Andy Garcia
Andy Garcia
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Actor Biography

Andy Garcia is one of Hollywood's most respected leading actors. This year he was in production filming Brian Petsos' upcoming film "Big Gold Brick," "Words on Bathroom Walls" directed by Thor Freudenthal and feature film "Redemption Day" directed by Hicham Hajji. On the television side, "Rebel" marks Garcia's first starring role in a series. Last year, he starred in  Amazon's "Modern Love," based off NPR's popular podcast "Modern Love."

According to Variety, summer 2018 was "The Summer of Andy Garcia" with his two exceptional performances in "Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again" and "Book Club." Garcia also starred alongside Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper in "The Mule." Additionally, he co-starred in HBO movie "My Dinner with Herve" as Ricardo Montalban and in the revenge thriller "Bent" directed by Bobby Moresco.

Other films completed include "GeoStorm," "True Memoirs of an International Assassin" with Kevin James, and Columbia's remake of "Ghostbusters." He also co-starred in the HBO series "Ballers" with Dwayne Johnson and the critically acclaimed film "City Island."

Garcia garnered Academy Award® and Golden Globe® Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather: Part III" in 1990. He later received an Emmy® Award nomination and his second Golden Globe Award nomination for his portrayal of legendary Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval in HBO's 2000 biopic "For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story." As the executive producer of the telefilm, Garcia also earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Made for Television Movie. The film was Golden Globe-nominated for Best Miniseries or Made for Television Movie. In addition, Garcia produced the movie's soundtrack and the Emmy-winning score, featuring the music of Arturo Sandoval. The film won two ALMA Awards as Best Made For TV Movie or Miniseries and as Outstanding Latin Cast in a Made for TV Movie or Miniseries.

Garcia made his directorial debut with the documentary concert film "Cachao…Como Su Ritmo No Hay Dos," produced by CineSon Productions, Garcia's production company. He also wrote, directed and starred in "The Lost City" that earned him two Imagine awards for Best Director and Best Film Awards and an Alma Award nomination Best Director.