John Ortiz Overview

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Born: May 23, 1968

Puerto-Rican American actor John Ortiz was born in Brooklyn, New York, and has since appeared in over 30 films. He made his film debut as Al Pacino's cousin Guajiro in 1993's Carlito's Way. Next for John were a few small roles in films such as the Mel Gibson thriller Ransom (1996), the Luke Perry crime drama Riota (1997), the historical drama Amistad (1997) and the indie flick Side Streets (1998). He also appeared (both as a guest and a regular) on numerous television series, including... See All

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