Steven Bauer

Born Dec 2, 1956

Steven Bauer is a Cuban-American actor. He is known for his role as Manny Ribera in the 1983 film Scarface, and his role on the bilingual PBS show ¿Qué Pasa, USA?.

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1956 Birth Born on December 2, 1956.
1960 3 Years Old Bauer's parents fled from Cuba to Miami, Florida, on July 4, 1960, following Fidel Castro's Revolution.


1974 17 Years Old He graduated from Miami Coral Park High School in 1974. … Read More


1977 20 Years Old Bauer's first substantial role was in the PBS bilingual sitcom ¿Qué Pasa, USA?, playing the teenage son of a Cuban exile family in Miami, from 1977 to 1979.
1980 23 Years Old He also appeared in the 1980 TV miniseries From Here to Eternity. … Read More
1981 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1981, Bauer starred in the television movie She's in the Army Now, where he met his first wife, actress Melanie Griffith. … Read More
1983 26 Years Old Bauer was given the role of Manny Ribera, the part played by George Raft in the original 1932 version, in the 1983 movie Scarface, even though (like Raft) he was a relatively unknown actor at the time. … Read More
1986 29 Years Old In 1986 he had two other important roles. The first was as Det. Frank Sigliano in the Billy Crystal and Gregory Hines cop comedy Running Scared. The second was as an Israeli soldier named Avner in the Canadian CTV television movie Sword of Gideon, which tells the story of Mossad agents hunting down terrorists in the aftermath of the 1972 Munich massacre. … Read More


1990 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1990 Bauer played the role of Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena in the television miniseries Drug Wars: The Camarena Story alongside Benicio Del Toro and Craig T. Nelson. … Read More
1991 34 Years Old His second marriage ended in divorce in 1991. … Read More


2012 55 Years Old On December 18, 2012, Bauer was arrested in the Miami, Florida, area, accused of driving with a suspended license.
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