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Hector Elizondo is a TV Actor, and he was born on 22 December - 1936(86 years old) in New York. Hector Elizondo zodiac sign is Capricorn. More detailed information about Hector Elizondo given below.
About Hector Elizondo
Actor who played a role on Chicago Hope from 1994- 2000 and also appeared in films like Pretty Woman and The Princess Diaries. He began as Ed Alzate in the hit ABC series Last Man Standing in 2011.
One of the highlights of his career came when he won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Temecula Valley International Film Festival. The award illustrated the long history of success he had on TV and Film.
Hector Elizondo before fame
He became interested in performing after studying dance and securing roles in a number of plays.
Achievement of Hector Elizondo
One of the highlights of his career was winning the Temecula Valley International Film Festival's Lifetime Achievement Award. The award recognized his long history of accomplishment in television and film.
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Hector Elizondo family life
He was born in New York to Carmen and Martin Elizondo.
Associations of Hector Elizondo
He starred in the film, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three in 1974, and the movie was remade in 2009 starring Denzel Washington.
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Hector Elizondo Timeline
At a young age, he demonstrated a talent for sports and music. He sang for the Frank Murray Boysu0027 Choir when he was 10 years old. Upon graduating from junior high school in 1950, he enrolled in the High School of the Performing Arts. He also attended another public high school, where he excelled in basketball and baseball. His baseball skills were good enough for him to be scouted by both the San Francisco Giants and the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 1954, Elizondo enrolled in City College of New York, intending to become a history teacher. However, during his freshman year, he became a father and dropped out of college, going to work full-time to support his family. Later, he divorced and gained full custody of his son, Rodd.
Elizondo has been married three times. He became a father at the age of 19 with his first wife. His son Rodd was born on September 5, 1956 and died in 2017 at the age of 60. Since 1969, he has been married to Carolee Campbell, an Emmy Award-winning actress, photographer, and publisher. They live in Sherman Oaks, California.
From 1962 to 1963, Elizondo studied dance at the Ballet Arts Company at Carnegie Hall. During 1962u201363, he also studied acting under Mario Stiletti at Stella Adler Theatre Studio when it was located in the Dryden East Hotel on East 39th St. In 1965, he landed a part in the off-Broadway show Kill the One-Eyed Man.
In 1968, he got a part in the play The Great White Hope. His first major success came when he played "God" in the guise of a Puerto Rican steam room attendant in Steambath, for which he won an Obie Award for his performance. Many of his roles involve playing a friend of or sympathizer to the lead character.
In 1974, Elizondo played an ex-mafioso-turned-subway hijacker "Mr. Grey" in The Taking of Pelham One Two Three.
He starred as a Puerto Rican widower on the CBS television series, Popi (1975u201376). The short-lived series, which ran for 11 episodes, was one of the first American network television series to feature a Latino theme and cast. In 1975, he portrayed the murderer in an episode of Columbo, "A Case of Immunity". He was a member of the cast of the 1985u201386 CBS situation comedy Foley Square, starring Margaret Colin.
In the 1980s, Elizondo befriended Garry Marshall, who was impressed with his talent. Their first movie together was Young Doctors in Love, in which Elizondo displays his guitar-playing talent. His role in Pretty Woman lasted only 10 minutes, but led to a Golden Globe nomination. In 1999, he co-starred in Runaway Bride as Fisher, the husband of the male protagonistu0027s ex. Elizondo has participated in more than 80 movies (17 of which have been Marshallu0027s). He appeared in every movie that Marshall directed, including a brief but funny appearance as a Portuguese fisherman in Overboard, which starred Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn.
In 2001, he was featured in the short-lived television drama Kate Brasher and portrayed security head Joe in the movie The Princess Diaries, a role he reprised in the 2004 sequel, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement. As a voice-actor, he played Bane, one of the more aggressively themed characters in Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman. He may be best known to television audiences as Dr. Phillip Watters on the CBS television series Chicago Hope created by well-known television creator David E. Kelley. He has won both an Emmy and ALMA award and was nominated for a Satellite Award and several SAG Awards for playing this role. He is one of only two people to remain on the show for its entire run, the other being Adam Arkin.
On April 30, 2008, USA Network announced that Elizondo would be cast on Monk as Dr. Neven Bell, Adrian Monku0027s new psychiatrist, following the sudden death of Stanley Kamel, the actor who played Monku0027s original psychiatrist, earlier that month.
Since 2011, Elizondo has played Ed Alzate on the Fox (formerly ABC) comedy Last Man Standing, starring Tim Allen and Nancy Travis.
In April 2013, Elizondo participated in the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, held at the University of Southern California, promoting childrenu0027s reading. Proud of his Latino heritage, Elizondo does not accept roles that he feels are stereotypical and/or demeaning in any way.
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Hector Elizondo was born on 22 December, 1936.
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