Andre Royo

Royo in 2015, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Andre Louis Royo

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 17, 1968

*Cuban (father)
*African-American (mother)

Andre Royo is an American actor, producer, and writer. His roles include the shows The Wire, Fringe, Party Down, How to Make It in America, and Empire, and the film The Spectacular Now.

Andre has stated:

I’m half Black and half Cuban and Hollywood has its own ideas of what a race should look like. People will say to me I’m not black enough for the black roles and I’m not Spanish enough for the Spanish roles either. Sometimes you just need a little bit of luck.

He is married to Jane Choi, with whom he has a daughter.


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