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Luis Guzmán is a famous Puerto Rican actor. Luis Guzmán is known for appearing in numerous films and series throughout his career spanning over four decades including Wednesday, Magnolia, Boogie Nights, Maldeamores, The Birthday Cake, and Bar Rescue.

Early Life

Luis Guzmán was born on 28 August 1956 and his age in 2022 is 66 years. He hails from Cayey, Puerto Rico, and his zodiac sign is Virgo. Likewise, he grew up in was raised in New York City’s Greenwich Village and the surrounding Lower East Side neighborhood.

Talking about his family, his mother is Rosa Cardona and his stepfather is Benjamin Cardona. His mother was a hospital worker whereas his stepfather was a TV repairman.

Likewise, this personality graduated from The American University. Shortly after his graduation, this personality started his career as a social worker and moonlighted as an actor. Eventually, Luis became heavily involved in street theater and independent films.

Luis GuzmánLuis Guzmán posing for a photo with his father in April 2022. Source: Instagram

Career

Professionally, Luis Guzmán is a popular actor. As such, he is known for his roles in various films and television series like Boogie Nights, Magnolia, and Punch-Drunk Love among others. Similarly, he has also worked on films like Out of Sight, The Limey, and Traffic. 

Throughout his career spanning over 40 years, Luis has also starred in other films like Q & A, The Hard Way, Carlito’s Way, and Keanu. Similarly, on television, actor Luis starred as Raoul “El Cid” Hernandez on Oz, José Gonzalo Rodríguez Gacha on Narcos, Jesse “Mama” Salander on Code Black, and Hector Contreras on Perpetual Grace, LTD.

Further, he recently gained further fame for his brief appearance as Gomez Addams on the popular Netflix series Wednesday. 

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Likewise, actor Guzmán endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders for President in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Moreover, in 2018, this personality worked alongside New York Yankees all-star Bernie Williams.

Together, these Puerto Rican stars appeared in the episode “Operation: Puerto Rico” of the 6th season of Jon Taffer’s Bar Rescue. These celebrities offered assistance not only to the El Krajo Tavern in Loiza but the town’s community center. Their characters did these activities after the town was devastated by Hurricane Maria.

Furthermore, during Telegramgate, MSNBC interviewed this actor for his opinions on the situation in Puerto Rico. Through this interview, actor Lios expressed “Ricky had to go” and that corruption on the island was a major issue that he hoped would be solved.

Likewise, this popular actor has won numerous awards. Some of them are the 2001 Screen Actors Guild Award for his role in Traffic Won for the category “Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture”, the 2003 Imagen Awards for his role in Punch-Drunk Love for the category “Best Supporting Actor”, and the 2008 Imagen Awards for his performance in Maldeamores for the category “Best Actor”.

Similarly, he also received the 2011 NAMIC Visions Awards for his role in How to Make It in America in the category “Best Performance in a Comedy”, and the 1998 Florida Film Critics Circle Award for his role in Boogie Nights in the category “Best Cast”.

Additionally, for his role as Luis in the 1999 film Magnolia, this actor received the “Best Cast Ensemble” at Awards Circuit Community Awards and “Best Cast” at Florida Film Critics Circle Award in the year 2000.

Luis GuzmánLuis Guzmán posing for a photo with his on-screen family of series Wednesday – Catherine Zeta-Jones, Isaac Ordonez, and Jenna Ortega. Source: Instagram

Personal Life

Luis Guzmán is a happily married lad. His wife is Angelita Galarza-Guzman and they tied the knot in 1985. Together, Luis and Angelita share seven beautiful children namely Margarita, Clare, Yoruba, Yemaya, Luna, Cemi, and Jace O’Flynn Guzman. Moreover, this lovely family resides in Cabot, Vermont.

Body Measurements

Luis Guzmán stands tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.66 meters and his weight is around 74 kg or 165 lbs. Likewise, Luis has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color that has turned grey with advances in his age.

Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, Luis Guzmán joined Twitter in August 2010. So far, his @iamluisguzman account has earned more than 92.1K followers. Likewise, his username on Instagram is @loueyfromthehood. As of December 2022, this profile has more than 288K followers. Besides these, Luis doesn’t have official profiles on other platforms like Tiktok, Youtube, Facebook, etc.

Net Worth

Luis Guzmán has a net worth of approximately $15 million US dollars as of 2022. Luis makes his earnings as an active actor appearing his numerous films and series throughout his career spanning over four decades.

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