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Amaury Nolasco Garrido (born December 24, 1970) is a Puerto Rican actor and producer, best known for the role of Fernando Sucre on the Fox television series Prison Break, and for his role in Transformers.
Amaury Nolasco Garrido
December 24, 1970
Vieques, Puerto Rico
Nolasco has guest-starred in various television series such as Arli$$, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and ER. His first role on a feature film was in Takeshi Kitano's Brother, along others as "Orange Julius" in Universal's 2 Fast 2 Furious. He then went on to co-star opposite Bernie Mac in Mr. 3000.
Nolasco's additional television and film credits include roles on George Lopez and CSI: NY, and in The Benchwarmers. He also appeared on Mind of Mencia as a guest on Sunday, April 29, 2007. He also starred in Director Michael Bay's Transformers, released during the summer of 2007. Bay offered to cast Nolasco in the sequel Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, but he declined due to scheduling conflicts. His most high-profile role was Prison Break.
In November 2009, Nolasco made an appearance in Wisin & Yandel's music video "Imagínate" featuring T-Pain alongside Wilmer Valderrama. He plays a jealous mobster who murders Valderrama's character for sleeping with his girlfriend. He also appears in Calle 13's music video "La Perla".
In March 2010, Nolasco guest-starred in three episodes during the second season of Southland, as Detective Rene Cordero.
From September 2010 to May 2011, he costarred in the NBC show Chase, a one-season show about U.S. Marshals that hunt down fugitives. He starred in the short-lived ABC television series Work It which premiered on January 3, 2012.
Nolasco was featured in the sitcom Telenovela, as Rodrigo Suarez, Ana Sofia's eccentric co-star who plays the show's villain.
Nolasco began dating Jennifer Morrison in 2009, and the relationship reportedly lasted three years. He was a supporter of the presidential campaign of Barack Obama. For the second year in a row, Nolasco was the host of the Amaury Nolasco & Friends Golf Classic that took place in El Conquistador Hotel in Fajardo, Puerto Rico from June 10–11, 2011. The Amaury Nolasco & Friends Golf Classic is a celebrity golf tournament, where all the profits go to non-profit Puerto Rican organizations. For the second season, the profits went to the University of Puerto Rico Pediatric Hospital and to the VAL Foundation (Vive Alegre Luchando), an organization that gives their funding to pediatric cancer patients.
|Denotes films/television series that have not yet been released|
|2002||Final Breakdown||Hector Arturo|
|2003||2 Fast 2 Furious||Orange Julius|
|2004||Mr. 3000||Jorge Minadeo|
|2008||Street Kings||Detective Cosmo Santos|
|Max Payne||Jack Lupino|
|2011||The Rum Diary||Segurra|
|2013||A Good Day to Die Hard||Murphy|
|El Teniente Amado||Amado García Guerrero|
|2014||In the Blood||Silvio Lugo|
|2017||Locating Silver Lake||Jose|
|2019||Jarhead: Law of Return||Gunny Sgt|
|Early Edition||Pedro Mendoza|
|2000||The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood||Cypriano|
|The Huntress||Flaco Rosario|
|2001||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Hector Delgado|
|2003||George Lopez||Young Manny|
|2005||CSI: NY||Ruben DeRosa|
|Prison Break||Fernando Sucre||Main role|
|2007||Mind of Mencia||Himself|
|2009||CSI: Miami||Nathan Cole||Season 8, Episode 7|
|2010||Southland||Detective Rene Cordero||Season 2, Episodes 1–3|
|Chase||Marco Martinez||Main role|
|2012||Work It||Angel Ortiz||Main role|
|2013–2016||Rizzoli & Isles||Rafael Martinez|
|2013||Burn Notice||Mateo||Season 7, Episode 10|
|2014||Justified||Elvis Manuel Machado||Season 5, Episode 1|
|Gang Related||Matias||Recurring role|
|2015–2016||Telenovela||Rodrigo Suarez||Main role|
|2018||Deception||Mike Alvarez||Main role|
|2019||Power||Rudolfo||Season 6, Episode 7|
|2020||Hightown||Frankie Cuevas Sr.||Main role|
|2006||Teen Choice Award: TV - Choice Sidekick||Prison Break||Nominated|
|2006||ALMA Award: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Television Series||Prison Break||Nominated|
|2008||ALMA Award: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Television Series||Prison Break||Nominated|
|2009||ALMA Award: Actor in Television - Drama||Prison Break||Nominated|
- "Amaury Nolasco dice fue un honor encarnar al Teniente Amado". El Nuevo Diario (in Spanish). Santo Domingo. 25 July 2013. Archived from the original on 2014-04-15. Retrieved 14 April 2014.
- "Amaury Nolasco: "Esta es la tierra que vio nacer a mis padres"". El Caribe (in Spanish). Santo Domingo. 26 July 2013. Archived from the original on 15 April 2014. Retrieved 14 April 2014.
- "Jennifer Morrison rules the red carpet". New York Post. 2014-09-10. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
- YouTube - Yes We Can - Barack Obama Music Video
- "ALMA Awards 2006 Nominees". Archived from the original on 30 May 2008. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
- "ALMA Awards 2006 Winners". Archived from the original on 29 February 2008. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
- "ALMA Awards 2008 Nominees". Archived from the original on 30 July 2008. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
- "ALMA Awards 2008 Winners". Archived from the original on 22 August 2008. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
- "ALMA Awards 2009 Winners". Archived from the original on 4 February 2013. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
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