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Adrian Martinez Biography

Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States
Actor, comedian

Fast Facts

  • Attended first audition for a role in the television series Unsolved Mysteries
  • The audition was a literal race which Martinez won
  • Performed in Mail Order Bridge, a film which was almost entirely improvised
  • Won a screenwriting competition and earned an invitation to a conference for the National Association of Latino Independent Producers in 2009
  • One of only a handful of actors to have worked in the United Nations building on two separate occasions
  • A vocal advocate of self-empowerment for people of color, and frequently speaks on the importance of generating one's own opportunities