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Hector Elizondo was born in New York City, New York, where he was raised, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He is the son of Carmen Medina Reyes and Martín Echevarría Elizondo. Hector is of Basque and Puerto Rican descent, and "Elizondo" means "at the foot of the church" in Basque. His lifestyle in his pre-acting days was as diverse as the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Pretty Woman
Pretty Woman Barney Thompson
(1990)
Chicago Hope
Chicago Hope Dr. Phillip Watters
(1994-2000)
Last Man Standing
Last Man Standing Ed Alzate
(2011-2016)

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 2011-2016 Last Man Standing (TV Series)
Ed Alzate
- Papa Bear (2016) ... Ed Alzate
- The Shortcut (2016) ... Ed Alzate
- Tattoo (2016) ... Ed Alzate
- Outdoor Woman (2016) ... Ed Alzate
 2016 Elena of Avalor (TV Series)
Fiero
- Spellbound (2016) ... Fiero (voice)
 2015 Cristela (TV Series)
Ed Alzate
 2013 The Legend of Korra (TV Series)
Wan Shi Tong
- A New Spiritual Age (2013) ... Wan Shi Tong (voice)
 2011 Thundercats (TV Series)
Viragor
- Forest of Magi Oar (2011) ... Viragor (voice)
 2010 Go, Diego! Go! (TV Series)
King Vicuna
- Diego Rescues Prince Vicuna (2010) ... King Vicuna (voice, as Victor Vicuna)
 2010 Dora the Explorer (TV Series)
Wishing Wizzle
- Dora's Big Birthday Adventure (2010) ... Wishing Wizzle
 2007 Cane (TV Series)
Pancho Duque
- HurriCane (2007) ... Pancho Duque (credit only)
- Time Away (2007) ... Pancho Duque
- The Exile (2007) ... Pancho Duque
 2006 Avatar: The Last Airbender (TV Series)
Wan Shi Tong
- The Library (2006) ... Wan Shi Tong (voice)
 2004-2006 Justice League (TV Series)
Lt. Kragger / Hath-Set
- Ancient History (2006) ... Hath-Set (voice)
- Hunter's Moon (2005) ... Lt. Kragger (voice)
- Starcrossed: Part III (2004) ... Lt. Kragger (voice)
- Starcrossed: Part II (2004) ... Lt. Kragger (voice)
- Starcrossed (2004) ... Lt. Kragger (voice)
 2006 Untitled Paul Reiser Project (TV Movie)
Eddie
 2004 Jack & Bobby (TV Series)
Gerald Cruz
- Chess Lessons (2004) ... Gerald Cruz
 2004 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Bald Eagle
- Eliza Unplugged (2004) ... Bald Eagle (voice)
 2002-2004 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Remember the Alamo (2004) ... Narrator (voice)
- Zoot Suit Riots (2002) ... Narrator (voice)
 2003 The Dating Experiment (TV Series)
Narrator
 2002-2003 Street Time (TV Series)
Fariz Hammoud
- Going Home (2003) ... Fariz Hammoud
- Betrayal (2002) ... Fariz Hammoud
- No Excuses (2002) ... Fariz Hammoud
 2002 What's New, Scooby-Doo? (TV Series)
Dr. Guitirrez
- 3-D Struction (2002) ... Dr. Guitirrez (voice)
 2002 The West Wing (TV Series)
Dr. Dalton Millgate
- Dead Irish Writers (2002) ... Dr. Dalton Millgate
 2002 Fidel (TV Movie)
Eddie Chibas
 2001 Kate Brasher (TV Series)
Joe Almeida
- Georgia (2001) ... Joe Almeida
- Tracy (2001) ... Joe Almeida
- Jackson (2001) ... Joe Almeida
- Jeff (2001) ... Joe Almeida
- Simon (2001) ... Joe Almeida
 1998 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series)
- Ivan and His Magic Pony (1998) ... (voice)
 1997 Borrowed Hearts (TV Movie)
Javier Del Campo
 1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
King
- Twelve Dancing Princesses (1997) ... King (voice)
 1996 Uncommon Heroes (TV Movie) (Host)
 1996 Gargoyles (TV Series)
Zafiro
- The Green (1996) ... Zafiro (voice)
 1995 Jonny Quest Versus the Cyber Insects (TV Movie)
Chief Atacama (voice)
 1994-1995 Aladdin (TV Series)
Malcho
- While the City Snoozes (1995) ... Malcho (voice)
- The Return of Malcho (1994) ... Malcho (voice)
- Rain of Terror (1994) ... Malcho (voice)
 1995 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Sheldon Fallbrook
- The Terrible Trio (1995) ... Sheldon Fallbrook (voice)
 1993-1995 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series)
Ron / Bard / Shanoub
- In Zarm's Way (1995) ... Ron (voice)
- No Place Like Home (1994) ... Bard (voice)
- I've Lost My Mayan (1993) ... Shanoub (voice)
 1993 The Addams Family (TV Series)
Ian Thundermane
- Double O Honeymoon (1993) ... Ian Thundermane (voice)
 1993 Animaniacs (TV Series)
Stradivarius
- Roll Over, Beethoven/The Cat and the Fiddle (1993) ... Stradivarius (voice)
 1993 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Leo Burns
- As Ye Sow (1993) ... Leo Burns
 1991-1993 The Pirates of Dark Water (TV Series)
Ioz
- The Living Treasure (1993) ... Ioz (voice)
- The Soul Stealer (1993) ... Ioz (voice)
- Sister of the Sword (1993) ... Ioz (voice)
- The Pandawa Plague (1993) ... Ioz (voice)
- The Game Players of Undaar (1992) ... Ioz (voice)
 1982-1992 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Lieutenant Angel
- Mrs. Cage (1992) ... Lieutenant Angel
 1992 Fish Police (TV Series)
Calamari
- The Two Gils (1992) ... Calamari (voice)
- The Codfather (1992) ... Calamari (voice)
- No Way to Treat a Fillet-dy (1992) ... Calamari (voice)
- Beauty's Only Fin Deep (1992) ... Calamari (voice)
- A Fish Out of Water (1992) ... Calamari (voice)
 1991 Finding the Way Home (TV Movie)
Ruben
 1990 Forgotten Prisoners: The Amnesty Files (TV Movie)
Hasan Demir
 1990 Dark Avenger (TV Movie)
Captain David Strauss
 1990 The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda (TV Series)
Narrator
- Pity the Poor Pirate (1990) ... Narrator (voice)
 1990 Sparks: The Price of Passion (TV Movie)
Vic Ramos
 1989 Kojak: Ariana (TV Movie)
Edson Saunders
 1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Ray Quintero
- Past Imperfect (1989) ... Ray Quintero
 1988 Addicted to His Love (TV Movie)
Det. Currigan
 1987 Great Performances (TV Series)
Morris King
 1987 Night Heat (TV Series)
- The Kid (1987)
 1986 Matlock (TV Series)
Det. Joe Peters
- The Cop (1986) ... Det. Joe Peters
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Meadows
- Life on Death Row (1986) ... Meadows
 1986 Courage (TV Movie)
Nick Miraldo
 1984-1985 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Joe Keenan / Inspector Joe Keenan
- In the Belly of the Bus (1985) ... Joe Keenan (voice, uncredited)
- Ewe and Me, Babe (1984) ... Inspector Joe Keenan
 1985 Out of the Darkness (TV Movie)
Father George
 1983 Feel the Heat (TV Series)
Monkey Moreno
 1983 Women of San Quentin (TV Movie)
Capt. Mike Reyes
 1982 Honeyboy (TV Movie)
Emilio Ramirez
 1982 Bret Maverick (TV Series)
Senor Gomez
- The Hidalgo Thing (1982) ... Senor Gomez
 1981 Insight (TV Series)
Walter
- Missing Persons Bureau (1981) ... Walter
 1978 The Eddie Capra Mysteries (TV Series)
 1975-1978 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Frank Falcone / John Micelli
- A Good Clean Bust with Sequel Rights (1978) ... Frank Falcone
- Say Goodbye to Jennifer (1975) ... John Micelli
 1978 The Dain Curse (TV Mini-Series)
Ben Feeney
 1973-1976 Kojak (TV Series)
Carl Dettrow / Detective Nick Ferro
- A Need to Know (1976) ... Carl Dettrow
- Web of Death (1973) ... Detective Nick Ferro
 1975 Columbo (TV Series)
Hassan Salah
- A Case of Immunity (1975) ... Hassan Salah
 1975 Baretta (TV Series)
Jerry Damon
- The Fire Man (1975) ... Jerry Damon
 1974 Maude (TV Series)
Cop
- Speed Trap (1974) ... Cop
 1972 All in the Family (TV Series)
Carlos Mendoza
- The Elevator Story (1972) ... Carlos Mendoza
 1971 The Impatient Heart (TV Movie)
Mr. Hernandez
 1968-1970 The Doctors (TV Series)
Waiter / John Colley / Mr. Guevara
- Episode #1.2025 (1970) ... John Colley (uncredited)
- Episode #1.2024 (1970) ... John Colley (credit only)
- Episode #1.2022 (1970) ... John Colley (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1643 (1969) ... Waiter (credit only)
- Episode #1.1634 (1969) ... Waiter
 1969 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Festival Del Toro 'Mayor'
- The Honeymooners: Mexican Hat Trick (1969) ... Festival Del Toro 'Mayor'
 1966 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Vincento
- Episode dated 15 April 1966 (1966) ... Vincento
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Music video for "David Duchovny" by Bree Sharp - Himself See more »

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Alternate Names:

Hector Elizonda | Héctor Elizondo | Victor Vicuna

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

Which reminds me of a fortune cookie: you often find your destiny on the path you take to avoid it. See more »

Trivia:

Considered by director/producer Garry Marshall to be his "good luck charm", and as such is offered a role in each of his movies. Appears in so many Garry Marshall films that his credit in the beginning of Exit to Eden (1994) was "As Usual... Hector Elizondo". See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with Garry Marshall.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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