Knowledge Identifier: +John_Leguizamo
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1964.
Countries: United States (74%), United Kingdom (8%), Vietnam (3%)
Linked to: Joseph Pulitzer Middle School, Long Island University C.W. Post Campus, Murry Bergtraum High School, The Electric Company
Leguizamo started out as a stand-up comic doing the New York nightclub circuit in 1984
Richie Havens - Havens played a small role as a character named Daze in a 1990 film named "Street Hunter" starring John Leguizamo
In 1993, Leguizamo wrote and participated in "Spic-O-Rama", where he made fun of the stereotyping of Latinos in the United States
Casualties of War - John C. Reilly and John Leguizamo make their screen debuts in the film, and the latter would again star with Penn in another picture by De Palma, 1993's "Carlito's Way"
David Herman - Earlier, Herman had joined the cast of John Leguizamo's "House of Buggin"' in 1994; however, that show was short-lived
Tammy Townsend - In 1997, she had the female leading role in the comedy film "The Pest" starring John Leguizamo
Delilah Cotto - In 2002, Cotto had her first starring role in the feature film "Empire" playing John Leguizamo's girlfriend Carmen
Cristian de la Fuente - In 2005, Cristián was seen in supporting roles in the indie romantic drama "Sueno" with John Leguizamo and the Latin-themed comedy "Once Upon a Wedding"
In 2006, Leguizamo starred in the television pilot for "Edison," a 2006 CBS drama about an Los Angeles detective who relied on impersonations and disguises to solve crimes
In 2008, Leguizamo received the Rita Moreno HOLA award for Excellence from the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors
In 2010, Leguizamo guest starred on "The Electric Company" as himself, rhyming about commas and quotation marks