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Overview (2)

Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Edwin David Garcia was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, January 30, 1978. Edwin grew up in Constanza, a town localized in the center of the country. He studied at Colegio Nuestra Señora Del Valle. After graduating from high school he moved to New York in October 1997. He enrolled at Hostos Community College in the Bronx. Edwin wrote a play for his Public Speaking class. He was studying Computer for Business. This play awaken more his love for Film and TV. Eventually this experience leads him to discover more his talent. With 8 semesters already in his curriculum, he decided to drop out to pursue his dream. He worked par-time at a supermarket. On his day off, he attended an acting school, Pasarela Modeling and Talent Studio in Manhattan. A year past and Edwin was selected amount other students, to participate in the famous "IMTA" convention to be held in California. Instead he stayed in New York getting more training in studios like: Actors Movement Studio, Scott Power Studio and finally Stella Adler Studio. All his efforts paid off; he was part of a group of extras for the short film "Seven Miles Alone". The Director Topaz Adizes, cast him as the Judge of the Fight right on the set. Edwin kept busy working, studying and auditioning. He participated in feature movies as an extra: "The Interpreter" and "Che: Part two". In 2008 Edwin realized one of his dreams...being part of a great cast with international acclaimed actors like Michelle Rodriguez, Juan Fernandez, Cesar Evora, Celines Toribio and Claudette Lali. He was cast by Director Juan Delancer for his film "Tropico De Sangre" as Salvador Estrella Sadhala. The film was filmed entirely in various precious locations of the Dominican Republic. Edwin is very proud of his country. He wanted to be part of a project that shows the world from where he comes from, the beauty of his country, the history, the culture and the people. Soon after he finished filming, returned to New York to be cast for the lead role as Freddy Dominguez. A narrative documentary for the Weather Channel "Storm Stories-Missing Family" episode#11.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Cindy

Spouse (1)

Patricia Garcia (7 May 2008 - present)

Trivia (10)

Has an older sister.
Dropped out of college to pursue his acting career, he was studying Computer for Business.
In 1999 Participated as a contestant, in a Model search for JCPenny Stores in Wayne, New Jersey.
To pass a Public Speaking Class in college he and his partners wrote a play about two brothers separated at birth; one grew up in Europe and the other one in New York then the brother from Europe returned to NYC to visit as a tourist, he fell in love with his brother's wife, then they found out from her that they were brothers and eventually met.
His first professional job was in Seven Miles Alone; Director Topaz Adizes cast him right on the set as the Judge of the fight. He was part of the extras for the fight scene. He did not got pay for it but got the credit instead.
His spouse is the sister of the lead singer band Sonido Secreto.
One of the few actors that had the opportunity to work in United Nation building twice; first in The Interpreter and a year after in Guerrilla.
Son, Ryan Garcia Reyes born October 19, 2009, at Allen Pavilion-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY. Weight 7 lbs 6oz.
Just finished his participation in Tropico de Sangre as Salvador Estrella Sadhala, and is back in New York. [December 2008]
Daughter, Amy Garcia Reyes was born April 5, 2013, at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY. Weight 7 lbs 1oz.

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