My Family 1995 premiere

by nightopeningfan | created - 11 Feb 2020 | updated - 08 Aug 2020 | Public

Thursday April 27th, The Dome Entertainment Centre 6360 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

1. Gregory Nava

Writer | Selena

Gregory Nava was born on April 10, 1949 in San Diego, California, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Selena (1997).

2. Anna Thomas

Writer | The Haunting of M.

Anna Thomas was born on July 12, 1948 in Stuttgart, Germany. She is a writer and producer, known for The Haunting of M. (1979), Frida (2002) and El Norte (1983).

3. Jimmy Smits

Actor | Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Jimmy L. Smits is an American actor. He is best known for playing attorney Victor Sifuentes on the 1980s-1990s legal drama L.A. Law, NYPD Detective Bobby Simone on the 1990s-2000s police drama NYPD Blue, Matt Santos on the political drama The West Wing, and for appearing in Switch (1991), My Family...

4. Edward James Olmos

Actor | Battlestar Galactica

Born February 24, 1947, East Los Angeles, at The First Japanese Hospital to Pedro Olmos and Eleanor Huizar. Raised on Cheesebrough's Lane, he attended Greenwood Elementary and Montebello Junior High. He then graduated from Montebello High School in 1964. After which he received an Associative Arts ...

5. Esai Morales

Actor | La Bamba

Award-winning actor Esai Morales is a graduate of New York's High School for the Performing Arts. He was born in Brooklyn, to Puerto Rican parents, and began his acting career on the stage, first appearing in El Hermano at the Ensemble Theatre Studio and at New York's Shakespeare Festival In The ...

6. Eduardo López Rojas

Actor | La mujer de Benjamín

Eduardo López Rojas was born in 1937 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for La mujer de Benjamín (1991), Letters from Marusia (1975) and Mission Kill (1985). He died on September 2, 1999 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

7. Jenny Gago

Actress | Bound by Honor

Jenny Gago is one of Hollywood's most versatile and respected Latina actresses. Her powerful portrayal of the matriarch Maria Sanchez in Gregory Nava's hit film, My Family (1995), was a critically acclaimed contribution to what she describes as "an honorable and poignant script."

Gago has starred in...

8. Constance Marie

Actress | George Lopez

Best known for her long-time run on the ABC comedy, "George Lopez," Constance Marie stars next in the upcoming Latinx romantic comedy series, "With Love." Created and written by Gloria Calderon Kellett ("One Day at a Time"), the five hourlong episodes, each of which are set during a different ...

9. Michael DeLorenzo

Actor | Alive

Michael DeLorenzo was born on October 31, 1959 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Alive (1993), Resurrection Blvd. (2000) and A Few Good Men (1992).

10. Talisa Soto

Actress | Mortal Kombat

Born to a Puerto Rican family in Brooklyn, Talisa was raised there and in Massachusetts. She started modeling at age 15 and has appeared on the covers of "Vogue," "Mademoiselle," "Glamour," and "Self," as well as in a "Sports Illustrated" swimsuit issue. She has been making film appearances since ...

11. Paul Rodriguez

Actor | Blood Work

Friendly as all get-out, Latino stand-up comic Paul Rodriguez was born in Mexico but raised in East Los Angeles. After finishing his military service, he went to college on the GI bill with the idea of becoming an attorney, but developed an interest in comedy while taking elective courses.

Paul ...

12. Mark D. Espinoza

Actor | The Fugitive

Mark Damon Espinoza's breakout role as 'Carlos,' Kelly Bundy's clueless boyfriend on the hit television series Married with Children, quickly established him as an audience favorite at a time when LatinX actors were scarce in prime time television. From there, Mark went on to assume the juicy role ...

14. Jonathan Hernandez

Actor | The Bucket List

About me:

As a rambunctious youth finding himself, I went into acting cold at the age of eight. I loved it and lived it up until my senior year of high school, when I stopped to focus on my education. Later, during the summer after my sophomore year at UCLA, and unbeknownst to everyone... I dove ...

15. Paul Robert Langdon

Actor | Strong Medicine

Paul Robert Langdon was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He still lives there with his parents and sister. Paul's very first job was a role in Francis Ford Coppola's 1995 film, My Family (1995), starring Edward James Olmos, Jennifer Lopez and Jimmy Smits. He played Carlitos, Jimmy's son. ...

16. Jennifer Lopez

Producer | Hustlers

Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born on July 24, 1969 in The Bronx, New York City, New York to teacher Lupe López & David López, a computer technician. The two Puerto Ricans were brought to the continental United States during their childhoods and, eventually, met while living in New York City. Their ...

17. David Carradine

Actor | Kill Bill: Vol. 2

David Carradine was born in Hollywood, California, the eldest son of legendary character actor John Carradine, and his wife, Ardanelle Abigail (McCool). He was a member of an acting family that included brothers Keith Carradine and Robert Carradine as well as his daughters Calista Carradine and ...

18. Gail Jensen

Actress | Future Zone

Gail Jensen was born on October 5, 1949 in Sanger, California, USA. She was an actress and producer, known for Future Zone (1990), Maniac Cop (1988) and Future Force (1989). She was previously married to David Carradine. She died on April 23, 2010 in Fresno, California, USA.

19. Wanda De Jesus

Actress | Blood Work

Wanda De Jesus was born on August 26, 1958 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Blood Work (2002), RoboCop 2 (1990) and Ghosts of Mars (2001).

20. Julie Carmen

Actress | In the Mouth of Madness

Born and trained in New York City, Julie Carmen began her acting career off-off-Broadway, dancing on Broadway in 'Zoot Suit,' but her film career was launched playing the Puerto Rican mother in John Cassavetes' 'Gloria' opposite Gena Rowlands. Julie studied extensively with Sanford Meisner at the ...

21. Salma Hayek

Actress | Frida

Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966 in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. Her father is of Lebanese descent and her mother is of Mexican/Spanish ancestry. After having seen Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) in a local movie theater, she decided she wanted to become an actress. At age 12, she...

22. Benito Martinez

Actor | Sons of Anarchy

Benito Martinez is most widely recognized as David Aceveda, the character he portrays on the long running hit drama The Shield (2002), winner of the Golden Globe for Best Drama.

For his work as "David," Benito has received national and international attention, nominated for many acting accolades and...

23. Seidy Lopez

Actress | Selena: The Series

Seidy Lopez was born in beautiful Merida Yucatan Mexico. At the age of four, she and her family moved to the United States for the first time in search of a more rewarding life. When she turned ten her parents found it necessary to return to Yucatan with their three children where they would learn ...

24. Jacob Vargas

Actor | Mr. Iglesias

Jacob Vargas began his acting career when he was discovered breakdancing in a schoolyard at age 12. His introduction to acting came with a bit part as a breakdancer on the hit TV show Diff'rent Strokes (1978). In 1995 he won the very first ALMA Award (for Emerging Artist of the Year) for his work ...

25. Clifton Collins Jr.

Actor | Star Trek

An acting chameleon who can easily lose himself in the life of his film and television characters, Clifton Collins Jr. is a native Angeleno who grew up destined to become a part of the Latino entertainment industry. His great-grandparents on his mother's side were a Mexican trumpet player and ...



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