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John Ortiz was born on May 23, 1968 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), Fast & Furious (2009) and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007). He is married to Jennifer Ortiz. They have one child. See full bio »

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Known For

Fast & Furious
(2009)
American Gangster
American Gangster Javier J. Rivera
(2007)

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 2017 Replicas (completed)
Jones
 2016 A Woman, a Part
Isaac
 2016 The Finest Hours
Wallace Quirey
 2015 Steve Jobs
Joel Pforzheimer
 2015 Blackhat
Henry Pollack
 2014 Cesar Chavez
Eli Ordonez
 2013 Furious 6
Braga
 2008 Pride and Glory
Ruben Santiago
 2006 Take the Lead
Mr. Temple
 2001 Piñero
Gang Member (as John Ortiz)
 2001 3 A.M.
Hector
 2000 Before Night Falls
Juann Abreu
 2000 The Opportunists
Ismail Espinoza
 1999 Play It to the Bone
Gym Owner
 1999 The Last Marshal
Enrico
 1998 Side Streets
Ramon Yanes
 1997 Amistad
Montes
 1996 Ransom
Roberto
 1996 Sgt. Bilko
Spc. Luis Clemente
 1995 Lotto Land
Coco
 1993 Italian Movie
Cesar
 1993 Carlito's Way
Guajiro (as John Augstin Ortiz)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played "Benito" in Jose Rivera's play, "References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot" @ the Shiva Theater in NYC.

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Alternate Names:

John Augstin Ortiz

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Trivia:

Along with Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ortiz is co-founder of the LAByrinth Theater Company, which is based in New York City. See more »

Trademark:

While working in theater, has frequently worked with playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis.

Star Sign:

Gemini

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