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Tony Plana

Actor / Theatre Director | * 04/19/1952 (69) | Havana (Cuba)
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José Antonio Plana (born April 19, 1952), better known as Tony Plana, is a Cuban American actor and director. He is known for playing Betty Suarez's father, Ignacio Suarez, on the ABC television show Ugly Betty and also for voicing Manuel "Manny" Calavera in the video game Grim Fandango. ()

Tony Plana is a Cuban-American stage, film and television actor and director, best known for playing Ignacio Suarez, the father of the leading character on the television show "Ugly Betty".

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Comedies

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Movies with Tony Plana as Actor(64)

as Jesus Salgado2019 HeadShop
as William Fernandez2019 America Adrift
as Geraldo Rivera2019 Bombshell
as Luis Posada Carriles2019 Wasp Network
as Jessie Salinas2017 Roman J. Israel, Esq.
as Michael Channis (Acting Coach)2017 Butterfly Caught
as Luis2013 Meddling Mom
as Captain Lopez2013 Pain & Gain
as Prosecutor Martinez2013 Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret
as Host2011 Legally Brown
as Warden El Fuego2007 Half Past Dead 2
as Aparicio2007 The Dead One
as Carlos Gutierrez2007 Towards Darkness
as Javier2006 Slayer
as Hernan Munez2005 Goal!
as Sheriff Herbst2005 Vampire Bats
as Warden El Fuego2002 Half Past Dead
as Captain Martin2001 Vegas, City of Dreams
as Colonel Diaz-Herrera2000 Noriega: God's Favorite
as Chuck Alvarado2000 Knockout
as Detective Krause1998 Shadow of Doubt
as Lt.Commander Melges1997 Sub Down
as Cesar1997 Down for the Barrio
as Principal Garcia1997 One Eight Seven
as Martinez1996 Primal Fear
as Manolo Sanchez1995 Nixon
as Galvao1994 The Burning Season
as Jorge1994 A Million to Juan
as Al-Red1992 Live Wire
as Carlos Bringuier1991 JFK
as Killer1991 Keeper of the City
as Beniamino1991 One Good Cop
as Mario Portillo Grande1990 In the Line of Duty: A Cop for the Killing
as Morales1990 The Rookie
as Julio Ramos1990 Havana
as Samuel Dela Cruz1990 Sweet 15
as Father Manuel Morantes1989 Romero
as Raoul1989 Buy & Cell
as Rodriguez1988 Break of Dawn
as Miguel1987 Disorderlies
as Chico1986 The Best of Times
as Major Maximilliano Casanova1986 Salvador
as Jefe1986 ¡Three Amigos!
as Father Luis Del Amo (segment "The Benediction")1983 Nightmares
as Officer Ignatz1983 What's Up, Hideous Sun Demon
as Low Rider1983 Valley Girl
as Emiliano Della Serra1982 An Officer and a Gentleman
as Rudy1981 Zoot Suit
as Senor Rueda1981 Madame X
as Alberto "Toto" Corona1979 The Streets of L.A.

TV Shows/Series with Tony Plana as Actor(54)

as Peter2019 Playing with Fire
as Devante2018 Mayans M.C.
as Berto2017 One Day at a Time
as Adolfo Morales2016 StartUp
as Ronnie Delgado2016 Lethal Weapon
as Father Ortega2014 Jane the Virgin
as Admiral Ed Parker2014 Madam Secretary
as Mr. Diaz2013 The Blacklist
as Victor Gutierrez2013 The Fosters
as General Howard Alvero2012 Elementary
as President Velverde2010 Blue Bloods
as Father Arguello2009 Castle
as Ignacio Suarez2006 Ugly Betty
as Pablo Nuñez2006 Psych
as Cpt. Alameda2002 Monk
as Omar2001 24
as Roberto Santiago2000 Resurrection Blvd.
as Father Menendez1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1995 JAG
1994 ER
1984 Hunter
as Hector Sanchez1982 Remington Steele

Movies with Tony Plana as Crew(3)

Directing/Director2000 The Princess and the Barrio Boy
Production/Associate Producer1994 A Million to Juan

TV Shows/Series with Tony Plana as Crew(2)

Directing/Director2004 Desperate Housewives
Directing/Director2002 Greetings From Tucson

Additional Information

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Full Name: Tony Plana
Born: Saturday, 04/19 1952 (April) in Havana (Cuba) (current age: 69 years + 106 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Loyola Marymount University
Spouses (current/former): Ada Maris
Tony Plana frequently works together with these people:
Gregory Itzin (17x, Actor)
Clyde Kusatsu (15x, Actor)
James Hong (14x, Actor)
Richard McGonagle (14x, Actor)
Glenn Morshower (13x, Actor)
Carmen Argenziano (13x, Actor)
Stanley Kamel (13x, Actor)
Thomas Kopache (13x, Actor)
Tom Everett (13x, Actor)
Mark Moses (12x, Actor)
Michael Fairman (12x, Actor)
Oliver Stone (11x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:10743, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 07/08/2021