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John Leguizamo

Fast-talking and feisty-looking John Leguizamo has continued to impress movie audiences with his versatility: he can play sensitive and naïve young men, such as Johnny in Hangin' with the Homeboys (1991); cold-blooded killers like Benny Blanco in Carlito's Way (1993); a heroic Navy SEAL, stopping aerial terrorists in Executive Decision (1996); and ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 10 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Infiltrator (post-production)
Emir Abreu
 2015/III Sisters (completed)
 2015 Get Squirrely (filming)
Fly Boy / Liam (voice)
 2015 Taxi 22 (TV Movie) (filming)
  Tlatelolco68 (announced)
Jesus (rumored)
 2015 Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe (Short)
Sid (voice)
 2015 Stealing Cars
Montgomery De La Cruz
 2015 The Adventures of Puss in Boots (TV Series)
- Boots (2015) ... Jack (voice)
- Adventure (2015) ... Jack (voice)
 2015 Meadowland
 2015 Experimenter
 2014 Fugly!
 2014 Sanjay and Craig (TV Series)
Carlos Bandana
- Tuffcon/Pet Parents (2014) ... Carlos Bandana (voice)
 2014 John Wick
 2014 Cymbeline
 2014 Chef
 2013 The Counselor
Coverall Man Randy (uncredited)
 2013 Underdogs
Ziggy (US version, voice)
 2013 Fish N Chips: The Movie
Chips (voice)
 2013 Ice Age Village (Video Game)
Sid (voice)
 2013 King John (TV Movie)
 2012 The Trip 2
Lucho Calvo
 2012 Hola! La (TV Series)
 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift - Arctic Games (Video Game)
Sid (voice)
 2012 Kings of Van Nuys (TV Movie)
Del Trotter
 2011 Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas (TV Short)
Sid (voice)
 2011 Scrat's Continental Crack-Up: Part 2 (Short)
Sid (voice)
 2002-2010 Dora the Explorer (TV Series)
Flying Monkeys / Silly Mail Bird / Pirate Pig Captain
- Dora's Big Birthday Adventure (2010) ... Flying Monkeys
- Dora's Pirate Adventure (2002) ... Pirate Pig Captain (voice)
 2010 Big Balls (Video short)
 2010 Repo Men
Asbury (uncredited)
 2009 The Ministers
Dante / Perfecto
 2009 Gamer
 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (Video Game)
Sid (voice)
 2009/I Rage
 2008 Surviving Sid (Video short)
Sid (voice)
 2007 Love in the Time of Cholera
Lorenzo Daza
 2007 The Take
Felix De La Pena
 2007 The Babysitters
Michael Beltran
 2006 A.K.A. (TV Movie)
Sean Edison
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Diego, Catalina's Uncle
- South of the Border: Part Dos (2006) ... Diego, Catalina's Uncle
- South of the Border: Part Uno (2006) ... Diego, Catalina's Uncle
 2006 Lost Historical Films on the Ice Age Period (Video short)
Sid (voice)
 2006 The Groomsmen
 2006 Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (Video Game)
Sid (voice)
 2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown
Sid (voice)
 2006 Lies & Alibis
 2005 Sueño
 2000-2004 The Brothers Garcia (TV Series)
Larry Garcia / Narrator
- Carmen De Lovely (2004) ... Larry Garcia (voice)
- The Spin Zone (2003) ... Larry Garcia (voice)
- Drive Me Crazy (2003) ... Larry Garcia (voice)
- Moving on Up (2003) ... Larry Garcia (voice)
- Two Left Feet (2003) ... Larry Garcia (voice)
 2004 Cronicas
Manolo Bonilla
 2003 Undefeated (TV Movie)
Lex Vargas
 2003 Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc (Video Game)
Globox (voice)
 2002 Point of Origin (TV Movie)
Keith Lang
 2002 Spun
Spider Mike
 2002 Ice Age
Sid (voice)
 2002 Zig Zag
Dean Singer
 2001 Lugar Heights (TV Series)
Spanish Fly (voice)
 2000 King of the Jungle
 2000 Titan A.E.
Gune (voice)
 1999 Joe the King
 1998 Doctor Dolittle
Rat #2 (voice)
 1998 Body Count
 1997 Spawn
Clown / Violator
 1997 All That (TV Series)
- Episode #3.13 (1997) ... Alien
 1996 The Fan
 1996 Executive Decision
 1993 Night Owl
 1992 Time Expired (Short)
 1992 Whispers in the Dark
John Castillo
 1992 Puerto Rican Mambo (Not a Musical)
Guess my nationality guy (as Johnny Leggs)
 1991 N.Y.P.D. Mounted (TV Movie)
 1991 Regarding Henry
Liquor Store Gunman
 1991 Out for Justice
Boy in Alley
 1991 Poison
Chanchi (as Damien Garcia)
 1990 Gentille alouette
 1990 Madonna: The Immaculate Collection (Video)
Friend of Boyfriend (segment "Borderline")
 1990 Street Hunter
 1990 That Burning Question (Short)
 1990 Die Hard 2
 1990/I Revenge
 1986-1989 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Orlando Calderone / Angelo Alvarez
- The Afternoon Plane (1987) ... Orlando Calderone
- Sons and Lovers (1986) ... Orlando Calderone
 1984 Madonna (Video short)
Friend of Boyfriend (segment "Borderline")
 1984 Mixed Blood
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Personal Details

Other Works:

: Played Alley Boy in "La Puta Vida Trilogy" by Reinaldo Povod (Joseph Papp Public Theater, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 8 Interviews | 5 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Damien Garcia | Johnny Leggs


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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Personal Quote:

"I always improvise, you know. That's my thing. Luckily, I'm a writer, so I always try...If there's great writing, improvising just adds a little bit more to it. Just takes it to another level. 'Cause an actor, believe it or not, really knows his character more than anybody else, even more than the original writer. Even more than the director. At some point, we know that character better than ... See more »


Was nominated for two Tony Awards in 1998: as Best Actor (Play) and as Author of Best Play nominee, his one-man show titled "Freak." See more »


His characters often have Latin-American last names


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