Laz Alonso
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Laz Alonso is an American film and television actor. He has had supporting roles in movies such as Stomp the Yard, Jarhead (his interpretation of a United States Marine in Jarhead was loosely based on a USMC classmate that lived in his dormitory in college), G, Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood and This Christmas. He played a leading role in Miracle at St. Anna and one of the main antagonists in Fast & Furious. He portrayed Tsu'tey in Avatar.

He has made television guest starring appearances on The Unit, Bones, CSI: Miami, NCIS, The Practice and Eyes. Alonso appeared in music videos by Toni Braxton & Aaliyah. Alonso also hosted shows on the BET network. After graduating from Howard University with a BBA in Marketing, he had a lucrative career as an Investment Banker at Merill Lynch on Wall Street.

Alonso was born in Washington, D.C., and is of Afro-Cuban descent. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

  • Disappearing Acts (2000)
  • Crime Partners 2000 (2001)
  • 30 Years to Life (2001)
  • Down to Earth (2001)
  • Morning Breath (2002)
  • G (2002)
  • All Night Bodega (2002)
  • Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood (2003)
  • Hittin' It! (2004)
  • All Souls Day (2005)
  • Tenants (2005)
  • Constantine (2005)
  • Flip the Script (2005)
  • Issues (2005)
  • Jarhead (2005)
  • The Last Stand (2006)
  • Stomp the Yard (2007)
  • Captivity (2007)
  • Bunny Whipped (2007)
  • Mano (2007)
  • This Christmas (2007)
  • Divine Intervention (2007)
  • Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
  • Fast & Furious (2009)
  • Down for Life (2009)
  • Just Wright (2010)
  • Straw Dogs (2011)

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