Today in Latin American History
Cuban Actor Andy García was Born in 1956
Photo: Andy Garcia
Today in Latin American history, Cuban actor Andy García who was nominated for an Oscar was born in 1956.
García was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Vincent Mancini in The Godfather Part III.
He became known in the late 1980s and 1990s, having appeared in several successful Hollywood films, including The Untouchables, Internal Affairs and When a Man Loves a Woman.
More recently, he has starred in Ocean’s Eleven and its sequels, Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean’s Thirteen, and The Lost City.
Other events that occurred on this day:
- Today in LatAm history, Mexican drug trafficker Enedina Arellano Félix who is head of the Tijuana Cartel was born in 1961
- Today in LatAm history, Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho Ribeiro known for her investigative journalism was born in 1963
- Today in LatAm history, Mexican baseball player Antonio Osuna who played for the Los Angeles Dodgers was born in 1973
- Today in LatAm history, Ecuadorian footballer Giovanny Espinoza who plays for the National team & Deportivo Quito was born in 1977
- Today in LatAm history, Argentine footballer Nicolás Burdisso who plays for the National team & A.S. Roma was born in 1981