John Ortiz
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Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York

American actor John Ortiz is best known for his roles as Clyde in the movie “Jack Goes Boating” and Arturo Braga in the films “Fast & Furious” and “Fast & Furious 6.” ‘American Gangster,’ ‘Silver Linings Playbook,’ ‘Kong: Skull Island,’ and ‘Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem’ are a few of his previous feature endeavors. On television, Ortiz is recognized for his roles as Carlos Tavares in the drama “Clubhouse,” Ruben Somarriba in the series “The Job,” and Nelson “Margarita” Marquez in “Lush Life.” Along with these dramas, he has also acted in episodes of “Law & Order,” “Touched by an Angel,” “El Cantante,” “Luck,” “Togetherness,” and “The Guest Book.” The American performer also played a significant role in the movie “Jack Goes Boating,” which he executive produced. He is also the artistic director and co-founder of the LAByrinth Theater Company. Regarding Ortiz’s accolades and awards, his performance in “Jack Goes Boating” earned him the “Independent Spirit Award” for Best Supporting Actor. He was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance in “American Gangster.”

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The career of John Ortiz

1992 saw John Ortiz make his television debut in the drama series “Law & Order.” Then he made appearances in the films “Lotto Land” and “Carlito’s Way.” He was chosen to play Nelson “Margarita” Marquez in the 1996 television series “Lush Life.” Later, he made appearances in the television movies “Riot” and “Touched by an Angel.” Following this, the actor appeared in the films “Before Night Falls” and “The Opportunists.”

In 2001, he debuted as Ruben Somarriba in the television program “The Job.” In the following episodes of “The Handler” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” he made an appearance. As Carlos Tavares, Ortiz joined the cast of the drama “Clubhouse” in 2004. He worked on the movies “El Cantante,” “Take the Lead,” and “Miami Vice” two years later. He made an appearance in the biographical crime movie “American Gangster” shortly after that. Later, he worked on the TV film “Anatomy of Hope.”

The American performer then appeared in the 2010 movie “Jack Goes Boating.” He was this movie’s executive producer as well. He was hired for the “Luck” television series a year later. He worked on both small- and big-screen productions between 2013 and 2015, including “Fast & Furious 6,” “César Chávez,” “The Drop,” “Blackhat,” “Togetherness,” and “Steve Jobs.” He made appearances in the movies “The Finest Hours,” “A Woman, a Part,” “Kong: Skull Island,” “A Dog’s Purpose,” and “Going in Style” in 2016 and 2017.

Individual Life of John Ortiz

On May 23, 1968, John Ortiz was born in Brooklyn, New York, in the United States. He comes from Puerto Rico. Clemente is the name of the son he has with Jennifer Ortiz. California is where the family currently calls home. Ortiz is active on Twitter and enjoys interacting with his followers there.

John Ortiz’s Net Worth

American actor John Ortiz has a $3 million dollar fortune. Most people are undoubtedly familiar with John Ortiz from his roles in the movies American Gangster, Fast & Furious, Fast & Furious 6, and Miami Vice.