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Joaquín Garrido

Joaquin Garrido, born in Mexico City, started acting professionally at the age of 17. He studied for a degree in acting in Mexico and was awarded scholarships to train at Berliner Ensemble in Germany and at the British Theatre Institute in London. He has worked in many Mexican soap operas, and has also appeared more recently on episodic TV in the States.  Currently he has had roles in some 20 films, debuting in "Chido One" (1985), directed by  Alfonso Arau, and was honored with a Mexican Academy Award nomination (Ariel Award) for Best Supporting Actor in Bittersüße Schokolade (1992), also directed by 'Alfonso Arau'. His first film shot entirely in The United States was Demon Slayer (2002) (V), directed by 'James Cotten', and was a Roger Corman Film. He is a published poet and playwright, and now resides in Los Angeles, CA. To date he has toured Canada, America, South America and Europe.

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May 17, 1952 In Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Venganza en el circo 1954-02-17
Latest Project:
Movie Mosquita y Mari 2012-08-03
Known For
Poster of Mosquita y Mari
Poster of Joey
Poster of Acapulco H.E.A.T.
Poster of Like Water for Chocolate
Movie Mosquita y Mari Mr. Olveros 2012-08-03
Series Infames Leopoldo Rivas 2012-02-13
Movie The Kids Are All Right Luis 2010-07-09
Series Joey Officiant 2004-09-09
Movie Solo Vasquez 1996-08-23
Movie The Burning Season Joao 1994-09-17
Series Acapulco H.E.A.T. Mustafa 1993-09-28
Movie Like Water for Chocolate Sergeant Treviño 1992-04-16
Movie Venganza en el circo Unknown 1954-02-17