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Willie Colon

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Miami Vice Character
Armando Rojas ("Cuba Libre")
Born
April 28, 1950, New York, New York
Active (Musician)
1965-present


Willie Colon (born April 28, 1950, New York, New York) is an American jazz/salsa musician who appeared as Armando Rojas, a drug dealer killed by Paco Zamora for $400K in buy money in the episode "Cuba Libre" of the series Miami Vice.

Colon is a trombonist, specializing in salsa and jazz beats, as well as a songwriter. He has released over 40 albums of music over his career, and continues to perform live today. His acting career is limited to three additional credits; 1983's Vigilante (with Frank Pesce) and The Last Fight (with Ruben Blades, Don King, and Tony Sirico), and 1987's It Could Happen To You (with Stanley Tucci, Isaac Hayes, and Richard Jenkins).

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