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Cuban American actor known for his role in The Godfather Part III


Andres Arturo Garcia Menendez, professionally known as Andy Garcia, is a Cuban American actor. He became known in the late 1980s and 1990s, having appeared in several successful Hollywood films, including The Godfather: Part III, The Untouchables, and When a Man Loves a Woman. More recently, he has starred in Ocean's Eleven and its sequels, Ocean's Twelve and Ocean's Thirteen, and The Lost City. Garcia was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Vincent Mancini in The Godfather Part III.

Andy Garcia Info

Birth nameAndrés Arturo García Menéndez
Date of BirthApril 12, 1956
Place of BirthHavana, Cuba
Spouse (s)Marivi Lorido García (1982–present)
Years active1978–present
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 It would be cool to make an album together some day. We certainly put in the time in the past grooming our late night jamming techniques. 
— Andy Garcia on working on a duet album with Jeff Bridges / March 18, 2010
 The script had so much charm and surprises. There was humor, but it was farcical in the structure. It's underscored with humanity, a guy living up to his dreams. I was always enamored with comedy. I really started as an actor in comedy, but I got known as a dramatic actor. 
— Andy Garcia on the City Island movie / March 10, 2010
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 You can only hide it so long, until you do a play. Once I started doing plays, they would come and see, but I don't think they anticipated I would choose it [as a living]. There were worries. If you come from a certain place, a certain family, you have no idea how an actor makes a living. How does that work? It was very foreign to them. 
— Andy Garcia / March 10, 2010
 The name inhibited my opportunities tremendously. It was difficult to break through and get work; it took about eight years. In those days, there was no cable, only three networks, five studios, there was nothing. There was not a lot of action. 
— Andy Garcia / March 10, 2010