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Garcia, Jorge 1973–

Garcia, Jorge 1973–

PERSONAL

April 28, 1973 (some sources cite 1979), in Omaha, NE. Education: Attended college. Avocational Interests: Singing.

Addresses: Agent—Agency for the Performing Arts, 9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90069; (commercials) David Ziff, Cunningham/Escott/Slevin & Doherty Talent Agency, 10635 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 140, Los Angeles, CA 90025. Manager—Erik Kritzer, Fenton-Kritzer Entertainment, 8840 Wilshire Blvd., Third Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actor. Stand-up comedian at the Comedy Store, Los Angeles, and Laugh Factory, Hollywood, CA; appeared in advertisements. Worked in music stores.

Awards, Honors: Member of the cast of Lost that was named entertainer of the year, Entertainment Weekly, 2005; Teen Choice Award nominations, choice male breakout television performance and choice television sidekick, both 2005, Golden Globe Award, best television series—drama, and Screen Actors Guild Award, outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series, both with others, both 2006, all for Lost.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Hector Lopez, Becker, CBS, 2003–2004.

Hugo "Hurley" Reyes, Lost, ABC, 2004–.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Himself, I Love the '80s 3-D, VH1, 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Julius, Columbo: Columbo Likes the Nightlife, ABC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Hugo "Hurley" Reyes, Lost: The Journey, ABC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, CBS, 2005.

12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (also known as Screen Actors Guild 12th Annual Awards), TNT and TBS, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Cab driver, "The Arrival," Spin City (also known as Spin), ABC, 2001.

Vizzy, "Would I Lie to You?," Rock Me Baby, UPN, 2003.

Drug dealer, "The Car Pool Lane," Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO, 2004.

Television Guest Appearances; Episodic:

"When Real Life and Screen Life Collide," TV Land Confidential, TV Land, 2005.

Entertainment Tonight (also known as Entertainment This Week, ET, E.T., ET Weekend, and This Week in Entertainment), syndicated, 2005.

Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2005.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2005.

The Tony Danza Show, syndicated, 2005.

Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC, 2005, 2006.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Hugo "Hurley" Reyes, Lost, ABC, 2004.

Film Appearances:

Monty, Raven's Ridge, The Asylum, 1997.

Jay, Tomorrow by Midnight (also known as Midnight 5), VCL Communications, 1999.

Meatloag, King of the Open Mics, Soby Entertainment, 2000.

Teddy, The Slow and the Cautious (short film), IFILM, 2002.

Chris, Happily Even After, Hotbed Media, 2004.

Gardener, Our Time Is Up (short film), Station B, 2004.

Mount Rushmore, The Good Humor Man,—80 Films, c. 2005.

Pedro, Little Athens, Legaci Pictures, 2005.

Sergio, Sweetzer, Wildcat Entertainment, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in productions of the musicals Fiddler on the Roof and Guys and Dolls, both Beverly Hills Playhouse, Beverly Hills, CA; appeared in other productions, including Hurlyburly, The Midnight Zone, Romancing Valentino, and Something Borrowed, Something Blue.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

Racoon Head, Tales from the Crapper, Troma Team Video, 2004.

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