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Tony Plana is a Actor, Director and Associate Producer Cubain born on 19 april 1952 at Havana (Cuba)

Tony Plana

Tony Plana
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Birth name Jose Antonio Plana
Nationality Cuba
Birth 19 april 1952 (67 years) at Havana (Cuba)

Tony Plana (born April 19, 1952) is a Cuban American actor and director. He is well known for playing Betty Suarez's father, Ignacio Suarez, on the ABC show Ugly Betty and also for voicing Manuel "Manny" Calavera in the video game Grim Fandango.

Biography

Plana was born in Havana. His family moved to Miami in 1960. He is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University and was trained in acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, UK.

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Oliver Stone
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Pepe Serna
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Filmography of Tony Plana (55 films)

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Actor

Bombshell
Bombshell (2019)
, 1h49
Directed by Jay Roach
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about the labor movement, Harcèlement au travail
Actors Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, John Lithgow, Allison Janney, Malcolm McDowell
Roles Geraldo Rivera
Rating67% 3.3998453.3998453.3998453.3998453.399845
Plusieurs femmes travaillant pour Fox News ont plusieurs altercations avec le fondateur de la chaîne, Roger Ailes. Elles vont tenter de briser la « loi du silence » à propos du harcèlement sexuel.
Roman J. Israel, Esq., 2h2
Directed by Dan Gilroy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Actors Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo, Amanda Warren, Nazneen Contractor, James Paxton
Roles Jessie Salinas
Rating63% 3.1988853.1988853.1988853.1988853.198885
Un avocat idéaliste et libéral, Roman J. Israel, est confronté à la réalité de la justice qui l’entoure après la mort de son associé dans leur cabinet d’avocats.
Pain & Gain, 2h9
Directed by Michael Bay
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Films about drugs, Films about religion, Sports films, Transport films
Actors Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Ed Harris, Rob Corddry, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub
Roles Captain Lopez
Rating63% 3.197843.197843.197843.197843.19784
In 1995, schemer Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg) is a recently released convict who had served time for Medicare fraud. Sun Gym owner John Mese (Rob Corddry) hires him to increase membership and make the gym more fitness-based. Lugo increases the gym's membership by 75% within six weeks and befriends trainer Adrian Doorbal (Anthony Mackie), a bodybuilder who uses steroids, which render him impotent. Lugo soon lusts after the earnings and lifestyle achieved by Victor Kershaw (Tony Shalhoub), a sleazy, new gym member he begins to train who Lugo believes is a crook. Inspired by motivational speaker Johnny Wu (Ken Jeong), Lugo decides to be a "do-er" and hatches a plan to extort Kershaw for his assets by kidnapping and torturing him.
Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret, 1h29
Directed by Jace Alexander
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Actors Tania Raymonde, Jesse Lee Soffer, David Zayas, Leah Pipes, Zane Holtz, Debra Mooney
Roles Prosecutor Martinez
Rating61% 3.094783.094783.094783.094783.09478
Au cours d'une conférence sur le développement personnel, Jodi Arias, une jeune californienne un peu perdue tombe sous le charme de Travis Alexander, conférencier qui est membre d'une église fondamentaliste. Au grand dam de ses amis mormons, Travis commence à fréquenter la jeune femme tout en lui indiquant qu'il n'envisage pas de projets avec elle.
Meddling Mom, 1h25
Directed by Patricia Cardoso
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Sônia Braga, Mercedes Renard, Saundra Santiago, Rafael Amaya, Tony Plana, Rose Abdoo
Roles Luis
Rating47% 2.394672.394672.394672.394672.39467
Carmen est fière de marier sa fille Yolanda et s'inquiète que son aînée, Ally, ne soit toujours pas mariée. Elle tente alors tous les stratagèmes pour faire rencontrer de séduisants célibataires à son architecte de fille et invite ainsi le beau Pablo. Carmen et la mère de Pablo organisent un rendez-vous galant entre les deux jeunes gens, qui ne provoque pourtant pas de coup de foudre attendu par les mères entremetteuses
AmericanEast
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films based on the September 11 attacks, Films about terrorism, Disaster films, Films about hijackings
Actors Tony Shalhoub, Sayed Badreya, Sammy Sheik, Sarah Shahi, Christopher Carley, Tim Guinee
Roles Dez
Rating63% 3.1939353.1939353.1939353.1939353.193935
Mustafa (Sayed Badreya) is a widowed Egyptian immigrant and the owner of Habibe's Café, a popular hangout in Los Angeles for those with Middle Eastern backgrounds. He is devoted to providing his son, Richard Chagoury, with a moral upbringing despite the pressures of contemporary American urban life. He also finds himself cast in the role of protector to his unwed sister Salwah (Sarah Shahi), for whom, by family and tribal custom, he is responsible for finding a traditional suitor. But his respect for tradition comes up against his own aspirations to adapt to the American Dream when he decides to open a new restaurant with a Jewish partner – his friend Sam (Tony Shalhoub). This unholy alliance is unpopular amongst the habitués of his café and the insular Arab community in which Mustafa resides. It is one of several personal points of tension that gradually build against the backdrop of larger, national events affecting the Arab-American community and lead to the explosive denouement of the story.
Half Past Dead 2, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Prison films, Se déroulant à Alcatraz
Actors Bill Goldberg, Tony Plana, Jack Conley, Angell Conwell, Alona Tal, Robert Torti
Roles Warden El Fuego
Rating44% 2.2152352.2152352.2152352.2152352.215235
After the New Alcatraz massacre, long time inmate Twitch (Kurupt) gets himself transferred to another. He claims it's to be closer to his lady but his real motives are a bit more grandiose than that.
The Dead One, 1h30
Directed by Brian Cox
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Romance
Actors Wilmer Valderrama, Angie Cepeda, Joel Moore, Tony Plana, Michael Parks, Billy Drago
Roles Aparicio
Rating36% 1.8288851.8288851.8288851.8288851.828885
Centuries ago, the Aztec empire of Mexico was conquered by the Spanish conquistadors. Horrified by their religious practices, the Spaniards set out to convert the native population to Catholicism, effectively declaring war upon the Aztec religion. According to an ancient prophecy, the Aztecs and their religion will return to dominance in a time known as the Sixth Sun.
Slayer
Slayer (2006)
, 1h28
Directed by Kevin VanHook
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Horror
Themes Vampires in film
Actors Casper Van Dien, Jennifer O'Dell, Tony Plana, Kevin Grevioux, Alexis Cruz, Danny Trejo
Roles Javier
Rating36% 1.8276851.8276851.8276851.8276851.827685
The plot of Slayer concerns a group of US military soldiers led by Hawk (Van Dien), who are sent to South America, where they must fight vampires. However, one of the members of the squad, Grieves, is transformed into a vampire, forcing him to battle his former friend Hawk.
The Lost City, 2h23
Directed by Andy García
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Mafia films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films, Gangster films
Actors Andy García, Dustin Hoffman, Bill Murray, Danny Pino, Inés Sastre, Tomás Milián
Roles The Emcee
Rating65% 3.298993.298993.298993.298993.29899
Fico Fellove is the owner of El Tropico, a swank nightclub in late 1950s. Fico lives for his family and his music, but the harsh realities of a dictatorial regime threaten to destroy both. His brother Ricardo becomes a revolutionary while his other brother Luis joins the democratic opposition while his father Federico, a well-respected university professor, believes that Batista should be replaced by constitutional means.
Goal! The Dream Begins, 1h58
Directed by Danny Cannon
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Themes Sports films, Association football films
Actors Kuno Becker, Alessandro Nivola, Tony Plana, Marcel Iureș, Stephen Dillane, Gary Lewis
Roles Hernan Munez
Rating66% 3.3484153.3484153.3484153.3484153.348415
Santiago Muñez is a skilled footballer. The son of a gardener who lives in a barrio section of Los Angeles, Santiago works as a busboy in a Chinese restaurant and helps with his father's gardening business. His ultimate dream is to play football professionally. Due to his poverty and the fact that he plays solely for a club made up of Hispanics from a local car wash, he feels his chances are slim. Santiago is noticed by Glen Foy (Stephen Dillane), a former Newcastle United player who works as a car mechanic but still has ties to his old team. Glen arranges to get Santiago a tryout with Newcastle United, who recently signed talented new player Gavin Harris (Alessandro Nivola). Needing to get to England, Santiago begins to save his money in an old shoe, but his father finds the stash and takes it to buy a GMC truck to allow them to work for themselves. His dream is not lost though, as his grandmother sells off her jewellery to buy him a ticket to England.
Vampire Bats, 1h30
Directed by Eric Bross
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Actors Lucy Lawless, Dylan Neal, Timothy Bottoms, Craig Ferguson, Liam Waite, Jessica Stroup
Roles Sheriff Herbst
Rating42% 2.113142.113142.113142.113142.11314
In a Louisiana city, near a bayou, a plague of genetically mutated bats begins to kill the people, then the Doctor Maddy Rierdon and her students from colleges work together to kill the bats before the whole city is destroyed.
Fidel
Fidel (2002)
, 3h20
Directed by David Attwood
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Documentary
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films
Actors Gael García Bernal, George Lopez, Patricia Velásquez, Cecilia Suárez, Margarita Rosa de Francisco, Maurice Compte
Roles Gen. Fulgencio Batista
Rating64% 3.2480153.2480153.2480153.2480153.248015
The film is almost documentary in its portrayal of facts. It claims to be based strongly on facts, apart from some adaptations like merging various characters into one.