July 9, 1955
68 years old
6 ft 3 in | 190.5 cm
85 kg | 187.5 lbs
11 US | 44 EU
Jimmy L. Smits was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, on July 9, 1955, is an American actor.
Young Jimmy Smits began his professional acting career in 1984.
He made his big screen debut in buddy cop action comedy film Running Scared (1986) in role as Julio Gonzales.
He got his television debut in NBC crime drama series Miami Vice (1984) in episode "Brother's Keeper", in role as Eddie Rivera.
Jimmy's breakthrough performance came as Victor Sifuentes in NBC legal drama television series L.A. Law (1986-1992).
He landed his Broadway debut in a play "Anna in the Tropics" (2003) in role as Juan Julian, at the Royale Theatre.
How tall is Jimmy Smits and what is his weight? Jimmy Smits's height is 6' 3" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 190.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 187.5 іn pоunds or 85 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Jimmy Smits is 68 years old.
Jimmy Smits net worth is around 15 million dollars.
He played Senator Bail Organa in Star Wars films:
Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002)
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for his role as Jimmy Sanchez in drama film My Family (1995).
He was nominated for the Imagen Award for Best Supporting Actor - Film for his role as Mickey Santos in crime film Backyard (El Traspatio) (2009).
He was nominated for the Hollywood Critics Association Midseason Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Kevin Rosario in musical drama film In the Heights (2021).
Glitz (1988) thriller as Vincent Marra
Old Gringo (1989) romantic adventure as Gen. Tomas Arroyo
Vital Signs (1990) comedy drama as Dr. David Redding
Switch (1991) fantasy comedy as Walter Stone
Gross Misconduct (1993) thriller as Justin Thorne
The Cisco Kid (1994) Western as Cisco Kid
The Million Dollar Hotel (2000) drama as Geronimo
Who We Are Now (2017) drama as Carl
The Tax Collector (2020) drama crime as Wizard
He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for his role as Victor Sifuentes in NBC legal drama television series L.A. Law (1986-1992).
He won the ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Series for his role as Matt Santos in NBC political drama series The West Wing (2004-2006).
He was nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama for his role as Detective Bobby Simone in ABC police procedural drama series NYPD Blue (1994–1998, 2004), also he won two ALMA Awards for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Television Series in a Crossover Role.
He was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Alex Vega in CBS drama series Cane (2007).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series and won a Saturn Award for Best Guest Performance in a Television Series for his role as Miguel Prado in Showtime crime drama series Dexter (2008).
He was nominated for the Critics' Choice TV Award for Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series for his role as Neron 'Nero' Padilla in FX action crime drama series Sons of Anarchy (2012-2014).
The Tommyknockers (1993) ABC miniseries as Jim 'Gard' Gardner
Outlaw (2010) NBC legal drama series as Cyrus Garza
The Get Down (2016-2017) Netflix musical drama series as Francisco "Papa Fuerte" Cruz
24: Legacy (2017) Fox action fiction series as John Donovan
How to Get Away with Murder (2017-2018) ABC legal thriller series as Dr. Isaac Roa
Bluff City Law (2019) NBC legal drama series as Elijah Strait
Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022) Disney+ miniseries as Senator Bail Organa
East New York (2022) CBS police procedural series as Assistant Chief John Suarez
Attended Thomas Jefferson High School in Brooklyn, New York.
Graduated from Brooklyn College in 1980.
Graduated from Cornell University (1982), with a Master of Fine Arts degree.
Has two sisters, Yvonne and Diana.
Has Dutch and Puerto Rican ancestry.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6100 Hollywood Boulevard in 2021.
He voiced Oscar Diaz in video game Gears of War 4 (2016).
He voiced Senator Bail Organa in video game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (2008).
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
He dated Jane Fonda (1988).
He was married to Barbara Smits (1980-1987), they have a daughter, Taina and a son, Joaquin.
He started dating actress Wanda De Jesus in 1986.