Luis Guzmán stars in HBO's "How to Make It in America" as Cam's cousin Rene. Guzmán also stars in the movie, "Arthur," opposite Russell Brand and Jennifer Garner, as Bitterman.

Luis Guzman's most recent feature film releases include Tony Scott's "The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3," opposite Denzel Washington and John Travolta; "Nothing Like the Holidays" with Freddy Rodriguez, Alfred Molina and John Leguizamo; "Yes Man" with Jim Carrey; "Fighting" with Terrence Howard and Channing Tatum; "He's Just Not That Into You" with Drew Barrymore and Scarlett Johansson; and "The Cleaner," opposite Samuel L. Jackson, directed by Renny Harlin. He also voiced a character in Disney's "Beverly Hills Chihuahua."

Guzman has also played substantial roles in "War" with Jason Statham and Jet Li; Todd Phillips' "School for Scoundrels"; Richard Linklater's "Fast Food Nation"; "Waiting," with Anna Faris and Ryan Reynolds; "Dreamer," with Kurt Russell and Dakota Fanning; "Carlito's Way," with Al Pacino and Sean Penn; "Carlito's Way: Rise to Power," with Mario Van Peebles and Sean Combs; "Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events," with Jim Carrey; "Anger Management," with Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson; and "Confidence" with Ed Burns and Dustin Hoffman, directed by James Foley. Guzman also starred in "Punch-Drunk Love," with Adam Sandler, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, and "Welcome to Collinwood" with George Clooney.

The former social worker has become a well-known leading and character actor, appearing in over 60 feature films. Born in Puerto Rico, Guzman grew up in Manhattan. He graduated from City College, after which he worked as a youth counselor at the Henry Street Settlement House while performing in street theater and independent films. Mr. Guzman's first big break was a guest appearance on the NBC series "Miami Vice."

Guzmán has been nominated for a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award three times, winning for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in 2001 for his role in Steven Soderbergh's Academy Award-nominated film "Traffic." He also received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Soderbergh's "The Limey." Guzmán also teamed with the director on "Out of Sight" and "Welcome to Collinwood," which Soderbergh produced with George Clooney. He received additional SAG Award nominations for his performances in two Paul Thomas Anderson films, the critically acclaimed "Magnolia" and "Boogie Nights," and went on to work with Anderson on "Punch Drunk Love." His collaborations with Brian De Palma include "Snake Eyes," opposite Nicolas Cage, and the original "Carlito's Way," with Al Pacino and Sean Penn. Guzman's other films include Anthony Minghella's "Mr. Wonderful," Ridley Scott's "Black Rain," "The Hard Way," "Cadillac Man," "True Believer," and "The Count of Monte Cristo," directed by Kevin Reynolds.

For television, Guzman recently played a lead role in the HBO series "John from Cincinnati." Early in his career, Guzman made guest appearances on many television shows, including ABC's "NYPD Blue," NBC's "Law & Order" and HBO's "Oz."

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How tall is he? How old is he? Find out here.

Age: 61 years old
Birthday: August 28, 1956
Height: 5' 7 ½"
Birthplace: Cayey, Puerto Rico
Hometown: New York, NY
Wife: Angelita Galarza-Guzman

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