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Full Name  Lazaro Alonso
Name  Laz Alonso
Education  Howard University
Years active  2000–present
Nationality  American
Occupation  actor
Height  1.83 m
Alma mater  Howard University
Role  Film actor

Laz Alonso
Born  March 25, 1974 (age 41) (1974-03-25) Washington, D.C., U.S.
Residence  Los Angeles, California
Awards  NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Movies and TV shows  Avatar, The Mysteries of Laura, Jumping the Broom, Fast & Furious, Breakout Kings
Similar People  C C H Pounder, Janina Gavankar, Max Jenkins, Josh Lucas, Debra Messing

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Lazaro Alonso (born March 25, 1974) is an American film and television actor. He is known for playing Tsu'tey in James Cameron's science fiction film Avatar and Fenix "Rise" Calderon in the film Fast & Furious. Alonso has had roles in other films such as Jarhead, This Christmas, Miracle at St. Anna and Detroit.


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Alonso began his career hosting shows on the BET network. Alonso appeared in music videos by Toni Braxton and Aaliyah.

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Alonso has had supporting roles in films such as Stomp the Yard, Down for Life, Jarhead, G, Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood, This Christmas, and Miracle at St. Anna.

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In 2009, he played Fenix "Rise" Calderon, the main antagonist in the film Fast & Furious, the fourth installment in The Fast and the Furious film series. Alonso had a major role as the Na'vi warrior, Tsu'tey, in James Cameron's science fiction adventure film Avatar.

Alonso also played one of the lead characters on the 2011 TV series Breakout Kings during its first season and the first episode of season two.

He has made television guest starring appearances on The Unit, Bones, CSI: Miami, NCIS, The Practice and Eyes.

He was the lead in the 2013 NBC drama Deception.

Alonso also played one of the main characters, Detective Billy Soto, on the NBC series The Mysteries of Laura.

Personal life

Alonso was born in Washington, D.C., and is of Afro-Cuban descent. He is an alumnus of Howard University. After graduating from Howard University with a BBA in Marketing, he had a career as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch on Wall Street before making his way into entertainment. He is a devout Christian and resides in Los Angeles.


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