Leo Minaya Biography

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Wiki Biography: Leo Minaya was born on an airplane and he has been making headlines ever since. He grew up with his single mother and four siblings in Washington Heights in New York City. Leo never allowed his environment to weigh him down, and his imagination provided the outlet he needed to escape the hard times. Leo wrote, directed, and produced his first play in 5th grade.Leo attended a performing arts high school and began his professional acting career. His first audition landed him a role in the feature film Manito, which became one of the most talked about Sundance films of the year garnering the cast the best ensemble acting award. Critics took notice of Leo. Leo returned to Sundance with his next film How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer, starring Elizabeth Peña, in which he played America Ferrera's love interest.When Leo landed the title role in Morgan, he knew it was his most challenging role to date. Playing a paraplegic was the opportunity he was looking for.Now, Leo is continuing the momentum in 2013. He landed the lead role of Richie in the The House That Jack Built, the anticipated dramatic screenplay written by the late Joseph Vasquez (Hanging With The Homeboys.) Leo also booked the pilot Hostages playing the role of Nico for CBS, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer premiering in the fall.

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Filmography

Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Manito Manny Moreno 2002 Drama, Family
Morgan Morgan Oliver 2012 Drama
Little Angel (Angelita) Jose 2015 Crime, Drama, Thriller
The House That Jack Built Richie 2018 0, Reality Tv, Comedy