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Overview (2)

Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Robert LaSardo was born in Brooklyn, New York. He began his career studying at the High School of Performing Arts in New York City, before going on to the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. He spent four years in the U.S. Navy. For two of those years, he handled Navy attack dogs in the Aleutian Islands. He is best known for his portrayal of Escobar Gallardo on the FX hit series Nip/Tuck. He has also appeared in the Warner Brothers film The Mule, playing opposite Clint Eastwood. LaSardo has extensive chest, neck, and arm tattoos. He is an Italian American and Native American.

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Trivia (8)

Graduated with honor from the High School of Performing Arts in NYC.
Served four years in the U.S. Navy, two of which were spent handling Navy attack dogs in the Aleutian Islands. The last two landed him in places such as Africa, Australia, the Philippines, and Saudi Arabia.
Studied acting at the Stella Adler Conservatory in New York City, under teacher Tara Bolds.
Nearly all of his body is tattooed.
Former acting classmates were Esai Morales and Helen Slater.
A fan of Burt Lancaster, James Cagney, Edward G. Robinson, Lana Turner and Rita Hayworth, the actor confesses, "Movies saved my life".
Placed in a foster home for a period of time as a young child.
Had a brief recurring role as homicide killer Luis Hernandez on the first season of NYPD Blue with David Caruso.

Later portrayed Caruso's wife's killer Memmo Fierro on CSI: Miami.

Personal Quotes (2)

(On getting into Acting) It was the closest thing to freedom that I felt because the world I was growing up in was so chaotic. It made me feel good and I felt love that I didn't feel anywhere else.I saw the power of imagination. This was my only escape.
(On working with Steven Seagal) They say timing is everything and with this came the action star, Steven Seagal. His impact on the action genre was groundbreaking and unique. A significant break for me was when I was invited by Steven to participate in a series of films that to this day are landmark action movies like Hard to Kill and Out For Justice, both released by Warner Brothers.

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