Fast Facts

  • Originally intended to become a history teacher.
  • Studied dance at the Ballet Arts Company of Carnegie Hall.
  • Is an accomplished singer and musician; plays classical guitar and conga drums.
  • Won an Obie Award for his debut performance in the 1970 play Steambath.
  • Has appeared in every feature film directed by Garry Marshall, who considers Elizondo a good-luck charm.
  • Is active in several charities, including the Alzheimer's Association and Amnesty International.

Awards

  • 1997, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1994, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1996, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1995, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1994, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1998, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1991, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1997, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 1995, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1996, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor for a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1992, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Special: Nominee

Relationships

  • Carmen Medina Elizondo — Mother
  • Martin Echevarria Elizondo — Father
  • Rodd Elizondo — Son
  • Emma — Sister
  • Carolee Campbell — Wife

College

  • Attended City University of New York, City College, New York, NY

Details

  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Birthday: December 22, 1936, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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