Luis Antonio Ramos
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Luis Antonio Ramos is a Puerto Rican-born American actor who has been on and starred in various film and television shows such as Martin, Early Edition, New York Undercover, In The House, Friends, The Shield, CSI, and CSI: Miami.
Born in Puerto Rico, Luis was raised in the Bronx, New York and currently resides in Los Angeles. In his free time races bicycles, plays baseball, and writes a blog entitled ACTOR ON A BIKE which can be read at www.luisantonioramos.net
Miracle In Spanish Harlem, in which Luis plays a single father of two young girls, will be released in October and he is just completing production on two films: Repatriate and GWB. He played Carlos Rojas in Frank Reyes’s The Ministers, and Ricky Guzman on USA Network's The Huntress. He has appeared on the television series How To Grow Up In America, The Unit, Burn Notice, Wanted, Numb3rs, The Shield, Early Edition, CSI Miami, The Closer, Alias, Nip/Tuck, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Friends, Strong Medicine, The Division, Arli$$ and Roc.
Luis has a wide range of acting experience, with roles in television, film and theater. On TV, he was previously a series regular on both The Brian Benben Show and Queens, and also had recurring roles on In the House, Ink, and Martin. He has also had guest-starring roles on NYPD Blue, Just Shoot Me, The Drew Carey Show, The Jamie Foxx Show, New York Undercover, Mad About You, Law & Order and Miami Vice.
Also, Luis has been the Goodwill Ambassador for The National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City, the Godfather for The Puerto Rican Day Parade in Los Angeles and the Godfather for the Puerto Rican parade in Cleveland, Ohio.
Luis’s extensive list of feature film credits includes Checking Out, Latin Dragon, L.A. Riots Spectacular, Sawbones, Scorpion Spring, Hostile Intentions, Out of Sync, Do the Right Thing, Sea of Love, Sun and Moon, The Sacrifice Fly, Moscow on the Hudson, The Ultimate Solution of Grace Quigley, The Secret of My Success, and The Return of Superfly, among others
Luis Antonio Ramos was nominated for an Alma Award for best supporting actor for his work in The Huntress. Luis also received the Helen Hayes Award for Best Actor for his performance in the play Stand Up Tragedy. His additional theater work includes Dancing on Her Knees, Cloud Tectonics, Romeo and Juliet, Tears Will Tell It All, Widows, Richard II, Henry the IV, Pendragon, The Sound of Music, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Latins from Manhattan among others
- Luis Antonio Ramos. Black Leadership Conference 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2011.