Hector Elizondo Overview

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Born: December 22, 1936

Growing up on the edge of Harlem with his younger sister Emma, father and Puerto Rican mother, Elizondo attended a boys' choir at the age of 10 and performed for local radio and television stations. While in high school he took voice lessons, but also excelled in baseball and was scouted by the major leagues. However, Elizondo decided to become a history teacher and enrolled at the City College of New York. He also studied dance at the Ballet Arts Company at Carnegie Hall. When he... See All

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