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Jorge Garcia

Jorge García (born April 28, 1973) is an American actor and comedian. He first came to public attention with his performance as Hector Lopez on the television show Becker and later for his portrayal of Hugo "Hurley" Reyes in the television series Lost. Garcia also performs as a stand-up comedian. He most recently starred in the FOX television series, Alcatraz. García was born in Omaha, Nebraska. His mother, Dora Mesa, is a Cuban-born professor, and his father, Humberto Garcia, is a Chilean-born doctor. He grew up in Southern California and went to San Clemente High School. As a senior, he was selected by the faculty as "Triton of the Year", the highest award given to a graduating senior. Garcia graduated from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1995 as a Communication Studies major. García was the first actor to be cast on Lost. He had originally auditioned for the role of Sawyer; however, the producers saw him on Curb Your Enthusiasm the night before casting began, and created the character of Hugo Reyes specifically for him. García appeared in the second episode of the eighth season of Celebrity Poker Showdown, where he lost to Michael Ian Black. He was a

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Hurley from 'LOST' -- My Dog 'Died in My Arms'

Hurley from 'LOST' --
My Dog 'Died in My Arms'

Jorge Garcia -- who played Hurley on "Lost" -- claims the island has taken another life ... and this time it's his precious chihuahua Nunu.Garcia took to his blog yesterday, saying his dog Nunu… READ MORE >

Ben vs. Hurley: Who'd You Rather?!

Ben vs. Hurley
Who'd You Rather?!

"Lost" stars Michael Emerson aka Ben and Jorge Garcia aka Hurley found themselves at the same event in Pasadena on Tuesday.Question is ... See Also The Other 'Glee' Girls: Who'd You Rather? Chicks… READ MORE >

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