Dec. 22nd, 1936
New York City, New York, USA
Guest TV Roles
Detective Nick Ferro
Hector Elizondo was born in West Harlem in New York and grew up on 107th Street in Manhattan. He won an Obie for his leading role in Bruce Jay Friedman's "Steambath" in 1969. He is also an accomplished guitarist, singer and dancer. His wife, Carolee Campbell is an actress and noted binder of fine books.
- Appears in so many 'Garry Marshall' (qv) films that his credit in the beginning of _Exit To Eden (1994)_ was "As Usual... Hector Elizondo".
- Considered by director/producer 'Garry Marshall' (qv) to be his "good luck charm", and as such is offered a role in each of his movies.
- To date, he is the only member of the gang in "The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three" that is still alive.
- Hector received a Tony for his role in 'Bruce Jay Friedman' (qv)'s "Steambath".
- Often works with director 'Garry Marshall' (qv).
- Hector is a fine guitarist and singer. Wife 'Carolee Campbell' (qv) is a noted bookbinder, photographer and actress.