Jorge GarcÃa (born April 28, 1973, height 5′ 11Â½” (1,82 m)) is an American actor and comedian. He first came to public attention with his performance as Hector Lopez on the television show Becker and later for his portrayal of Hugo “Hurley” Reyes in the television series Lost. Garcia also performs as a stand-up comedian. He most recently starred in the FOX television series Alcatraz, as well as playing a minor character on ABC’s Once Upon a Time. GarcÃa was born in Omaha, Nebraska. His mother, Dora Mesa, is a Cuban-born professor, and his father, Humberto Garcia, is a Chilean-born doctor. He grew up in Southern California and went to San Clemente High School. As a senior, he was selected by the faculty as “Triton of the Year”, the highest award given to a graduating senior.
Garcia graduated from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1995 as a Communication Studies major.
GarcÃa was the first actor to be cast on Lost after the producers saw him on Curb Your Enthusiasm the night before casting began, and created the character of Hugo Reyes specifically for him. GarcÃa appeared in the second episode of the eighth season of Celebrity Poker Showdown, where he lost to Michael Ian Black. He was a contestant on an episode of Russian Roulette on Game Show Network. He missed a question about the Boxer Rebellion of 1900 and fell through the trap door.
Garcia is scheduled to star in the movie When We Were Pirates due out in 2012. In the independent film, he will play a man named Jason, who along with a group of close friends, learn that their childhood love of playing pirates helps them overcome some of the difficulties they face later in their lives. He is also seen singing in the studio for the upcoming project on an officially released YouTube clip. During Lost’s run, Garcia wrote a blog about the show called Dispatches from the Island. He also hosted a weekly podcast, Geronimo Jack’s Beard, in which he discussed the script of Season 6 along with his then girlfriend Bethany Leigh Shady.
Garcia is also featured on the front cover of Weezer’s album Hurley, released on September 10, 2010. The album is named after his character from Lost. He performed as a guest vocalist at several Weezer concerts in 2010.
On 21 November 2010, Entertainment Weekly announced that Garcia was cast in the upcoming U.S. television series Alcatraz. On 23 November 2010, Garcia made a guest appearance on How I Met Your Mother’s episode “Blitzgiving”. In the episode references are made to Garcia’s time on Lost. In 2011, Garcia appeared as a recurring character in Mr. Sunshine, portraying a caretaker at the Sunshine Center. Starting in January 2012, Garcia portrayed Dr. Diego Soto, an Alcatraz expert, in the FOX series, Alcatraz. The show was a mid-season replacement for Fox’s Terra Nova. Despite an impressive start, the series was officially cancelled by Fox on May 9, 2012, due to dropping viewership throughout its run. Garcia appeared on The Nerdist podcast posted June 18, 2012. In 2013, Garcia played Steve Wozniak in the parody film, iSteve produced for the Funny or Die website.
Jorge Garcia Biography / Wiki
|Also Know||Jorge Fernando Garcia|
|Place of Birth||Omaha, Nebraska, USA|
|Date of Birth||April 28, 1973|
|Age(as in 2023)||49|
Jorge Garcia Acting Movies
|Movie Name||Character||Release Date||Overview|
|Nobody Knows I’m Here||Memo||2020-04-15||Memo lives on a remote Chilean sheep farm, hiding a beautiful singing voice from the outside world. A recluse with a glittery flair, he can’t stop dwe…|
|The New Man in Charge||Hugo Reyes||2010-08-24||Epilogue to the TV series Lost….|
|Our Time Is Up||Gardner||2004-01-01||When therapist Dr. Leonard Stern discovers he has six weeks to live, he adopts a fresh method of treatment: brutal honesty….|
|Raven’s Ridge||Monty||1997-01-01||Baxter Bodine thinks he’s planned the perfect robbery. From an armored car at a local horseracing track, he and his cohorts have liberated a huge amou…|
|Sweetzer||Sergio||2007-08-13||Dumped by a vindictive girlfriend (Jen Dede), broke and in need of therapy, Cooper (Wayne Reynolds) joins a support group for sex addicts. With the he…|
|The Healer||Father Malloy||2017-02-17||The film follows a man with an unwanted gift for healing who meets a teenager with cancer who helps him to find himself….|
|The Munsters||Floop||2022-09-27||Lily is a typical 150-year-old lovelorn vampire who’s looking for the man of her nightmares — until she lays her eyes on Herman, a 7-foot-tall green …|
|Condor’s Nest||Proprietor Hipolito||2023-01-27||American war veteran Will Spalding has tracked the sadistic Nazi Colonel who executed his bomber crew during WWII to a remote location in South Americ…|
|The Wedding Ringer||Lurch / Garvey||2015-01-16||Doug Harris is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the gi…|
|The Munsters: Return to Mockingbird Lane||2022-09-27||A behind-the-scenes look at the production of Rob Zombie’s The Munsters (2022). Included as a special feature on the blu-ray….|
|The Good Humor Man||Mt. Rushmore||2005-03-16||A mischievous high school sophomore faces a conflict of conscience vs. character when his best friend becomes linked to the death of a youth from anot…|
|All the World Is Sleeping||2023-03-17||Fighting for her own life and the ones she loves, a Chicana in New Mexico sinks deeper into her addiction while struggling to surface for her daughter…|
|Maktub||Carlos||2011-12-16||The title refers to those strange coincidences that happen to us sometimes and that seem inevitable, like a product of destiny. Inspired by the experi…|
|Rock Dog||Germur (voice)||2016-07-08||When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting int…|
|Little Athens||Pedro||2005-06-01||A day in Athens, Arizona, as teens and twenty-somethings navigate life without a compass. Jimmy has gambling debts and sees a chance to steal and sell…|
|Deck the Halls||Wallace||2006-11-22||Determined to unseat Steve Finch’s reign as the town’s holiday season king, Buddy Hall plasters his house with so many decorative lights that it’ll be…|
|Tales from the Crapper||Racoon Head||2004-01-29||Anthology of horror stories from Troma Entertainment….|
|Cooties||Rick||2014-10-10||A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley b…|
|Get a Job||Fernando||2016-03-17||A recent college graduate and his friends are forced to lower life expectations when they leave school for the real world. Life after college graduati…|
|Tomorrow by Midnight||Jay||2001-08-02||Four college kids come to a video store near midnight, and through an unusual twist become embroiled in a hostage situation….|
|iSteve||Steve Wozniak||2013-04-14||A comedic look at the life of Steve Jobs….|
|The Ridiculous 6||Herm||2015-12-11||When his long-lost outlaw father returns, Tommy “White Knife” Stockburn goes on an adventure-filled journey across the Old West with his five brothers…|
|The Wrong Missy||Guy on Plane||2020-05-13||A guy meets the woman of his dreams and invites her to his company’s corporate retreat, but realizes he sent the invite to the wrong person….|
|Click||Ammer in SAP scene (uncredited)||2006-06-23||A married workaholic, Michael Newman doesn’t have time for his wife and children, not if he’s to impress his ungrateful boss and earn a well-deserved …|
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