Renoly Santiago

About Renoly Santiago

Who is it?: Actor, Director
Birth Day: March 15, 1974
Birth Place:  Lajas, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Occupation: Actor, singer writer
Years active: 1993–present

Renoly Santiago

Renoly Santiago was born on March 15, 1974 in  Lajas, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, is Actor, Director. Renoly Santiago was born in Lajas, Puerto Rico and he spent his childhood in Union City, New Jersey. Before establishing himself as an accomplished entertainer, Renoly started singing, acting, dancing and writing early on, following his calling while very young; earning a dance scholarship to the Ballet Hispanico and a place at The Professional Children's School in New York. At age 17, he became a lead character and writer on the Emmy-nominated television series 'City Kids'. Renoly made his film debut co-starring in the blockbuster hit 'Dangerous Minds' alongside Michelle Pfeiffer. He plays other major roles in Hollywood films, his credits including 'Hackers' with Angelina Jolie, 'Daylight' with Sylvester Stallone and 'Con Air' with Nicolas Cage and John Malkovich. He also appears in indie films such as 'Punks', 'The Street King' (aka 'King Rikki'), 'Just Another Romantic Wrestling Comedy' and 'Lavoe: The Untold Story', as Latin music legend Johnny Pacheco. Among his episodic television appearances are guest leads in 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent', 'Touched by an Angel', 'Big Apple' and the one-hour television special, 'Stand-up'. Renoly has appeared in many off-Broadway productions under such notable directors as Liz Swados in Lincoln Centre and later, in workshops with Graciella Danielle in 'Blood Wedding' and Gabriel Barre in the Kander & Ebb musical 'Skin of Our Teeth' with Audra MacDonald and Sara Ramirez. Renoly was nominated for a Drama Desk Award by the press as Outstanding Featured Performer in a Musical in his Broadway debut as leader of the Vampires gang, Tony Hernandez, in Paul Simon's Latin rock-opera 'The Capeman'. He starred alongside Marc Anthony, Ednita Nazario and Ruben Blades. His later writing credits include the book to the musical 'Bring in the Morning... A Wake-Up Call' at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, starring Lauryn Hill. As a singer, Renoly can be heard as back-up for recording artist India on her album 'Latin Songbird', in duets with Danny Rivera and Marc Anthony amongst others, having performed with many Artists of international renown. He is using his talents in 2011 on community Arts projects in New York; new acting, writing and production ventures across some exciting genres at home and abroad; writing new songs in English and Spanish and recording music in the studio for his debut album.
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Popular As Renoly Santiago
Occupation Actor
Age 46 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 15, 1974 ( Lajas, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico)
Birthday March 15
Town/City  Lajas, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Nationality Puerto Rico

🌙 Zodiac

Renoly Santiago’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Renoly Santiago was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.

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Santiago first became known in the United States when he was cast in the 1993 television series CityKids as Tito. He co-wrote the Emmy nominated pilot episode of the show. From his participation in CityKids, Santiago graduated to film, acting as Raúl Sanchero in 1995's Dangerous Minds. By 1996, he was co-starring alongside some other well-known Hollywood actors in his role as Ramόn Sánchez, a.k.a. the "Phantom Phreak" in Hackers. He also plays Mikey in Daylight.


Santiago starred as Ramón Martínez, a Criminal nicknamed "Sally-Can't Dance", in the 1997 film Con Air. Santiago then took three years off from acting on-screen and starred on Broadway in Paul Simon's The Capeman as Tony "Umbrella Man" Hernandez, leader of the gang The Vampires, a role for which he was a 1998 Drama Desk Nominee for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical.


In 2000, he returned to the screen in the low-budget film Punks, in which he plays Dante, which was shown at the Sundance Film Festival. By 2001, Santiago was back on television, playing Miguel Acosta in the January 7 episode of Touched by an Angel, making a small appearance in the March 29 episode of Big Apple and as Chiggy Rios in Law & Order: Criminal Intent in the episode "The Faithful'.


In 2002, Santiago made a film called The Street King, where he played the character Cesar Rojas. It was not a major hit, and Santiago took another three-year sabbatical from screen acting. Santiago returned to film in 2005, as "Scorpio" in Just Another Romantic Wrestling Comedy. In early 2011, he starred as Johnny Pacheco in the Hector Lavoe salsa biopic The King. Santiago will appear in Grand Street in which he stars with Kelly McGillis.


From March 6 to May 8, 2014 Santiago taught professional acting classes at The william V. Musto Cultural Center in his boyhood home of Union City, New Jersey. The ten-week course was initiated as part of the Grace Theatre Workshop, and consisted of monologue and scene studies.

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