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  Encyclopedia: Andy Garcia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Andy García (born April 12, 1956) is a Cuban-American actor.
Garcia was not only one of the few actors capable of carrying the part, but he also bore an uncanny resemblance to Robert De Niro, who played the role of young Vito Corleone, Vincent's grandfather, in The Godfather Part II.
Andy García (born April 12, 1956) is an American actor.
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 Andy Garcia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When Garcia was 5, the invasion of Cuba by anti-Castro forces failed, and the family had to move to Miami, Florida, where they did various types of work in order to survive.
One of his more well known films was the 2001 remake of Ocean's Eleven, which had Garcia in fine form as Terry Benedict, the ruthless Las Vegas mogul who just happens to be seeing the estranged wife (Julia Roberts) of George Clooney's character.
Garcia reprised the role in the 2004 sequel although many noted that the part was significantly smaller than the villain he played in the first film.
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 Andy Garcia
Andy was born as a conjoined twin, but unfortunately, his twin did not survive.
Garcia briefly performed as a stand-up comic in his early Los Angeles years, working as a furniture expediter and waiter when jobs were scarce.
While his TV debut was a small role in the 1981 pilot of Hill Street Blues, Garcia was soon to enter the field of films landing a role in Blue Skies Again (1983), which was shot not too far from his hometown in Florida.
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 Andy Garcia
The range of Garcia's talents was impressive enough for screenwriter Henry Bean to write the script for the 1990 police-corruption drama Internal Affairs with the actor specifically in mind.
Garcia's career waned a bit during the second half of the '90s, and the actor concentrated some of his energies on starring in various made-for-TV movies and such Spanish-made films as Death in Granada (1997).
Although Garcia found his place in American cinema -- indeed, he was one of the few Latino stars to successfully cross over into Hollywood films -- his deep connection and loyalty to his Cuban heritage was illustrated by his involvement in projects that reflect that sentiment.
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 Andy Garcia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
His chance arouse when he was offered a role in the first episode of the popular TV series Hill Street Blues, as a gang member.
Garcia was not only one of the few actors capable of carrying the part, but he also bore an uncanny resemblance to Robert De Niro, who played his father.
Garcia is proud of his Cuban heritage, which is present in his life.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/a/an/andy_garcia.html   (452 words)

  
 Andy Garcia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Garcia remembers becoming frustrated when he met children who were fluent in English, but a year later he was arguing with neighborhood boys -- in English -- and winning the arguments.
Garcia says he knows he chose the right career, because even years after those movies were made, strangers approach him to say his performance motivated them to quit smoking or drinking.
Garcia is well-known in Hollywood circles for his disinterest and disdain for the Hollywood "scene." His passion remains his family -- he says he has never been away from them for more than five days at a time.
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 Andy Garcia
Graduated from Florida International University, Andy Garcia is one of the most talented actors in the world with the best looks, but is unfairly underrated.
A husband and father who happens to be an actor, Garcia is a devoted family man. He spends all his off-work time with his wife of 23 years and his three daughters.
I absolutely love Andy Garcia, not only because he is a great actor with handsome looks, but also because he is a wonderful human being.
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 Cigar Aficionado | People Profile | Andy Garcia
Garcia portrays her partner, Mike Delmarco, who, along with the police commissioner (Jackson), begins to believe she may be the serial killer.
Garcia also echoes one of the themes of America’s Cuban exile population, that the embargo against Castro should not be lifted until Castro is held accountable for his human rights record.
Garcia’s sister, Tessi, is a successful interior designer in south Florida, and Garcia attributes her success to that same family work ethic.
www.cigaraficionado.com /Cigar/CA_Profiles/People_Profile/0,2540,185,00.html   (4117 words)

  
 Andy Garcia Bio
ANDY GARCIA (Terry Benedict) most recently received a Golden Globe nomination for his role as legendary Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval in the HBO bio-picture For Love Or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story, which he also executive-produced for his own CineSon Productions.
Garcia received Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for his role of Vincent Mancini in The Godfather Part III.
Born in Havana, Cuba, Garcia's family fled in exile to Miami Beach, Florida as a result of Fidel Castro's takeover of his homeland at the age of five.
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 Andy Garcia - CinemaReview.com....Cast/Crew
ANDY GARCIA (Terry Benedict) has established himself as one of today’s most talented and versatile actors, producer, composer/musician, humanitarian and as a director in his own right.
Garcia subsequently produced and performed on Volumes I and II of Cachao—Master Sessions, the first a 1994 Grammy Award winner and the latter a 1995 Grammy Award nominee.
Garcia has been honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a Star of the Year Award from the National Association of Theater Owners, a PRISM Award, a Harvard University Foundation Award and an Hispanic Heritage Award for the Arts.
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 BRAVO > Inside the Actors Studio > Featured Guests > Andy Garcia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
SAMUEL L. Andy Garcia was born Andrés Arturo García-Menéndez on April 12, 1956 in Havana, Cuba.
International fame came to Garcia in 1990 when he was cast as the nephew of Don Corleone in The Godfather III, a performance that brought both Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for Best Supporting Actor.
Shunning the Hollywood scene, Garcia is known as a family man that vigorously defends the private life he shares with his wife of 18 years and their three daughters.
www.bravotv.com /Inside_the_Actors_Studio/guests/Andy_Garcia.shtml   (362 words)

  
 Soccer freshman Andy Garcia selected to play for Canadian Under-20 National Team :: Ontario native earned Atlantic 10 ...
Garcia, who is a midfielder, will train with his new teammates at Team Canada's facilities in British Columbia from March 3-10.
Garcia was named to the Atlantic 10 Conference All-Rookie Team after he totaled five goals and three assists for the Bonnies last fall.
Garcia has been in Canada's national junior pool since he was 14 years old.
www.cstv.com /sports/m-soccer/stories/022703aab.html   (556 words)

  
 SacTicket // Movies // Andy Garcia
Garcia and his wife, Maria Victoria, have three children, Dominik, Daniella and Alessandra.
Garcia has produced and performed on two albums featuring the work of the legendary bass player and composer.
It's a story very close to home, Garcia explained in his 99Xpress interview: "It's about healing the wounds of not being able to grow up in the country you were born in."
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 Read about Andy Garcia at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Andy Garcia and learn about Andy Garcia here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
When Garcia was 5, the invasion of Cuba by anti-Castro forces failed, and the family had to move to
Garcia was not only one of the few actors capable of carrying the part, but he also bore an uncanny resemblance to Robert De Niro, who played the role of young Vito Corleone, Vincent's grandfather, in
South Beach Magazine Movie Reviews (http://www.southbeach-usa.com/columns/movies/movies1/lost-city-garcia.htm) Article on Andy Garcia's movie "The Lost City" with photos.
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 Andy Garcia pictures, photos, wallpapers, desktop themes, posters, music, videos, DVDs, and memorabilia
Andrés Arturo García Menendez (born April 12, 1956 in Havana, Cuba) was born a Siamese twin; his twin was only partially formed, as a tennis ball-sized growth on his shoulder.
When Garcia was 5, the invasion of Cuba by anti-Castro forces failed, the family had to move to Miami, Florida and built up a million-dollar perfume company.
Garcia then starred in Ocean's Eleven (2001) and Ocean's Twelve (2004) directed by Steven Soderbergh.
www.entertainzones.com /actors/g/andy-garcia   (344 words)

  
 Andy Garcia @ Filmbug
Garcia was executive producer of the film and also produced the soundtrack and the Emmy-winning score.
Garcia subsequently produced and performed on Volumes I and II of Cachao -Master Sessions (Crescent Moon/Sony), the former a 1994 Grammy Award winner and the latter a 1995 Grammy Award nominee.
In addition to numerous other awards, Garcia has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a Star of the Year Award from the National Association of Theater Owners, a PRISM Award, a Harvard University Foundation Award and a Hispanic Heritage Award for the Arts.
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 AMCTV.com BIOGRAPHY - Andy Garcia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Garcia was executive producer of the film and also produced the soundtrack and the Emmy Award-winning score.
Garcia, born in Havana, was only five when his family fled to Florida after Fidel Castro's takeover of his homeland.
Garcia has been honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a Star of the Year Award from the National Association of Theater Owners, a PRISM Award, a Harvard University Foundation Award and a Hispanic Heritage Award for the Arts.
www.amctv.com /person/detail?CID=19924-1-EST   (685 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Film | Features | Profile: Andy Garcia
Perhaps the pressures were different back then, having to do with ethnic pride and the non-anglo actor's need to remain close to his roots without being subsumed by them altogether.
In our age of J-Lo, Salma et al, it's easy to forget that back then, Garcia, born in Havana in 1956 and moving to the US in 1961, was the most visible Latin-American actor since Anthony Quinn.
Garcia made his first movie splash as a cartoon Latin crime-lord in the utterly forgettable 8 Million Ways To Die.
film.guardian.co.uk /features/featurepages/0,4120,1252874,00.html   (460 words)

  
 Primary Documents
Cuban-American actor Andy Garcia clashed with Matt Lauer over Elián on Tuesday — and won.
Cuban-American actor Andy Garcia is in Miami this morning.
Well, you know, Matt, I'm — I'm a product of the same fate that — that is awaiting Elián in the sense that I left Cuba when I was about to turn six years old at the time.
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 It's a Boy for Andy Garcia - Jan 29, 2002 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Andy Garcia, 45, was born in Havana and grew up in Miami.
Aside from his recent turn as the mark in the blockbuster all-star remake of Ocean's Eleven, Garcia has two smaller films in the can slated for release in 2002: the drama The Man from Elysian Fields (which he produced) and the pyschological thriller The Unsaid.
Garcia's also been cast in the dysfunctional family saga Just Like Mona, the directorial debut of Matrix and Sopranos star Joe Pantoliano, which begins shooting later this year.
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 Andy Garcia's 'Lost' movie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Garcia is in Santa Domingo directing himself as a Havana club owner in the 1950s caught in the political cross fire when Marxist forces overthrow Cuba's repressive government.
It sure impressed me to hear the excitement in Garcia's voice as he described his character's love affair as symbolic of his homeland.
It's been an uphill battle for Garcia to secure financing, especially after "Havana," a drama starring Robert Redford set in the same tumultuous period, tanked at the box office.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/09/10/DDGGS8LO6B1.DTL   (803 words)

  
 Andy Garcia Fan Club - Main Page
Andy Garcia, The Man Who Is Beautiful Both Inside And Outside
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My fave Andy feature is definitely those wonderful, deep, dark, intense and oh-so-beautiful windows to his souls he calls his eyes...
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 AbsoluteNow: Andy Garcia photos - EVA HERZIGOVA (right), ANDY GARCIA & ELSA ZYLBERSTEIN at photocall at the Cannes Film ...
Andie Macdowell and Andy Garcia at the premiere of "Just The Ticket" at Cinema II in New York City.
EVA HERZIGOVA (right), ANDY GARCIA & ELSA ZYLBERSTEIN at photocall at the Cannes Film Festival for their new movie Modigliani.
Actors ANDY GARCIA (left) & MATT DAMON at the world premiere, in Los Angeles, of their new movie Ocean's Eleven.
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 Andy Garcia pictures, posters, photos, interviews and wallpapers.
Andy Garcia pictures, posters, photos, interviews and wallpapers.
Cuban-born and Florida emigrant, Andy Garcia came into his own as a leading man in the early 1990s.
Refining his acting skills by playing regional theatre, he has been particularly successful in characterizations requiring quiet intensity and moral rigidity.
www.perfectpeople.net /biopage.php3/cid=528   (178 words)

  
 Andy Garcia Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Andy Garcia is probably one of the most under-rated actors.
With his looks and talent, he can be a movie star.
I really like him as an actor and think he really deserves a web site dedicated to Andy Garcia.
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 Andy Garcia Biography @ Filmbug
Andy Garcia received Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for his role of Vincent Mancini in The Godfather, Part III.
Garcia also received acclaim this past year for his work in Sidney Lumet's Night Falls on Manhattan, and for his performances as two legendary figures, Lucky Luciano in Hoodlum and the celebrated Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca in The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca.
Born in Havana, Cuba, Garcia moved with his family to Miami Beach, Florida at the age of five.
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 Andy Garcia
Andy Garcia, a gunslinger on the right side of The Untouchables, who turns out to be a hit, man.
Film: Untouchable in exile; Andy Garcia is one of Hollywood's aristocracy.
Andy Garcia's film about Cuba draws on actor's longing for homeland
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 filmcritic.com: A Portrait of the Artist as a Madman: A Conversation with Andy Garcia
In the film Modigliani, Andy Garcia plays the tortured Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, who was renowned during his lifetime for his wild lifestyle and celebrated after his death for his vast contribution to the world of art.
The story takes place in Paris just after the end of World War I, focusing on the final year of Modigliani’s flamboyant and tragically brief life.
Garcia’s performance in the film is typical of his body of work — at times subtle, at others soulful, but always engaging.
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