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Manuel Garcia-Rulfo


Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, who graduated from the One-Year Acting Program at NYFA, recently starred in Michael Bay’s 6 Underground on Netflix. He was also one of the “seven” actors in the Antoine Fuqua movie, The Magnificent Seven, which starred Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, and Vincent D’onofrio.

Manuel was also cast as Marquez in Fox’s Murder On The Orient Express, starring Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Judi Dench, and Penelope Cruz. Garcia-Rulfo acts alongside Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Catherine Keener, and Matthew Modine in Sicario: Day of the Soldado. He appears in Amazon Prime’s Goliath and appeared in Widows alongside Jessica Rodriguez and Elizabeth Debicki.

He recently starred in Greyhound opposite Tom Hanks and was announced in the lead role in the David E. Kelley Netflix drama series of The Lincoln Lawyer, slated for a 2022 release.

Program Studied at NYFA: Acting for Film, Filmmaking
Program Type: 1-Year Conservatory in Acting for Film, 4-Week Filmmaking
Year Attended/Graduated: 2004
Location: Los Angeles
Credits: Greyhound, Sicario: Day of the Soldado, Murder on the Orient Express, The Magnificent Seven, Goliath, Widows, 6 Underground, The Lincoln Lawyer

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