Andrés Arturo García Menéndez (born April 12, 1956) is an American actor and director. He first rose to prominence acting in Brian De Palma's The Untouchables (1987) alongside Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, and Robert De Niro. He continued to act in film such as Stand and Deliver (1988), and Internal Affairs (1990). He then starred in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather Part III (1990) as Vincent Mancini alongside Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, and Eli Wallach. He received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance. He continued to act in Hollywood movies such as Stephen Frears' Hero (1992), the romantic drama When a Man Loves a Woman (1994), and the action thriller Desperate Measures (1998).In 2000, he produced and acted in the HBO television film, For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story (2000), where he received a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award nomination for his performance. He also starred in Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's Eleven (2001) and its sequels, Ocean's Twelve (2004) and Ocean's Thirteen (2007). In 2005, Garcia directed and starred in the film The Lost City alongside Dustin Hoffman and Bill Murray. He also starred in New York, I Love You (2008), the dramedy City Island (2009), the romantic comedy At Middleton (2013), the crime thriller Kill the Messenger (2014). In recent years he's had a career resurgence in such films as Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Book Club, The Mule (all 2018) and the HBO television movie My Dinner with Hervé (2018).
In 1982, García married Marivi Lorido. The couple has four children: daughters Dominik García-Lorido (b. 1983), Daniella (b. 1988), Alessandra (b. 1991) and son Andres (b. 2002). The family divide their time between Toluca Lake, Los Angeles and Key Biscayne, Florida.García has expressed, on a number of occasions, his distaste for the communist regime that has ruled Cuba since the revolution that occurred there from 1953 to 1959. Following Fidel Castro's death in November 2016, García criticized his legacy, stating: "It is necessary for me to express the deep sorrow that I feel for all the Cuban people...that have suffered the atrocities and repression caused by Fidel Castro and his totalitarian regime."García is a Catholic.
Garcia was born Andrés Arturo García Menéndez in Havana, Cuba. His mother, Amelie Menéndez, was an English teacher and his father, René García Núñez, was an avocado farmer and attorney in Cuba who later owned a fragrance business in the United States. García has two older siblings, a sister named Tessi and a brother named René. When García was five years old, his family moved to Miami, Florida, after the failed Bay of Pigs Invasion. Over a period of several years, they built up a million-dollar perfume company. García was raised as a Roman Catholic and attended Miami Beach Senior High School, where he played on the basketball team. During his last year in high school, he became ill with mononucleosis, which convinced him to pursue a career in acting. He began his acting career by taking a drama class with Jay W. Jensen in his senior year. He graduated from Florida International University.
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Will & Grace
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Inside the Actors Studio
James is interviewing some of the world's most accomplished actors and directors.
When a Man Loves a Woman
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Late Night with Conan O'Brien
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A Show of Force
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The Godfather: Part III
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Stand and Deliver
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Clinton and Nadine
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8 Million Ways to Die
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The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents
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The Mean Season
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Murder, She Wrote
An unassuming mystery writer turned sleuth uses her professional insight to help solve real-life homicide cases.
The Lonely Guy
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Archie Bunker's Place
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Father Of The Bride
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Big Gold Brick
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The Ark: An Iron Sky Story
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