Amaury Nolasco

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Amaury Nolasco

Nolasco attending the premiere of "Max Payne" on 13 October 2008, Hollywood
BornAmaury Nolasco Garrido
(1970-12-24) December 24, 1970 (age 41)
Puerto Rico
OccupationActor
Years activeFrom 1999
 
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Amaury Nolasco

Nolasco attending the premiere of "Max Payne" on 13 October 2008, Hollywood
BornAmaury Nolasco Garrido
(1970-12-24) December 24, 1970 (age 41)
Puerto Rico
OccupationActor
Years activeFrom 1999

Amaury Nolasco Garrido (born December 24, 1970) is a Puerto Rican actor, best known for the role of Fernando Sucre on the Fox television series Prison Break, and for his role in Transformers. He starred in the short-lived ABC television series Work It which premiered on January 3, 2012.

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Early life

After various acting gigs, Nolasco moved to New York City, where he trained at the American British Dramatic Arts School.

Career

Nolasco has guest-starred in various television series such as Arli$$, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and ER. His first role on a feature film was in Takeshi Kitano's Brother, along others as "Orange Julius" in Universal's 2 Fast 2 Furious. He then went on to co-star opposite Bernie Mac in Mr. 3000.

Nolasco's additional television and film credits include guest-starring roles on George Lopez, CSI: NY and The Benchwarmers. He also appeared on Mind of Mencia as a guest on Sunday, April 29, 2007. He also starred in the movie adaptation of the Transformers, released during the summer of 2007. Director Michael Bay offered him to return to the sequel Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, but he declined due to scheduling conflicts. His most high-profile role to date is FOX's hit series Prison Break.

In November 2009, Nolasco made an appearance in Wisin & Yandel's music video "Imagínate" featuring T-Pain alongside Wilmer Valderrama. He plays a jealous mobster who murders Valderrama's character for sleeping with his girlfriend. He also appears in Calle 13's music video "La Perla".

In March 2010, Nolasco guest-starred in 3 episodes during the second season of Southland as Detective Rene Cordero.

From September 2010 to May 2011, he costarred in the NBC show "Chase", a 1-season show about US Marshalls that hunt down fugitives.

Personal life

Nolasco was a supporter of the presidential campaign of Barack Obama ".[1] For the second year in a row, Nolasco was the host of the Amaury Nolasco & Friends Golf Classic that took place in El Conquistador Hotel in Fajardo, Puerto Rico from June 10-11, 2011. The Amaury Nolasco & Friends Golf Classic is a celebrity golf tournament, where all the profits go to Non-Profit Puerto Rican organizations. For the second season, the profits went to the University of Puerto Rico Pediatric Hospital and to the VAL Foundation (Vive Alegre Luchando) an organization who gives their funding to pediatric cancer patients.[2]

Credits

Film

Television

YearTitleRole
2000BrotherVictor
2002Final BreakdownHector Arturo
20032 Fast 2 FuriousOrange Julius
2003The LibrariansG-Man
2004Mr. 3000Minadeo
2006The BenchwarmersCarlos
2007TransformersFigueroa
2008Street KingsSantos
Max PayneJack Lupino
2009ArmoredPalmer
2011The Rum DiarySegurra
2013A Good Day to Die HardUnknown
YearTitleRole
1999Arli$$Ivory Ortega
Early EditionPedro Mendoza
2000The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in HollywoodCypriano
The HuntressFlaco Rosario
2001CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationHector Delgado
2002ERRicky
2003George LopezYoung Manny
2004EveAdrian
2005CSI: NYRuben DeRosa
2005–2009Prison BreakFernando Sucre
2007Mind of MenciaHimself
2009CSI: Miami (Season 8, Episode 7)Nathan Cole
2010SouthlandDetective Rene Cordero
2010ChaseMarco Martinez
2012Work ItAngel Ortiz

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