Andy García

García in 2011, s_bukley /

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. In the U.S., his family built a profitable perfume company. Andy was raised a Catholic.

He is married to Maria Victoria “Marivi” Lorido, with whom he has four children, including actresses Dominik García-Lorido and Daniella García.

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

Source: New York Times article –


Curious about ethnicity

5 Responses

  1. gndg says:

    100% cuban not spaniard

    • thomas1987 says:

      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

  2. Rossa Prendergast says:

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

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