Antonio Fargas

Active - 1969 - 2017  |   Born - Aug 14, 1946 in New York, New York, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy, Crime, Action

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Black supporting actor Antonio Fargas first appeared onscreen in the '70s.

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  • Was the third child of 11 born to a Puerto Rican father and Trinidadian mother. 
  • Made his film debut at the age of 14, with Shirley Clarke's The Cool World.
  • Was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for his work in Everybody Hates Chris.
  • Is a partner in the production company Granada Entertainment.
  • Cofounded a hip-hop production company, Bumpit Entertainment.
  • Sits on the boards of several theater companies.