Steven Bauer
American actor
Steven Bauer
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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A Brief (Pun Intended) History of Lawyers in Movies, Part II
Huffington Post - almost 2 years
Lawyers in motion pictures have been portrayed as one of two extremes, devils or angels, almost since celluloid was invented. The first film dealing specifically with a law firm and attorneys, 1933's Counsellor at Law, starring John Barrymore, portrayed its J.D.s as upstanding citizens, as did the early Perry Mason films of the same period. This quickly changed, however, with many attorneys portrayed as being capable of the same brand of skullduggery as their shifty clients. With that in mind, we bring you a list of the good, the bad and the ugly of lawyers in movies. Enjoy, and please refrain from suing us if you feel otherwise... 1. Devil's Advocate (1997) Keanu Reeves plays Kevin Lomax, a hot-shot young Florida lawyer who is all about climbing the ladder. When he gets an offer he can't refuse from a high-powered New York firm, led by the legendary John Milton (Al Pacino). Soon Kevin's wife (Charlize Theron) is plagued by demonic visions and he realizes he's literally so ...
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A Brief (Pun Intended) History of Lawyers in Movies
Huffington Post - almost 2 years
Lawyers in motion pictures have been portrayed as one of two extremes, devils or angels, almost since celluloid was invented. The first film dealing specifically with a law firm and attorneys, 1933's Counsellor at Law, starring John Barrymore, portrayed its J.D.s as upstanding citizens, as did the early Perry Mason films of the same period. This quickly changed, however, with many attorneys portrayed as being capable of the same brand of skullduggery as their shifty clients. With that in mind, we bring you a list of the good, the bad and the ugly of lawyers in movies. 1. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) Gregory Peck's Atticus Finch became the boilerplate for the Noble Movie Lawyer in this iconic, 1962 adaptation of Harper Lee's award-winning novel. Atticus Finch, a small town attorney in the Depression-era South, must defend a black man (Brock Peters) falsely accused of raping a white woman, causing the already-divided town's racial tensions to boil over. Through it all, ...
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Wheels On The Bike Go Round And Round (To Make Music)
NPR - about 3 years
Sound designer Steven Baber challenged himself to create a piece of music using only bicycle parts. The result is "Bespoken," an atmospheric piece of music that is all the more beautiful considering the unlikely instrumentation. » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us
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Director Torre Catalano's Short Seasick Sailor Is Dark and Edgy
Huffington Post - over 3 years
"Seasick Sailor" was written and directed by Torre Catalano. Twitter: @SeasickSailor_ Making a short film is no easy task. Time, energy and focus are just a few things that help make a story into a successful movie. Put Director / Writer Torre Catalano at the helm, and you've got one helluva' tale! "Seasick Sailor" is about a teenager who goes through the everyday normal humdrum of life... except he's a hitman. This film features an amazing cast of in demand actors such as Martha MacIssac (1600 Penn, Superbad), Devon Bostick (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, CW's new show The Hundred), Emily Osment (Hannah Montana), Keir Gilchrist (It's Kind of a Funny Story, United States of Tara), Brandon Jay McLaren (Graceland, The Killing), Martin Starr (Knocked Up, Adventureland) and Fran Kranz (Much Ado About Nothing). We talked with Torre Catalano and his leading actor, Keir Gilchrist! What's the story behind your first name, Torre? Torre is the Italian nickname for Salvatore. It means "Tower, ...
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Maureen Ryan: Take The Anti-Hero Pop Quiz! Your 'Ray Donovan' Cheat Sheet
The Huffington Post - over 3 years
All right, everybody! In honor of the Sunday premiere of Showtime's "Ray Donovan," let's all take an Anti-Hero Pop Quiz! Because pop quizzes are fun! 1. True or false: The star of your show is brooding, often terse and usually catnip to women. 2. Multiple choice: The lead character is a) virile. b) capable of serious violence at the drop of a hat. c) working through conflicting loyalties. d) employed in a field that puts him in contact with unsavory, unpleasant or unethical types. e) from an ethnic or socio-economic subculture. f) good at his job, more or less. g) all of the above. 3. Multiple choice: The lead character's wife a) is defined by her relationship to her family, and we don't see her outside of that context or dealing with other concerns. b) continually wants things (time, attention, family focus) that her husband is unwilling or unable to provide (sample dialogue: "You said you weren't going to do that sh*t anymore!"). ...
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'Scarface' actor Steven Bauer arrested in Miami area for driving with suspended license
Fox News - about 4 years
"Scarface" actor Steven Bauer has been arrested in the Miami area, accused of driving with a suspended license.
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Miami Marlins: Inside the Clubhouse
The Palm Beach Post - almost 5 years
Say hello to my little friend: Actor Steven Bauer stopped by the Marlins' clubhouse in San Diego, but few players knew who he was until they were told about his biggest role - as Al Pacino's sidekick Manny Ribera in the 1983 film Scarface.
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Video: Out this Week
NYTimes - over 5 years
X-MEN: FIRST CLASS In this origins appendage to the comic book franchise, two lives unfold in fateful parallel: in 1950s New York the future Professor X (Laurence Belcher) grows up amid wealth and plenty, while in Soviet-dominated Poland the boy who will become Magneto (Bill Milner) lives in want. Eventually they become James McAvoy and Michael
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Video: Out this Week - New York Times
Google News - over 5 years
With Steven Bauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Robert Loggia; the Hawks film is included as a standard-definition bonus disc. “ 'Scarface' is a relentlessly bitter, satirical tale of greed, in which all supposedly decent emotions
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Scarface - Steven Bauer interview (exclusive) - Cuba Headlines
Google News - over 5 years
STEVEN Bauer talks about playing the iconic role of Manny Ribera in Brian De Palma's Scarface and the pleasure and fun of hanging out with and badgering Al Pacino. He also talks about being one of only two Cubans on set and what that meant to him, ... - -
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Scarface Blu-Ray DVD Release Party Pictures - Monsters and Critics.com
Google News - over 5 years
Steven Bauer and Nadia Rowinsky attend Scarface Blu-Ray DVD Release Party. Photo copyright Andrew Evans / PR Photos. Robert Loggia attends Scarface Blu-Ray DVD Release Party. Photo copyright Andrew Evans / PR
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Ludacris And 'Scarface' Star Talk Hip-Hop Influence - MTV.com
Google News - over 5 years
'We were all living vicariously through your characters,' Luda gushes to actor Steven Bauer as Mixtape Daily looks on. By Rob Markman There is no shortage of "Scarface" references in hip-hop. From Brad Jordan's rap moniker to the intro on Jay-Z's ... - -
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Indie laffer lands cast of four - Variety
Google News - over 5 years
Eddie Griffin, Steven Bauer, R. Keeffe Griffith and Ming Ballard star in indie romantic comedy "Atypical Love." Shooting has begun in Los Angeles with Jennifer James directing from the script she co-wrote with Griffith, who also serves
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Sally implants wisdom - New York Post
Google News - over 5 years
The film -- which also stars “Scarface” actor Steven Bauer and Tanya Clarke -- follows a female psychiatrist and a gambling addict who hatch a dangerous scheme together. At an after-party at recently opened Upper East Side restaurant and lounge Duo,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Steven Bauer
    FIFTIES
  • 2012
    Age 55
    On December 18, 2012, Bauer was arrested in the Miami, Florida, area, accused of driving with a suspended license.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1991
    Age 34
    His second marriage ended in divorce in 1991.
    More Details Hide Details A year later, he married his third wife, Christiana Boney, but the couple eventually divorced.
  • 1990
    Age 33
    That same year he married Ingrid Anderson, with whom he had another son, Dylan, born in 1990.
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    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.
    More Details Hide Details That same year, Bauer took over the series lead of the television show Wiseguy from Ken Wahl for the fourth and final season, playing US Attorney Michael Santana after Wahl's character disappears. Since then, Bauer has made his career primarily, though not exclusively, in action films and crime dramas on both the big and small screens, including such motion pictures as Primal Fear and Traffic. He also made an appearance in the video game spin-off Scarface: The World Is Yours, playing drug dealer The Sandman. In 2007 he appeared on an episode of Burn Notice. In 2011, Bauer appeared on the show Breaking Bad playing Mexican drug lord Don Eladio. He stars with Julianne Michelle in the feature film Awakened, a supernatural thriller touching on Life After Death, a Supernova Media motion picture. He currently appears as ex-Mossad agent turned private investigator "Avi" in the Showtime series Ray Donovan.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1986
    Age 29
    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.
    More Details Hide Details The Sword of Gideon script was the basis for Steven Spielberg's later film Munich, which follows the same storyline and borrows heavily from the Sword of Gideon story and script.
  • 1983
    Age 26
    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.
    More Details Hide Details The producers of Scarface were convinced that he was right for the role based on his strong audition, as well as his authentic Cuban background. His performance drew a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
  • 1981
    Age 24
    Bauer married Melanie Griffith on September 8, 1981.
    More Details Hide Details The couple had a son, Alexander Bauer, on August 22, 1985, before divorcing in 1989.
    In 1981, Bauer starred in the television movie She's in the Army Now, where he met his first wife, actress Melanie Griffith.
    More Details Hide Details They both moved to New York City and stayed at Ray Liotta's apartment, while Liotta moved to Los Angeles and stayed at theirs. Both Bauer and Griffith studied under famed acting teacher Stella Adler, and he appeared in several off-Broadway productions. During this time he briefly adopted the stage name Rocky Echevarria, before settling on "Steven Bauer".
  • 1980
    Age 23
    He also appeared in the 1980 TV miniseries From Here to Eternity.
    More Details Hide Details He was credited in these and a few other early projects as Rocky Echevarría.
  • 1977
    Age 20
    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.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1974
    Age 17
    He graduated from Miami Coral Park High School in 1974.
    More Details Hide Details Originally intending to become a musician, Bauer turned to acting while attending Miami-Dade Community College, but then transferred to the University of Miami, where he studied in its Department of Theater Arts and performed at its Jerry Herman Ring Theatre where he became friends with actor Ray Liotta.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1960
    Age 3
    Bauer's parents fled from Cuba to Miami, Florida, on July 4, 1960, following Fidel Castro's Revolution.
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  • 1956
    Born
    Born on December 2, 1956.
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