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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 naive young men, such as Johnny in Hangin' with the Homeboys (1991); cold-blooded killers like Benny Blanco in Carlito's Way (1993); a heroic Army Green Beret, stopping aerial terrorists in Executive Decision (... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 12 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Moulin Rouge!
Moulin Rouge! Toulouse-Lautrec
(2001)
The Pest
The Pest Pestario 'Pest' Vargas
(1997)
Spawn
Spawn Clown / Violator
(1997)
Romeo + Juliet
(1996)

Filmography

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 2018 Waco (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Robert Rodriguez
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Robert Rodriguez
 2018 Madero (pre-production)
Eddie Madero
 2018 Nancy (post-production)
Jeb
  Hypno (TV Series) (announced)
Hipólito Kubin / Tancredo Ledesma
- Episode #1.13 ... Hipólito Kubin / Tancredo Ledesma (rumored)
- Episode #1.12 ... Hipólito Kubin / Tancredo Ledesma (rumored)
- Episode #1.11 ... Hipólito Kubin / Tancredo Ledesma (rumored)
- Episode #1.10 ... Hipólito Kubin / Tancredo Ledesma (rumored)
- Episode #1.9 ... Hipólito Kubin / Tancredo Ledesma (rumored)
  Tlatelolco68 (announced)
Jesus (rumored)
 2016-2017 Bloodline (TV Series)
Ozzy Delvecchio
- Part 32 (2017) ... Ozzy Delvecchio
- Part 31 (2017) ... Ozzy Delvecchio
- Part 30 (2017) ... Ozzy Delvecchio
- Part 29 (2017) ... Ozzy Delvecchio
- Part 28 (2017) ... Ozzy Delvecchio
 2017 John Wick: Chapter 2
Aurelio
 2017 The Crash
George Diebold
 2017 Salamander (TV Movie)
David Vargas
 2016 Taxi 22 (TV Series)
 2016 Perros
 2016 The Infiltrator
Emir Abreu
 2016 Ice Age: Collision Course
Sid (voice)
 2016 11:55
Berto
 2016 The Hollow Point
Atticus
 2016 Porzingod (Short)
 2016 Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade (TV Short)
Sid (voice)
 2015/III Sisters
Dave
 2015 The Adventures of Puss in Boots (TV Series)
Jack / Jack Sprat
- Moles (2015) ... Jack Sprat (voice)
- Boots (2015) ... Jack (voice)
- Adventure (2015) ... Jack (voice)
 2015 A.C.O.R.N.S.: Operation Crackdown
Fly Boy / Liam (voice)
 2015 Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe (Short)
Sid (voice)
 2015 Justin Bieber: What Do You Mean? (Video short)
 2015 American Ultra
Rose
 2015 Stealing Cars
Montgomery De La Cruz
 2015 Meadowland
Pete
 2015 Experimenter
Taylor
 2014 Fugly!
Jesse
 2014 Sanjay and Craig (TV Series)
Carlos Bandana
- Tuffcon/Pet Parents (2014) ... Carlos Bandana (voice)
 2014 John Wick
Aurelio
 2014 Cymbeline
Pisanio
 2014 Chef
Martin
 2014 Ride Along
Santiago
 2013 Walking with Dinosaurs 3D
Alex (voice)
 2013 The Counselor
Coverall Man Randy (uncredited)
 2013 Kick-Ass 2
Javier
 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)
John
 2012 El paseo 2
Lucho Calvo
 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift - Arctic Games (Video Game)
Sid (voice)
 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift
Sid (voice)
 2012 One for the Money
Jimmy Alpha
 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)
 2011 The Lincoln Lawyer
Val Valenzuela
 2002-2010 Dora the Explorer (TV Series)
Flying Monkeys / Silly Mail Bird / Pirate Pig Captain
- Dora's Big Birthday Adventure (2010) ... Flying Monkeys
- The Super Silly Fiesta (2004) ... Silly Mail Bird
- 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 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video)
Friend of Boyfriend (segment "Borderline")
 2009 Gamer
Freek
 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (Video Game)
Sid (voice)
 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Sid (voice)
 2009/I Rage
Jed
 2008 Surviving Sid (Video short)
Sid (voice)
 2008 Nothing Like the Holidays
Mauricio Rodriguez
 2008 Righteous Kill
Det. Simon Perez
 2008 Miracle at St. Anna
Enrico
 2008 The Happening
Julian
 2008 Paraiso Travel
Roger Pena
 2007 Love in the Time of Cholera
Lorenzo Daza
 2007 The Take
Felix De La Pena
 2007 The Babysitters
Michael Beltran
 2007 The Kill Point (TV Series)
Mr. Wolf / Jake Mendez
- The Devil's Zoo (2007) ... Mr. Wolf / Jake Mendez
- Rabbit at Unrest (2007) ... Mr. Wolf / Jake Mendez
- The Great Ape Escape (2007) ... Mr. Wolf / Jake Mendez
- Visiting Hours (2007) ... Mr. Wolf / Jake Mendez
- Pro Patria (2007) ... Mr. Wolf / Jake Mendez
 2007 Where God Left His Shoes
Frank Diaz
 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
TC
 2005-2006 ER (TV Series)
Dr. Victor Clemente
- The Gallant Hero & the Tragic Victor (2006) ... Dr. Victor Clemente
- No Place to Hide (2006) ... Dr. Victor Clemente
- Lost in America (2006) ... Dr. Victor Clemente
- Darfur (2006) ... Dr. Victor Clemente
- Quintessence of Dust (2006) ... Dr. Victor Clemente
 2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown
Sid (voice)
 2006 Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (Video Game)
Sid (voice)
 2006 Lies & Alibis
Hannibal
 2005 Sueño
Antonio
 2005 Land of the Dead
Cholo DeMora
 2005 The Honeymooners
Dodge
 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 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Captain Vegetable
- Snuffy's Grandma Visits (2002) ... Captain Vegetable
 2002 Ice Age
Sid (voice)
 2002 Zig Zag
Dean Singer
 2002 Collateral Damage
Felix Ramirez
 2002 Empire
Victor Rosa
 2001 Moulin Rouge!
Toulouse-Lautrec
 2001 Lugar Heights (TV Series)
Spanish Fly (voice)
 2000 King of the Jungle
Seymour
 2000 Titan A.E.
Gune (voice)
 2000 Arabian Nights (TV Mini-Series)
Genie of the Lamp / Genie of the Ring
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Genie of the Lamp / Genie of the Ring
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Genie of the Lamp / Genie of the Ring
 1999 Summer of Sam
Vinny
 1999 Joe the King
Jorge
 1998 Doctor Dolittle
Rat #2 (voice)
 1998 Body Count
Chino
 1998 Frogs for Snakes
Zip
 1997 Spawn
Clown / Violator
 1997 A Brother's Kiss
Lefty
 1997 The Pest
Pestario 'Pest' Vargas
 1997 All That (TV Series)
Alien
- Episode #3.13 (1997) ... Alien
 1996 Romeo + Juliet
Tybalt
 1996 The Fan
Manny
 1996 Executive Decision
Rat
 1993 Night Owl
Angel
 1993 Carlito's Way
Benny Blanco
 1993 Super Mario Bros.
Luigi Mario
 1992 Time Expired (Short)
Ruby
 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
Ortiz
 1990 Madonna: The Immaculate Collection (Video)
Friend of Boyfriend (segment "Borderline")
 1990 Street Hunter
Angel
 1990 That Burning Question (Short)
 1990 Die Hard 2
Burke
 1990/I Revenge
Ignacio
 1989 Casualties of War
PFC Antonio Diaz
 1986-1989 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Orlando Calderone / Angelo Alvarez
- Victims of Circumstance (1989) ... 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
Macetero
 1984 Madonna: Borderline (Video short)
Friend of Boyfriend
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Show Show Producer (17 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

: Plays Teach in "American Buffalo" by David Mamet and directed by Robert Falls (Belasco Theatre, New York City, NY, USA). Finished on November 23rd 2008. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 9 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Damien Garcia | Johnny Leggs

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Comics are much smarter than actors. Most comedians come from a hard life, and have to struggle a lot. You have to have a lot of skills. When you can hone all of that, and act, you're going to blow the world away. See more »

Trivia:

Moved from Colombia to the United States with his family when he was three years old. See more »

Trademark:

His characters often have Latin-American last names

Nickname:

John Leguizama See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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