Morales:American television and movie actor
Actor Morales; Lou's “La Bamba” co-star; He played
Tony on "NYPD Blue"; Morales of “Bad Boys”;
Morales of movies; Hollywood's Morales
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Morales on Wendy Williams
you don't look like the ruling class, bring your inhaler ~
Manuel Morales (born October 1, 1962) is an American actor. He is
well known for his role as Bob Morales in the 1987 biopic La
Bamba. He also appeared in the PBS drama American Family and in
the Showtime series Resurrection Blvd.. However, he is best known
for his roles as Lt. Tony Rodriguez on NYPD Blue and Joseph Adama
in the science fiction television series Caprica.
has described himself as an "actorvist", primarily as
one of the founders of the National Hispanic Foundation for the
Arts, taking inspiration from his mother, who was an organizer
for the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. He is also
interested in environmental issues and was a founding board
member of E.C.O. (Earth Communications Office).
the February 28th, 2007 all-star benefit reading of "The
Gift of Peace" at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, he portrays a
hopeful member of a struggling immigrant family, and plays
alongside actors Ed Asner, Barbara Bain, Amy Brenneman, George
Coe, Wendie Malick, and James Pickens, Jr.. The play is an open
appeal and fundraiser for passage of U.S. House Resolution 808,
which seeks to establish a Cabinet-level "Department of
Peace" in the U.S. government, to be funded by a two percent
diversion of the Pentagon's annual budget.
is a vegetarian. He and girlfriend Elvimar Silva welcomed a
little girl, Mariana Oiveira, on September 24, 2010.
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