Tony Plana

Highest Rated:
92% Salvador (1986)
Lowest Rated:
0% Live Wire (1992)
Birthday:
Apr 19
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
The slightly gritty and wizened Cuban-American actor Tony Plana boasts a resumé that is no less than extraordinary. Whatever the limitations of Hispanic typecasting, Plana soared high above them from the time of his debut in the early '80s, seeking out roles in several of Hollywood's most respected…

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
50% Pain & Gain
  • Captain Lopez
$49.9M 2013
Meddling Mom
  • Actor
-- 2013
Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret
  • Actor
-- 2013
The Man Who Shook The Hand of Vincente Fernandez
  • Actor
$9.9k 2012
The Man Who Shook The Hand Of Vicente Fernandez
  • Dominguez
-- 2012
50% Life Is Hot in Cracktown
  • Lou
-- 2009
20% Hacia la oscuridad (Towards Darkness)
  • Carlos Guitierez
-- 2007
The Dead One
  • Aparicio
-- 2007
Slayer
  • Javier
-- 2006
Clifford the Big Red Dog - Growing Up With Clifford
  • Actor
-- 2006
Vampire Bats
  • Sheriff Herbst
-- 2005
25% The Lost City
  • The Emcee
$2.4M 2005
44% Goal! The Dream Begins (Goal!: The Impossible Dream)
  • Hernan Munez
$4.2M 2005
Dreaming of Julia (Cuba Libre)
  • [Narrator]
-- 2004
60% Fidel
  • Gen. Batista
-- 2002
3% Half Past Dead
  • El Fuego
$15.4M 2002
The Jesus Experience: Christianity Around the World
  • Actor
-- 2002
The Princess & the Barrio Boy (She's In Love)
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 2001
60% Noriega: God's Favorite
  • Col. Diaz-Herrera
-- 2000
Justice (Backlash)
  • Actor
-- 1999
My Little Assassin
  • Actor
-- 1999
Hard Time: Hostage Hotel
  • Mayor
-- 1999
Shadow of Doubt
  • Actor
-- 1998
Santa Fe
  • Actor
-- 1997
30% 187
  • Garcia
-- 1997
Down for the Barrio
  • Actor
-- 1997
Every Dog Has Its Day
  • Actor
-- 1997
Sub Down
  • Actor
-- 1997
Sweet 15
  • Actor
-- 1996
74% Primal Fear
  • Martinez
-- 1996
36% Eraser
  • Little Mike
-- 1996
75% Nixon
  • Manolo Sanchez
-- 1995
Million to Juan
  • Jorge
-- 1994
The Burning Season
  • Galvao
-- 1994
On the Streets of L.A.
  • Actor
-- 1993
Father & Son: Dangerous Relations (On the Streets of L.A.)
  • Torres
-- 1993
0% Live Wire
  • Al-red
-- 1992
The Panama Deception
  • Narrator [English version]
-- 1992
Keeper of the City
  • Actor
-- 1992
85% JFK
  • Carlos Bringuier
-- 1991
17% One Good Cop
  • Beniamino
-- 1991
Father and Son
  • Actor
-- 1991
24% Havana
  • Julio Ramos
-- 1990
33% The Rookie
  • Morales
-- 1990
Why Me?
  • Benjy Klopzik
-- 1990
Sweet 15
  • Actor
-- 1990
The Case of the Hillside Stranglers
  • Actor
-- 1989
Break Of Dawn
  • Rodriguez
-- 1989
75% Romero
  • Fr. Manuel Morantes
-- 1989
Buy & Cell
  • Actor
-- 1989
Rompe el Alba
  • Actor
-- 1988
Disorderlies
  • Miguel
-- 1987
43% Born in East L.A.
  • Feo
-- 1987
Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues
  • Actor
-- 1987
44% Three Amigos!
  • Jefe
-- 1986
92% Salvador
  • Maj. Max
-- 1986
33% The Best of Times
  • Chico
-- 1986
City Limits
  • Ramos
-- 1985
Latino: America's Secret War in Nicaragua
  • Ruben
-- 1985
84% El Norte
  • Carlos
-- 1984
13% Deal of the Century
  • Chicano Man
-- 1983
83% Valley Girl
  • Low Rider
-- 1983
Listen to Your Heart
  • Actor
-- 1983
Sadat
  • Actor
-- 1983
Circle of Power (Brainwash) (Mystique) (The Naked Weekend)
  • Reza Haddad
-- 1983
17% Nightmares
  • Del Amo
-- 1983
81% An Officer and a Gentleman
  • Emiliano Della Serra
-- 1982
Zoot Suit
  • Rudy
-- 1981
Teen Mothers
  • Actor
-- 1980
Streets of L.A.
  • Actor
-- 1979
Knockout
  • Chuck Alvarado
-- 1941


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
100% Psych
2006-2014
  • Actor
2013
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999-2014
2013
Person Of Interest
2011-2014
  • JP Suarez
2012
Blue Bloods
2010-2014
  • President Velverde
2012
Desperate Housewives
2004-2012
  • Director
  • Alejandro
2011
57% Law & Order: LA
2010-2011
2011
Body of Proof
2011-2013
  • Armando Rosas
2011
Royal Pains
2009-2014
  • Marcos
2010
Ugly Betty
2006-2010
  • Ignacio
2006 - 2010
74% 24
2014
  • Omar
2005
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2000-2015
  • Elindio Zapata
2005
The West Wing
1999-2005
  • Troop
2001
ER
1994-2009
  • Priest
1995

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Quotes from Tony Plana's Characters

    1. El Guapo: Jefe, you do not understand women. You cannot force open the petals of a flower. When the flower is ready, it opens itself up to you.
    2. Jefe: When do you think Carmen will 'open up her flower' to you?
    3. El Guapo: Tonight, or I will kill her.
    From Three Amigos!. Submitted by Jazen H (25 days ago)
    1. Lucky Day: Not so fast El Guapo! Or I'll pump you so full of lead you'll be using your dick for a pencil!
    2. El Guapo: What do you mean?
    3. Lucky Day: I don't know.
    4. Jefe: I think he means that if you...
    5. El Guapo: Shut up!
    From Three Amigos!. Submitted by Jazen H (25 days ago)
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