Jsu Garcia

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Jsu Garcia
Born (1963-10-06) October 6, 1963 (age 51)
New York City, New York, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 1982–present

Jsu Garcia (born October 6, 1963) is an American film and television actor, and film producer. In his earlier years, he was credited under the name Nick Corri. Together with author John-Roger, he runs the production company Scott J-R Productions.

Early life[edit]

Jsu Garcia was born in New York City to Cuban immigrant parents.[1]

Career[edit]

His first role was on the TV show Fame (1982). He then appeared in Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). This was followed by an appearance in Universal's Gotcha! (1985), and then in features such as Wildcats (1986), Slaves of New York (1989), Vampire in Brooklyn (1995), Traffic (2000). In 2002 Garcia was in Randall Wallace's We Were Soldiers (2002) in which he portrays Mel Gibson's heroic buddy, the commander of a company fighting against the Viet Cong; and in Andrew Davis' Collateral Damage (2002), in which he plays a villainous Communist guerrilla who battles good guy Arnold Schwarzenegger. In addition to appearances on TV shows, including JAG (1995), Arli$$ (1996), The Facts of Life, Miami Vice, Babylon 5, She Spies, Crossing Jordan and Murder One (1995), Garcia also played the male lead in an ABC / Touchstone pilot, Then Came Jones, and has a recurring role on Without a Trace (2007). Garcia also played a major supporting role in Along Came Polly (2004). Garcia played revolutionary Che Guevara in Andy García's Cuban story, The Lost City. Garcia portrayed Francisco d'Anconia in Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 (2011), based on Ayn Rand's novel of the same name.

Spiritual Warriors[edit]

Jsu Garcia created a production company, Scott J-R Productions, together with author John-Roger. They made their first full length feature Spiritual Warriors in 2005, written and executive produced by Garcia and John-Roger, starring Garcia, and based on John-Roger's book "Spiritual Warrior: The Art of Spiritual Living." The films metaphysical and New Age themes has led to its being screened at venues such as the 2007 Los Angeles Conscious Life Expo.[2] Music was by Zeljko Marasovich. Spiritual Warriors has had over 130 screenings in 47 cities across 20 countries,[citation needed] and was released on DVD in 2009.

Garcia is an ordained minister in the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness, founded by John-Roger.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ biographical information at Garcia website
  2. ^ Cohn, Beverly (2007). "Spiritual Warriors" Santa Monica Mirror, January 25–31, 2007.
  3. ^ "Jsu Garcia Biography". Archived from the original on February 3, 2012. 

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