X

Join or Sign In

Sign in to customize your TV listings

Continue with Facebook Continue with email

By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.

Laz Alonso Biography

Birth Place:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Born to Cuban immigrants
  • Studied classical piano for seven years
  • After graduating from college, worked on Wall Street as an investment banker and eventually started a marketing business with several partners
  • Appeared in Budweiser's "Wassup" commercials
  • Chosen as one of Variety magazine's Top Ten Actors to Watch in 2009
  • Won a 2012 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his role in the romantic comedy Jumping the Broom