John Leguizamo Overview

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Born: July 22, 1964

Born in Bogota, Columbia, John Leguizamo immigrated to the United States with his family at the age of four. Deciding that he wanted to go into acting, he studied the craft at New York University. Leguizamo began his career as a stand-up comedian in various New York clubs, and debuted on television with a 1986 turn on Miami Vice. "After the New York Times called me an actor of 'virtuosic range' I was offered three film parts: a gang member, a bank robber, a drug dealer. Three juicy roles to... See All

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