Luis Guzmán (born August 28, 1956) is a Puerto Rican actor, who is known for his character work. For much of Guzmán's career, he has played character roles largely as sidekicks, thugs, or policemen. Wikipedia
Born: 28th August, 1956, Cayey, Puerto Rico
Height: 5' 7½" (171 cm)
Nationality: Puerto Rican
Claim to Fame: The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
He and Chuck Zito are the only actors to appear in both Carlito's Way and its prequel, Carlito's Way: Rise to Power.
Although he played the father of Nicholas Turturro on two episodes of "NYPD Blue" (1993), he is in fact only five years older than Turturro.
never thought about pursuing acting as a career. Back then we were mainly performing at block parties. It was a labor of love and it was a lot of fun. The best I thought I could do was maybe make a few extra bucks on the side. All I really wanted was to earn enough to buy myself a used car so I could drive out to Orchard Beach at the weekend. This whole thing is a complete fluke.
Leading men crash and burn. Character actors are around forever.
With his noble squire by his side, a retired country gentleman sets out on an adventure to right the wrongs of the world.