Jimmy Smits (born July 9, 1955) is a Puerto Rican-American actor, perhaps best known for his long-running roles on the TV series L.A. Law and NYPD Blue. He achieved a M.F.A. from Cornell University in 1982.
Smits has received various nominations for the Golden Globe and the Emmy Awards. Bigger audiences became aware of Smits for his appearance as Senator Bail Organa in the Star Wars Episodes II and III.
Though born in New York, Smits has deep Puerto Rican roots and he frequently visits the island.
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Though born in New York, Smits has deep Puerto Rican roots and he frequently visits the island. He has also contributed voice acting to a number of computer games, most notably playing the villain Irenicus in Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn. Bigger audiences became aware of Smits for his appearance as Senator Bail Organa in the Star Wars Episodes II and III. He also continues to play classical roles. Smits has received various nominations for the Golden Globe and the Emmy Awards. He has appeared in hit movies such as Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Titanic (the third time he has appeared a film about RMS Titanic), Scream 2, and more recently in independent television's adaptation of the Hornblower series. from Cornell University in 1982. He was also cast against type as Henry Niles in Straw Dogs (1971) and as Bob Crachit in the 1984 telefilm of A Christmas Carol.
He achieved a M.F.A. Since then, he has specialised in playing villains, in films such as The Thirty-Nine Steps (1978), Time After Time (1979), Time Bandits (1981) (going all the way by playing a character named "Evil Genius") and Tron (1982), and television series such as Batman: The Animated Series. Law and NYPD Blue. Another major step in his career was the leading role in Morgan: A Suitable Case For Treatment (1966), which established his reputation for playing slightly off-the-wall characters. Jimmy Smits (born July 9, 1955) is a Puerto Rican-American actor, perhaps best known for his long-running roles on the TV series L.A. In 1963, he made his film debut in Tom Jones, and in 1965 starred as King Henry VI of England in the BBC production of Shakespeare's "Wars of the Roses" cycle. Warner was born in Manchester, England and trained at RADA, before making an impact with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where his portrayal of Hamlet quickly made him famous.
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