One comedian and Emmy Award-winning actor is coming back to the borough that saw him grow from a child to a young man.
John Leguizamo, known for films ranging from the thriller “Carlito’s Way” to the children’s movie “Ice Age,” will be taking the stage at The Creek and The Cave next month for a new series called “Week at The Creek.”
The 50-year-old comedian and actor was born in Colombia, yet at age 3 moved with his family to Jackson Heights. While in the western Queens neighborhood, Leguizamo moved around with his family but stayed in the area until he was around 19, according to the Daily News.
Recently Leguizamo completed production on films such as “The Nest,” featuring Tina Fey, “American Ultra” with Jesse Eisenberg and “The Man on Carrion Road” with Patrick Wilson and Jim Belushi.
Earlier this year the comedian also debuted his fifth HBO solo special with “Ghetto Klown,” an adaptation of his one-man stage show with the same name.
Other films the actor was involved in include “Kick Ass 2,” “Land of the Dead,” “William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet,” and many more.