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Actor of Puerto Rican descent who made many memorable films in the 1980s due to his villainous persona. Presently resides with his wife and many kids in Vermont. See full bio »
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 2016 179th Street (pre-production)
Ernesto Fernandez
 2016 The Do Over (filming)
 2015 Aztec Warrior (completed)
Aztec Warrior
 2015 Ana Maria in Novela Land
Licenciado Schmidt
 2014 Reclaim
Superintendent
 2014 Top Five
Bobby the Cop
 2014 Henry & Me
Lefty Gomez (voice)
 2014 Two Men in Town
Terence
 2013 Turbo
Angelo (voice)
 2011 The Caller
George
 2011/I Arthur
Bitterman
 2009/I Old Dogs
Nick - Child Proofer #2 (uncredited)
 2009 Fighting
Martinez
 2009 He's Just Not That Into You
Javier (uncredited)
 2008 Yes Man
Jumper (uncredited)
 2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua
Chucho (voice, as Luis Guzman)
 2007 Cleaner
Det. Jim Vargas
 2007 War
Benny (as Luis Guzman)
 2006 Fast Food Nation
Benny (as Luis Guzman)
 2006 Disappearances
Brother St. Hilaire (as Luis Guzman)
 2005/I Waiting...
Raddimus
 2003 Runaway Jury
Jerry Hernandez (uncredited)
 2003 Anger Management
Lou (as Luis Guzman)
 2003 Confidence
Manzano (as Luis Guzman)
 2001 Home Invaders
Peligro
 2001 Sam the Man
Murray (as Luis Guzman)
 2001 Double Whammy
Juan Benitez
 2000 Table One
Xavier
 2000 Traffic
Ray Castro (as Luis Guzman)
 2000 Luckytown
Jimmy
 1999 Magnolia
Luis (as Luis Guzman)
 1999 The Bone Collector
Eddie Ortiz (as Luis Guzman)
 1999 The Limey
Eduardo Roel (as Luis Guzman)
 1998 One Tough Cop
Gunman Popi
 1998 Snake Eyes
Cyrus (as Luis Guzman)
 1998 Out of Sight
Chino (as Luis Guzman)
 1997 Boogie Nights
Maurice TT Rodriguez (as Luis Guzman)
 1997 The Brave
Luis
 1996 The Substitute
Rem
 1995 Stonewall
Vito (as Luiz Guzman)
 1995 Lotto Land
Ricki
 1994 Hand Gun
Jacks Man Rick
 1993 Carlito's Way
Pachanga (as Luis Guzman)
 1993 Mr. Wonderful
Juice
 1993 Guilty as Sin
Lt. Bernard Martinez
 1993 Naked in New York
Auditioner
 1992 Jumpin' at the Boneyard
Taxi Driver
 1991 McBain
Papo (as Luis Guzman)
 1991 The Hard Way
Detective Benny Pooley, NYPD (as Luis Guzman)
 1990 Q & A
Det. Luis Valentin (as Luis Guzman)
 1989 Family Business
Torres (as Luis Guzman)
 1989 Black Rain
Frankie (as Luis Guzman)
 1989 Rooftops
Martinez
 1989 True Believer
Ortega (as Luis Guzman)
 1988 Crocodile Dundee II
Jose (as Luis Guzman)
 1987 *batteries not included
Bystander (uncredited)
 1986 No Picnic
Arroyo
 1983 Variety
Jose
 1977 Short Eyes (as Luis Guzman)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in the Bruno Mars video "Gorilla". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Luiz Gusman | Luis Guzman | Luiz Guzman

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(On Boogie Nights (1997)) _Paul Thomas Anderson_ sent me that script. It sat in my office for six months. One day I walk in and I go, "I've got to clean this place up, what a mess." I had piles and piles of scripts and papers. I got to the bottom of the pile and I said, "Oh, wow, Boogie Nights. All right, let me check it out." Because I'm sorting and seeing what I'm throwing away and what's going... See more »

Trivia:

Formerly of Cabot, VT, now resides elsewhere in the "Northeast Kingdom" area of the state. See more »

Trademark:

He often plays a cop or a villains' sidekick See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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