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Jorge Garcia
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Jorge Garcia
Character(s) Hugo "Hurley" Reyes
 
Date of Birth April 28, 1973 (age 41)
 
Origin Omaha, Nebraska, USA
 
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Jorge Garcia played the role of Hugo Reyes, more commonly known as Hurley.

Background

Jorge Garcia was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He is of Cuban and Chilean ancestry.[1]

His first performance was as the villain in his school's seventh-grade musical production, based on the comic strip Drabble. It was after this that he began to seriously consider acting as a career. Once he completed college, he joined the Beverly Hills Playhouse and has been working steadily as an actor ever since. [source needed]

Podcast

In February 2010, to coincide with the sixth and final season of Lost, Garcia and girlfriend Bethany James Leigh Shady created Geronimo Jack's Beard: A Lost Podcast and its accompanying blog, which presents the couple's reactions to the episode scripts as delivered to Garcia rather than to the episodes as filmed and broadcast.

Filmography

TV shows

Stage

Feature films

  • When We Were Pirates (2012) as Jason
  • Seymour's Last Rule (2008) as Seymour Holmes
  • Sweetzer (2007) as Sergio
  • Deck the Halls (2006) as Wallace
  • Little Athens (2005) as Pedro
  • The Good Humor Man (2005) as Mt. Rushmore
  • Our Time Is Up (2004) as Gardener
  • Happily Even After (2004) as Chris
  • Tales from the Crapper (2004) as Racoon Head
  • The Slow and the Cautious (2002) as Teddy
  • King of the Open Mic's (2000) as Meatloag
  • Tomorrow by Midnight / Midnight 5 (1999) as Jay
  • Raven's Ridge (1997) as Monty

Video game

Media appearances

Talk show

Garcia has appeared as a talk show guest in the following talk shows and other television shows:

Source: tv.com

Magazine

Garcia has been featured as the main topic of the following magazine articles:

Miscellaneous

Hurley452
Weezer's Album "Hurley"


Trivia

  • Garcia was the first actor to be cast on Lost.[source needed]
  • Did a commercial once for the fast-food chain, Jack in the Box.[source needed]
  • Appeared as a contestant in a game show called "Russian Roulette". [12]
  • Jorge Garcia auditioned for the part of Hurley, but since the writers hadn't written any lines for the character yet, they had him read some of Sawyers lines. [13]
  • When preparing to leave for the airport on May 30, 2010, Jorge's dog Nunu was hit and killed by a car while crossing the street. [14]

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