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Adam Garcia | Biography

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  • Full Name Adam Gabriel Garcia
  • Occupation Actor, Dancer
  • Nationality Australian
  • Birthplace Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia
  • Birth Date Jun 01, 1973
  • Age 49 Years, 4 Months
Cast of Musicals like 'Kiss Me, Kate,' and 'Saturday Night Fever'

Adam Garcia | Biography

Played Kevin O'Donnell in the 2000 movie 'Coyote Ugly'

Garcia starred as Tony Manero in the stage adaptation of 'Saturday Night Fever,' which opened on 5 May 1998 at the London Palladium and concluded on 26 February 2000. The actor was also nominated for the 'Laurence Olivier Award' for 'Best Actor in a Musical' for his role in the production in 1999. Garcia also charted at number 15 in the United Kingdom in 1998 with his cover of the Bee Gees song 'Night Fever,' from the film adaptation of 'Saturday Night Fever.'


Adam Garcia is an actor well-known for his leading roles in musicals like Kiss Me, Kate, and Saturday Night Fever.

Short Bio

Adam Gabriel Garcia is an Australian actor and dancer born on 1 June 1973 in Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia. Garcia dropped out of university to perform in the musical Hot Shoe Shuffle, which toured Australia before moving to London and launching his west-end career.

He debuted his movie career in 1997, appearing as Jones in Wilde. Garcia starred in the TV series Dream Team in the following year before finally landing his breakthrough role in the movie Coyote Ugly.

The film brought him to the spotlight, and since then, he has starred in several movies and TV shows such as Coyote Ugly (film 2000), The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest (film 2002), Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (movie 2004), Britannia High (TV series 2008), Flight of the Conchords (TV series 2009), Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (TV movie 2012), A Woman Called Job (movie 2014), Agatha Raisin (TV Series 2020), and more.

In 2021, Garcia was featured in three movies, Afterlife of the Party, A Mouthful of Air, and Death Link. However, his most recent appearance was in the 2022 movie Death on the Nile, as Syd. Garcia also has an upcoming project titled The Performance.

Besides his on-screen career, Garcia starred as Tony Manero in the stage adaptation of Saturday Night Fever, which opened on 5 May 1998 at the London Palladium and concluded on 26 February 2000. The actor was also nominated for the 'Laurence Olivier Award' for 'Best Actor in a Musical' for his role in the production in 1999. 

Garcia also charted at number 15 in the United Kingdom in 1998 with his cover of the Bee Gees song 'Night Fever,' from the film adaptation of Saturday Night Fever (1977).

'Coyote Ugly'

Coyote Ugly is a comedy-drama movie released on 4 August 2000. Garcia played the role of Kevin O'Donnell in the film.

Coyote Ugly follows Violet Sanford, played by Piper Perabo, a young woman in her early twenties who travels to New York City to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter. Violet then gets a day job as a bartender at Coyote Ugly, a nightclub. Coyote Ugly is the city's newest hot spot, and the employees are a group of women who annoy the customers and the press with their misbehavior.

The movie also features John Goodman as Bill Sanford, Maria Bello as Lil, Izabella Miko as Cammie, Tyra Banks as Zoe, Bridget Moynahan as Rachel, Melanie Lynskey as Gloria, and others.

In one scene from the movie, Garcia performed a striptease at the bar to help his love interest Violet from losing her job. Garcia amassed a large fan following from the scene.

Appearing on The Morning Show in 2020, Garcia stated he had to downplay his dancing abilities for the film to be more authentic. "The whole thing sort of came about because they realised I was a dancer, and they realized they can put this scene in," he added. 

Gay Rumors

There were rumors about Garcia being gay, but he revealed himself straight. However, he has portrayed gay roles throughout his career, as in the TV series Threesome (2011). Garcia played the role of Dave in the series for three episodes in 2011. 

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Who is Adam Garcia Married to?

Garcia married his wife Nathalia Chubin on 26 March 2015 in a low-key ceremony at a London registry office after he proposed to her during a Christmas visit to his native Australia. Garcia mentioned he woke Nathalia up at 4 a.m. and pretended they were looking for bandicoots before finally proposing.

After their wedding, Garcia shared a video of the couple leaving a town hall and being showered with confetti by friends on his Instagram page.

The couple met while Garcia was working in the UK. They have one daughter named Arya Storm, born in August 2015. Nathalia worked in a senior marketing role for PlayStation and later launched an agency that finds freelance consulting work for parents.

Adam Garcia with his Wife and Daughter in 2015
Adam Garcia with his Wife and Daughter in 2015 (Photo: Instagram)

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