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Joaquín Garrido Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 17 May 1952Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Nickname Mouse
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Joaquin Garrido, born in Mexico City, started acting professionally at the age of 17. He studied for a degree in acting in Mexico and was awarded scholarships to train at Berliner Ensemble in Germany and at the British Theatre Institute in London. He has worked in many Mexican soap operas, and has also appeared more recently on episodic TV in the States.

Currently he has had roles in some 20 films, debuting in "Chido One" (1985), directed by Alfonso Arau, and was honored with a Mexican Academy Award nomination (Ariel Award) for Best Supporting Actor in Como agua para chocolate (1992), also directed by 'Alfonso Arau'. His first film shot entirely in The United States was _Demon Slayer (2002) (V)_, directed by 'James Cotten', and was a Roger Corman Film.

He is a published poet and playwright, and now resides in Los Angeles, CA. To date he has toured Canada, America, South America and Europe.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Joaquin Garrido.

Trivia (2)

Joaquin Garrido's first film shot in the US was produced by Roger Corman and being a film buff, something Garrido considered quite an honor and an omen.
When 9 years old, visiting Oaxaca, Joaquin Garrido saw Toshiro Mifune filming a movie and then and there realized that is what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. Joaquin Garrido has been acting non-stop since he was 17 years old.

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