Jimmy Smits

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Jimmy Smits (born July 9, 1955) is an American actor. Smits is perhaps best known for his roles as attorney Victor Sifuentes on the 1980s legal drama L.A. Law, as NYPD Detective Bobby Simone on the 1990s police drama NYPD Blue, and as Matt Santos on The West Wing. He is also notable for his portrayal of Bail Organa in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, and Miguel Prado in Dexter. In the fall of 2010, he starred in NBC's short-lived series Outlaw, about a U.S. Supreme Court justice who leaves the bench to return to practicing law. In 2012, he joined the cast of Sons of Anarchy as high-level pimp Nero Padilla.

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Filmography

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Selected Jimmy Smits film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

2010
Outlaw (TV Show)
Cyrus Garza

2009
Paco

2009
Mickey Santos

2008
Sons of Anarchy (TV Show)
Nero Padilla, Neron 'Nero' Padilla

2007
Cane (TV Show)
Alex Vega

2006
Dexter (TV Show)

2006
Jurukan
Guest

2005
Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Ruben Santiago Sr.

2003
X-Play (TV Show)

2000
Agent John Travis

2000
Arturo Ortega

2000
Geronimo

1999
The West Wing (TV Show)

1997
Mike

1997
Peter Walker

1997
Old King Cole

1996
Marshal Law (TV Movie)
Jack Coleman

1995
Jimmy

1995
Actor

1995
Solomon & Sheba (TV Movie)
King Solomon

1995
Old King Cole, Prince Felipe

1994
The Cisco Kid (TV Movie)
Cisco Kid

1993
Justin Thorne

1993
The Tommyknockers (TV Movie)
Jim 'Gard' Gardner

1993
NYPD Blue (TV Show)

1992
The Broken Cord (TV Movie)
David Norwell

1991
Nestor

1991
Walter Stone

1990
Dr. David Redding

1990
Cop Rock (TV Show)
Victor Sifuentes

1989
Gen. Tomas Arroyo

1988
Glitz (TV Movie)
Vincent Marra

1988
Victor Sifuentes

1987
Stars Team Member

1987
Tom Lopez

1987
The Highwayman (TV Movie)
Bo Ziker

1987
Stamp of a Killer (TV Movie)
Richard Braden

1986
Julio Gonzales

1986
Rockabye (TV Movie)
2nd Policeman

1986
L.A. Law (TV Show)
Victor Sifuentes

1986
Your authorized conky repairman

1985
Spenser: For Hire (TV Show)
Hector Valdes

1984
Miami Vice (TV Show)
Eddie Rivera

Producer Credits

2010
Outlaw (TV Show)
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2007
Cane (TV Show)
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Quotes

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List of Jimmy Smits quotes.

I've been very lucky to work on a wide variety of projects, including two long-run and top-10 dramatic television shows. That is why it is so important to offer a helping hand to the next generation of young Latinos coming up behind me.


There are no right and wrong ways to work in this business, but there are some basic common-sense practices. Work very, very hard and always be prepared; never give up; and once you get the job, give them more than they ever expected: - Shine!


I've been in California for about 15 years now. You're always in your car and insulated. I miss New York so much.


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Magazine issues featuring Jimmy Smits on the cover.
  • Halle Berry - Jet Magazine Cover [United States] (27 February 1995)
  • Jimmy Smits - Cigar Aficionado Magazine [United States] (June 2005)
  • Jimmy Smits - New Woman Magazine [United States] (October 1997)
  • Jimmy Smits - PDTV Magazine [United States] (14 May 2006)
  • Jimmy Smits - Entertainment Weekly Magazine [United States] (13 December 1996)
  • Elle Macpherson - Entertainment Weekly Magazine [United States] (25 March 1994)

Pictorials

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List of Jimmy Smits magazine photoshoot appearances.
  • Jared Leto - People Magazine [United States] (8 May 1995)

Dating History

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List of Jimmy Smits relationships, in date order.



First NameJimmy
Last NameSmits
Full Name at BirthJimmy L. Smits
Age58
Date of BirthJuly 9, 1955
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York.
Height6' 3" (190 cm)
BuildAverage
Eye ColorBrown - Dark
Hair ColorBrown - Dark
Star SignCancer
ReligionChristian
EthnicityHispanic
NationalityAmerican
UniversityBA Theater, Brooklyn College (1980)
MFA, Cornell University (1982)
OccupationActor
Occupation CategoryActor
Claim to FameL.A. Law, Switch,NYPD Blue

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