Jimmy Smits
Date of Birth
Jul 09, 1955
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, New York City, NY

Biography

Born July 9th, 1955 and bitten by the acting bug while in high school, Jimmy Smits earned a B.A. from Brooklyn College and an M.F.A. from Cornell. His excellent work in off-Broadway productions led to his being cast in several movie and TV projects, notably the two-hour pilot for Miami Vice (1984). In 1986, Smits was signed to play tyro attorney Victor Sifuentes on the weekly NBC series L.A....