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Tony Plana Biography

Birth Place:
Havana, Cuba
Profession
Actor, director, teacher

Fast Facts

  • Immigrated to the U
  • S
  • from Cuba at a young age
  • Starred as the widowed, Mexican-American patriarch Roberto Santiago in Showtime's acclaimed multigenerational series Resurrection Blvd
  • Cofounded and is executive artistic director of the East L
  • A
  • Classic Theatre
  • Developed a literacy program called Beyond Borders: Literacy Through Performing Arts
  • Says "theater is my passion," though he has some 70 film roles on his résumé
  • Active in raising awareness of Alzheimer's disease

Awards

  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated

Relationships

  • Isabel Plana -- Daughter
  • Alejandro Plana -- Son
  • Ada Maris -- Wife