Héctor ElizondoAmerican Actor 1936
Héctor Elizondo (born December 22, 1936) is an American performing artist. Héctor Elizondo is best known for his TV jobs playing Dr. Phillip Watters on Chicago Hope and Ed Alzate on Last Man Standing, and film jobs like Mr. Dark in The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, Detective Sunday in American Gigolo, Barnard Thompson in Pretty Woman, and Jon Flint in Beverly Hills Cop III.
Héctor Elizondo's honors and awards incorporate a Golden Globe Award selection, an Emmy Award (five assignments), two ALMA Awards (eight designations), and five Screen Actors Guild Award assignments.
Héctor Elizondo Early yearsHéctor Elizondo was born in New York City, the child of Carmen Medina Reyes and Martín Echevarría Héctor Elizondo, a legal official open and bookkeeper. His folks were Puerto Ricans of Spanish plummet who moved from Puerto Rico to New York City with the expectation of finding a superior life.
At a youthful age, he showed an ability for games and music. He sang for the Frank Murray Boys' Choir when he was ten years of age. After moving on from middle school in 1950, he selected in the High School of the Performing Arts. He additionally went to another open secondary school where he exceeded expectations in b-ball and baseball. His baseball aptitudes were sufficient for him to be explored by both the San Francisco Giants and the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 1954, Héctor Elizondo selected in City College of New York, proposing to end up a history instructor. In any case, amid his first year, he turned into a dad and dropped out of school, going to work all day so as to help his family. Afterward, he separated and increased full care of his child, Rodd.
Héctor Elizondo CareerFrom 1962-63, Héctor Elizondo considered the move at the Ballet Arts Company at Carnegie Hall. Amid 1962-63, he additionally examined acting under Mario Stiletti at Stella Adler Theater Studio when it was situated in the Dryden East Hotel on East 39th St. In 1965 he handled a section in the Off-Broadway indicate Kill the One-Eyed Man.
In 1968, he got a section in the play The Great White Hope. His first real achievement came when he played "God" in the appearance of a Puerto Rican steam room orderly in Steambath, for which he won an Obie Award for his execution. A large number of his jobs include playing a companion or sympathizer to the lead character.
In 1974, Héctor Elizondo played an ex-mafioso-turned-metro thief "Mr. Dim" in The Taking of Pelham.
He featured as a Puerto Rican single man on the CBS TV arrangement, Popi (1975– 76). The fleeting arrangement, which kept running for eleven scenes, was one of the primary American system TV arrangement to highlight a Latino topic and cast. In 1975 he depicted the killer in a scene of Columbo, "A Case of Immunity". He was an individual from the cast of the 1985-86 CBS circumstance parody Foley Square, featuring Margaret Colin.
During the 1980s, Héctor Elizondo becomes friends with Garry Marshall, who was awed with his ability. Their first motion picture together was Young Doctors in Love, in which Héctor Elizondo shows his guitar playing ability. His job in Pretty Woman endured just ten minutes, yet prompted a Golden Globe selection. In 1999, he co-featured in Runaway Bride as Fisher, the spouse of the male hero's ex. Héctor Elizondo has taken an interest in excess of 80 films (17 of which have been Marshall's). He showed up in each motion picture that Marshall coordinated, including a brief however entertaining appearance as a Portuguese angler in Overboard, which featured Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn.
In 2001, he was highlighted in the fleeting TV dramatization Kate Brasher and depicted security head Joe in the film The Princess Diaries, a job he repeated in the 2004 spin-off, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement. As a voice-performer, he played Bane, one of the more forcefully themed characters in Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman. He might be best referred to TV gatherings of people as Dr. Phillip Watters on the CBS TV arrangement Chicago Hope made by surely understood TV maker David E. Kelley. He has won both an Emmy and ALMA grant and was designated for a Satellite Award and a few SAG Awards for assuming this job. He is one of just two individuals to stay on the show for its whole run, the other being Adam Arkin.
On April 30, 2008, it was reported by USA Network that Héctor Elizondo would be given on Monk a role as Dr. Neven Bell, Adrian Monk's new therapist, following the sudden demise on April 8, 2008, from a heart assault of Stanley Kamel, who played Monk's unique specialist.
Since 2011, Héctor Elizondo has had a main job on the ABC satire Last Man Standing, featuring Tim Allen and Nancy Travis.
Héctor Elizondo Personal lifeHéctor Elizondo has been hitched twice. He has a child from his first marriage. Since 1969, he has been hitched to Carolee Campbell, an Emmy Award-winning performing artist, picture taker and distributer. They live in Sherman Oaks, California.
In April 2013, Héctor Elizondo took an interest in the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, held at the University of Southern California, advancing youngsters' perusing. Glad for his Latino legacy, Héctor Elizondo does not acknowledge jobs which he feels are cliché and additionally belittling in any capacity.