Rolando Molina was born Rolando Argueta-Molina in San Salvador, El Salvador and came to the U.S. at a very young age along with his single mother Ana and younger brother Mario. Rolando and his family struggled to pursue the American dream. All three stayed with family and friends and finally settled down in the suburbs of North Hollywood, California. He attended North Hollywood High School and grew up with the magic of the movies and television.
Captured by his imagination and love for entertainment, Rolando set out to find a venue on how to break into the "indusrty". After high school, Rolando found himself working as a Security guard at Universal Studios. Unbenonst to him this would change his whole life. One day while working the truck gate, a man driving a Porsche 911 with Florida plates came to the gate. It turned out to be Edward James Olmos who was on the Universal lot to begin production on his gritty real life film "American Me". Mr. Olmos saw a spark in Rolando that caught his attention. A few days later he was approched by Mr. Olmos' casting director who asked him to audition for his new film. He auditioned and booked the part and American Me (1992) was Rolando's acting debut.… Expand
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