Biography: Robert LaSardo graduated with honor from the High School of Performing Arts in NYC. He studied acting under teacher Tara Bolds at the Stella Adler Conservatory in NYC. He served four years in the United States Navy. He spent two years handling Navy attack dogs in the Aleutian Islands and two years traveling to various places including Africa, Australia and Saudi Arabia. Nearly all of his body is tattooed and he is 5'7". He acts in movies and television shows, with one of his most notable television portrayals being Escobar Gallardo from the first season of the TV series Nip/Tuck. Starting in 2005, LaSardo portrayed the evil Manny Ruiz on the U.S. soap opera General Hospital. He also guest stars in Episode 13 (Season 1) of Bones. In an interview with Robert Oppel for Independent Film Quarterly, he said that early in his career, having many visible tattoos created obstacles and a challenge to move forward and the notion of type casting was a reoccurring theme.
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