John Leguizamo in Carlito's Way | 1993

Clip Name: Tragic Ending


John Leguizamo in Carlito's Way | 1993

Starring: Al Pacino, Sean Penn and Penelope Ann Miller
Directed by: Brian De Palma
About this actor

Jonathan Alberto "John" Leguizamo (born July 22, 1964) is an American actor, comedian, voice artist, and producer. John Leguizamo was born in Bogotá, Colombia, to a Puerto Rican father, Alberto Leguizamo, and a Colombian mother, Luz. According to Leguizamo, his paternal grandfather was of Italian descent and his maternal grandfather was Lebanese. Leguizamo has mostly described himself as being of Puerto Rican, Amerindian and Mestizo heritage. Leguizamo's father was once an aspiring film director and studied at Cinecittà, but eventually dropped out due to lack of finances. When Leguizamo was four years old, his family emigrated to the United States and lived in various neighborhoods of Queens in New York City, including Jackson Heights. Leguizamo attended the Joseph Pulitzer Middle School (I.S.145) and later the Murry Bergtraum High School. As a student at Murry Bergtraum, Leguizamo wrote comedy material and tested it out on his classmates. He was voted "Most Talkative" by his fellow...

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