FAST FOOD NATION
LUIS GUZMAN can currently be seen in Todd Phillips' SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS starring
Billy Bob Thornton and Jon Heder. He recently wrapped ROGUE with Jason Statham and Jet Li.
Guzman has had co-starring and featured roles in several recent releases that include WAITING with
Anna Faris and Ryan Reynolds; DREAMER with Kurt Russell and Dakota Fanning; CARLITO'S WAY:
RISE TO POWER with Mario Van Peebles and Sean Combs; LEMONY SNICKETT'S SERIES OF
UNFORTUNATE EVENTS with Jim Carrey; ANGER MANAGEMENT with Adam Sandler and Jack
Nicholson; and CONFIDENCE with Ed Burns and Dustin Hoffman. Guzman has appeared opposite
Adam Sandler in PUNCH DRUNK LOVE, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and George Clooney in
WELCOME TO COLLINWOOD.
He has appeared in three films for Sidney Lumet, GUILTY AS SIN, FAMILY BUSINESS and Q
& A; two films for Brian De Palma, SNAKE EYES and CARLITO'S WAY; two films for Paul Thomas
Anderson, MAGNOLIA and BOOGIE NIGHTS, and three films for Steven Soderbergh, TRAFFIC, THE
LIMEY (for which he received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor) and
OUT OF SIGHT.
Guzman's additional films include Anthony Minghella's MR. WONDERFUL; Ridley Scott's
BLACK RAIN; THE HARD WAY; CADILLAC MAN; TRUE BELIEVER and THE COUNT OF
MONTE CRISTO, directed by Kevin Reynolds.
Born in Puerto Rico, Guzman grew up in Manhattan. After graduating from City College, he
worked as a youth counselor while performing in street theater and independent films. Guzman's first big
break was a guest appearance on the series "Miami Vice.ā€¯ His other television guest appearances include
"NYPD Blue," "Law & Order" and "Oz."
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