alongside Kurt Russell, and director Brian De Palma cast him in The Untouchables in 1987.
García acted in the Ridley Scott film Black Rain since 1989 with Michael Douglas. Further, Francis Ford Coppola cast Garcia as Vincent Mancini, the illegitimate son of Sonny Corleone, in The Godfather Part III. García earned an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his performance
In 1982, García tied a knot to Marivi Lorido. The couple has four children: daughters Dominik García-Lorido (b since 1983), an actress, Daniella (b. 1988), and Alessandra (b since 1991), and son Andres (b. 2002). The family divide their time between Toluca Lake, Los Angeles and Key Biscayne, Florida.
- Full Name: Andrés Arturo García Menéndez
- Date of Birth: April 12, 1956
- Age: 63 years
- Birth Place: Havana, Cuba
- Spouse: Marivi Lorido Garcia (m since 1982)
- TV shows: Modern Love, Ballers, My Dinner with Hervé, etc.
- Children: Dominik García-Lorido, Alessandra Garcia-Lorido, Andrés Garcia-Lorido, Daniella Garcia
- Occupation: Actor, director
- Years active: since 1978–present
- Net Worth: $20 million dollars
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