John Leguizamo Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

15th January 2014

Quote: "When I talk about sex I don't think I'm really sexy, but on Broadway when I did it, people were having sex in the bathroom. They would find panties and sexual toys." Actor/comedian John Leguizamo reveals his one-man-show Broadway run turned fans on.

15th January 2014

Quote: "Everywhere I go Italian people get mad at me. They're like, 'Hey, why did you have to f**king kill him? He was gonna get away, ya mook'. I'm like, 'It's not a documentary, sir, it's a piece of fiction'... and they're like, 'Hey... I should knock you out'. I go, 'Relax, I'll let him live in the next one, the sequel'." John Leguizamo is the only actor to have shot and killed Al Pacino in a movie and Italians will never forgive his character in Carlito's Way.

22nd February 2012

Fact: Actor John Leguizamo has been cast as Del Boy Trotter in the upcoming U.S. remake of classic British show Only Fools And Horses. The role was made famous by Sir David Jason in the original TV comedy.

4th October 2011

Quote: "I started getting tons of prison mail... after that movie. I don't even jaywalk (now), I'm so afraid." John Leguizamo's cross-dressing role in To Wong Foo: Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar won him plenty of odd admirers.

13th May 2011

Fact: Actor/comedian John Leguizamo will lead this year's (11) National Puerto Rican Parade in New York on 12 June (11).

12th May 2011

Fact: Actor John Leguizamo, former supermodel Paulina Porizkova, and Gwyneth Paltrow's chef pal Mario Batali have teamed up with the Don't Be a Jerk bike campaign to encourage New York City residents to follow the rules of the road.

13th March 2011

Quote: "I thought I would be working at the Kfc around the corner. 'How do you want your chicken, extra crispy?' That's what I thought. You know, minimum wage." Actor John Leguizamo never expected to make it big in Hollywood.

9th March 2011

Quote: "Steven Seagal said he was gonna punch me out. I know he runs like a woman but he hits like a dude. But he's not gonna catch me." Actor John Leguizamo has revealed the action man is unimpressed by some of his jokes in his new Broadway comedy show, Ghetto Klown, in which he pokes fun at a host of Hollywood stars, including Seagal, Al Pacino and Kurt Russell.

13th November 2008

Quote: "We saw Oprah Winfrey going into her apartment complex. Seeing Oprah is pretty huge. She's like the Pope." Actor John Leguizamo considers bumping into U.S. TV titan OPRAH WINFREY a spiritual experience.

15th July 2008

Quote: "I was mad respectful. I would fetch them whatever they needed, like coffee. I'm Latin, so I respect my elders." John Leguizamo on working with Robert De Niro and Al Pacino on the set of RIGHTEOUS KILL.

3rd July 2008

Fact: Actor John Leguizamo made extra cash in college as a calculus tutor.

12th December 2006

Quote: "I f**ked my way to the middle." Ellen Barkin explains the journey her career took in actor John Leguizamo's new autobiography PIMPS, HOS, PLAYA HATAS, AND ALL THE REST OF MY HOLLYWOOD FRIENDS: A LIFE.

14th March 2006

Fact: The premiere of Ice Age sequel ICE AGE: THE MELTDOWN was held in snow-bound Alaska at the weekend (11MAR06). John Leguizamo wrapped up warm and headed for the frozen north for the screening.

26th November 2005

Quote: <p>"I tore my achilles and here I am on the set of ER and no one can help me because they're all fake doctors." MOULIN ROUGE star John Leguizamo discovered it's no good getting injured on the set of the hit medical drama. </p>

17th October 2005

Quote: <p>"I'm hoping she's gonna be a lesbian." Actor John Leguizamo doesn't want any boys around his six-year-old daughter ALLEGRA SKY when she grows up. </p>

21st September 2005

Fact: <p>Moulin Rouge! star John Leguizamo is preparing to don his medical scrubs after landing a guest spot on hit drama ER. The Latino actor will play a medical student who is also a Gulf War veteran in two episodes which will air in the US in November (05). </p>

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