Luis Guzman is a well established Puerto Rican actor who loves portraying the role of thugs and the law enforcement officers. He has played the role of villain in many films of the 1980s. He has excellent acting skills. Here are the complete details about the career, biography and the net worth of Luis Guzman in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Luis was born on August 28, 1956, in Cayey, Puerto Rico. He grows in New York City’s Greenwich Village and surroundings Lower East Side neighborhood. His mother’s name was Rosa. She was a hospital worker. His stepfather’s name was Benjamin Cardona. He was a TV repairman. He did his education from City College of New York and Seward Park Campus.
Guzman lives in Sutton, Vermont. Luis married to Angelita Galarza-Guzman in the year 1985. They both love each other, and they are happily together since that day. Luis first son died due to suffocation during the childbirth. The couple adopted five children. They first took home Cemi Briggs-Guzman and then brought Yemaya Briggs. Later they adopted Jace O’Flynn Guzman. The couple brought home two more children, Yoruba Briggs and Margarita Briggs. His wife has successfully given birth to their second child. Her name is Luna Guzman.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Luis started his career as a social worker. He gets a job as a youth counselor at the Henry Street Settlement. In his earlier days, he considers acting as a secondary profession. His interest gradually increased in acting. He started acting in street theatre and independent films. He is the favorite actor of the American director and producer Steven Soderbergh. Luis worked in numerous films with him. Some notable films with him are “Out of Sight,” “Traffic,” and “The Limey.”
He also acted in many films made by filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson. Some of the greatest films with him are “Punch-Drunk Love,” “Boogie Nights,” and “Magnolia.” Apart from doing movies, he has acted in many television series. He played the role of the senior nurse in CBS medical drama “Code Black.” He recently appeared in HBO’s series “How to Make It in America.”
Net Worth & Earnings:
How much wealth will an actor have who has appeared in many blockbuster Hollywood films? Over the course of his career, he has established himself as one of the leading actors in the Hollywood film industry. In doing so, he has been successful enough to make a net worth of over $15 million. There has been a steep increase in his wealth over the past few years. The actor has appeared in many television shows like “Oz (1998-01),” “Luis (2003),” “How to Make It in America (2010-11),” “Code Black (2015-18),” “Narcos (2015),” and many others. He has given voice to video games like “Grand Theft Auto: Vice City” in 2002 and “Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories” in 2006.
Luis Guzman is a well-known writer, producer, and actor. He played the role of sidekicks, thugs, and police officers in style. Luis is an excellent social worker. Apart from the films, he loves working for the humanitarian cause.