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Héctor Elizondo

Born: 22 December 1936 (84 years old)
Gender: Male

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Héctor Elizondo is an American actor, director and producer best known for his role as Dr. Phillip Watters on the television medical drama series Chicago Hope, from 1994-2000.

He currently stars as Ed Alzate, the thick-skinned, opinionated owner of Outdoor Man who wrote the book on how to live a man's life, in the television sitcom Last Man Standing, since 2011.

He is a five-time Emmy Award nominee and won the award in 1997 for his portrayal of Dr. Phillip Watters in Chicago Hope. He also received three Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for the role.

He was nominated for both a Golden Globe and an American Comedy Award for his portrayal of a hotel manager in Pretty Woman.

Elizondo has been nominated and won multiple other awards for his work on small and big screens, including seven ALMA Award nominations and two wins (Chicago Hope, 1994, and Borrowed Hearts, 1997).

He also received the Diversity Awards' Integrity Award as well as Nosotros' Lifetime Achievement Award for the quality of roles he has chosen during his career.

Elizondo's film credits include Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride, American Gigolo, The Flamingo Kid, Nothing in Common, Young Doctors in Love, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, Tortilla Soup, Georgia Rule, The Princess Diaries, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement and Love in the Time of Cholera.

On television, Elizondo has appeared in Chicago Hope and has made guest appearances on Grey's Anatomy and The West Wing. He also appeared as a guest star in All in the Family, Kojak, Picket Fences and Without A Trace.

He appeared in the television movie Mrs. Cage, part of the American Playhouse series, for which he received a Best Supporting Actor Emmy Award nomination.

In 2007 he played Pancho Duque, the dying patriarch of a wealthy Latin-American family, in the drama series Cane. He also recurred as Dr. Neven Bell on Monk (2008-2009) and as Carlos Torres on Grey's Anatomy, from 2007-2011.

A native New Yorker, Elizondo first gained recognition on the Broadway stage for his portrayal of God in Steambath, which earned him an Obie Award.

His other theatre credits include the critically-acclaimed Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's The Price, Neil Simon's The Prisoner of Second Avenue, The Great White Hope and Sly Fox, for which he received a Drama Desk Award nomination.

Elizondo is especially proud of his involvement in the prestigious LA Theatre Works, a group of 40 top actors who are devoting their time and talent to reinstating classic radio drama as a contemporary art form for National Public Radio.

He is also an avid supporter of several charitable organisations, including The Alzheimer's Association, Amnesty International, The American Cancer Society and The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

Elizondo is also an accomplished musician and singer, performing on the conga, flute and guitar.

He and his wife Carolee Campbell, an Emmy Award-winning actress, photographer and celebrated publisher, live in Sherman Oaks, California.



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