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Amaury Nolasco

Amaury Nolasco exudes talent, charm and humor in each character he portrays, which is quickly establishing him as one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood. Nolasco currently co-stars in the hit FOX-TV series Prison Break, which was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Television Series Drama. His character, Sucre, is an inmate who learns of an elaborate plan to break out of a high security prison and insists on joining in.

A native of Puerto Rico, Nolasco was busy as a full-time student studying biology at the University of Puerto Rico. Initially, he was looking to get his degree in medicine, but as fate would have it, he was approached by a director and immediately cast in his first television commercial. After several acting gigs, Nolasco moved to New York, where he trained at the American British Dramatic Arts School.

Classically trained in Shakespearean drama, the young actor focused on dialect technique, character work and stage presence. Shortly thereafter, Nolasco began guest-starring on various hit television shows, such as Arli$$, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and ER. He received his first supporting actor role in a studio film as Orange Julius in the hit sequel 2 Fast 2 Furious. He went on to co-star opposite Bernie Mac in Mr. 3000 and in the hit comedy The Benchwarmers.

Nolasco continues to guest-star on hit television shows such as George Lopez, Eve and CSI: NY. When not on location in Chicago, Nolasco resides in Los Angeles and enjoys golf and tennis.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.
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Amaury Nolasco Facts

Birth NameAmaury Nolasco Garrido
OccupationActor
BirthdayDecember 24, 1970 (46)
SignCapricorn
BirthplacePuerto Rico
Height5' 10½" (1m79)  How tall is Amaury Nolasco compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Max Payne
Prison Break: The Final Break
Prison Break: Season 4
Prison Break: Season 2
Prison Break: Season 1
Prison Break: Season 3
Pilot
Street Kings
Otis
Boxed In
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