Where is Jorge Garcia in 2020? Wiki bio
Jorge Garcia was born in Omaha, Nebraska, USA, on April 28, 1973, so his zodiac sign is Taurus and he is an American national. He is an actor and a comedian, perhaps best known for playing Hugo Reyes in the TV series “Lost” while currently mainly focused on his career as a stand-up comedian.
Early life and education
Jorge spent the first few years in Omaha, where he was raised by his parents Humberto Garcia, who was a doctor, and Dora Mesa, who taught at a local high school.
The family then moved to San Juan Capistrano, and Jorge attended San Clemente High School, where he became interested in both comedy and wrestling, which he was good at, earning the nickname “Baby-Faced Killer” by his peers. He went on to the University of California, Los Angeles, graduating in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in communications, and from there enrolled in the Beverly Hills Playhouse drama school.
Jorge became interested in stand-up comedy when he entered high school, and occasionally attended stand-up performances at local bars with his friends. He entertained his peers with his jokes and was advised by his friends to pursue a career in comedy.
Career as an actor and other ventures
Jorge auditioned for many roles on Borders Books and Music early in his career and although he didn’t win any, he appeared in several commercials, and the one for Jack in the Box helped him gain recognition, as often seen on TV .
He made his film debut in “Raven’s Ridge” in 1997, and went on to appear in films such as “Tomorrow by Midnight” in 1999 and “King of the Open Mics” in 2000. He made his TV series debut in the same film. years in “The Wild Thornberrys”, then portrayed a taxi driver in a single episode of “Spin City”.
He was cast to play Teddy in the short film “The Slow and the Cautious” in 2002, then appeared in the direct-to-video “Tales from the Crapper” and the movie “Old School”. He starred in a single two-series episode of “Columbo” and “Rock Me Baby”, before being invited to star as Hector Lopez in the “BeckerComedy TV series, starring Ted Danson and Hattie Winston, and follows Dr. John Becker who leads anything but a normal life.
In 2004, Jorge started playing Hugo ‘Hurley’ Reyes in the TV series “Lost”, which also starred Josh Holloway and Yunjin Kim, and follows a group of people whose plane crashes and strands them on a mystical island that seems to be their home to be. of a powerful and unnatural being.
He received two Alma Awards, one for Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series and the other for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama TV Series, while being nominated for six others. He was part of the main cast until 2010 when the show ended after 108 episodes. While filming for “Lost”, he appeared in many movies, such as “Little Athens” in 2005, “Deck the Halls” in 2006 and “Sweetzer” in 2007.
In 2012, he played Dr. Diego Soto in 13 episodes of the TV series “Alcatraz”, and then he voiced Rodrigo in the animated series “Phineas and Ferb”.
He played Rick in the movie “Cooties” in 2014 and Lurch in the movie “The Wedding Ringer”, before winning the recurring role of Jerry Ortega in the TV series “Hawaii Five-0”, for which he shot through 2019 when the series ended. Some of Jorge’s last roles were in movies “Get a Job” and “Rock Dog” in 2016, while he has recently been cast to play Jerry Ortega in a single episode of the TV series “MacGyver” which is set to release in 2020. .
He has been a stand-up comedian for years, debuting in 2005 at a local pub in Los Angeles. Jorge is also a co-creator of “Kaiju Podcast”, which aired on November 14, 2016, with Jorge and his co-host Ralph Apel using it to talk about kaiju movies.
Love life and relationships
Jorge started dating Bethany Leigh Shady sometime in 2007 according to the IMDb movie rating websiteand the two were together for several years before breaking up for unknown reasons – rumor has it that they dated until 2013, just a month or two before Jorge met Rebecca.
He started dating actress Rebecca Birdsall in 2013, and the two moved in together in 2015 with both of them frequently uploading pictures of themselves together to their social media accounts. Both are big animal lovers, and they have a dog and a cat that live with them.
They married on June 22, 2019 in a small ceremony at Leixlip Manor in Dublin, Ireland attended only by their closest friends and family, and spent their honeymoon in Greece. Jorge and Rebecca have no children together.
Hobbies and other interests
Jorge is interested in comedy and has explained that the only way for him to stay sane in the world full of mean people is to make jokes about everything. He loves to travel and has been with his wife all over the US and different countries in Europe such as Greece, France and Germany while his favorite place is Hawaii where he has his own house and where he usually spends summers. .
Jorge is interested in music with some of his favorite artists and bands like ZZ Top, Bob Dylan and AC/DC as he was featured on the band Weezer’s album “Hurley” – the entire album named after the character Hurley that Jorge starred in the TV series “Lost”.
Some of Jorge’s favorite actors and actresses are Jim Carrey, Robin Williams and Goldie Hawn while some of the movies he enjoys the most are “Ace Ventura”, “Patch Adams” and “Good Morning, Vietnam”.
Appearance and power
George is 46 years old. He has brown curly hair and brown eyes, is 1.83 m tall and weighs about 120 kg. As of March 2020, his net worth is estimated to be over $5 million.