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Andy Garcia Timeline

April 12, 1956: Born as Andrés Arturo García Menéndez in Havana, Cuba to Amelie and Rene Garcia Nunez. He has a partially formed Siamese twin that appears as a tennis ball-sized growth on his shoulder. It's surgically removed. He has no memory of this event.

1961: Family emigrates to America.

1975: Meets María Victoria Lorido at Florida International University. They begin dating.

Jan. 15, 1981: Makes TV debut in the first episode of Hill Street Blues, playing Andy Arthur.

1982: Marries María Victoria Lorido.

1983: Plays Ken in Blue Skies Again.

Nov. 18, 1983: Plays T.J. The Bartender in A Night in Heaven.

1984: Daughter Dominik is born.

Feb. 15, 1985: Plays Ray Martinez in The Mean Season with Kurt Russell. This is the role that frees him from waiting tables.

Oct. 3, 1986: Plays Angel Moldonado in 8 Million Ways to Die with Rosanna Arquette.

June 3, 1987: Plays Agent George Stone/Giuseppe Petri in The Untouchables with Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, and Kevin Costner.

1988: Plays Carlos Quintas in American Roulette.

Mar. 11, 1988: Plays Dr. Ramirez in Stand and Deliver with Lou Diamond Phillips.

1989: Daughter Daniella is born.

Sept. 22, 1989: Plays Det. Charlie Vincent in Black Rain with Michael Douglas.

Jan. 12, 1990: Plays Raymond Avilla in Internal Affairs with Richard Gere and Elijah Wood.

May 11, 1990: Plays Luis Angel Mora in A Show of Force with Robert Duvall and Kevin Spacey.

Dec. 25, 1990: Plays Don Vincent 'Vinnie' Mancini-Corleone in The Godfather Part III with Al Pacino, Sofia Coppola, Bridget Fonda, and Diane Keaton.

June 20, 1991: Daughter Alessandra Andrea Garcia-Lorido is born.

Aug. 3, 1991: Plays Gray Baker in Dead Again with Emma Thompson and Robin Williams.

Oct. 2, 1992: Plays John Bubber in Hero with Dustin Hoffman, Joan Cusack, and Tom Arnold.

Nov. 6, 1992: Plays Sgt. John Berlin in Jennifer Eight with John Malkovich and Uma Thurman.

Apr. 29, 1994: Plays Michael Green in When a Man Loves a Woman with Meg Ryan.

1995: Gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It can be found at 7000 Hollywood Blvd, in front of the Roosevelt Hotel.

May 1995: Plays Jimmy 'The Saint' Tosnia in Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead with Christopher Lloyd, Jenny McCarthy, and Christopher Walken.

Sept. 9, 1995: Plays Ruben Partida Martinez/Robert Martin/Narrator in Steal Big, Steal Little.

1997: Plays Federico García Lorca in The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca.

Mar. 9, 1997: Plays Sean Casey in Night Falls on Manhattan with Richard Dreyfuss.

Aug. 27, 1997: Plays Lucky Luciano in Hoodlum with Lawrence Fishburne, Tim Roth, and Vanessa Williams.

Jan. 30, 1998: Plays Frank Conner in Desperate Measures with Michael Keaton.

Feb. 26, 1999: Plays Gary Starke in Just the Ticket.

Apr. 13, 2001: Plays Guigliani in Lakeboat with Denis Leary.

July 24, 2001: Plays Michael Hunter in The Unsaid.

Sept. 13, 2001: Plays Byron in The Man from Elysian Fields with Anjelica Huston, Mick Jagger, and James Coburn.

Dec. 5, 2001: Plays Terry Benedict in Ocean's Eleven with Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney, and Matt Damon.

Jan. 8, 2002: Son Andres Antonio Garcia-Lorida is born.

Jan. 20, 2003: Plays Gunther Butan in Confidence with Dustin Hoffman.

Feb. 23, 2004: Plays Mike Delmarco in Twisted with Samuel L. Jackson and Ashley Judd.

Dec. 8, 2004: Plays Terry Benedict in Ocean's Twelve with Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney, Matt Damon, and Eddie Izzard.

2004: Plays Amedeo Modigliani in Modigliani.

2004: Plays Jack Heywood in The Lazarus Child.

2005: Plays Fico in The Lost City.

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