Menu

Andy Garcia Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Movies, Net Worth &Wiki

1110347 scaled

About Andy Garcia

Andy Garcia is an actor and filmmaker from the United States. Andy made his cinematic debut in 1983 with Blue Skies Again, a sports film. Garcia’s break came in 1987 after he earned a major part in hit film The Untouchables. He wrote and directed in his directorial debut in 1994 with the movie Cachao… Como Su Ritmo No Hay Dos, that earned acclaim from reviewers all over the globe.

Garcia also created a Grammy-nominated soundtrack CD based on the movie. Garcia starred with an all-star ensemble in filmmaker Steven Soderbergh’s adaptation of Ocean’s Eleven in 2001, and he then reprised his role in the sequels Ocean’s Twelve in 2004 as well as Ocean’s Thirteen in 2007.

Bio/Wiki

Birth Name Andrés Arturo García Menéndez
Nick Name Andy Arthur
Andres Garcia
Age 66 years old (in 2022)
Religion Christianity
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign Aries
Birth Place Havana, Cuba
Date of Birth April 12, 1956 [1]wikipedia
Nationality American-Cuban
Residence Toluca Lake, California
Home Town Havana, Cuba
Hobbies Not Known

Physical  Stats

Height (Approx.) in centimeters – 178 cm
in meters – 1.78 m
in Feet Inches – 5’9″
Weight (Approx.) in Kilograms – 79 kg
in Pounds – 174 lbs

Figure Measurements

Chest Size 40 inches
Biceps Size 15 inches
Waist Size 32 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / Ethnicity Cuban
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Hazel
S*xual Orientation Straight
Dress Size Not Known
Shoe Size Not Known

Family

Mother’s Name Amelie Menéndez
Father’s Name René García Núñez
Brother René García
Sister Tessi García
Wife/Spouse Marivi Lorido Garcia (1982 to present)
Marriage Date 24 September 1982
Children Andrés Garcia-Lorido
Dominik García-Lorido
Alessandra Garcia-Lorido
Daniella Garcia

Personal Life

School Miami Beach Senior High School
College/University Florida International University
Educational Qualification Graduate
Profession Actor
Director
Brands Endorsed None
Career Manager Not Known

Awards

N/A

Relationship & more

Affairs/Girlfriends Maria Victoria Marivi Lorido

Favorite Things

Favourite Food White rice
Fried Eggs
Fried bananas
Mexican Food
Favourite Book Handsome Secret Weapon
Favourite Colors Red
Favourite Sport basketball
Favourite Drink Tequila

Life Journey

Andy Garcia was born as Andrés Arturo Garcia Menéndez in Havana, Cuba, on April 12, 1956. Cuba was engulfed in revolutionary two years following Garcia was born, when Fidel Castro was elected president in January 1959.

Cuba’s expropriation of land from private owners resulted in Garcia’s father losing his properties. In 1961, the United States government-sponsored an unsuccessful anti-Castro invasion of Cuba. Garcia and his parents with siblings relocated to Miami, Florida, while Garcia was five years of age, within the thick of the political unrest.

Garcia attended the local high school and played basketball for a while after arriving in Miami. He found acting after suffering mononucleosis, which he thought had blunted his athletic edge. He moved on to Florida International University to study theater and continued to participate in regional theatre plays until 1978.

Garcia, like so many other aspiring performers, was drawn to Hollywood, the entertainment capital of the world, and went there in 1978. He supported himself by working as a waiter while auditioning for roles.

He got a part with an experimental team at the Comedy Store in Southern California, Los Angeles in 1980. Gracia was discovered there by a casting director for the television show Hill Street Blues. As a result of this finding, he was cast as a gang member in the drama’s debut episode in 1981.

Andy Garcia started acting while being a student at Florida International University, and then after graduation, he focus his attention on Hollywood.

He began auditioning for roles while working in a restaurant to supplement his income. Eventually, in 1980, he landed a tiny secondary role inside the TV series Hill Street Blues, wherein he portrayed a gang member.

Money Factor

Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx) $20 million
Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx) $20 million
Annual Salary Not Known
Income Source Actor
Producer

Andy Gracia has earned most of her wealth from his acting career. He has appeared in many box office hits in his acting journey. Gracia also comes from a family of multi-millionaires but it is unsure of how much he received from his family.

In Key Biscayne, Florida, Garcia also has a $4 million dream home. The 9,084-square-foot house, which was acquired in 1991, has Cuban design elements.

Career

  • In April 1983, he had his cinematic debut within the movie Blue Skies Again.  Richard Michaels, one of America’s most well-known film and television program directors, helmed the baseball comedy.
  • He went on to star in films like The Mean Season & Eight Million Ways to Die, before landing a major part in 1987 smash The Untouchables.
  • His performance as a security guard operative was well-received. The picture was also a big smash, and it proved to be a watershed moment in his career.
  • In 1990, he appeared in Frank Coppola’s crime thriller The Godfather: Part III. Andy’s portrayal of Vincent Mancini in the film was well-received, earning him global acclaim.
  • That year, Andy Garcia starred in the American criminal thriller Internal Affairs, which follows a crook policeman in the police force, portrayed by Richard Gere, and then another agent, portrayed by Andy Garcia, who begins investigating his crimes and becomes fascinated with capturing him.
  • Within years that followed, he starred in films such as Dead Again, Dangerous Minds, Hoodlum, and Lakeboat, among others.
  • In 2005, Andy made a film inspired by the political revolution in Cuba. The film was named The Lost City, and Andy both directed and acted in the film.
  • In the late 2000s and 2010s, he starred in many films including Ocean Thirteen, The Pink, Panther 2, For the Great Glory, and Let’s be Cops.
  • Clint Eastwood’s The Mule that grossed $166 million at the movie office and received positive reviews, was his significant role in 2018.
  • Andy Gracia’s Most recent works are Passenger,  Redemption Day, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, and many more.

 Movies & TV Shows

Movies List [2]IMDB

Blue Skies Again
Guaguasi
A Night in Heaven
1983
The Lonely Guy 1984
The Mean Season 1985
8 Million Ways to Die 1986
The Untouchables 1987
Stand and Deliver
American Roulette
1988
Black Rain 1989
Internal Affairs
A Show of Force
The Godfather Part III
1990
Dead Again 1991
Hero
Jennifer 8
1992
When a Man Loves a Woman 1994
Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead
Dangerous Minds
Steal Big Steal Little
1995
Night Falls on Manhattan
The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca
1996
Hoodlum 1997
Desperate Measures 1998
Just the Ticket 1999
Lakeboat 2000
The Unsaid
The Man from Elysian Fields
Ocean’s Eleven
2001
Confidence
Just Like Mona
2003
Twisted
Modigliani
Ocean’s Twelve
2004
The Lazarus Child
The Lost City
2005
Smokin’ Aces 2006
The Air I Breathe
Ocean’s Thirteen
2007
New York, I Love You
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
2008
The Pink Panther 2
City Island
La Linea
2009
Across the Line 2010
5 Days of War 2011
For Greater Glory
A Dark Truth
2012
Open Road
At Middleton
2013
Let’s Be Cops
Kill the Messenger
Rob the Mob
Rio 2
2014
Ghostbusters
Max Steel
True Memoirs of an International Assassin
Passengers
2016
Geostorm 2017
Bent
Book Club
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
The Mule
2018
Against the Clock[ 2019
Ana
Words on Bathroom Walls
2020
Redemption Day
Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar
Wrath of Man
2021

TV Shows & Serials List

¿Qué Pasa, USA? 1978
Archie Bunker’s Place 1979
Hill Street Blues 1981
1984
For Love and Honor 1983
Murder, She Wrote
Brothers
1984
The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents 1985
Foley Square 1986
Clinton and Nadine 1988
Swing Vote 1999
For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story 2000
Frasier 2001
Will & Grace 2003
Kurtlar Vadisi 2005
George Lopez 2006
The National Parks: America’s Best Idea 2009
Top Gear 2010
The Simpsons 2011
Dora the Explorer
Dora’s Royal Rescue
2012
Christmas in Conway
Doll & Em
2013
Kurtlar Vadisi Pusu 2014
Ballers 2016
My Dinner with Hervé 2018
3Below: Tales of Arcadia 2018–19
Modern Love
Raul Julia: The World’s a Stage
2019
Flipped
Elena of Avalor
2020
Rebel 2021

Some unknown facts about

  • Andy Garcia married Marivi Lorido in 1982, and they have four children together.
  • He was named one of the 50 Most Influential Latino Republicans by Newsmax.
  • For Andy Gracia’s Outstanding Performer in Film, he received the Nostros Golden Eagle Award.
  • For his Achievement in Motion Pictures, he was also awarded Anthony Quinn Award.
  • Andy’s first significant film was the American blockbuster movie The Untouchables.
  • Empire magazine named him one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in Film History.
  • In the winter, he dresses in a beret and has 25 conga drums. He also collects hats too.
  • Garcia has collaborated with all three actors that portrayed Bruce Wayne or Batman in the Batman movies.

References

References
1 wikipedia
2 IMDB

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You cannot copy content of this page