Guillermo Daz is an actor from the United States. Half Baked (1998), 200 Cigarettes (1999), and Stonewall (2001) are among his films (1995). He is most known for his part in the drama series Scandal as Diego “Huck” Muoz. Daz has appeared on Chappelle’s Show, Law & Order, Weeds, ER, Broad City, and Girls, among others.
Daz was born in New Jersey to Cuban parents and raised in Manhattan’s Washington Heights. He got his first speaking part as Spike in Boaz Yakin’s Fresh in 1994. He then went on to play Leo, Parker Posey’s roommate, in Party Girl. In Nigel Finch’s Stonewall, he played a drag queen (La Miranda). Daz first featured in Jim McKay’s Girls Town as Dylan in 1996, and then in I’m Not Rappaport in 1997.
Guillermo Daz Bio
|Born||March 22, 1975 (age 46)|
Paco de la Vega al Camino Cordoba was played by Daz. Jose Cuervo Sanchez Rodriguez Jr., a member of the High School High gang. Later, he played Flaco, another gang member, in the film Freeway. He appeared in guest roles on ER and Party of Five while in Los Angeles.
Daz returned to the east after finishing work on the West Coast to play a stoner named Eric in Brian Sloan’s film I Think I Do. In the film Half Baked, he played Scarface in a similar manner. Dave Chappelle, who eventually cast him in multiple episodes of Chappelle’s Show, was one of his co-stars. He landed a non-speaking role in 200 Cigarettes in 1999, and went on to star in Ethan Hawke’s directorial debut Chelsea Walls and the film Just One Time, where he and Jennifer Esposito provided the picture’s “comic spark” as secondary characters, according to one critic.
In seasons 2-6 of Weeds, Daz portrayed Guillermo Garca Gómez, a drug dealer/trafficker. In 2009, he starred in the television series Mercy, where his portrayal of gay nurse Angel was criticised for being excessively flamboyant in internet forums. He starred in the thriller Exquisite Corpse in 2010.
After portraying various Mexican goons (cholos), Guillermo Daz was cast in Cop Out in 2010 as Poh Boy, a Latino criminal. When questioned if he was typecast, he replied: “I used to be concerned, but not anymore. Now I’m just thankful that I have a job. I make an effort to make everything unique.”
OUT AND OUT GAY | Guillermo Diaz
Guillermo Diaz is a proud gay man. He told Out magazine in 2011 that his difficult upbringing in New York City, during which he concealed his sexuality to avoid becoming a target, helped him become a better actor. He stated, ” “I went to Bronx High School. I learned to try to hide the fact that I was gay at all costs. The acting was definitely aided by the facade of being someone I’m not just to protect myself.” He was selected one of the top 100 gays, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals in the world by OUT Magazine in 2013.
Daz has stated that he is a Madonna admirer on several occasions. Except for The Virgin Tour and The Who’s That Girl Tour, he has attended all of her concerts. He also has a tattoo of her face on his right arm. Daz was nominated for Out magazine’s “OUT100” for 2017 in November, in honor of his work and visibility.