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Nolasco attending the premiere of Max Payne, 13 October 2008, Los Angeles, California
|Born||Amaury Nolasco Garrido
December 24, 1970
Amaury Nolasco Garrido (born December 24, 1970) is a Puerto Rican actor, best known for the role of Fernando Sucre on the Fox television series Prison Break, and for his role in Transformers. He starred in the short-lived ABC television series Work It which premiered on January 3, 2012.
Nolasco was born in Puerto Rico. After various acting gigs, Nolasco moved to New York City, where he trained at the American British Dramatic Arts School.
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 guest-starring roles on George Lopez, CSI: NY and The Benchwarmers. He also appeared on Mind of Mencia as a guest on Sunday, April 29, 2007. He also starred in the movie adaptation of the Transformers, released during the summer of 2007. Director Michael Bay offered him to return to 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 3 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 1-season show about US Marshalls that hunt down fugitives.
Nolasco 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 who gives their funding to pediatric cancer patients.
|2002||Final Breakdown||Hector Arturo|
|2003||2 Fast 2 Furious||Orange Julius|
|Max Payne||Jack Lupino|
|2011||The Rum Diary||Segurra|
|2013||A Good Day to Die Hard||Murphy|
|2013||El Teniente Amado||Amado García Guerrero|
|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|
|2005–2009||Prison Break||Fernando Sucre|
|2007||Mind of Mencia||Himself|
|2009||CSI: Miami (Season 8, Episode 7)||Nathan Cole|
|2010||Southland||Detective Rene Cordero|
|2012||Work It||Angel Ortiz|
|2013||Rizzoli & Isles||Rafael Martinez|
|2013||Burn Notice (Season 7, Episode 10)||Mateo|
|2014||Justified (Season 5, Episode 1)||Elvis Manuel Machado|
The ALMA Awards are awarded annually by NBC. Amaury Nolasco has received zero awards out of three nominations. The Teen Choice Awards is an annual awards show that airs on the Fox Network. Amaury Nolasco was nominated for one award.
|2006||TV - Choice Sidekick||Prison Break||Nominated|
|2006||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Television Series||Prison Break||Nominated|
|2008||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Television Series||Prison Break||Nominated|
|2009||Actor in Television - Drama||Prison Break||Nominated|
- YouTube - Yes We Can - Barack Obama Music Video
- "ALMA Awards 2006 Nominees". Retrieved 27 January 2013.
- "ALMA Awards 2006 Winners". Retrieved 27 January 2013.
- "ALMA Awards 2008 Nominees". Retrieved 27 January 2013.
- "ALMA Awards 2008 Winners". Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
- "ALMA Awards 2009 Winners". Retrieved 27 January 2013.
- "Teen Choice Awards 2006 Nominees & Winners". Retrieved 27 January 2013.
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