Laz Alonso

by ethnic on May 22, 2010

Birth Name: Lazaro Alonso

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Date of Birth: March 25, 1974

Ethnicity: Cuban (Afro-Cuban)

Laz Alonso is an American actor. His parents were Cuban immigrants, with African ancestry.

Laz has said:

I have a Cuban influence from my ethnicity, so I feel 100 percent Cuban and 100 percent Black and nobody can take that away from me… For me, playing an African American role is playing myself and playing a Latino role — I’m playing myself.

Laz’s maternal grandmother was named Ofelia Amaro. Ofelia was born in Havana, Cuba.

Source: Obituary of Laz’s maternal grandmother, Ofelia Amaro – http://www.legacy.com

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{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

bablah February 25, 2017 at 11:53 am
phaedra January 12, 2016 at 12:28 am

He seems good looking, but that pic is just mediocre. Looks like he is constipated.

andrew December 11, 2015 at 3:45 pm

he looks African-American.

Samiiraa September 29, 2016 at 1:29 pm

He looks Cuban

fuzzybear44 February 26, 2017 at 1:59 am

He’s a black man of Cuban ancestry(as he say himself). Neither AA’s or Cubans have a fixed look, so stop making a mountain out of a molehill

andrew February 26, 2017 at 3:34 pm

are you talkin to me?

fuzzybear44 February 27, 2017 at 2:57 am

A little to you, but mostly to her. When you state he looks AA .like I said, there is no fixed look for a AA or Cubans. I realize you made that comment a couple of yrs ago, you have made some progress with your as you say (trained eye) , not much but some. The molehill part was all for her. He looks Cuban, that’s silly to say Faizon Love here is Cuban:
http://media.hollywood.com/images/740×1000/7491244.jpg
Does he stand out as Cuban looking?

SEEXYPUREBLOODLATINA July 5, 2014 at 8:29 pm

mm..Yes, hunny! A fine black latino man and my type, altho this not the greatest pic of him.

Islander_Miss December 10, 2012 at 4:09 pm

He is gorgeous!

me January 24, 2012 at 6:47 pm

He has good looks

Myspace Celebrity May 12, 2011 at 6:15 pm

Why does he have to be so gorgeous? Famous or not famous,he is extremely attractive.

bzbunni October 23, 2010 at 6:32 pm

I love him!!! being that he and I are Afro-cuban…makes me love him even more!!!!

whteva September 19, 2010 at 12:36 pm

VERRRY hott in real life as well

MiiSzhEaRtlESz July 16, 2010 at 5:04 pm

Hees soo sexxiie mmm0mm mm

uhmmm May 22, 2010 at 10:26 am

gotdamn hes so fine

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