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Overview (3)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameAndy Hernandez
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Andy (Coati's birth name) was raised in Spanish Harlem, New York City. He has a degree in business from NYU. At college he discovered his passion for the arts thus he would spend most of his free time hanging out with musicians, actors and poets. He worked briefly as a Social Worker prior to his breakthrough with Savannah Band ("Cherchez la Femme").

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Malcolm

Trivia (9)

Was co-leader and music director for the '80s music group "Kid Creole and the Coconuts".
Was once a room mate of Esai Morales.
As research for her role in the film "54"; took Salma Hayek on a guided tour of Spanish Harlem. During a visit to a local social club they ran into Marc Anthony's father. They began to sing various folk songs. This inspired Coati's suggestion to have Salma sing the classic Puerto Rican song "Lamento Boricano" for the film.
Was master of ceremonies at the NYC memorial for the late actor Charles Rocket.
His first appearance in a film was as an extra for "Cops and Robbers". Coati along with other Puerto Rican kids appear as part of the Central Park scene as members of the Spanish Harlem softball teams. This came about because while playing softball with some friends in a Spanish Harlem park they were approached by actor Joe Spinell and were asked if they could organize two teams of Puerto Rican youth to appear in the film. Years later he got to work with Joe Spinell again when Coati provided songs for Joe's film Maniac.
As a member of Dr.Buzzard's Original Savannah Band Coati Mundi then known as Sugar-coated Andy was nominated for a Grammy.
Born in New York City and both parents are from Puerto Rico.
When asked about his feelings regarding his nomination of a Razzie Award for Worst Original Song for "Who's That Girl" which went to George Michael he answered: "I wish I had won. I don't know what I did right".
Brown belt in Tae Kwon Do.

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