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Antonio Fargas Biography

Birth Name:
Antonio Juan Fargas
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Was the third child of 11 born to a Puerto Rican father and Trinidadian mother
  • Made his film debut at the age of 14, with Shirley Clarke's The Cool World
  • Was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for his work in Everybody Hates Chris
  • Is a partner in the production company Granada Entertainment
  • Cofounded a hip-hop production company, Bumpit Entertainment
  • Sits on the boards of several theater companies



    • Tiffany -- Daughter
    • Taylor Hastie -- Ex-wife
    • Manuel Fargas -- Father
    • Mildred Fargas -- Mother
    • Justin Fargas -- Son
    • Kevin Fargas -- Son
    • Matthew Fargas -- Son
    • Sandi Fargas -- Wife