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Felix Pire is a character actor in films such as: Phat Girlz (Nnegest Likke, dir.), 12 Monkeys (Terry Gilliam, dir.), Dear God (Garry Marshall, dir.), and It's My Party (Randal Kleiser, dir.). On television, he appeared as a series regular on CBS's Matt Waters, and performed guest-starring roles on ABC's Gideon's Crossing and NYPD Blue, and NBC's the Rerun Show. His breakthrough performance in the multi-character one-man show Men on the Verge of a His-Panic Breakdown (by Guillermo Reyes), earned him a Best Actor nomination, and a Best Play in a Smaller Theatre Award at the 1995 Los Angeles Ovation Awards, and the 1997 New York Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Solo Performance for its Off-Broadway production, as well as accolades from the New York Times, the Village Voice, and the New Yorker Magazine. This was followed up with another solo play, the Origins of Happiness in Latin, which won the Arizona Theatre Company's 2001 National Latino Playwriting Award.
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Origins of Happiness in Latin, The
A series of monologues about growing up Cuban-American in Miami, Florida in the 70's and 80's.
As A playwright, Felix received A fellowship from the Mark Taper Forum's Latino theatre Initiative in 1998-99. He is Also the recipient of the 2000 California Community Foundation's Brody Grant for his solo play, the Origins of Happiness in Latin.
Arizona Theatre Company 2003
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