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Omaha, Nebraska, USA
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Hurley on Lost
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Jorge Garcia (born April 28, 1973) is an American actor and comedian. He first came to plublic attention with his performance as Hector Lopez on the show Becker and currently stars as Hugo "Hurley" Reyes in the American television series Lost. Garcia also performs as a stand-up comedian.
Garcia was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He grew up in Southern California and went to San Clemente High School. As a senior, he was selected by the faculty as "Triton of the Year", the highest award given to a graduating senior. He is the son of the Chilean doctor Humberto Garcia (Concepci√≥n, VIII Region), who in the mid-1960s decided to leave the United States improved, but he stayed after forming the family of Cuban-born professor Dora Meza.
Garcia was the first actor to be cast on Lost. He had originally auditioned for the role of Sawyer, and the part of Hurley was written for him. The producers saw him on Curb Your Enthusiasm the night before casting began, and created the character of Hugo Reyes specifically for him.
Garcis appeared in the second episode of the eight season of Celebrity Poker Showdown. He went on to lose to Michael Ian Black. He was a contestant on an episode of Russian Roulette on Game Show Network. He missed a question about the Boxer Rebellion of 1900 and fell through the trap door.
Garcia will star in the comedy/drama "When we were Pirates" due out later this year. In the independent film, he will play a man named Jason, who along with a group of close friends, learn that their childhood love of playing pirates helps them overcome some of the difficulties they face later in their lives. He is also seen singing in the studio for the upcoming project on an officially released youtube clip.
Garcia keeps a blog, Dispatches from the Island. He also has a weekly podcast, Geronimo Jack`s Beard, where he discusses the script of Season 6 with girlfriend Bethany Leigh Shady
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San Clemente High School
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Jorge Fernando Garcia
UCLA, California, USA (majored in Communications)
Jorge Garcia (born April 28, 1973) is a Chilean-American actor and comedian. He first came to public attention with his performance as Hector Lopez on the television show Becker and later for his portrayal of Hugo "Hurley" Reyes in the television series Lost. Garcia also performs as a stand-up comedian. He more recently starred in the FOX television series Alcatraz, as well as playing a minor character on ABC's Once Upon a Time. Currently he stars as Jerry Ortega on Hawaii Five-0.
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Jorge Garcia is dating Bethany Leigh Shady.
He previously dated Malia Hansen from 2004 to 2006.
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