Andy García

by ethnic on December 26, 2007

Birth Name: Andrés Arturo García Menéndez

Place of Birth: Havana, Cuba

Date of Birth: April 12, 1956

Ethnicity: Cuban [Spanish, possibly other]

Andy García is an American actor and director. He has starred in the films Internal Affairs, The Godfather Part III, When a Man Loves a Woman, and the Ocean’s Eleven series, among many others.

He was born in Havana, Cuba, to Amelie Menéndez and René García Núñez. To escape the Castro regime, his family moved to Miami, Florida, when he was five years old. He was raised a Catholic. He is married to Maria Victoria “Marivi” Lorido, with whom he has four children, including actress Dominik García-Lorido.

Andy’s paternal grandparents were Antonio García and Christina Núñez.

Source: New York Times article –

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

gndg March 24, 2013 at 8:33 pm

100% cuban not spaniard

thomas1987 October 18, 2014 at 5:30 am

Cuban isn’t a race, its a nationally.
its like a African American saying I’m not black, I’m American.
his ethnicity – Spainard
his Nationally – cuban
his race – white

Rossa Prendergast March 27, 2012 at 7:57 pm

100% Iberian (Spaniard) but Cuban born, Cuban culturally.

Capricious October 11, 2015 at 4:24 am

^Yes this

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