New York Film Academy Notable Alumni
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 will appear in “Widows” alongside Jessica Rodriguez and Elizabeth Debicki.
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
Highlights: Sicario: Day of the Soldado, Murder on the Orient Express, The Magnificent Seven, Goliath, Widows, 6 Underground