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Seven Facts You Didn't Know About "The Outsider" Actor Yul Vazquez

Joey Published On Wed Feb 26 2020   Modified On Fri Feb 28 2020
Seven Facts You Didn't Know About "The Outsider" Actor Yul Vazquez

Cuban-American actor Yul Vazquez is famous for his roles in films like Runaway Bride, Bad Boys II, War of the Worlds, Captain Phillips, and Midnight, Texas, among others. He is also known for his appearances in a number of television series such as The Untouchables, Courage the Cowardly Dog, magic City, and The Lottery.

In 2020, Vazquez worked as Yunis Sabio in HBO miniseries The Outsider starring Julianne Nicholson, Cynthia Erivo, Mare Winningham, and Jeremy Bobb.

7. Started His Acting Career in 1992

The Outsider star Yul Vazquez started his acting career in 1992, with the role of Flaco in a French-American musical drama film The Mambo Kings.

Cuban-American actor and musician Yul Vazquez
Cuban-American actor and musician Yul Vazquez, Source: Zimbio

The same year, Vazquez made his television debut from the role of Danny Darwin in an episode "On a Deadman's Chest" in the American horror anthology television series Tales from the Crypt.

So far, he is most recognized for The Outsider, also starring Ben Mendelsohn, Bill Camp, Jason Bateman, and a few others.

6. Vazquez is Relative of Actress Vanessa Aspillaga 

Yul Vazquez is an uncle of American actress Vanessa Aspillaga. The Miami, Florida-born actress is notable for her roles in Morning Glory, Hustlers, and Love & Other Drugs.

5. He was the Lead Guitarist for Rock Bands

Before Vazquez pursued an acting career, he used to be a lead guitarist for rock bands Urgent and Diving For Pearls. The former was formed in 1984 and remained active until 1987. 

Diving For Pearls was formed in 1984, and it ran until 1990. The band was resurrected in 2002 and continued its second run until 2006 before it was disbanded permanently.

4. Yul Vazquez's Social Media Presence

Actor Yuz Vazquez is a presence on social media like Facebook and Instagram. As of February 2020, Vazquez has 6k followers on Instagram and has around 1.7k followers on Facebook.

3. He is Married to Actress Linda Larkin

Guitarist turned actor Yul Vazquez is married to actress Linda Larkin since May 18, 2002. Larkin is famously known for voicing Princess Jasmine in American animated series Aladdin. She worked for 86 episodes of the series.

Actor and musician Yul Vazquez and his wife Linda Larkin
Actor and musician Yul Vazquez and his wife Linda Larkin, Source: Zimbio

The husband and wife of more than 17 years don't have any children together.

2. Won a SAG Awards in 2000

Yul Vazquez played Tigrillo/Obregon Assassin in the American crime drama film Traffic in 2000. He along with the entire Traffic cast, won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture.

1. What is Yul Vazquez's Net Worth

According to some reputed online sources, The Outsider star Yul Vazquez has an estimated net worth of $1 million.