John Leguizamo

Born Jul 22, 1964

John Alberto Leguizamo is a Colombian American actor, film producer, voice artist and comedian.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of John Leguizamo.


1964 Birth Born on July 22, 1964.


1984 19 Years Old Leguizamo started out as a stand-up comic doing the New York nightclub circuit in 1984.


1986 21 Years Old He made his television debut in 1986 with a small part in Miami Vice. … Read More
1992 27 Years Old In 1992, he starred in Whispers in the Dark as John Castillo.
1993 28 Years Old In 1993 Leguizamo was offered the lead part as Luigi in the film Super Mario Bros., based on the Mario video game franchise. … Read More


1995 - 1998 3 More Events
2001 36 Years Old To promote the 2001 movie Moulin Rouge!, he appeared on a celebrity edition of the US version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? with Kelly Ripa, Kevin Sorbo, Alfre Woodard, Martin Short and Chevy Chase. … Read More
2002 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Later in 2002, on the syndicated version, a question about the movie featured his character and Meredith Vieira mentioned that Leguizamo had played Lautrec and had been on the show.
2003 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2003, he voice-acted Globox from Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc. … Read More


2005 40 Years Old 1 More Event
During the 2005–06 television season, Leguizamo joined the cast of the show ER, playing the emotionally disturbed Dr. Victor Clemente, a new attending who is keen on introducing the staff of County General to better ways of treating patients and cutting-edge technology. … Read More
2006 41 Years Old In 2006, Leguizamo starred in the television pilot for Edison, a 2006 CBS drama about an Los Angeles detective (played by Leguizamo) who relied on impersonations and disguises to solve crimes. … Read More
2007 42 Years Old In July 2007, Spike TV aired their drama series The Kill Point, starring Leguizamo, Donnie Wahlberg and Michael Hyatt. … Read More
2010 45 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, Leguizamo also guest starred on The Electric Company as himself, rhyming about commas and quotation marks. … Read More
After the show ran at various theaters in the United States and Leguizamo performed an 'unplugged' version of it under the title John Leguizamo Warms Up at a Chicago theater, it opened on Broadway in March 2011 at the Lyceum Theatre.
2012 47 Years Old On July 13, 2012, PBS debuted Tales From a Ghetto Klown, a documentary about Leguizamo's life and the show's development. … Read More


2015 50 Years Old In October 2015, Abrams ComicArts published the graphic novel adaptation of Leguizamo's one-man Broadway show, Ghetto Klown. … Read More
2016 51 Years Old In 2016, he played the role Ozzy Delvecchio in the second season of the Netflix original series, Bloodline. … Read More
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