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Jorge Garcia

Jorge Garcia
Character(s) Hugo "Hurley" Reyes
 
Date of Birth April 28, 1973 (age 36)
 
Origin Omaha, Nebraska, USA
 
IMDb profile

Jorge Garcia, plays the role of Hugo Reyes, more commonly known as Hurley.

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Background

Jorge Garcia was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He is of Cuban and Chilean ancestry.[1]

His first performance was as the villain in his school's seventh-grade musical production, based on the comic strip Drabble. It was after this that he began to seriously consider acting as a career. Once he completed college, he joined the Beverly Hills Playhouse and has been working steadily as an actor ever since. [source needed]

Filmography

TV shows

  • Lost (2004-2010) as Hurley Reyes
  • Higglytown Heroes (2005) as Dog Trainer Hero
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (2004) as Drug Dealer
  • Becker (2003-2004) as Hector Lopez
  • Columbo: Columbo Likes the Nightlife (2003) as Julius (TV Movie)
  • Rock Me, Baby (2003) as Vizzy
  • Old School (2003) as Jorge (TV Movie)
  • Spin City (2001) as Cabbie

Stage

  • The Midnight Zone
  • Something Borrowed Something Blue
  • Romancing Valentino
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Hurlyburly
  • Guys and Dolls

Feature films

  • When We Were Pirates (2009) as Jason
  • Seymour's Last Rule (2008) as Seymour Holmes
  • Sweetzer (2007) as Sergio
  • Deck the Halls (2006) as Wallace
  • Little Athens (2005) as Pedro
  • The Good Humor Man (2005) as Mt. Rushmore
  • Our Time Is Up (2004) as Gardener
  • Happily Even After (2004) as Chris
  • Tales from the Crapper (2004) as Racoon Head
  • The Slow and the Cautious (2002) as Teddy
  • King of the Open Mic's (2000) as Meatloag
  • Tomorrow by Midnight / Midnight 5 (1999) as Jay
  • Raven's Ridge (1997) as Monty

Video Game

  • Hitman: Blood Money (2005) as a voiceover

Media appearances

Talk show

Garcia has appeared as a talk show guest in the following talk shows and other television shows:

  • January 17, 2005 - Jimmy Kimmel Live (S3 E180)
  • May 6, 2005 - 20/20 "Lost Special" (S26 E1396)
  • May 18, 2005 - Live with Regis and Kelly (S17 E359)
  • May 17, 2006 - Late Night with Conan O'Brien (S3 E2228)
  • November 10, 2006 - Late Show with David Letterman (S14 E2689) [2]
Source: tv.com

Magazine

Garcia has been featured as the main topic of the following magazine articles:

Miscellaneous

Trivia

  • Garcia was the first actor to be cast on Lost.[source needed]
  • Did a commercial once for the fast-food chain, Jack in the Box.[source needed]
  • Appeared as a contestant in a game show called "Russian Roulette". [11]
  • Garcia initially auditioned for the role of Sawyer. (See here)[source needed]

References

  1. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0306201/bio
  2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zECDqruYbWw
  3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4hct7s771M
  4. http://www.tv.com/video/7098/jorge-garcia-matthew-fox-and--evangeline-lilly-exclusive-interview?o=tv]
  5. http://www.starbulletin.com/features/20081104_dream_benefit_for_lost_fans_.html
  6. http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200881016074
  7. http://www.honolulusymphony.com/season_and_tickets/season_calendar/2008-2009/masterworks/1213_peter_and_the_wolf
  8. http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/20081214/BREAKING01/81214041
  9. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3455828034027961903
  10. http://dispatchesfromtheisland.blogspot.com/2009/01/symphony.html
  11. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s93W-80plfM

External links

  • Jorge Garcia Q&A Forum at Thefuselage.com
  • Dispatchesfromtheisland - Jorge Garcia's personal blog
  • Geronimo Jack's Beard - Jorge Garcia's Lost podcast, with his girlfriend Bethany James Leigh Shady
  • Biography - at ABC Medianet
  • Podcast Interview (September 20, 2006) - Interview with Jorge Garcia and Daniel Dae Kim for The Transmission.
  • Honolulu Midweek (October 6, 2006) "Hurley Goes House Hunting" by Yu Shing Ting - Article by local media on Garcia's move to Hawaii, relationship breakup, his pet dog, paparazzi, and house-hunting.
  • Garcia has joined The Dharmalars for two podcasts:
    • May 19, 2007 - Interview - Download episode (.m4a)
    • December 16, 2007 - Commentary on "Tricia Tanaka Is Dead" - Download episode (.m4a)
  • A 45-minute interview recorded live with Jorge Garcia on the CrankyFanatic podcast in Spring 2007.
  • List of movies and TV shows that Garcia appears in.
  • Dutch Lost Interview

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