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After more than fifteen years as a working actor, Efrain Figueroa delivered a breakthrough screen performance as the abusive father in Miguel Arteta's acclaimed indie "Star Maps" (1997). Compact and beefy, the Hispanic actor made his film debut in a bit role in "Ragtime" (1981) and subsequently worked as a voice recordist on such features as "Death Becomes Her" (1992) and "Phenomenon" (1996). Figueroa has acted in guest appearances on such series as "Walker, Texas Ranger" (in a recurring role), "Dallas" and "Murder, She Wrote" as well as a regular on the short-lived police drama "Houston Knights" (CBS, 1987-88). He garnered critical notice for his appearance in the HBO special "Cosmic Slop" (1994).

After more than fifteen years as a working actor, Efrain Figueroa delivered a breakthrough screen performance as the abusive father in Miguel Arteta's acclaimed indie "Star Maps" (1997). Compact and beefy, the Hispanic actor made his film debut in a bit role in "Ragtime" (1981) and subsequently worked as a voice recordist on such features as "Death Becomes Her" (1992) and "Phenomenon" (1996). Figueroa has acted in guest appearances on such series as "Walker, Texas Ranger" (in a recurring role), "Dallas" and "Murder, She Wrote" as well as a regular on the short-lived police drama "Houston Knights" (CBS, 1987-88). He garnered critical notice for his appearance in the HBO special "Cosmic Slop" (1994).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Stiletto (2009)
2.
 Happy Feet (2006)
3.
 Visit, The (2000) Max Cruz
4.
 Eastside (2000) Armando De La Rosa
5.
 Wing and a Prayer, A (1998) Ortiz
6.
 Desperate Measures (1998) Vargus
7.
 Rave (1998)
8.
 Star Maps (1997) Pepe
9.
10.
 Murder in Malibu (1990) Mcgee
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1981:
Had bit role in "Ragtime"
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Began making guest appearances on TV in "Dallas" and "Cagney & Lacey", among others
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Regular on the CBS drama series "Houston Knights"
1988:
Had small role in "Tequila Sunrise"
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Had recurring role on the CBS drama "Walker, Texas Ranger"
1996:
Wrote the music for Chris Hume's documentary "This Is Cuba"
1997:
Breakthrough screen role as the abusive father in "Star Maps"
1998:
Appeared in "Desperate Measures"
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wife:
Stacie Figueroa.

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son:
Elias Cruz Figueroa. Born August 14, 1997.

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