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Luis Guzman


Miami Vice Characters
Miguel Revilla ("The Prodigal Son")
Death Squad Member ("Free Verse")
August 28, 1956, Cayey, Puerto Rico
Angelita Galarza-Guzman (1985-present), five children

Luis Guzman (born August 28, 1956, Cayey, Puerto Rico) is a Puerto Rican actor who made his TV debut as Miguel Revilla, one of the Revilla drug cartel in the episode "The Prodigal Son", and a member of a death squad out to kill political prisoner Hector Sandoval in the episode "Free Verse" of the show Miami Vice.


Guzman's roles have been primarily villains and thugs. His first movie role was in 1977's Short Eyes (with Tito Goya, Miguel Piñero, Shawn Elliott and Jose Perez). Other movie roles include No Picnic (with Steve Buscemi), *batteries not included (with Michael Carmine, Jose Santana, and John Pankow), True Believer (with Tom Bower), Family Business (with Rosana DeSoto), Q and A (with Paul Calderon and Charles S. Dutton), Innocent Blood (with David Proval and Kim Coates), Guilty as Sin (with Don Johnson), Mr. Wonderful (with Vincent D'Onofrio and Dan Hedaya), Carlito's Way (with John Leguizamo and Viggo Mortensen), Snake Eyes (with John Heard), Nothing Like The Holidays (with Alfred Molina), Henry and Me (with Cyndi Lauper), Top Five (with Chris Rock), The Do-Over (with Michael Chiklis, and his most recent movie appearance, 2018's Belleville Cop. He also appeared in the video for Don Johnson's song "Heartbeat" (with Angela Alvarado, Willie Nelson, and Giancarlo Esposito).

Other TV roles include The Equalizer (episode with Lori Petty), Hunter (episode with Joe Santos), Homicide: Life on the Street (with Richard Belzer, Melissa Leo, and Jon Polito), New York Undercover (with Patti D'Arbanville and Michael DeLorenzo), Oz (with Terry Kinney and Rita Moreno), Luis (with Julio Oscar Mechoso), John From Cincinnati (with Ed O'Neill), How To Make It In America (with Paul Calderon), and his most recent TV appearance, in the 2015-16 series Code Black. He also provided his voice to two of the Grand Theft Auto series of video games.

Personal Life

Guzman married Angelita Galarza in 1985, and they have five children.