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Marc Anthony

Highest Rated:   96% Big Night (1996)
Lowest Rated:   25% El Cantante (2007)
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Birthplace:   New York City, USA
From recording studios to Hollywood soundstages, singer/actor Marc Anthony has taken both the music and movie industries by storm. Born in New York City and named after legendary Mexican singer Marco Antonio Muñiz by his musician father, he eventually changed his name to Marc Anthony in order to avoid confusion. As a young talent, he belted out songs in his family's Spanish Harlem kitchen, his R&B influences shining through. In the years that followed, Anthony's reputation grew thanks to English-language performances in many New York clubs, and after teaming with producer "Little" Louie Vega for his record debut (When the Night Is Over) in 1991, Tito Puente asked Anthony to open the Latin jazz legend's Madison Square Garden revue in November of that year. Though Anthony had previously declined suggestions by his manager to record songs in Spanish, it was, ironically, a Spanish-language song that offered the singer his first true taste of success. Emotionally devastated after hearing Juan Gabriel's "Hasta Que Te Conoci" on the radio while driving around Manhattan, Anthony instinctively knew that this song was his destiny. In 1993, he went back into the studio to record his first Spanish track, and a searing performance at the Radio Y Musica Latin music convention shortly thereafter -- followed by a career-defining appearance on television's Carnaval Internacional later that same day -- changed his life forever. In the years that followed, Anthony not only established himself as an electrifying stage presence, but a talented actor, as well. After kicking off his screen career with a supporting role in the 1988 musical comedy East Side Story, he appeared as a performer in director Brian De Palma's acclaimed 1993 crime drama Carlito's Way. Supporting roles in Natural Causes (1994) and Hackers (1995) were quick to follow, and, in 1996, Anthony landed his first major film role in Stanley Tucci's Big Night. Impressive performances in Martin Scorsese's Bringing Out the Dead (1999) and the romantic drama In the Time of Butterflies (2001) followed. Meanwhile, his singing career was still going strong with such albums as Libre (2001) and Mended (2002). Anthony returned to the screen in 2004 with a role in the Denzel Washington vehicle Man on Fire.He married Jennifer Lopez in 2004, and their union produced twins before ending in divorce in 2012. The couple would also make a movie together, El Cantante, about the famous singer Hector Lavoe. He became a regular on the TV series HawthoRNe, playing a detective in the Jada Pinkett Smith series about the life of a registered nurse.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet The Latin Explosion: A New America
  • Actor
2015
57% $ellebrity
  • Marc Anthony
2013
No Score Yet Latin Music USA
  • Actor
2009
25% El Cantante
  • Hector Lavoe
$7.5M 2007
No Score Yet Paul Simon and Friends
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Marc Anthony: In Concert from Columbia
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Salsa Mania
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet Marc Anthony: Hasta Ayer
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet Viva Baseball!
  • Narrator
2005
39% Man on Fire
  • Samuel Ramos
$77.7M 2004
No Score Yet Celia Cruz: Azucar!
  • Actor
2003
No Score Yet In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Virgilio Morales
2003
No Score Yet Celia Cruz - Azucar!
  • Actor
2003
No Score Yet Gloria Estefan: Live in Atlantis
  • Actor
2002
No Score Yet Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music
  • Actor
2002
No Score Yet Marc Anthony: Concert from Madison Square Garden
  • Actor
2001
No Score Yet Marc Anthony - The Concert from Madison Square Garden
  • Actor
2001
No Score Yet Jennifer Lopez: Feelin' So Good
  • Actor
2000
No Score Yet Marc Anthony: Live from New York City
  • Actor
2000
71% Bringing Out the Dead
  • Noel
1999
96% Big Night
  • Cristiano
1996
No Score Yet Natural Causes
  • Marine Guard
1995
32% Hackers
  • Agent Ray
1995
41% The Substitute
  • Juan Lacas
1995
80% Carlito's Way
  • Band Member
1993
No Score Yet Salsa Mania
  • Actor
1993
No Score Yet An East Side Story
  • Flaco
1988
No Score Yet The Angel with the Trumpet
  • Actor
1950

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Sunday Morning
2011
  • Appearing
  • 2016
No Score Yet Q'Viva! The Chosen
2012
  • Reality cast member
  • 2012
No Score Yet American Idol
2002-2016
  • Performer
  • 2011
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
  • 2011
No Score Yet Hawthorne
2009-2011
  • Det. Nick Renata Detective Nick Renata
  • 2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
  • Performer
  • Guest
  • 2011
  • 2007
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 2000
No Score Yet In Performance at the White House
2010-2016
  • Performer
  • 2009
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
  • Musical Guest
  • 1999

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